Why does my cocker spaniel whine all the time?
The whining that Max is doing is known as ‘demand whining’ – he’s demanding something from either you or your husband. It’s his way of communicating. He’s doing what he knows to work for him because each time he whines, you react in his favor. Who said Cocker Spaniels were daft?
Are there any health problems with English Cocker Spaniels?
Though a generally healthy breed, English Cocker Spaniels can be prone to ear infections and cataracts. Aggression Causes Because they are small dogs, owners are less likely to notice the early signs of aggression in cocker spaniels, and may even reward it by comforting or petting a dog who is behaving badly.
What kind of eye problems does a cocker spaniel have?
Common eye problems that tend to affect cocker spaniels include: Cherry Eye Dry Eye Other Eye Problems (such as entropion, ectropion, and distichiasis)
How often does an English Cocker Spaniel shed?
They have that outer layer of fur which you can see but underneath that they have a really thick undercoat, which English Cocker Spaniels don’t seem to have. They both shed the whole year around but Huskies blow there coats twice a year, and remember they have that undercoat.
What’s the average life span of a cocker spaniel?
The average lifespan of Cocker spaniels is from 12 to 15 years. Unfortunately, Cocker spaniels are susceptible to certain health problems, as listed below. Cocker spaniels are prone to numerous eye problems.
Is it bad for a cocker spaniel to have joint pain?
It’s excruciating to see your Cocker Spaniel in pain. When you take a pet into your home you promise to love and care for it the best you can for as long as you can, but arthritis and joint pain can strike at any time and leave you feeling helpless.
What are the symptoms of tremor in Cocker Spaniels?
Symptoms include tremors, behavioral changes, hyperactivity, lack of coordination, aggression and extreme anxiousness. Affected dogs develop symptoms around the age of 1 year. There is no treatment for this disease, and euthanasia is generally recommended.
What kind of skin problems does a cocker spaniel have?
Primary Seborrhea: Cockers are also susceptible to primary seborrhea, which is a heredictary skin problem. Signs include greasy hair, red, itchy inflamed skin, and sometimes ear infections.
Why does my red cocker spaniel keep shaking?
If you’ve got a shaking, red cocker spaniel, there’s a chance he suffers from a rare disease known as multi-system neuronal degeneration. The cocker spaniels known to have inherited this disorder all came from a common ancestor.