Cocker Jack Breed Maintenance
The Cocker Jack dog is a low maintenance dog having a coat that is easy to keep clean and looking good. Brushing twice a week with a firm bristle brush will remove any loose hair and bathing only when needed will keep the coat in good condition. Remember to use a special dog shampoo when bathing, as human shampoos are too strong and may cause allergies. Other maintenance tasks include keeping inside the ears clean and checking regularly to see there is no build up in debris or infection. If there is you will notice an unpleasant smell coming from the ear and your dog may paw at his ears and whine. A quick trip to the veterinarian will help to clear the infection up. Clean your Cocker Jack's teeth regularly. You need to start this practise when your dog is young to get them used to it. At first, make the brushing short in time and reward your dog with hugs and lots of praise for their efforts. Soon your dog will come to love their regularly grooming sessions and see it as a way to get more attention from you.