Diseases and recommendations for the breed Cocker Spaniel
Diseases and recommendations for the breed Cocker Spaniel – The breed Cocker Spaniel is divided into two groups – the American Cocker Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel. The American Cocker Spaniel is smaller, the head is smaller, and the nose is shorter than the English Cocker Spaniel. Both cocker spaniels are originally hunting dogs, but over the years, the American cocker spaniel has become primarily a pet, while the English cocker spaniel has remained a hunting dog.The American Cocker is the smallest breed of 26 dog breeds in the sports group. Initially, it was bred for bird hunting. Like other breeds, the American Cocker Spaniel is predisposed to certain diseases, some of which are genetic, some are acquired, viral.
Typical Cocker Spaniel diseases
– Ear infections
Diseases of the breed Cocker Spaniel seborrhea recommend seborrhea in dogs
– dry eye
– Cherry Eye Syndrome
Diseases of the breed Cocker Spaniel Entropion and Ectropion recommend entropion inversion of the eyelids in dogs
– Dislocation of the patella
– Autoimmune thyroiditis
– Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AHA)
Cocker Spaniel Diseases – Deafness
There have been reports of cases of congenital deafness of American cocker spaniels. In most cases, congenital deafness occurs due to degeneration of the blood supply to the inner ear or cochlea 3 or 4 weeks after birth. This type of deafness is permanent and affects both one and both ears. A cocker puppy that does not respond to a loud sound is likely to have bilateral hearing loss. This type of deafness is associated with white pigmentation (e.g. cocker spaniel with white hair, blue eyes). 3
Cocker Spaniel Diseases – Food Allergies
Cocker Spaniels are prone to food allergies. Its main symptom is skin itching. In cocker spaniels, itching mainly occurs in the ears, which are prone to ear infections. Depending on the severity, the cocker may also have intestinal problems such as diarrhea, gas, or an increase in bowel movements.
To prevent and solve such immune problems as allergies, a natural diet and the use of preparations containing probiotics and prebiotics, WOLMAR WINSOME® PRO BIO OMEGA 2500 (general action) and WOLMAR WINSOME® ACIDOVIT (aimed at eliminating gastrointestinal problems) will help.