Breeders would use a sharp pair of shears for the task. Funds only for 12 includes shipping and handling or 14 outside the u s made payable to.
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Cocker spaniel uncut tail. This wonderful book a must for all cocker spaniel fanciers can be ordered from nancy gallant send your check or money order in u s. The injured area is sensitive. A dog has an acute pain.
As any other dog a tail of a cocker spaniel performs an essential role in species communication. Cocker spaniel tail problems. Keeping in mind the welfare of the cocker spaniel breed and the function it was bred to perform and as applies to all flushing spaniels the board of directors of the american spaniel club continues to support docked tails for cocker spaniels and all flushing spaniels as an important characteristic required by the breed s function as.
You will also notice some swelling. He d been abandoned so we had no history on him. Docked tails a vital characteristic of cocker spaniels.
We adopted our undocked english cocker spaniel when he was 2 3 years old. Tail docking does have consequences on the animal. Also a tail helps to maintain the balance in the environment especially during swimming.
You may have seen adult cocker spaniels particularly those that are at dog shows or from show related breeders that have very short stumps where you would normally expect to see a tail. However today s cocker spaniels are kept mostly as pets rather than hunters. Hope for paws official rescue channel 1 576 638 views.
The reason tails were docked was to prevent injury as the dog ran through heavy brush while flushing game. Are cocker spaniels born with long tails if your cocker has a fracture the tail is usually droop right at the position of the break. A starving cocker spaniel rescued off the streets of los angeles.
By means of the tail a dog is able to show its mood cheerfulness aggression excitement for example. Tell tail cocker spaniels has cocker spaniel puppies for sale in olmsted falls oh on akc puppyfinder. We love his long tail and think every non working cocker should have its tail left intact.
I can t imagine ritz carlton without his beautiful tail. Please help find him a home. On may 13 a cocker spaniel was stolen from stow cum quy while on may 21 a spaniel was stolen from newborough peterborough but returned after a social media campaign by the owners.