Since the smooth-haired spaniel is very prone to tangling, it requires regular combing and also a bit more frequent bathing than dogs of other breeds. You also need to regularly cut the hair of the paw pads, thoroughly clean the ears and check their condition. The Cocker Spaniel is known for its long hanging ears, in which excessive amounts of ear wax and infections can form. Continue reading
Raising a puppy requires a lot of effort and time. The little cocker spaniel wants to run constantly, and he certainly is not up to training. But the owner should always be demanding and consistent, do not spoil the pet, even if you really want to, otherwise an adult dog may just be uncontrollable.
In no case should a cocker spaniel hear your scream, or see that you are nervous. And even more so, physical force cannot be used. Continue reading
The Cocker Spaniel is a very playful, funny, gentle and responsive dog. This breed is very sociable and always happy to spend time with its owners. Such a pet is perfect for both a large family and a single person. But if you have a large family, the cocker spaniel is likely to choose one owner and will be endlessly devoted to it. The other side of the coin of this nature – the dog may become too dependent on its owner, so the puppy from childhood must be taught independence. Continue reading
Description of the breed, the English Cocker Spaniel, according to the standard, provides that it is quite compact in size, active and cheerful dog with a high withers and with a tail docked in childhood. A typical representative is always full of energy, has a strong, confident and free gait. Since this is a hunting breed, it is provided that in search of game the cocker spaniel could tirelessly run long distances and break through thickets. In the field, he acts recklessly, continuously waving his tail. Continue reading
Although the Cocker Spaniel breed was bred in the British Isles, Spain is considered their homeland. It is believed that it was from there that the ancestors of modern spaniels were brought to the UK, and inspired by these small but strong animals, the British created their own breed, able to hunt in any conditions.
The official recognition of the breed happened only closer to the 20th century, although even in paintings of the fifteenth century you can see cocker spaniels. Continue reading