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Cocker Spaniel

Overview of Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniel dog breed is Pure breed Medium in size. Fur of Cocker Spaniel is straight, but can sometimes be slightly wavy and is luxuriously silky in texture and heavily feathered on the legs, body, chest and ears. . Basic origin of Cocker Spaniel is United Kingdom. Cocker Spaniel is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train, Cocker Spaniel is commonly Playful, Faithful, Friendly, Quiet, Affectionate, Trainable. Cocker Spaniel very gentle and loving breed and are excellent as companions and because they're great with children, they make good family dogs!They're also intelligent which makes them very easy to train, but they can be quite 'stubborn' or 'strong-willed' and need firm, confident, handling.
Cocker Spaniel is available in black, liver with brown pigmentation, red with black or brown pigmentation, golden with black or brown pigmentation, sable, silver, ash, black and tan, liver and tan, blue roan, liver roan, orange roan with black or brown pigmentation, lemon roan with black or brown pigmentation, black and white ticked, liver and white ticked, orange and white ticked with black or brown pigmentation, lemon and white ticked with black or brown pigmentation, black and white, liver and white with brown pigmentation, orange and white with black or brown pigmentation, lemon and white with black or brown pigmentation. Colors.

Height and weight of Cocker Spaniel

Adult Male of Cocker Spaniel is about 23–25 kilograms (51–55 lb). and adult female of Cocker Spaniel is about 20–23 kilograms in Weight.
Height of Cocker Spaniel is commonly 15.5–16 inches (39–41 cm).

Common Health Issues of Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniel has tendency to suffer from skin allergies, shyness, cataracts, deafness  

Appearance of Cocker Spaniel

General appearance: strong, yet free from coarseness, softly contoured, without sharp angles. Taken as a whole, the parts combine to produce the expression distinctive of the breed. Expression-Soft, melting, yet dignified, alert, and intelligent. Eyes-The eyes are essential to the desired expression. They are medium in size, full and slightly oval; set wide apart; lids tight. Haws are inconspicuous; may be pigmented or unpigmented. Eye color dark brown, except in livers and liver parti-colors where hazel is permitted, but the darker the hazel the better. Ears-Set low, lying close to the head; leather fine, extending to the nose, well covered with long, silky, straight or slightly wavy hair. Skull-Arched and slightly flattened when seen both from the side and from the front. Viewed in profile, the brow appears not appreciably higher than the back-skull. Viewed from above, the sides of the skull are in planes roughly parallel to those of the muzzle. Stop definite, but moderate, and slightly grooved. Muzzle-Equal in length to skull; well cushioned; only as much narrower than the skull as is consistent with a full eye placement; cleanly chiseled under the eyes. Jaws strong, capable of carrying game. Nostrils wide for proper development of scenting ability; color black, except in livers and parti-colors of that shade where they will be brown; reds and parti-colors of that shade may be brown, but black is preferred. Lips square, but not pendulous or showing prominent flews. Bite-Scissors. A level bite is not preferred. Overshot or undershot to be severely penalized.

Working Class of Cocker Spaniel

Basically Cocker Spaniel is Hunting dog but is also used as Watch and Companion and Guard dog.

Training of Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniel is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Cocker Spaniel.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Cocker Spaniel should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Cocker Spaniel

Daily exercise for your Cocker Spaniel is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Cocker Spaniel is recommended Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Cocker Spaniel with children and other pets

Cocker Spaniels can get well along with people, children, other dogs and other pets.

Special instructions related to your Cocker Spaniel

One of the oldest types of land spaniel known, the Cocker descended from the original spaniels of Spain as one of a family destined to become highly diversified in size, type, coloring, and hunting ability.

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