English
Working Cocker

 

 

Our English Working Cockers have very good working origins, most of them Irish, English.
If for show dogs the emphasis is for most cases only on beauty, for working lines it is rather the character, with the instinct of hunting - search - balanced character, which prevails.
The genetic property makes it possible to use the WORKING English Cocker Spaniel for hunting, detection-search or family dog.
All our breeding dogs are medically checked for hereditary diseases that may occur related to the breed (hip dysplasia or eye diseases).
Only dogs that are free of these diseases are used in breeding to avoid hereditary diseases such as dogs that become blind as they get older.
All our dogs are trained in research which ensures that we preserve the genetic properties of the breed. All our dogs have a pedigree recognized by the Belgian Ministry of Agriculture. This pedigree allows us to know the origins of the dog, the percentage of inbreeding, all our puppies will have the DNA test which will confirm the identity of the puppies.

Physical differences
Working dogs have a thicker, more compact coat, shorter ears and a broader skull.
This more compact coat protects them when hunting in ditches and brush,
Shorter ears require less maintenance.
The Working English Cocker Spaniel is also smaller than the Beauty Cocker Spaniel.

Character
The working cocker spaniel is a very intelligent and very active dog, smaller than the Springer Spaniel, he has a big heart and extraordinary stamina.
He also wants to work for his master, bringing back for him is a huge pleasure.
The two great qualities of this dog are stamina and "the will to please".
In Belgium he is very little known as a hunting dog, but the Working Cocker is popular for hunting in Ireland and England.

The Working Cocker spaniel is very open even towards strangers.
The English Working Cocker Spaniel is suitable for research, hunting and sport, but is also a very good family dog.
Ideal for children and this in spite of the fact that he is crazy about the relationship he is not dominant in the possession of objects like toys or other ... they give them away gladly.
At the present time, it is employed more and more as a detection dog, Their smaller size and great flexibility allows them to seek where the dogs of larger size have more difficulty.

the genetic properties of each breed are tested between 6 and 8 weeks . How the dog will behave as an adult will be defined for 70% by education, environment, training and diet....

do you have any questions ? do not hesitate
Contact us, we can help you with our knowledge of the breed and our 45 years of experience will help you.

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