English Cocker Spaniel description and standard ICF
Purpose: dog, search and scare of game. FCI Classification: Group 8 Retrievers, Spaniels, Water Dogs. Section 2 spaniels, dogs on a bird. With working tests. Red Cocker Spaniel on the…

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Small dog of a hunting breed.
The American Cocker Spaniel is a direct descendant of the English Cocker Spaniel and first appeared in the 18th century in America. At that time, the cocker breed was divided…

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The history of the breed.
The history of the American Cocker Spaniel is common with other breeds of spaniels, since at an early stage they were all the same dogs, for those who did not…

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diseases concerning

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Features of caring for an elderly spaniel. How to care for an elderly spaniel?

An aging dog, like older people, requires special care. So you can extend the life of the pet, ease its condition. Spaniels begin to age from the age of 8 and after that require special attention. Very often, signs of serious illness in older dogs are attributed to old age.

The reason for visiting a veterinarian at any age should be:

– thirst, lack of appetite and weight loss;
– involuntary urination;
– chronic diarrhea and vomiting;
– general exhaustion;
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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.

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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, and how does the surrounding world, in particular, people see it?

Let’s start with an important and very interesting question: do dogs distinguish colors. Many believe, based on old data, that dogs see our world in black and white. This is not true. According to recent studies by scientists from the United States, dogs have colored vision, but different from human. Why? There are fewer cones in the dog’s retina than in the human eye, and it is cones that are responsible for color perception. The human retina contains 3 types of cones, each of which responds to a different color range. Some are sensitive to long-wave Continue reading

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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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Maintenance and care.
Dogs require some care, it should be understood that this breed of dog will not be able to live on the street, as they are quite demanding on the temperature…

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BREED STANDARD ENGLISH COKER SPANIEL
The goal of creating cocker spaniels was to obtain a small hunting dog, able to work closely with the leader, to search for and scare the game from impenetrable shrubs.…

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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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