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The American Spaniel Club (ASC) is the parent club for the Cocker Spaniel and the primary guardian of the Cocker Spaniel breed.  ASC was founded in 1881 by a group of spaniel enthusiasts in North America and continues to support all flushing spaniel breeds. ASC hosts two major dog shows a year – the Cocker Spaniel National Specialty and the Flushing Spaniel Show, which showcases all of the spaniel breeds. ASC members determine the breed standard and code of ethics, and they participate in a variety of competitive dog show events.  The club is dedicated to the well-being of Cocker Spaniels and all flushing spaniels through education, cooperation, and training. Through our non-profit foundation, we support health research and rescue efforts.  We also have a legislative liaison who provides information to members and the public about animal welfare issues giving spaniel enthusiasts tools to shape the policies affecting our interests and breeds.

We welcome new members.  Please visit our Join ASC page to learn more about the benefits of ASC membership.

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What’s New

COVID-19 guidelines

March 12th, 2020|Comments Off on COVID-19 guidelines

To all ASC members, The situation in the U.S. and around the world regarding the coronavirus, or COVID-19, is of concern to all of us. I encourage you to follow guidelines set forth by the [...]

2020 Flushing Show

March 9th, 2020|Comments Off on 2020 Flushing Show

Bests in Show BIS / Best Cocker in Show / Ascob BOV GCHG CH Foley's Frat Party CGC Owners: Nancy Foley, Susan Carter, Elena Duggan Best Veteran in Show / Owner Handled Best in Show [...]

We Remember….

February 18th, 2020|Comments Off on We Remember….

Rosalie Anderson, Life Member California Deborah Bowman, Life Member Missouri Jean deWolf, Life Member Canada Charles Doyle III, Life Member California Catherine (Kate) Fennelly, Life Member Connecticut Delores Montesano, Life Member Florida Paul Wolff, Life [...]

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Contact Us

P. O. Box 4194
Frankfort, KY 40604-4194

ASC.Secretary@gmail.com


About the Cocker Spaniel

The well-bred Cocker Spaniel has a sweet temperament and is a pleasure to own. He is affectionate and cuddly and loves to participate in family activities. He is playful, alert, and active, enjoying any exercise from a brisk walk to hunting in the field. The Cocker is known to be a sensitive dog, mentally and physically. Learn More...

Finding a Breeder

Be selective. Find a breeder who is knowledgeable and make sure you’re comfortable with them. Don’t be put off if a breeder isn’t immediately responsive. Hobby breeders often have full-time jobs and they don’t always have available puppies. Visit the breeder’s home or kennel and ask to see at least one of the puppy’s parents. Get an idea of what the future holds for your dog in terms of temperament and appearance.  Establish a good rapport with the breeder. He/she will be an excellent resource and breed mentor for you throughout the life of your puppy. You should be encouraged to call the breeder if your dog has a crisis at any stage of its life.  Breeders should be willing to answer any questions you have and should ask many of you as well.  Breeders will want to make sure their puppies are going to good homes, with people who know what to expect and have made all the necessary preparations.

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