Cocker spaniels rescued from Iowa breeder

Officers in Sac County, Iowa seized 88 cocker spaniels from an unidentified breeder. Officers described the conditions as “deplorable.” Cockers had matted hair with feces and the smell was terrible. “It didn’t look like this facility was inspected by any jurisdiction,” said Josh Colvin of the Animal Rescue League (ARL). “These animals were basically being […]

Cocker spaniels rescued in Lamar, MO

Sixteen cocker spaniels were rescued from a Lamar, Missouri kennel on November after the owner died.  The dogs were severely neglected–several were blind.  They were sent to rescue groups throughout the country last weekend.  Four dogs went to Colorado, five went to Ohio, and seven went to New York. When the four cockers arrived in […]

Canada curbs U.S. cocker spaniel euthanasia

High kill rates in U.S. animal shelters have always been a problem. The recession which began in 2008 added to the problem. A Canadian cocker spaniel rescue is lending a hand to California which has one of the highest pet euthanasia rates in the nation. Angels Under Our Wings Cocker Spaniel Rescue (AUOWCSR) of Victoria, […]

Canadian Cockerfest this July 24th

The Cocker Spaniel Rescue of British Columbia (CSRBC) will hold its eighth annual Cockerfest this Sunday. Cocker spaniels and cocker spaniel owners alike are welcomed to attend. This year’s event will be held in Langley’s Derby Reach Park along the Fraser River. It sounds beautiful. 🙂 A raffle will be held for select items raising […]

Abandoned Angels rescue raises $25,000

Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue of New York held their first cocktail party fundraiser last month in Manhattan raising $25,000. Donations came from cocker lovers and corporate sponsors through ticket sales and silent auction. Attendees were treated with a live performance from Grammy Award winner Roberta Flack singing “Killing Me Softly With His Song.” One […]