Boxer Complete Profile

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Physical Characteristics:

General Appearance: Muscular body with no fat, solid, smooth coat and courageous. Colour: Brindle, red or fawn with white markings onrepparttar muzzle, neck, chest and feet or legs. Black mask. Coat: Short, shiny and hard hair. Very tight torepparttar 147981 body. Tail: Set high, usually docked and carried erect. Ears: Moderate size, set high, thin, lying flat and close torepparttar 147982 cheek when in repose. Some countries allowrepparttar 147983 ears to be cropped to a point, not too broad and carried erect. Body: Square, curved ribs andrepparttar 147984 belly forms a curve towardsrepparttar 147985 rear ofrepparttar 147986 dog. The back is short, straight, broad and well-muscled.

Additional Comments:

The Boxer is one ofrepparttar 147987 best guarding breeds and they consider their family as theirs to guard. Boxers can be too boisterous for some owners and are more appropriate for an energetic handler or family. Inherited conditions of Boxers include eye problems, extra incisor teeth and heart problems. The owner should always buy from a reputable breeder to reducerepparttar 147988 likeliness of these problems.

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American Cocker Spaniel Complete Profile

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Physical Characteristics:

General Appearance: Small, long-coated and well-balanced. Colour: Parti-colours (two or more colours appearing in clearly defined markings), black or ASCOB (i.e. Any Solid Colour Other than Black) with or without tan markings. Coat: Silky, flat or slightly wavy. It is short and fine onrepparttar head and longer onrepparttar 147980 body with feathering onrepparttar 147981 legs and abdomen. Tail: Commonly docked. Ears: Set low, well feathered with long silky hair. Body: Compact body with short, strong back slightly sloping torepparttar 147982 tail and wide muscular quarters.

Additional Comments:

American Cocker Spaniels make excellent family pets however they are high maintenance when it comes to grooming. The owner needs to be prepared to pay for regular professional grooming when choosing an American Cocker Spaniel.

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