At A Glance

Size: Small

Weight: 24 - 28 lbs.

Height: 14" - 15"

Life Span: 12 - 15 years

Cocker Spaniel

Also know as: American Cocker Spaniel

Group: Sporting

Origin: United States

Today's Role: Companion Dog

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

Temperament / Behavior
The American Cocker Spaniel is gentle, playful, friendly and trainable.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hypothyroidism; patellar luxation; autoimmune diseases; urinary tract problems; skin conditions; eye and ear problems

Special Needs
Exercise: The American Cocker Spaniel requires daily brisk exercise.

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


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