Breed

English Cocker Spaniel


AKC Grouping
Sporting Group
Temperament
  • energetic
  • merry
  • responsive

Demeanor
friendly

Choosing the Best Dog Food for an Overweight English Cocker Spaniel

English Cocker Spaniel is known as a sporting dog or working dog with a careful selection of food choice options in order to maintain a proper weight. Being a working dog the English Cocker Spaniel always had to maintain a good regime of food intake in order to achieve optimum performance, however, over time as the breed became more domesticated and used less for work it may have fallen into a more traditional dog food selection program.


Breed

English Cocker Spaniel


AKC Grouping
Sporting Group
Temperment
  • energetic
  • merry
  • responsive
Demeanor
friendly

English Cocker Spaniel originated from England with a climate not too different from the United States. During the 1800s, many various types of Cockers were breed being bred by Englishmen for sport. In the beginning, the English Cocker Spaniel was used for work or sport as a way to draw out the game to the hunter. The English Cocker Spaniel became a popular breed for breeding and showing and even won Best in Show between the years of 1928 and 2009. In the 1800s, dogs were thought to be only useful if that could work all day, therefore, being involved in sporting activities were the dogs only enjoyment as the rest of the time they would be hard at work. Between the personality and strength as a work/sport dog this dog became an extremely successful breed in winning Best in Show at dog shows.


Energy
active
Grooming
brushing 2-3 times a week
Training
wanting to learn
Shedding
occassionally

Being the type of dog that worked closely with humans it is more than likely that this bred would eat the same types of food that their humans ate. Today, the English Cocker Spaniel is known as a sporting dog being used to draw out the game from the bush to the hunter. Beginning in the late 19th century, the English Cocker Spaniel was bred into different breeds due to the popularity of dog shows. There have been a varied of Spaniel dogs that have turned up in various literature and art for over 500 years. The English Cocker Spaniel may not live such an active life as it had in the past as more and more people are keeping dogs as pets instead of working or sporting activities. Since more English Cocker Spaniels are enjoying the domesticated life, more of them are prone to poor diets and getting overweight. Being less active than in years past the English Cocker Spaniel needs to be monitored with a controlled diet to ensure optimum health and a well-balanced meal selection.


Spot & Tango is committed to providing your English Cocker Spaniel the highest quality dog food to promote a healthy weight. Spot & Tango uses just locally sourced USDA approved beef, lamb and turkey in their dog foods. By using locally-sourced meats Spot & Tango makes sure that their meats are antibiotic, preservative and hormone free. The high-quality meats included in Spot & Tango's dog food are rich in the proteins that build and repair cartilage and tendons which can aid in easing discomfort connected with the muscle strain brought on by extreme weight. Feeding your obese English Cocker Spaniel Spot & Tango dog food, which contains gluten-free quinoa, millet, and brown rice, can help to boost their energy and support their gastrointestinal tract aiding in their weight management. Spot & Tango's recipes consist of leafy greens and fruits that could help in minimizing discomfort and for strengthening the heart of an overweight English Cocker Spaniel


Getting and keeping your currently overweight English Cocker Spaniel trim is an important part of raising a healthy and happy English Cocker Spaniel. The nutrition that is fed to an English Cocker Spaniel plays an integral part in maintaining a healthy weight. Spot and Tango is dedicated to providing fresh, all-natural dog food for your overweight English Cocker Spaniel to help them return to a healthier weight. Our recipes are specially formulated by veterinarians and nutritional experts to match the nutritional requirements mandated by the AAFCO. Meals are cooked safely in small batches in our USDA approved kitchen to maintain both flavor and nutrients. Human grade ingredients including beef, turkey, lamb, spinach, carrots, apples, eggs, blueberries, cranberries, safflower oil and apple cider vinegar are used in our tasty and palatable dog food. It’s important to us that your ready-to-serve meals are free of artificial additives, preservatives, hormones and fillers. We strive to make whole and balanced choices that are great for a picky English Cocker Spaniel and can offer a number of health benefits including building immunity, boosting energy, improving digestion, strengthening muscles, relieving allergies, alleviating arthritis and balancing pH. Choosing the right type of dog food for your overweight English Cocker Spaniel can be challenging so we’ve created an online quiz to help customize meals based on weight, activity level and other physical characteristics. Meals will be delivered directly to your door in individual earth-friendly packages. Make health a priority for your overweight English Cocker Spaniel with nutrient-dense meals from Spot and Tango. Get started today for nice savings on your first order.