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American Cocker Spaniel Info

American Cocker Spaniel Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 14-16" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 4-7 pups
Group: Sporting Weight: 15-30 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The American Cocker Spaniel is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 15 lbs that can reach 30 lbs. It is officially part of the Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The American Cocker Spaniel breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Long hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the American Cocker Spaniel should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 7 puppies.

American Cocker Spaniel Breed Characteristics

Group Sporting Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin United States Easy to Train yes
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands yes
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs small
Intelligent yes Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks average Dangerous no

American Cocker Spaniel Temperament

lovable family dogs, very eager to please their owners

Health Problems

ear infections, eye problems, hip dysplasia and epilepsy

American Cocker Spaniel Coat

Naturally long, but sometimes groomed to a medium length for ease of grooming, needs lots of brushing. Generally a mixture of feathered hair around the sides, and smooth silky shorter hair on top

American Cocker Spaniel Dog Colors

Any color

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