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
The American Cocker Spaniel is a direct descendant of the English Cocker Spaniel and first appeared in the 18th century in America.
At that time, the cocker breed was divided into two groups:
cocker (more squat and shallow)
springer (larger with long legs).
In the middle of the 19th century, distinctive pedigree differences began to be distinguished in the genus of spaniels, resulting in the appearance of toy spaniels, clambers and sussexes. At that time, all spaniels, with the exception of the “one,” must be at least 6 kilograms in weight in order to be effective helpers during the hunt. Continue reading
The peak of the popularity of cocker spaniels in Russia occurred in the middle and end of the 90s. last century. However, medium-sized handsome, smart, friendly and intelligent, retained a huge army of fans. There are still a lot of ads for puppies on various Internet sites. It’s hard to believe, but a charming cocker is not for everyone! If you are just looking at this breed, check out the article prepared by British experts.
English cockers are really smart dogs
They are developed intellectually, are well trained, quickly learn new teams. Cockers are hardworking by nature, trying to adapt to their master and please. Continue reading