how to train a spaniel to get over an obstacle

How to train a spaniel to get over an obstacle

An important activity for any spaniel is to be able to safely negotiate obstacles such as fences, gates and dry stone walls. Whether your spaniel is a pet or working dog, teaching him to clear obstacles will help him and you when out on walks and when working and will make outdoor excursions easier for …

how to deal with a spaniel that won't return when called

How to deal with a spaniel that won’t return when called.

A common problem for some spaniel owners and, for dog owners in general, is that of the spaniel that runs away and won’t come back when called, or at all. Many owners have tried several things, the most common of which is running after the dog. In some cases they can chase the dog for …

Springer spaniel puppy training

Springer spaniel puppy training – the how to guide

Working Springer spaniel puppies are intelligent and flexible dogs that can adapt well to family life, either as a pet or a working dog. Springer spaniel puppies are delightful little balls of fluff and fun but, if you are thinking of getting one then you should realise that the little cuddly pup will grow up …

how to train a cocker spaniel to retrieve

How to train a Cocker spaniel to retrieve. Easy steps to success

Cocker spaniels are bred to hunt and, for many, that drive to explore and thrash their way through cover in pursuit of game can be so powerful, that things such as retrieving are simply boring. If a young Cocker spaniel is allowed to hunt too much at an early age, then his desire to hunt …

Are Clumber spaniels easy to train

Are Clumber spaniels easy to train?

The Clumber spaniel is an intelligent, easy going and loyal breed of spaniel. They are great family dogs and have a laid back approach to life, enjoying the fine arts of outdoor life and indoor relaxation. Originally bred for shooting and gundog work, the Clumber spaniel is a smart breed that enjoys training and is …

Can Cavalier King Charles spaniels swim

Can Cavalier King Charles spaniels swim?

Cavalier King Charles spaniels are renowned for being likeable, loveable and friendly dogs that share many traits of the other spaniel breeds.  But even though they behave like many of the other spaniels people often wonder what they are like in water. Can Cavalier King Charles spaniels swim? The answer to the question “Can Cavalier …