The American Cocker Spaniel was bred English Cocker Spaniel and is smaller than its English cousin. A Cocker Spaniel average of approximately 14 Ã ‘ 0.5 to 15 Ã’ 0.5 inches in height and 15 to 40 pounds of weight and you will live 12 to 15 years. Cocker Spaniel have long silky coats that should be brushed almost on a daily basis, but are average shedders. Cocker Spaniel as to run through the pastures and forests and their coats will become tangled and mate. If this is not immediately served by brushing the dirt and debris out, it could lead to some uncomfortable skin infections. The coat of arms of cut is regularly necessary and some owners prefer to keep the coat in a half length.
Often called a ‘sweet’ dog, Cocker spaniels make great family pets, due to its nature. They love to be with the child and his family and they often require minimum training of obedience. In fact, formal obedience classes are not necessary with this dog as they learn a few simple commands and the master is consistent with the use of the training. However, training should not omit, as Cocker Spaniel may sometimes be stubborn. Cocker Spaniel are also described as ‘sensitive’, so it should be careful to correct his behaviour. Cocker Spaniel may live in an apartment, if exercised at least once a day. The Cocker Spaniel has ears diskettes that require regular attention and clean-up, preferably every day. These ears block the movement of air, leaving to the ears of the interior wet and prone to develop bacteria that can cause infections. If they become infected ears, it can be quite uncomfortable for the Spaniel Cocker, causing shaking his head violently, that could cause small blood vessels on the verge of bursting, resulting in a bruise. While some owners pull the hair of the Cocker SpanielÃ ¢ â “¬â” ears of ¢ s, this is not recommended as serum follicle could leak into the ear causing additional problems. ” The eyes also require regular cleaning to prevent infection. Cocker spaniels are prone to medical problems. Cocker Spaniel may develop progressive retinal atrophy, a disease of the eye gene that causes blindness, problems of heart, epilepsy, cataract, glaucoma, hemophilia and dislocation of the kneecap. Other concerns include Dysplasia of hip, ectropion, entropion, PRA, allergies, seborrhoea, lip fold Pyoderma, otitis externa, liver disease, urolithiasis, gland prolapse nictitans, CHF, deficiency of PHOSPHOFRUCTOKINASE, cardiomyopathy, gastric torsion, elbow dysplasia and IMHA (immune mediated Hemolytic Anemia). There is a Web site that has great information on Cocker Spaniel and other breeds of dogs. Details that belong to a race of dog health, maintenance, living conditions, better food options and more, the Web site is called: dog and cat facts and it can be found in this url:http://www.dogandcatfacts.comBy BenjaminCopyright of w. of Robert Ã’Â you © 2007 may publish this article in your ezine, newsletter, or on its web site, provided it is reprinted in its entirety and without modification except to apply format to the needs or grammar fixes. -Robert w. Benjamin has been in the business of internet software for over 5 years and has been producing low-cost software for 25 years. First released product of C64 and AMIGA computer systems in the Spotshttp://www.seasonalvacationspots.com of final vacation of 1970′s – 80′s. Seasonal