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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 puppy in the market, as purebred dogs are simply not there. Owners of pedigree dogs will never sell them in the markets, because when selling through clubs, firstly, they will receive much more money, and secondly, by selling pedigree puppies, responsible owners monitor his fate.
Of course, if the dog is not completely purebred, this does not mean that it will be a bad friend and companion – it will certainly be if you love and take care of it. But you have to forget about a professional career. Continue reading
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. The result was a harmoniously built dog with a strong, compact body, excellent instinct and temperament. It is these qualities that we strive to preserve in the dogs of our kennel.
Cocker spaniels were recognized as a separate breed shortly after the formation of the Kennel Club of England in 1873. Here’s how the official breed standard describes the Cocker Spaniel:
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