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 treat, but can be stopped. In some cases, surgical intervention is required.
Beautiful hanging ears are one of the weaknesses of cocker spaniels. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Raising a puppy requires a lot of effort and time. The little cocker spaniel wants to run constantly, and he certainly is not up to training. But the owner should always be demanding and consistent, do not spoil the pet, even if you really want to, otherwise an adult dog may just be uncontrollable.
In no case should a cocker spaniel hear your scream, or see that you are nervous. And even more so, physical force cannot be used. Continue reading