Spaniel genetic diseases
If you decide to have a cocker spaniel, you need to know what genetic diseases your dog might face and what are the symptoms. Breed diseases are often difficult to…

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Beautiful Eared - Cocker Spaniel
Whatever the dog, of any size and breed, it is imperative to train obedience teams. In any case, the dog must obey his master implicitly. The size of the dog…

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Famous English Cocker Spaniels
English cocker spaniels in books After the death of a beloved dog, it is not easy to take a new puppy. But having taken this step, you never know what…

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Cocker Spaniel History

The English Cocker Spaniel came from a number of ancient spotted dogs.

A 19th-century English hunting writer, Hugh Dalziel, a well-known author of the British Dogs book, believed that cocker spaniels (espanols, or, as they were called in Russia, shanks) became famous for falconry in Western Europe during the time of Charles the Great.

The dog came to Britain from Ireland thanks to the Celts who lived in Iberia in the V-III centuries BC, and kept long-haired fold-horned bird hounds. From XIV-XV, the dog appeared in the first mention of spaniels and their use with falcons in field hunting and with nets in the swamp in cynological literature. The owner of a dog hunt, the author of the book “English Dogges” John Johannes Kay wrote that at the beginning of the 16th century, English breeders divided their spaniels according to their purpose into a meadow (field) spaniel and a water (marsh) cocker, since they wanted to breed a universal breed, a dog that would hunt any bird. At the same time, the meadow (land) cocker spaniel had to point the hunter to the place where the bird was hiding, or raise it to the wing under the falcon, while the water cocker spaniel was used for hunting with a net. Separation of breeds into: English cocker spaniel and American cocker spaniel: At the first dog shows held in England, the meadow cocker spaniel was subdivided by weight into two groups: up to 11, 4 kg, and heavier dogs. Since 1892, the Cocker Spaniel was recognized as an independent breed, removing weight restrictions from it in 1901, which led to the appearance of stronger, hardy dogs with long llamas. And in 1902, a specialized national cocker spaniel club was organized in Britain.

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…

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English cocker spaniel puppy: how to choose?
Before choosing an English Cocker Spaniel puppy, think about the question again. Do you have enough energy, time and resources for your pet? Chat with breeders and other owners, visit…

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Famous English Cocker Spaniels
English cocker spaniels in books After the death of a beloved dog, it is not easy to take a new puppy. But having taken this step, you never know what…

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Prohibited Products
Fish is not a mandatory product for spaniels, but it is not forbidden to diversify the menu with boiled sea fish. In no case should you give the pet any…

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