Cocker spaniels require special attention. In animals belonging to the “show class” the length of the coat should be maximum, so the pet requires daily combing and regular bathing. The breed belongs to the category of medium-molting, so you need to ensure regular trimming.
You need to train your dog to the sound of working scissors and combing from a very young age, due to the tendency of the breed to form warlocks and significant tangling. The wool around the pads on the feet needs to be cut. It is recommended to entrust the grooming of the show pet to a professional groomer.
No less vulnerable area is the ears, which have a sufficiently large wool cover that overlaps the ventilation of the ear canal. Improper or irregular care for the ears of the cocker spaniel is one of the most common causes of inflammatory and infectious ear diseases. For regular cleaning, sterile liquid paraffin or special pharmaceutical Continue reading
The above colors are the only acceptable colors or combinations of colors. Any other colors or color combinations are disqualified.
Black color: white spots, except chest and throat.
ASCOB: white spots except chest and throat.
Spotted color: 90% or more of the main color.
Tanning marks, occupying more than 10%.
The absence of tan marks in black and ASCOB individuals in any of the indicated places.
Males – above 39.4cm; Bitches above 36.8 cm. 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