Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your American Cocker Spaniel. Honest advice on caring for American Cocker Spaniel puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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American Cocker Spaniels...
Advice You Can Trust

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



American Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

American Cocker Spaniel FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of American Cocker Spaniels.


Training American Cocker Spaniels

I'll show you how to teach your American Cocker Spaniel puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

American Cocker Spaniel Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for American Cocker Spaniel health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting an American Cocker Spaniel

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your American Cocker Spaniel from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating American Cocker Spaniel puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.