The idea of his serving his country is about as absurd as hunting bears with toy spaniels.
"Paul Patoff" by F. Marion Crawford
Am I a toy spaniel to be petted and turned out of the room by turn?
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
Toy Spaniels also have the Northern Toy Spaniel Club.
"A Manual of Toy Dogs" by Mrs. Leslie Williams
You see they look somewhat different from the English toy spaniel.
"The Dogs of Boytown" by Walter A. Dyer
Small toy spaniels have been known in Europe and Great Britain since the 16th century and were popular subjects of the most famous painters from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.
Companion Dog Group: English Toy Spaniel .
The English Toy Spaniel was developed as a result of crossing local English spaniels with smaller toy dogs from the Orient.