Grooming your dog also involves checking his ears, eyes, claws and teeth and is essential for your Spaniel's health. Read on for the best grooming tips for Cocker Spaniels. It's probably those tantalizingly long ears, you just can't help but want to stroke and brush them because they're so soft and silky! Lilun at Dreamstime If you groom your Cocker Spaniel often it will help to keep his coat clean, shining and manageable - from the tip of his nose to the tips of his toes, or should that be paws? But dog grooming isn't just about keeping your pet looking good; it's also essential for your Spaniel's health because it gives you the ideal opportunity to look for fleas and ticks , grazes, sores, grass seeds, matting, cuts, lumps and skin problems and be able to deal with them before they turn nasty.
Passionate about helping you raise a happy, healthy, well-mannered cocker spaniel Your Dog's Anal Sacs Explained From time to time your dog's anal sacs may become impacted and it may be necessary for you to give your Cocker Spaniel a helping hand to clear them. Learn more about your dog's anal glands, what can cause a blockage and how to express them yourself. What Are Anal Sacs? Okay, so what exactly are they, where are they, and what are they used for? Your dog's nal sacs also known as anal glands are two small scent glands inside your pet's bottom, just below and to either side of the anal opening. It's all perfectly normal!
A subject that may raise eyebrows, and lower tails: Anal glands!
The Cocker Spaniel is one of the most popular breeds in America -- and for good reason. Their easy breezy attitude makes them a good fit in almost any situation. Spaniels are often referred to as being a merry breed because they always seem to be enjoying themselves. They are also among the most people-oriented of all breeds and love being in the middle of all the action.
There are many different breed standards of the Spaniel breed and as such there are several different coat types that include; a medium length silky coat and under coat, b dense, tight crisp ringlets as with the Irish Water Spaniel. Generally the Spaniel cut appears long and straight. Different breeds of Spaniel will have variations on how they are groomed and finished, however, the basic process for brushing and clipping remains relatively standard. I would suggest a gentle brush for a few minutes a day with a soft baby brush.