Information on the English Cocker Spaniel. The four most important attributes of this breed are looks, love of work, intelligence and devotion. The English Cocker has a flat or slightly waved coat that is very silk and dense. The English Cocker is known for his love and faithfulness to his master and along with his alertness and courage. The ideal height is 16 to 17 inches for males and 15 to 16 inches for females. The ideal weight is 28 to 40 pounds for males and 26 to 38 for females. The characterics of this breed are merry nature with ever-wagging tail that shows a typical bustling movement. The temperament of this breed is gentle and affectionate, yet full of life and exuberance. The average age for a English Cocker Spaniel is between the ages of 12 and 15 years.
Information on the Dalmatian. If you have gained the love and devotion of a spotted dog, you will learn the new meaning for friendship, understanding and companionship through the many years they are at your side. The coat of a dalmatian is short hard and fine with a glossy appearance. The color and marking are the most important part of a dalmatian. The color spots in the black-spotted variety should be dense black; in the liver spotted variety should be liver brown. The spots should not intermingle, but be as round and well defined as possible, the more distinct the better. The spots on the face, head, ears, legs and tail should be smalled than those on the body. The spots on a dalmatian can continue to change up until they are two years old.
Information on the Dalmatian.
The price you pay for your dog is little compared to the love and devotion he or she will return over the many years you will be with them. With proper care and affection, your dog can live to be very old; thanks to modern veterinary science and improvements in canine nutrition, dogs today are better maintained and love longer. It is not uncommon to see dogs living well into their teens. Over all speaking, smaller dogs will live longer than big dogs. With love and proper care any dog will live to its optimum age.
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