Breed standards
As ancestors of the English breed spaniel, ash dogs of the Bronze Age era are considered, which were used exclusively for hunting purposes, and today are considered the ancestors of…

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Color American Cocker Spaniel
Disqualifying Defects: The above colors are the only acceptable colors or combinations of colors. Any other colors or color combinations are disqualified. Black color: white spots, except chest and throat.…

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Cocker Spaniel Diseases
Cocker Spaniel breed features Cocker Spaniels are medium-sized dogs that have a strong physique with well-developed muscles and strong legs. Pets are very active, energetic, have developed intellect, are easily…

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Rare genetic diseases of the English Cocker Spaniels.

It is unfortunate, but our pets of the English Cocker Spaniel breed may show hereditary ailments. They need to be able to recognize and fight take off.
Hereditary nephritis is a disease that is quite rare. It affects the kidneys of puppies and young spaniels, and at the age of 1.5 to 2 years, it leads to death. Hereditary nephritis has a negative effect on the kidneys of the cocker spaniel, which become shriveled. It is a pity, but this disease is not subject to treatment.

Determine whether the dog is predisposed to hereditary nephritis and whether there is a likelihood of this disease manifesting by taking a urine test from a spaniel aged 9 months to 2 years. Unfortunately, this analysis cannot determine whether the spaniel is a carrier of the gene and whether it can transmit the gene to its future offspring. In order to determine this, the veterinarian must send a urine test to the Society for the Protection of Animal Health.

A geneticist who specializes in dogs suffering from this disease has concluded that hereditary nephritis is Continue reading

The right diet for the English Cocker Spaniel

Feeding the English Cocker Spaniel is not very different from feeding dogs of other breeds. First you need to establish the amount of food based on the weight and height of the dog. A specific diet is made depending on the age of the dog and its needs.
Cocker Spaniel can be fed with dry food or natural food. In no case should you mix these two types of food. For the digestion of dry food and natural food, the body needs different enzymes, so mixed feeding does more harm than good. If the dog eats natural food, vitamins can be given.
The first rule of feeding the dog is no whims. Spaniel will not be able to starve if he has a full bowl of even tasteless food. Any dog ​​will test the strength of the owners, starting to act up. If the owners succumb, then the picky dog ​​will grow further. A bowl of food is set for 15 minutes. Continue reading

The content of the Russian hunting spaniel

The Russian hunting spaniel is not whimsical in content, but the breed is long-haired, molt. Shedding takes place seasonally, twice a year, spring – autumn. When kept in a house with dry warm air, molting is more noticeable. But this is not a reason to keep the dog in cold and frost. Just decide if you can find the time to care for this particular spaniel.

Like any hunting breed, a Russian hunting spaniel feels better on the street, where there are a lot of interesting and understandable smells that can be studied, there are sticks that can be nibbled and will not be scolded. But most importantly, you can frolic and spend restless energy. Continue reading

Stress in dogs. Be careful ...
You and I are well aware of the concept of stress. We are confident in its undesirability, and even the obvious danger to our health, and therefore, faced with a…

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Improving the skills of searching and stalking game and losing weight
Often owners of spaniels are faced with the problem of being overweight in their pets. The danger of obesity and the most effective methods for losing weight spaniel will be…

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About correction of aggressiveness of spaniels
Isn't that an amazing title for an article? After all, many are sure that aggressiveness and spaniel are incompatible concepts? Have you ever seen a dog of this breed fiercely…

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Cocker spaniels
Cocker spaniels require special attention. In animals belonging to the "show class" the length of the coat should be maximum, so the pet requires daily combing and regular bathing. The…

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