Ten copies to be won

The cocker spaniel is one of the most popular breeds of dogs in the UK today. Bred for stamina, intelligence and drive, they make lively, loving pets. If trained properly they are extremely adaptable gundogs. Some first-time owners can find them a challenging breed, but get the training right and there is no better companion.

Janet Menzies has had years of experience breeding and trainer cockers with five Field Trial Champions to her name. In this book she takes the first-time owner from getting the pup home, initial training through to it becoming a star performer in the field. Not only that, the author guides the reader through other training applications such as agility tests, working gundog tests, heel work to music and other activities.

Janet Menzies training spaniels

Janet Menzies training

Solving cocker spaniel problems

The book also includes a useful ‘Problem Solver’ section, where owners can get help with challenging behaviours at a glance, which the reader will turn to time and time again.

The Cocker Spaniel is aimed at first-time owners of cockers, but experienced owners would also benefit from some of the insights that author shares. This is your chance to own this fantastic book absolutely free.

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