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  1. Arti says:

    In the adorable Cocker Spaniel breed, the ears provide the perfect environment for predisposing ear disease factors (floppy ears, hairy ear canal openings). With regards to ear disease, the 3 P’s are always important factors—the 3 P’s are the predisposing, perpetuating, and primary factors. They are also prone to ear disease perpetuating factors (their ear canal glands inflame easily, ear canals can get waxy). To top it off, a range of primary conditions affecting skin are common in Cocker Spaniels, as listed above and in our other blog about Cocker Spaniel skin problems.

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