Pyometra is considered the most common reproductive ailment found in spaniels. Pyometra or endometritis is an inflammation of the uterine mucosa caused by the accumulation of pus in it.
Unfortunately, the exact cause of this disease in spaniels is unknown. Experts believe that, most likely, the disease develops as a result of hormonal changes that occur in bitches that have reached reproductive age. Continue reading
The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting breed of dog. But no matter how talented the dog would be, she still needs some training. Start training as soon as the dog is old enough. The hunt preparation program should include basic obedience commands, as well as training on commands such as serving, sitting, standing, getting up and coming back. With these commands, your dog will be able to turn into a real hunter. As for the dogs of the English Cocker Spaniel breed, we can safely say that they are just born for hunting birds. Continue reading
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