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Skull Shape Risk Factors May Help In The Welfare Of Toy Dog Breeds
2014-08-08 03:47:52

New research has identified two significant risk factors associated with painful neurological diseases in the skull shape of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS).

2009-01-17 13:52:36

Margaret Carter, who once blew the whistle on questionable dog breeding methods, says she is quitting Britain's Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club. Carter said she never intended to damage the reputation of the 80-year-old canine group by disclosing that a pedigree dog with a genetic condition was repeatedly used to sire puppies, The Times of London reported Saturday. Carter's claims regarding the genetic condition, syringomyelia, were detailed in a BBC documentary called Pedigree Dogs...


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2008-07-07 22:06:32

The Russian Spaniel was bred according to Russian hunting requirements following World War II. The breed is a cross of various European spaniel breeds. The breed is similar to a Cocker Spaniel, but taller with a longer body.

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2008-05-27 14:36:11

The King Charles Spaniel, also called the English Toy Spaniel is a small companion breed. It is sometimes confused with the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel; the King Charles Spaniel is a separate, more pug-like breed. The breed originated in Great Britain during the Renaissance and was often used as a companion dog for royalty. The earlier dogs with longer snouts were crossed with the Pug or the Chin in order to achieve the shorter nose the breed has today. The King Charles Spaniel weighs...

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2008-05-27 13:16:11

The Japanese Chin is a small spaniel and the breed of Japanese royalty. They originated in the Sichuan Province of China. The breed was made famous in England and America during the 19th and 20th centuries. The Japanese Chin weighs 4 to 15 pounds and stands 8 to 11 inches high. It has an oriental, flattened face and large, wide-set eyes. The coat of the breed is long and silky and can be black and white, lemon and white, red and white, or, rarely, black and white with tan points. It also...

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2008-05-22 21:19:22

The Field Spaniel is a medium-sized gun dog and the first spaniel developed for confirmation showing specifically. Breeders wanted to create a solid black spaniel, instead of one with a base color and white markings. The Field Spaniel was created by breeding Cocker Spaniels and Irish Water Spaniels, along with other black spaniels. The breed became so popular and was the focus of so many breeders that it began to go downhill. Breeders bred the Field Spaniel with Sussex Spaniels and Basset...

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2008-05-22 18:26:48

The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting dog, used to drive game toward the guns. This breed has been around for over 500 years. During the mid 1800s, several types of dogs were classified as Cockers; however the breeds were reclassified later in the late 1800s once breed standards were developed. There are two types of Cocker Spaniel, the American and the English. These were shown together until 1936, when the English Cocker received status as a separate breed. The two somewhat resemble each...

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