English Springer Spaniel
The English Springer
Spaniel is a medium-sized sporting dog with a docked tail. There are
several acceptable color combinations: Springers may be black or liver
with white markings or predominately white with black or liver
markings; tricolor (black and white or liver and white with tan
markings - usually found on eyebrows, cheeks, insides of ears and under
tail); blue or liver roan. Any white portions of the coat may be
flecked with ticking.
The purpose of the breed was to serve as a hunting dog. Before guns
were used to shoot game, the land spaniel would "spring" - or flush -
the gamebird into the air where a trained falcon or hawk would bring it
to the handler.
How I Found my
English Springer Spaniel Puppy
I began my search for an English Springer Spaniel puppy in January,
Gifts for Dogs & Dog
Here are some great gift ideas most are not expensive but they will
certainly be appreciated.
How much should I feed my dog?
Many people will give different answers to this question based on their
experience with their dogs. However, the scientific facts related to
feeding dogs need to be considered.
Dogs need different diets at
Puppies need greater amounts of protein, fat and carbohydrates than an
adult dog. Furthermore, puppies need more frequent feeding schedules in
a day, unlike an adult dog.
Rawhide Chews for Puppies - Make
Chewing Safe and Healthy
While chewing is normal and beneficial puppy behavior, it can cause a
lot of trouble and damage if you allow your new canine companion to
select the objects of his chewing pleasure.
House Training a Puppy
There are a number of methods that you can employ for house training
Easy Steps to Stop Your Dog
from Jumping on You
When you bring home that adorable puppy her dog behavior is so cute.
She puts her feet up on you to get your attention, jumps in your lap,
jumps up and down on her hind legs begging to be picked up. And what do
Crate Training Your
Crate training has many huge benefits, but the biggest by far is how
much easier it makes housebreaking.
Ready for a Dog?
The decision to buy or to adopt a dog is not one that should be taken
lightly. It is a serious commitment and there are several factors to
3 Important Things to Remember
When Training Your Puppy
Puppies are eager and willing to do the right thing. They will do
ANYthing to please you because of the loving rewards they get from
being a Good Dog.
Beg The Question: Is There Training Available For Our Human Friends?
The focus of many pet owners seems to be directed towards their
animals, which makes a great deal of sense in most cases. However, when
trying to correct unwanted behavior in your dog you might want to point
that finger inward sometimes and have a little glimpse in the mirror.
How To Avoid the Pitfalls
when Buying a New Puppy
Many books and articles have been written regarding the art of choosing
a puppy (i.e. performing puppy tests, looking for parental OFA
certifications, and so on...), but few, if any, discuss the contractual
end of purchasing a puppy.
Puppies: Be Positive
Bringing home the puppy home is one of the most enjoyable things that
you can enjoy with the young puppy. After that, you are now thrusts
into the role of a mother hen or an alpha male type of owner to raise
the dog properly.
A Puppy: Who Is The Boss?
Raising a puppy could be as difficult as raising a child. The only
consolation you’d have is that you won’t need to
buy diapers. However, you’d have to settle for
“crap land mines” if you haven’t trained
your dog very well.
Potty Trained Puppy
Oh, isn’t she just the cutest thing you have ever seen? That
brand new little puppy you received as a Christmas present is the best
gift you have ever received. You are so excited and you just
can’t wait to…Wait a minute! What’s that
smell? You have got to be kidding me! And so it begins.
Mixed Dog Breeds versus
Purebreds: Which is Right for You?
You hear a lot about the merits of getting a purebred dog--and I have
one myself--but have you considered a mixed
breed dog? There are advantages
to both, and a few cautions to keep in mind, as you decide what type of
dog to get.