Cocker Spaniel. Standard
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.The main feature of the Cocker Spaniel is the shape of the head. The dog should be harmoniously folded, regardless of posture and condition, not one should be striking, even in the photo. Height at the withers is usually up to 43 cm, weight – up to 15.5 kg. In this case, it is much more important that there is a correct compact addition than a specific weight. Growth at the withers is usually slightly greater than the length of the body from the withers to the base of the tail. A dog should by no means give the impression of a rude or squat animal.
The first estrus in females begins at the age of 1-1.5 years. Knitting should occur under strict supervision, if you do not have experience – it is better to invite a professional.