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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
As ancestors of the English breed spaniel, ash dogs of the Bronze Age era are considered, which were used exclusively for hunting purposes, and today are considered the ancestors of all modern popular hunting breeds.
During the artificial breeding of the breed, only the best hunting characteristics were fixed, but the origin of the English Cocker Spaniel is still not established.
Dog Breeds: English Cocker Spaniel
Many dog handlers tend to consider the Spanish line as the main version of the breed. However, it was the Continue reading
Since the cocker spaniel was originally considered a hunting dog, its relevant qualities are not neglected now. But no matter how talented your favorite by nature is, you need to train him. First, these are the basic commands for obedience education (serving, standing, standing up, etc.)
Training should be consistent and carried out daily. Act with a dog you need to gently, but decisively. First, dogs are taught to work in the right range, training on pigeons, then you need to train with other birds so that the dog “learns” different smells. Gradually, the English Cocker Spaniel will learn to drive the birds and return in time, the dog will develop an instinct to pursue the game until it is caught, or until it is completely lost from sight. Continue reading