Cocker Spaniel breed features
Cocker Spaniels are medium-sized dogs that have a strong physique with well-developed muscles and strong legs. Pets are very active, energetic, have developed intellect, are easily trained. The weight of the pet varies between 12-15 kg, the height at the withers is 38-41 cm.
A cocker spaniel may have health problems due to a lack of physical activity, as well as improper nutrition or overfeeding (dogs of this breed are prone to overeating). Continue reading
The Cocker Spaniel is the smallest representative of a dog-friendly (hunting) group of dogs. With a sturdy compact body and a proportional noble head that blends harmoniously with the overall silhouette of the dog. Cocker is a high-ranking dog, he stands firmly on his straight forelimbs; the apex slightly descends from the withers to a strong, muscular croup. He is able to develop significant speed in combination with great stamina. First of all, a cocker should be mobile and cheerful, strong, harmoniously built and active when working in the exhibition ring. A dog harmonious in all respects is preferable than with pronounced advantages and disadvantages. Continue reading
The coat is straight, silky, never stiff, and also not curly, with suspensions of sufficient length on all four limbs (on the back to the hock), not too plentiful and formed by straight hair.
The most diverse. In monochromatic only a white spot on the chest is allowed.
FROM KC STANDARD
On the head – the coat is short, thin; on the body – a straight, tight-fitting or slightly raised, silky to the touch, medium length, with undercoat sufficient to maintain temperature and provide protection from environmental influences. Continue reading