Vision of dogs: what and how our pets see
Many people know that dogs understand everything, just can't say it. Anyone who has ever seen a dog's eye will not deny this. But what does the dog really feel,…

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American cocker spaniel
The American Cocker Spaniel is an excellent hunter: masterfully scares hiding game and brings dead birds and wounded animals. But he is extremely popular as a pet dog - beautiful,…

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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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and the signs

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.

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American Cocker Spaniel Character

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

The color of the Russian hunting spaniel

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)

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Autistic Spaniel Behavior.
Puppies that are in a new family are very often autistic. Spaniels prone to autistic behavior require special treatment from the owner and household. For example, an autistic spaniel cannot…


Differences between English and American Cocker Spaniels. What is the difference between American and English Cocker?
Differences between English and American Cocker Spaniels. What is the difference between American and English Cocker? At first glance, the cocker spaniel seems like a dog of extraordinary beauty, but…


Spaniel content in the yard
Many dog ​​breeders believe that keeping spaniels in an apartment is highly undesirable. They explain this by the fact that being in an enclosed space for a long time turns…


Can a dog find a way home
Even if the dog walks with the owner, who leads her on a leash, or runs on a limited territory herself, she can easily find her way home within the…