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The American Cocker Spaniel is a breed of sporting dog. It is a happy breed with average working intelligence, although by being bred to a show standard it is no longer an ideal working dog. Most show hounds are Walkers, many of the pack hounds (used with hunting foxes on horseback) are Penn-Marydel and hunters use a variety of strains to suit their hunting style and quarry. The American Staffordshire Terrier should give the impression of great strength for his size, a well put-together dog, muscular, but agile and graceful, keenly alive to his surroundings. The American Foxhound is known to originate from the states of Maryland and Virginia, and is the state dog of Virginia.[1] Though there has long been a rumor that the new breed was originally used for hunting Indigenous peoples of the Americas, this is not true.

The word cocker is commonly held to stem from their use to hunt woodcock in England, while spaniel is thought to be derived from the type's origins in Spain. One quality that the American Foxhound is famous for is its musical howl that can be heard for miles. The breed's lifespan is generally 10–12 years. The breed was first recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886. Breeds listed here may be traditional breeds with long histories as registered breeds, rare breeds with their own registries, or new breeds that may still be under development.

Obo II, was born around this time. This comes from poorly functioning blood platelets and can result in excessive bleeding from minor bumps or cuts. A key difference found between the American Hairless Terrier and other Hairless Dog breeds is that the AHT's hairless gene is recessive, while the gene for hairlessness found in the ancient breeds is a lethal dominant. The American Staffordshire Terrier should give the impression of great strength for his size, a well put-together dog, muscular, but agile and graceful, keenly alive to his surroundings. The American Cocker was the most popular breed in the United States during the 1940s and 1950s and again during the 1980s, reigning for a total of 18 years.

The American Cocker was the most popular breed in the United States during the 1940s and 1950s and again during the 1980s, reigning for a total of 18 years. In the late 1800s the Rat Terrier breed was developed from the Feist by the addition of Beagle, Italian Greyhound and Miniature Pinscher bloodlines. The first has been the 'commodification' of the dog, shaping it to conform to human expectations of personality and behaviour.[114] The second has been the broadening of the concept of the family and the home to include dogs-as-dogs within everyday routines and practices.[114] There are a vast range of commodity forms available to transform a pet dog into an ideal companion.[115] The list of goods, services and places available is enormous: from dog perfumes, couture, furniture and housing, to dog groomers, therapists, trainers and caretakers, dog cafes, spas, parks and beaches, and dog hotels, airlines and cemeteries.[115] While dog training as an organized activity can be traced back to the 18th century, in the last decades of the 20th century it became a high profile issue as many normal dog behaviors such as barking, jumping up, digging, rolling in dung, fighting, and urine marking[further explanation needed] became increasingly incompatible with the new role of a pet dog.[116] Dog training books, classes and television programs proliferated as the process of commodifying the pet dog continued.[117] An Australian Cattle Dog in reindeer antlers sits on Santa's lap A pet dog taking part in Christmas traditions The majority of contemporary people with dogs describe their pet as part of the family,[114] although some ambivalence about the relationship is evident in the popular reconceptualization of the dog–human family as a pack.[114] A dominance model of dog–human relationships has been promoted by some dog trainers, such as on the television program Dog Whisperer. The breed was first recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886. Between hairless AHT to coated AHT or Rat Terrier, results are more variable and will produce mixed hairless litters to all coated litters.