Cocker Spaniel dog Information
They are healthy dogs, and one of the best choise for the people or families that want to have a great life with their dogs. The average life span between 12-15 years. This is a great watchdog and it’s a suitable breed for kids and is known to be playful, energetic dog breed. Cocker Spaniel is primarily a competent bird dog on a popular companion dog heart. Cocker Spaniels were originally bred as hunting dogs in the United Kingdom.
- Dog Breed Group: Sporting Dogs.
- Height: 1 foot, 2 inches to 1 foot, 3 inches tall at the shoulder.
- Life Span: 12-15 years , Female: 36–41 cm.
- Weight: 24 to 28 pounds .
- Color: Orange & White, Black, Blue Roan, Liver Roan etc.
Cocker Spaniel personality
The well-bred Cocker Spaniel has a kind demeanor. He is loving and cuddly, and he enjoys taking part in family activities. He is lively, attentive, and athletic, and he enjoys any form of activity, from a quick stroll to field hunting. The Cocker Spaniel is recognized for being a sensitive dog, both psychologically and physically. He has a “soft” demeanor and does not tolerate severe treatment well, often resorting to growling.
Cocker Spaniel temperament problems
- Dental Disease
- Spay or Neuter
- Liver Problems
- Hemolytic Anemia and Thrombocytopenia
- Bleeding Disorders
- Eye Problems
- Heart Disease
Cocker Spaniel Facts
- Cocker spaniels were one of the first nine breeds recognized by the AKC.
- Cocker spaniels are the smallest member of the sporting dog category.
- Brucie, a black cocker spaniel, also helped popularize the showy breed by winning Westminster’s Best in Show back to back in 1940 and 1941.
- Cocker spaniel popularity in the U.S. significantly increased when the breed was featured in Disney’s Lady and the Tramp in 1955.
- Media mogul Oprah Winfrey owns two cocker spaniels, Sophie and Solomon.
- Breeding a cocker spaniel with a poodle produces the intelligent, loving cockapoo.
List of Breeders
ASC Breeder Referral Chairperson
3025 Three Bridge Road
Powhatan, VA 23139
Heather DiFrancesco, Stand Alone Cockers
Patricia Elkins, Tru-luv Cockers
Stockton, CA 95209
|Michelle Juliussen, Timeless Cockers
|Terry Kelso, 18K Cockers
Telephone: Home: 415-898-2032 Cell: 415-860-6377
|Diana Burke, Cutlass Cockers
Sun Valley, CA
Telephone: Home: 818-767-5990