When my 15-year-old cocker died, I promised myself that I would never have a dog. Two years after his death, I could not keep my word to myself, which I do not regret now. The choice of breed was not painful, because I knew for sure why I needed a dog (outdoor activities outside the city). 15 years of keeping a cocker spaniel is not a short time and all the pros and cons are well known. I do not suffer from masochism. Sadism towards loved ones, too. I went to the breeder and chose my second dog (although whoever chose whom will remain a mystery). This time it was a bitch. The breeders honestly warned me that the puppy was still a little thing! … But the horror of my choice I realized only after a couple of days of her stay in our house … Now it Continue reading
English Cocker Spaniel is a very gentle and kind dog. He adores his master and will gladly keep him company in various active games. It is also a very dedicated and sociable dog. They get along well with all members of the family, but still among all, they single out one owner.
The English Spaniel must be accustomed to independence from childhood, otherwise his friendship may just become intrusive.
These dogs are very friendly, not only with members of their family, but with fondness for outsiders. They can be great friends for your children, but the main thing here will explain to the kids that such a dog is not a toy and you need to handle it very carefully. They also get along well with other animals, and if the spaniel grows with a cat from childhood, they will become the best friends. Continue reading
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