American Cocker Spaniel
Size: Small / Medium
Weight: 24 - 28 lbs.
Height: 14" - 15"
Life Span: 12 - 15 years
Health Problems: Hypothyroidism; patellar luxation; autoimmune diseases; urinary tract problems; skin conditions; eye and ear problems
Origin: United States
Also Known As: Cocker Spaniel
Category: Companion Dog
The American Cocker Spaniel requires daily brisk exercise.
Your American Cocker Spaniel needs brushed 2 - 3 times per week and trimmed every 2 - 3 months. Clean ears weekly.
The American Cocker Spaniel is gentle, playful, friendly and trainable.
Compatibility with Kids
This breed loves children. However, over-breeding has led some to become intolerant of small children.
Originated in the 19th century for hunting small game, this breed is descended from British "cocking" Spaniels. "