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Is a cocker spaniel a breed of dog?
Um...do you mean "Are Cocker Spaniels good with children?" If that's what you mean, then yes, the breed is known for being good with children, generally.. yes, i have a cocke…r spaniel and the dog is very friendly with my children and at first it was shy but then he got to know the family and he's independant.......also they are known to have the longest eye lashes
If you can train it well!they bite alout too! i know because i had one! Adding more info: Short story is no, they're not good dogs to have. There's nothing good about man…y of the tendencies of this breed (of course they're never all the same, I am just talking about common behavior and physical traits) compared to so many other breeds, and lots of negatives. Good=loyal Bad=insecure, tempermental, prone to cherry eye, yucky eye discharge, shedding and constant rapid hair growth and grooming required, piddlers, not too bright, too big to be a travel companion lap dog and too small to provide any security, I could go on but although I love ours and we treat him well, I would never have chosen a cocker if I could go back in time.
\nyes and no. they are good dogs, however when they get older, they tend to get mean and cranky. this isn't the case with all, but many that i have seen. so this may not be th…e best breed if you have a family and young kids.
probably...quite by accident our 6 year old cocker spaniel, Lillie, who has never had babies bred with my daughters 18 month old chihuaua, Jasper...so yes they can. She should… be giving birth in about 2 weeks and we are eager to see what thgey will look like and what there temperment will be. She is very loving ,affectionate, and loyal while he is a bundle of energy and stubborn.
Cockers are generally between 13 to 15" tall and 15 to 30 pounds. The smallest I have seen was 11" tall and 10 pounds at 2 yrs of age. Many people call smaller Cockers mini co…ckers but really there is no such thing. It is just a smaller Cocker. If you are looking for a small Cocker make sure both the parents are small because the larger size is dominant. You can not go by the puppy's size either. I have seen many times a puppy that was half the size of it's siblings catch up to them by adulthood. And have seen larger Cockers give birth to a whole litter of tiny puppies that were only 1.5 pounds at 4 weeks of age but all the puppies were around 30 pounds full grown. Smaller Cockers are not to the AKC Standards so you would never be able to show it.
There are many different types of dogs that you can breed with a Cocker Spaniel. A pure bred Cocker is a great breed by itself, too.. Here are some Cocker Spaniel mixed breed…s:. Cock-a-Chon (Cocker Spaniel/Bichon Frise mix). Cock-a-Mo (Cocker Spaniel/American Eskimo mix). Cock-a-Tzu (Cocker Spaniel/Shih-Tzu mix). Cockalier (Cocker Spaniel/Cavlier King Charles mix). Cockapin (Cocker Spaniel/Minature Pinscher mix). Cockapoo (Cocker Spaniel/Poodle mix). Cockapug (Cocker Spaniel/Pug mix). Cocker Westie (Cocker Spaniel/West Highland Terrier mix). Cockeranian (Cocker Spaniel/Pomeranian mix). CockerSchnauz (Cocker Spaniel/Schnauzer mix). Cockinese (Cocker Spaniel/Pekingese mix). Colonial Cocker Spaniel (American Cocker Spaniel/English Cocker Spaniel mix). Comfort Retriever (Cocker Spaniel/Golden Retriever mix). Cotralian (Cocker Spaniel/Miniature Australian Shepard mix)
Yes, Cocker Spaniels are indoor dogs.
Answer: No, the smartest breed of dog is the Lab Retriever(mix). Another Answer: You will find many lists of the top ten smartest dog breeds and they will vary, but… in most all of them they agree that the top dog is the Border Collie when it comes to intelligence.
All dogs shed hair. If shedding or hair on your clothing are going to be problems for you, then a Cocker Spaniel may not be the best breed choice for you. They require plenty… of grooming to maintain their beautiful coats in healthy condition and with lowered noticeable shedding. However, any dogs with longer silky coats will have more noticeable shedding than some other breeds, not because they shed more or more often, but because longer hair, like that on Cockers piles up faster. Before you decide one way or the other on this breed, read up about the breed and its grooming needs and, if possible, visit a responsible breeder to see the actual grooming process and ask questions. They will be best able to help you evaluate if that breed will be a good fit for you and your family. You can find contact information for good local breeders through the AKC Chapter in your area.
yes it does trust me i would know!!:)
The English Cocker Spaniel is slightly larger than the American Cocker Spaniel. The breed standard for the English is 15-17 inches in height, weighing 28-34 pounds. The Amer…ican Cocker Spaniel breed standard is 15 Â½ inches in height, and weighing 15-30 pounds
They are not they are very kind and loyal to people all around them I used to have one ya know. Another answer No, they are not dangerous but Cocker spaniels are high str…ung and get excitable when people come over, they tend to wet on the floor a lot, as least the three dogs I personally knew.
Official Kennel Club breed standard for English Cocker Spaniels is as follows: General Appearance Merry, sturdy, sporting; well balanced; compact; measuring approximately s…ame from withers to ground as from withers to root of tail. Characteristics Merry nature with ever-wagging tail shows a typical bustling movement, particularly when following scent, fearless of heavy cover. Temperament Gentle and affectionate, yet full of life and exuberance. Head and Skull Square muzzle, with distinct stop set midway between tip of nose and occiput. Skull well developed, cleanly chiselled, neither too fine nor too coarse. Cheek bones not prominent. Nose sufficiently wide for acute scenting power. Eyes Full, but not prominent. Dark brown or brown, never light, but in the case of liver, liver roan and liver and white, dark hazel to harmonise with coat; with expression of intelligence and gentleness but wide awake, bright and merry; rims tight. Ears Lobular, set low on a level with eyes. Fine leathers extending to nose tip. Well clothed with long, straight silky hair. Mouth Jaws strong with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws. Neck Moderate in length, muscular. Set neatly into fine sloping shoulders. Clean throat. Forequarters Shoulders sloping and fine. Legs well boned, straight, sufficiently short for concentrated power. Not too short to interfere with tremendous exertions expected from this grand, sporting dog. Body Strong, compact. Chest well developed and brisket deep; neither too wide nor too narrow in front. Ribs well sprung. Loin short, wide with firm, level topline gently sloping downwards to tail from end of loin to set on of tail. Hindquarters Wide, well rounded, very muscular. Legs well boned, good bend of stifle, short below hock allowing for plenty of drive. Feet Firm, thickly padded, cat-like. Tail Set on slightly lower than line of back. Must be merry in action and carried level, never cocked up. Previously customarily docked. Docked: Never too short to hide, nor too long to interfere with, the incessant merry action when working. Undocked: Slightly curved, of moderate length, proportionate to size of body giving an overall balanced appearance; ideally not reaching below the hock. Strong at the root and tapering to a fine tip; well feathered in keeping with the coat. Lively in action, carried on a plane not higher than level of back and never so low as to indicate timidity. Gait/Movement True through action with great drive covering ground well. Coat Flat, silky in texture, never wiry or wavy, not too profuse and never curly. Well feathered forelegs, body and hindlegs above hocks. Colour Various. In self colours no white allowed except on chest. Size Height approximately: dogs: 39-41 cms (151/2-16 ins); bitches: 38-39 cms (15-151/2 ins). Weight approximately: 13-14.5 kgs (28-32 lbs). Faults Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog, and on the dog's ability to perform its traditional work. Note Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.
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American cocker spaniels are pure breed
Male Cocker Spaniels Height: 15 1/2 inches. Female Cocker Spaniel's Height: 14 1/2 inches. Their Weight Range from: 15-30 pounds. Some, Cocker Spaniel's are know…n to get/be bigger, but it all depends on their bloodline and how much you feed them...Males, tend to be Stockier/bigger then Females.