BREED STANDARD ENGLISH COKER SPANIEL
The goal of creating cocker spaniels was to obtain a small hunting dog, able to work closely with the leader, to search for and scare the game from impenetrable shrubs.…

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Weight control and keeping puppies active
One of the most common problems in dogs is obesity. However, this problem can be avoided and thereby improve the quality of life of the dog, if you pay attention…

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Improving the skills of searching and stalking game and losing weight
Often owners of spaniels are faced with the problem of being overweight in their pets. The danger of obesity and the most effective methods for losing weight spaniel will be…

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Rare genetic diseases of the English Cocker Spaniels.

It is unfortunate, but our pets of the English Cocker Spaniel breed may show hereditary ailments. They need to be able to recognize and fight take off.
Hereditary nephritis is a disease that is quite rare. It affects the kidneys of puppies and young spaniels, and at the age of 1.5 to 2 years, it leads to death. Hereditary nephritis has a negative effect on the kidneys of the cocker spaniel, which become shriveled. It is a pity, but this disease is not subject to treatment.

Determine whether the dog is predisposed to hereditary nephritis and whether there is a likelihood of this disease manifesting by taking a urine test from a spaniel aged 9 months to 2 years. Unfortunately, this analysis cannot determine whether the spaniel is a carrier of the gene and whether it can transmit the gene to its future offspring. In order to determine this, the veterinarian must send a urine test to the Society for the Protection of Animal Health.

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Reviews about the breed ENGLISH COKER SPANIEL
Feedback 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…

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How to understand a dog’s language
Due to the fact that dogs cannot speak, misunderstandings often arise between them and the owners. But, nevertheless, animals are not dumb creatures, they are able to make a lot…

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Choosing a puppy.
As for the choice of a puppy, I will describe the general rules for choosing puppies, since all this applies, including American cocker spaniels: - You should not buy a…

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English Cocker Spaniel Content
Content - these dogs are not whimsical at all. Naturally, cockers can not tolerate severe frosts on an ongoing basis, however, they can winter in a warm and comfortable booth.…

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