Cock-A-Mo | Cock-A-Mos - American Eskimo Dog x Cocker Spaniel
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Cock-A-Mo Breed Information

Cock-A-Mo

Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
   
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Living with a Cock-A-Mo

Grooming: Does shed but can be greatly reduced it brushed regularly, daily grooming is required to keep the coast mat free.

Training: Loves the cold weather, especially the snow, but does extremely well in the heat of the summer provided there is lots of available drinking water.

Behavior: Non aggressive and will submit without any resistance even when it comes to food or toys.

Barking: Will let you know if there is an unknown noise or someone approaching they do not know but will stop upon request.

Physical Ability: Natural ability for agility, capable of considerable speed, combined with great endurance.

Cock-A-Mo Appearance

Appearance: A cleanly chiseled and refined head, with overall dog in complete balance, ideal size, stands well up at the shoulder on straight forelegs with a top line sloping slightly toward strong, moderately bent, muscular quarters.

Head: Rounded but not exaggerated with no tendency toward flatness.

Teeth/Bite: Teeth strong and sound, not too small and meet in a scissors bite.

Neck: Is sufficiently long to allow the nose to reach the ground easily, and muscular, it rises strongly from the shoulders and arches slightly as it tapers to join the head.

Body: 9 to 19 inches at the withers.

Forequarters: Are parallel, straight, strongly boned and muscular and set close to the body well under the scapulae.

Hindquarters: Hips are wide and quarters well rounded and muscular. When viewed from behind, the hind legs are parallel when in motion and at rest. The hind legs are strongly boned, and muscled, clearly defined thighs. The stifle is strong and there is no slippage of it in motion or when standing. The hocks are strong and well let down.

Tail: A plumed tail held high that curls to the left.

Coat: Very soft and silky, double stand-off coat on the legs, there is a pronounced ruff around the neck, topknot on top of head that looks like a cut Mohawk but it is totally natural.

Cock-A-Mo Facts

Life Expectancy: 12 to 15 years.

Characteristics: Playful, intelligent, trusting, loyal, and generally gets along well with other animals. Is a gentle and trusting dog, but early socialization is important with this breed.

Cock-A-Mo Health

Allergies: Known to have food or seasonal allergies.

Health: Is generally excellent but will develop diarrhea with variation with food and treats and can take a few weeks to get diarrhea under control.

Eye Health: Does have tear staining but with regular washing with plain water daily will control this problem and prevent tear staining.


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