Thornton is a KC registered WCS (Glanhowy Nimrod), he enjoys perfect health and is clear of genetically inherited conditions. He’s been DNA tested clear for PRA (Progressive Retinal Atrophy) , FN (Familial Nephropathy) , AON (Adult Onset Neuropathy) by Laboklin UK and AMS (Acral Mutilation Syndrome) by Antagene, meaning he’ll never pass down the mutated genes which cause these diseases. He has a current BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Certificate and current PLA Grade 1. Certificates for tests provided on request.
There are 39 GB Field Trial Champions in his pedigree! Thornton is an offspring of Ftch Bishwell Barcud.
He has a straight and firm stance with strong muscular legs, shoulders and neck. His temperament is classic Cocker Spaniel – gentle and affectionate, but full of life, with an ‘off’ switch! He has been Pheasant & Duck beating over the past 4 seasons and is always very focused on work. He shows no fear of heavy cover when working, works well with other dogs and has excellent recall, he has the stamina to flush for a full day without loss of energy or enthusiasm. Thornton has been doing well in Agility and has achieved his Gold KC certificate for Obedience training.
Over 20 healthy litters of pups throwing gold, red, black and tan, roan, black and white ticked, lemon and white ticked, Tri (blue roan & tan) NO LIVER. Many of his offspring are doing well in the field and agility with several training to be assistance dogs. One is a fully trained Diabetic Alert Dog in America.
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