Kooikerhondje Health Testing

There are currently five health tests required for American Kooikerhondjes to earn their CHIC number and thus be "fully health tested." Here is how to do them and how to interpret them.

Kooikerhondjes as bird dogs?

Are Kooikers bird dogs? Or gun dogs? Or sporting dogs? What do these words mean in the context of a breed that is a spaniel but was not meant to work under a gun, and can Kooikers be redeployed to do more traditional bird dog work in the field?

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