Boykin Spaniel puppies for sale
Boykin Spaniel puppies for saleOne Sunday after church Alexander White of Spartanburg, South Carolina found a stray dog wandering around. He took him home and found him to have great hunting abilities; he gave the dog to his hunting partner L Whitaker Boykin. It was a male dog and was named â€œDumpyâ€. Crossed with an American Water Spaniels, Springer Spaniels, Pointers, and Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, this dog founded the Boykin Spaniel breed. The dog puppies for sale here are direct descendants.
The Boykin Spaniel dogs puppies for sale have a Spaniel type head and its tail is normally docked. Their waterproof coats can be wavy, curly or smooth. Brushing to prevent matting is required, but little else is needed to keep their coat healthy. Their color is liver or brown. Larger than a Cocker Spaniel, with shorter ears that are set higher on the head; the dogs puppies for sale has considerable less hair than a Cocker and a straighter muzzle. The Boykin is 15-18 inches high and weighs between 25 to 40 pounds. These dogs puppies for sale will have the trademark eyes of a Boykin, yellow/amber; very expressive they will look at you as if to ask what would you like me to do.
Recognized as an AKC Foundation Stock Service breed for many years, the Boykin was recognized on January 1, 2008 in the Miscellaneous group of the AKC. The Boykin Spaniel Club of Breeder Association of America hopes to move the breed into the Sporting group sometime in the near future. A hardy retriever of upland birds and water fowl, the Boykin dogs puppies for sale are popular in the Southern United States among bird hunters. It has been designated the official state dog of South Carolina.
The most common health issues for these dogs puppies for sale are hip dysplasia; cataracts and some have heart and skin problems. If their ears are not dried after swimming and checked regularly ear infections can occur, as with any droopy eared dog.
These dogs puppies for sale are pleasant, docile and obedient; a loyal and intelligent companion. Each dog has their own unique personality and an enthusiastic approach to field work seldom matched by other dogs. They have excellent noses and are a versatile hunter. Hence the need to consistently communicate with the dog what is expected of him; i.e. returning when called. These dogs need an Alpha leader and then will become a great companion, whether you are walking the woods or trails; riding your horse or resting by the fireplace these dogs puppies will be at your side.
Exercise is essential, especially with working dogs, and enjoyed immensely not only as healthy activity, but as a bonding experience for you and your dog. These dogs puppies for sale should be â€œworkedâ€ for an hour a day, exploring and hunting. Be careful or his nose will lead him on an adventure which may last for hours and exclude you. Keep your commands clear and consistent to enjoy your outdoor time. These are great dogs and beautiful to look at.
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