Cocker Spaniel Breeders Akron OH

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Valkyrie Kennels
(850) 229-1605
3140 Reimer Rd
Norton, OH
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Weimaraner

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Christian Bloodline
(330) 808-5193
1247 Applegrove St NE
Canton, OH
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Bull Terrier

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Ice House Cane Corso
(330) 936-6447
152 Overmont Ave SW
Massillon, OH
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Cane Corso

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Zephyr Schipperkes
(440) 574-4507
6563 Lincoln Rd
Wakeman, OH
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Schipperke

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Golden Retriever Club of America
1034 Palomino Dr
Fairborn, OH
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Golden Retriever

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Miniature Australian Shepherd Club of Am
12205 Milly Dr
Doylestown, OH
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Miniature Australian Shepherd

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McDonald's Bullmastiffs of Medina
(330) 416-5896
150 Roshon Dr
Medina, OH
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Bullmastiff

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Omorrow German Shepherds
(740) 392-6808
19801 Crooked Rd
Butler, OH
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German Shepherd Dog

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Fourpoints Poodles
(937) 382-1291
1387 Anderson Rd
Wilmington, OH
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Poodle, Toy

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Blue-Jay Kennels
(513) 353-2422
9120 Kopp Ln
Cleves, OH
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Entlebucher Mountain Dog

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Cocker Spaniel Information, Pictures of Cocker Spaniels

Cocker Spaniel Dogs

Though largely bred to be a live-in companion, Cocker Spaniels still retain the genes of their hunting ancestors, making them equally sporty and cuddly. With a Cocker Spaniel in the house, you have a dog that has the toughness and ingenuity of a hunting dog and the sensitivity and kindness of a household pet.

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What They Are Like to Live With

An active dog, they will keep busy in the house, playing with toys and objects and family members. They love being around people, crave attention, but also have a working dog's self-sufficiency. Cocker Spaniels are quick to learn, obey easily, and have a sweet and trusting nature. They are generally good with strangers, but make excellent watchdogs when they feel that the home is threatened.

Cocker Spaniels are amazingly adaptable. If you’re an active hiker, these dogs will keep pace with you all the livelong day. If you’re a couch potato, your Cocker Spaniel will gladly join you on the sofa. They’ll be perfectly happy in an apartment or house, as long as they get a decent amount of exercise and attention.

Things You Should Know

Because they have been popular pets for several decades, Cocker Spaniels have suffered from overbreeding, which has caused a number of health and personality issues like aggressiveness, shyness and roaming that are not typical of the breed. Take care to socialize and train your Cocker Spaniel puppy to make it comfortable with children and other animals.

Cocker Spaniels need daily grooming — washing and brushing — to keep their lovely coats in shape. Clean their ears regularly to prevent infection.

A healthy Cocker Spaniel can live as long as 15 years. Common health issues include glaucoma, cataracts, spinal problems, and skin problems.

Cocker Spaniel History

The smallest of the "sporting group" of Spaniels, Cocker Spaniels were originally bred to hunt in the English countryside. They were especially good at hunting woodcocks, hence the name "cocker."

During the mid-19th century, American breeders developed a smaller Cocker Spaniel that became a popular pet across the country. American Cocker Spaniels differ so much from the English variety that they are now considered a separate breed.

The Look of a Cocker Spaniel

Noted for their silky coats and long ears, Cocker Spaniels have small, sturdy, well-balanced frames. Their clean-cut heads have wide muzzles, square jaws and upper lips that hang over their lower jaws. Their ears are long and feathered, their eyes are dark and almond-shaped and their noses are either black or brown depending on the coat. They have long necks, deep chests, short backs and (usually) docked tails that are carried in line with the back.

Their coats are silky, wavy and easy to comb. They come in black, black with tan spots, light cream, dark red and other combinations. Overall, Cocker Spaniels have a balanced, alert stance.

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