Irish Water Spaniels
: This breed of dog is the largest and one of the oldest of Spaniels. While the precise origin of this Spaniel is still unknown, many believe that it is either a cross between a Poodle and an Irish Setter or a Poodle and a Curly Coated Retriever.
In this photo, Woods, an Irish Water Spaniel, poses with his owner Martyn Ford after winning the Puppy of the Year in London in 2004. (Adrian DENNIS/AP/Newscom)