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 be left alone for a long time, as the pet will become anxious. The most common signs of autism are: the dog does not tolerate even the shortest separation from the owner, everywhere follows his owner, does not show a desire to communicate with dogs on a walk, etc.
Such a problem can occur in dogs that were taken in a shelter. They could be autistic as a result of the mistreatment of their past owners or other people. In addition, this disease can be inherited.
If the spaniel behaves as follows, then we can conclude that he is autistic:
1. Barks, howls and gets nervous in the absence of owners in the house. The dog begins to think that the owners left Continue reading
Questions about how long cavalier spaniels live and how things are with their health worry many breeders. Often they feel uncomfortable, because their experience with pets is significantly different from what they write in various articles on the Internet. For example, in the column on the average life expectancy of King Charles Spaniels, the figure 9 appears, although, as a rule, spaniels live more than 9 years. So, this article will highlight the main points of concern to the owners of King Charles Spaniels.
According to modern scientific research, the dog’s lifespan is inversely proportional to its mass. For example, large breeds of dogs live relatively little, and compact dogs delight owners for more than 15 years. Cavaliers belong to the category of dogs whose weight exceeds 5.5 kg, so on average they live 11.17 years. And the Continue reading
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 barking and rushing at people? Unlikely. Spaniels always look balanced, have a friendly character.
But still. Spaniel is, first of all, a dog. Although rare, spaniels that can be aggressive can also be found. And in this case, having met such a dog, behave calmly, not allowing chaotic movements. It’s better to get around it and not touch it, but you can try to completely ignore it.
So, it doesn’t matter if you have a spaniel, or a pincher, or a shepherd, but the essence of the problem is always the same – how to correct the aggressive behavior of the dog? Continue reading