What Colours do working cocker spaniels come in?
Solid colours: Black; red; golden; liver (chocolate); black and tan; liver and tan.
What group are cocker spaniels in for dog shows?
2020 NDS: Cocker Spaniel (ASCOB) See the Cocker Spaniel (ASCOB) compete in the Sporting Group at the 2020 National Dog Show.
What color is a buff Cocker Spaniel?
There are many things to look for when describing a true silver cocker spaniel. Shades of buff can range from red, to a non-intense ivory/cream but with a yellow/red tone. When buffs are born they are lighter than they will be at maturity. Buff puppies always darken as they grow – they do not lighten.
What is a roan colored Cocker Spaniel?
Roan is a coat pattern where a Cocker has a base colour, but then has hairs of a secondary colour mixed in, muting the base colour. For instance, a dog might be black, but have some white hairs mixed in, giving them an almost smoky effect on their fur.
What are the 8 dog groups?
The 8 Dog Breed Groups
- Working Dogs. Working dogs are dogs who are bred and trained to assist their human counterparts with daily activities.
- Companion Dogs.
- Herding Dogs.
- Hound Dogs.
- Hybrid Dogs.
- Sporting Dogs.
What does a sable Cocker Spaniel look like?
The sables will always have dark hairs (black, chocolate or red depending on their coat) running through their coat. Many may also have a mask around their eyes and running down their nose. And all sables will have what I call “the Cleopatra eyes” – a solid liner around their eyes.
What is a Merle Cocker Spaniel?
Merle cocker spaniels are born with a mutated merle gene, which results in a pigment discoloration in their eyes and coats. A study done at Texas A & M, published in the National Academy of Science, suggests that the merle gene actually originates back from wolf ancestors, before dog breeds had diverged.
What does roan mean in cocker spaniels?