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American Cocker Spaniel

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American Cocker Spaniel
Photographer: M Frye

American Cocker Spaniel

UK KC Classification Gundog
Country of Origin USA
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 36 - 38 cm (14 - 15 inches)
Weight 11 - 13 Kgs (24 - 28 lbs)
Life Expectancy 13 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

American Cocker Spaniels are compact, sound and keen to work. They have a thick, silky coat that can be a variety of colours.


American Cocker Spaniels are kind and affectionate dogs.


If you are considering an American Cocker Spaniel as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They thrive in cold temperatures
They require a lot of grooming
They are easy to obedience train
They usually get on well with other dogs

Interesting Facts

American Cocker Spaniels are also known as:
Cocker Spaniel (in the USA)

They shouldn't be confused with the english cocker spaniel that is also known as "Cocker Spaniel" in the UK.

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