The Boykin Spaniel was first bred by South Carolina hunters during the 1900's to provide the ideal dog for hunting ducks and wild turkeys in the Wateree River Swamp. Hunters on South Carolina's Wateree River needed a small rugged dog compactly built for boat travel and able to retrieve on land and water.

DOG BREED CHARACTERISTICS & BEHAVIOR The following are some general behavioral attributes of different breed types. These are not meant to be rules of behavior. All dogs are individuals and have their own personality. This information may be useful when choosing a dog, or understanding its behavior. ...PROTECTION DOGS... The impact of the SQM's spectral characteristics on sky-brightness measurements is analysed here for different light sources, including low- and high-pressure sodium lamps, PC-amber and white LEDs, metal halide and mercury lamps. We show that a routine conversion of radiance to magnitude is difficult, or rather impossible, because the average ...