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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

Group: Sporting

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The American Cocker Spaniel requires daily brisk exercise.

Grooming Needs

Your American Cocker Spaniel needs brushed 2 - 3 times per week and trimmed every 2 - 3 months. Clean ears weekly.

Temperament

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.

History

Originated in the 19th century for hunting small game, this breed is descended from British "cocking" Spaniels. "

Dog Food for Your American Cocker Spaniel

Small breed puppy food

Small Breed Puppy

For the care and nutrition of Small Breed Puppies.

Small breed senior dog food

Small Breed Senior

Helps support the lifelong health of small breeds.

Small breed adult dog food

Small Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of Small Breed dogs.

Small Breed Adult Picky No More dog food

Picky No More™ Small Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of small breed dogs.