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