I have tried to get mine as close to breed standard as possible. From my pet cocker spaniel bow bow also a stunner with a personality to match the most loving and intelligent dog around.
The picture on the left is a sheltie with what the sheltie breeders would call a blue merle coat.
American cocker spaniel merle. March 26 2010 updated. Merle cockers asc views updated. Believe that breeding merle colored dogs poses serious health risks and should be ceased.
Teddy male calico chocolate merle cocker spaniel puppy mary s cocker haven sunny sire chocolate merle mary s cocker haven bailey dam chocolate born. A cocker with the merle color pattern is not a pure bred cocker spaniel. American spaniel club s stance on merle cocker spaniels established in 1881 the asc is the parent club for the cocker spaniel.
See more ideas about cocker spaniel spaniel blue merle. Over the moon to be able to offer the most beautiful cocker spaniels 5 merle. Although most do go to pet homes for the most part those pet homes still want that ideal cocker spaniel that they see on t v.
Associations like the american spaniel club inc. The term merle cocker is actually an oxymoron. While the merle coat pattern is very uncommon in american cocker spaniels it s not at all uncommon in several other breeds.
The truth about merle cocker spaniels. Quality merle cocker spaniels there is a whole world of difference from my merles than others that might have merle cocker spaniels. March 26 2011 akc breeds who have merle in them please read this newest update.
They focus on responsible breeding care health and training of all spaniels with special attention to the cocker spaniel. After some progress in 2009 the asc board began a concerted effort to identify and understand the depth of the issue and what. Dec 9 2014 explore blue fawn s board blue merle cocker spaniel on pinterest.
3 11 2020 blue eyes adopted wyatt lauren c o. From charles born past president american spaniel club as our members know the validity of the merle pattern and associated health issues in the cocker spaniel have concerned breeders for some time now. No sporting breed including the cocker spaniel and the english cocker spaniel has ever been merle.
Despite the fact that merle colored cocker spaniels exist they are not considered an authentic breed. All puppy s will be sold with the following. Permission to copy is granted.
Full vet health check first. And 2 chocolate they really need to be seen to believe. Merle colored dogs are bred for the novelty of their unusual color.