Cocker Spaniel Care
The Cocker Spaniel is a medium sized dog. This dog is chosen in most families because of its kindness and desire to please everyone. The Cocker Spaniel requires grooming, constant exercise, training, proper nutrition, and grooming that will keep your pet healthy.
An important part of the care that the Cocker Spaniel will require is grooming, which consists of bathing once a week or once every 10 days to keep the dog clean. This procedure includes: cutting hair and nails, cleaning the ears, as well as the eyes, which should be thoroughly cleaned if necessary. The Cocker Spaniel requires care for the fur, combing should occur as often as possible, even if you have time , everyday. This should be done with a special brush as the Cocker Spaniel has a thick coat, and the coat may become tangled if your dog is not scratched for a longer period of time. In the summer you can make a shorter haircut, your cocker spaniel will not mind if you do this in a professional salon. Cocker spaniel requires a diet and special nutrition. The cocker spaniel is a hunting breed, so the dog loves to be active and needs a balanced diet, vitamins and nutrients to maintain its muscles. Regarding the diet and nutrition that your cocker spaniel requires, it is best to contact your veterinarian. The Cocker Spaniel loves to eat everything, depending on what you give him or her as a puppy. The Cocker Spaniel is known to eat fruits and vegetables, as well as meat and dairy products. The dog is prone to eye infections, glaucoma, cataracts, so it is important that you conduct regular examinations. The Cocker Spaniel is also prone to ear problems. You should carefully check your dog’s ears – mites, spikes and thorns, plant seeds can settle there, which, in turn, can lead to hearing problems and even deafness. Whenever possible, for example, when the dog is lying on its side, ventilate its ears (throwing an ear over its head). Using these tips, your Cocker Spaniel will live a fun, healthy and cheerful dog.