English Springer Spaniels are beautiful and full of life, and so it is easy to see why they are so popular. They are playful and devoted, with massive characters. However, their drive and neuroticism can make them a very challenging breed for the inexperienced owner, and anyone new to the breed should have a full awareness of what owning a Springer Spaniel entails. This book provides all you need to know about the breed, whether you are buying or rescuing an English Springer Spaniel for a pet or a working dog.
In The Complete Guide to English Springer Spaniels you will learn everything you need to know from start to end; how to choose a puppy, training, traveling, grooming, health care and senior care. You will also learn all about the background of the breed, its history, breed pre-disposed diseases, and special traits. All the information is specific to English Springer Spaniels and in easy-reading comprehensive detail. Find answers to questions like:
Is a English Springer Spaniel the right dog for me?Should I buy from a breeder or adopt from a rescue?I brought my ESS home. What now?How can I best train my Spaniel?What are some common mistakes should I avoid?
Whether you are a veteran or novice English Springer Spaniel owner, there will be something for everyone in this book. Chapters include all the basics such as:
English Springer Spaniel Breed OverviewBreed HistoryBehaviorPreparations for a New DogHow to choose an English Springer SpanielBehavioral TrainingRecallObedience TrainingTravelingNutritionDental CareGroomingPreventative Veterinary MedicineEnglish Springer Spaniel Diseases & ConditionsHuntingWorking dogsLiving with a Senior ESS
Compiled by veterinarian, Dr Jo de Klerk, the book will ensure there is nothing left for you to wonder or worry about. It will provide you with everything you need to know to help you care for, train and bond with your new friend.