Thinking about getting a Cocker Spaniel but your only experience with this friendly breed is Lady from Lady and the Tramp?
Adding a dog to your family is a significant and long-term decision. Cocker Spaniels typically live for 10 to 14 years. So, if you're feeling overwhelmed about everything you need to know before you decide to bring a Cocker Spaniel home, use this handy guide to answer your questions.
The Complete Guide to Cocker Spaniels will provide you with everything you need to know from choosing your puppy and preparing your home to socializing, training, grooming, and feeding your Cocker Spaniel.
Topics included in this guide:
Understanding the requirements that reputable breeders must meet
Recognizing the importance of health tests and certifications for Cocker Spaniels
Tips for puppy-proofing your home
Understanding why socializing your puppy is important
Learning the best options to house-train your puppy
Using obedience training to create a well-behaved dog
Teaching your dog to understand basic and advanced commands
Reducing or removing separation anxiety
Learning about the best diet for your dog
Understanding Cocker Spaniel exercise needs
Managing Cocker Spaniel grooming needs
Identifying common Cocker Spaniel health conditions
Preparing for travel by car or plane with your Cocker Spaniel
Helping your dog age gracefully