Dog lovers tend to be drawn to different breeds based on the personality and general traits that are common to certain types of dogs. one of the more enjoyable breeds are the toy spring spaniels that are an ideal dog for those who want a perky, spunky and family oriented pet. You can breed toy spring spaniels by becoming familiar with the basic principles of breeding and then making a commitment to becoming a true breeder. Read the rest of this entry »Mar 23, 2013 | | Uncategorized
How many people reading this are dog lovers? Did any of you catch that episode of Dogs 101 where they were talking about the English toy spaniel? I saw it on Animal Planet right after a commercial for Energy Savings and the minute I saw those frilly ears and that mournful puppy dog face, I fell in love.
The allure of the English toy spaniel is in the quiet elegance of the breed which obscures the underlying qualities of a great tracker and a loyal friend. Their ears are the most recognizable feature on a spaniel – long, soft and flowing – but they also require the most work in order to avoid infection. The coat on the spaniel is also surprisingly robust, but it’s no surprise when you consider the fact that these dogs were meant to hunt.
Water is absolutely no problem for this breed and, if you find yourself adopting one of your own, you might find it harder to keep him or her out of the water. And their compact size makes them perfect for traveling to the ideal hunting grounds to hunt small fowl. Just make sure you give them enough exercise and train them regularly to avoid territorial behavior.Apr 08, 2012 | | Uncategorized
The respected title of Best in Breed at the Westminster Kennel Dog Show for 2011 was captured by Kolrassa Krokridandi (AKA “Rassie”), an Eyjahunda Icelandic Sheepdog. This breed is new to the competition this year along with five other breeds: the Boykin Spaniel, Bluetick Coonhound, Redbone Coonhound, Cane Corso, and Leonberger.
As Iceland’s only native breed, the Icelandic Sheepdog is a very rare animal having survived near extinction early in its history due to a plague and Read the rest of this entry »
Many people believe that most breeds of dogs can be fed basically the same all-purpose dog food, but the truth is that those who want their pets to be at their healthiest should consider their pet’s breed when deciding on a diet. Every breed of dog has its own unique nutritional requirements, and English toy spaniels are no different.
The English toy spaniel is a breed of small dog that first became popular in England just prior to the reign of Read the rest of this entry »Oct 10, 2011 | | Uncategorized
You may be wondering what is the difference between an English Toy Spaniel and an English Spaniel. The differences between the breeds are very noticeable.
The English Toy Spaniel, as the name states, is a small dog classified in the Toy group by the American Kennel Club. English Toy Spaniels weigh from 9 to 12 pounds and stand from 9 to 10 inches in height. These dogs are indoor dogs that are designed as companions and not field dogs.
On the other hand, the two breeds referred to as the English Spaniel are quite the opposite of Read the rest of this entry »
If you love a dog that you can hold, cuddle and love the English Toy Spaniel is the dog for you. They are also recognized by their European name, the King Charles Cavalier. They will give you a lot of joy and a lot of laughs. They are a very good breed of dog for senior citizens. This dog has also been described as intimate, funny and sweet.
One of the beautiful features of the English Toy Spaniel is their eyes. They are very Read the rest of this entry »Oct 07, 2011 | | Uncategorized