and the signs
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 American Cocker Spaniel is always enthusiastic. These are very obedient and friendly dogs, filled with joy and optimism. The American Spaniel gets along well with other animals, both with other dogs and cats.
A distinctive feature of this breed is excessive activity. They are great lovers of playing various active games. Even the smallest children can participate in these games, so the American Spaniel will be a great friend for your children.
But what such dogs do not like is loneliness. If you are a hardworking hard worker and spend a lot of time outside your home, then such a dog is not for you. Continue reading
One-color (solid) color (completely without white marks, or with marks in clearly defined places – on the forehead, muzzle, throat, chest, stomach, legs, tail end).
Black (wool is smooth, straight)
Brown, chocolate (manifested in the absence of black pigment. Eyes and nose are brown. The coat is thick, long, soft. A dense cap is often formed on the head, on the back and extremities thick and dense)
Red (color from light fawn to dark red. Nose – black, brown; eyes dark brown.
Minuses: flesh nose, very light, almost yellow eyes)
Two-tone (piebald) color: Continue reading