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Throughout the middle ages, the English toy spaniel or else referred to as Miniature Cocker Spaniel made its route to Europe but this type of pet first started in China. This pet is the outcome of cross-breeding a Pug and Japanese Chin with European Spaniels. This pet is among the highly reputable pets in the Renaissance era as this is regarded as royalties’ dog at that certain time. Among the popular individuals is captivated with this dog is King Charles. Due to this, one other name of this breed which is ‘King Charles Spaniel’ has been introduced. It’s simply difficult to resist the appeal of these dogs. Among their lovely habits is snuggling on their master’s lap. No doubt that one of the Cavalier cousins, Charlie is the most gentle. This makes them to be among the best partner dogs ever.

Toy Cocker Spaniel has little cobby sizes with silky, wavy coats that come in four color combinations which are namely: Bleinheim (red and white, usually with a red ‘thumb print’ on the forehead), The Prince Charles (black, white and tan) and Ruby (mahogany red). Their snouts can be similar to those of pugs. One more qualities that they have are straight forelegs, long necks, and sloping shoulders.

People-oriented is the best thing that can be defined to Toy Cocker Spaniels. Your kids can find the perfect play partners ever in their presence. Playful and patient are just two of their awesome traits. Whenever you are feeling sad, these pets can be your best comforter as they have this natural talent of cheering you up. They can feel what you feel. Additionally, guests and strangers don’t need to be concerned since they’re naturally good-natured dogs that can go well with strangers. This dog doesn’t have issue with other dogs that maybe added in the house since they learn how to make friends. Jealousy among pets isn’t a concern to them. Make sure nevertheless that you’ve got given enough care about them as they may feel depress when they feel being alone.

King Charles Spaniel are descendants from a long type of bird dogs causing them to be lively but this doesn’t indicate that they are not lovable. Meaning to say, this pet is very lively so they want broad area where they can move around. That’s the reason why it would be best if you have a garden so that they can stretch out those tiny legs. You may also like to bring them for a walk in the amusement parks. These pets can run very quick so you may wish to have a dog leash to keep them restrained.

Generally, the life expectency of Miniature Cocker Spaniel reaches up to 13 years considering that proper treatment is provided. Common concerns that they may build are heart disease like mitral valve disease. One other typical complication that they may experience are ear infections and hip displacement.
Having a cascading coat, proper grooming should not be disregarded. Brushing their fur two times or three times a week should be made a routine. With this, controlling shedding is really possible. Clipping, on the other hand, can be done once in a year’s quarter.