American Cocker Spaniel

Character and temperament

Great with children and other animals. Can be mischievous, but they are very intelligent and easy to train.

Origin

An English cocker spaniel was taken to America on the Mayflower in 1620. Since then different breeding traits have separated the breeds.

General description

Compact with a rounded head. Silky coat. Can be a variety of colours.

Food

Not fussy or greedy.

Exercise

1.5 hours a day. American cocker spaniels love to swim. But don't like too much rough playing.

Grooming

Requires professional grooming on a regular basis. Their ears can trail in their food so they need to be cleaned everyday. Brush coat everyday and bath regularly.

Stats

Average height (dog)
14
Average height (bitch)
13
Average weight (dog)
25
Average weight (bitch)
25
Average life expectancy
12-14
Average litter size
4-5
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