28 Sep 2013
September 28, 2013

AKC/CHF Bloat Initiative

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The English Springer Spaniel Foundation is one of the principal sponsors of the AKCCHF bloat research initiative. In this AKC/CHF webinar, Dr. Elizabeth Rozanski explains what every dog owner needs to know about gastric dilatation-volvulus, or bloat. She will present the signs and treatment options for bloat along with current options for prevention – See.. read more →

  Effective September 11, 2012 AKC will award Urban Search and Rescue Titles to dogs that are FEMA certified as deployable on FEMA task forces and to dogs that are certified by States as deployable on State task forces. The first such title was presented to Juno, a FEMA certified English Springer Spaniel owned and.. read more →

In Part III, we’ll consider English Springer Spaniel proportion. Proportion is the relationship of length to height.  In the early 1990’s, US breed scholars made a case that the “old” 1970’s language (in the standard) was not only imprecise, but incorrect – describing the wrong height/length measuring points and essentially creating a malformed dog.  So.. read more →

“This article is the intellectual property of its author and may not be saved, transferred, forwarded, duplicated or copied without her express  permission.” Each breed that is recognized by the American Kennel Club has a written standard, as we discussed in Part I. Breed standards are written “road maps” that describe the ideal through the.. read more →