Cocker spaniel American and English

Bruce Fogle

Book - 1996

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Series
Dog breed handbooks
Fogle, Bruce. Dog breed handbooks.
Subjects
Published
London ; New York : DK Pub c1996.
Language
English
Physical Description
80 p. : ill
Bibliography
Includes index.
ISBN
0789410656
Main Author
Bruce Fogle (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

This book contains everything you need to know about living with your Cocker Spaniel. Best-selling author Bruce Fogle, DVM, guides you through all stages of breed-specific care, from early training methods to advice on health care and behavior. Choosing Your Cocker Spaniel: what characteristics to look for, which sex to buy, pet or show dog, and where to get your dog; Day-To-Day Care: socializing and house training your new puppy, suitable toys, choosing a vet, exercise, beds and outdoor kennels, handling equipment, everyday training, providing mental stimulation, feeding routines and problems, grooming, and travel and boarding; Essential Health Care: visiting a vet, common ailments, breed-specific problems, safety at home, and basic first aid; Breeding and Showing: responsible breeding, neutering pre- and postwhelping care, hand-rearing puppies, preparing for a show, breed standard, and special training for working dogs.