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Cocker Spaniel

The English cocker spaniel dog breed is one of the most popular in the world. At RD puppies we tell you why! To get started, here are some basic information:


· Height: 35 – 45 cm.

· Weight: 10 – 25 kg.

· Life expectancy: 12 – 14 years.

· Ideal for: Hunting, flats, children, sports.

It is a breed known since ancient times, and was usually used for hunting, regardless of its adult size. The smaller cocker spaniels were used for hunting birds and the larger ones for hunting mammals.


For this reason, all the cocker spaniel breed variants that we know today (cocker spaniel, field spaniel, springer spaniel and Sussex spaniel) were included in the same group. It was at the end of the 19th century when it was decided to consider these breeds separately and the cocker spaniel was made official as an independent breed.


How has this long-eared man conquered hearts?


The American cocker became enormously popular in the US, to the point of being more popular than the English. However, although the American cocker spaniel is the preferred breed in the US, outside the country. The English Cocker Spaniel is the one that has conquered the hearts of dog lovers around the world.



Physical characteristics of the English cocker spaniel breed


They are very athletic and strong. As you can see, this is not a characteristic only of large or giant dogs; The English cocker spaniel, even in its largest variant, only reaches medium size and yet they are very sporty dogs.

but this does not make it a rough dog or one that has a feeling of heaviness. The structure of the cocker spaniel is very stylized and elegant. At RD puppies we are proud to have so much beauty and strength in a long-eared and good friend like the English Cocker Spanel.


Character very appropriate for family life

The English Cocker Spaniel is a breed with a character that is very appropriate for family life. They are very playful, fun, kind and affectionate dogs; As with other races, they have the habit of choosing a family member as a reference.

Cocker Spaniel socialization is generally very simple, as they are sociable and friendly dogs by nature.


English Cocker Spaniel Care

Hair needs moderate attention. Being quite straight, it does not tangle as much as that of other long-haired dogs, but we cannot ignore it either. He will need frequent brushing, two or three times a week. It is also recommended to remove dead hair between 5 and 6 times a year; You can do it yourself or take your cocker spaniel to a dog groomer.

It is also very important to check and clean the ears frequently.

Are you ready for the fun!? They are very active dogs, so they need physical exercise every day.


Aaah!! Let's not forget the fur!!

The coat of the cocker spaniel breed is smooth and silky and can present itself in several ways:


· Solid colors: Black, tan, red, gold, liver.

· Individuals: Black and white, orange and white, lemon and white, liver and white. All of them can be smooth or speckled.

· Tricolors: Black, tan and white or liver, tan and white.


As you can see, it is one of the breeds with the most variety of coat colors. And they are all so pretty that when you see them in RD puppies you will only have one big problem and that is that it is difficult to choose a favorite!


Discover the American Cocker Spaniel dog breed


It is slightly different from the English Cocker, although it is equally adorable! The first thing you should know about the American Cocker Spaniel is:


· Height: about 38 cm.

· Weight: 10 – 12 kg.

· Life expectancy: 12 – 15 years.

· Lifestyle: quiet, houses, families with children.


The American Cocker Spaniel is an American variant of the European Cocker Spaniel, which comes from England. These arrived in the United States in the 19th century and breeders decided to make their own version of this breed, a little smaller and more thoughtful.

Did you think it was boring? You will have to change your way of thinking




This dog is very fun, playful and affectionate. He loves being with the family and is an excellent dog for children due to his great patience, there will be no shortage of hours of fun!


At home he is calm and quiet, he doesn't usually bark too much. He is protective of his family and can be somewhat distrustful of strangers, although that does not mean he stops being sociable. Cockers are great dogs, it's no coincidence that they are one of the most popular breeds in the world!


Of course, remember that vaccinations and deworming are essential for your dog to stay healthy and free of dangers, which is why at RD puppies we keep them well cared for and repaired to fill your life with happiness!


Did You Know?


1: The name cocker is due to its ability to pick up partridges (woodcock) among the bushes, although the origin of the English Cocker Spaniel breed can be found in the Spaniel family and the fame of hunting dogs achieved by some of them.

2: gained an increase in popularity thanks to the number of references in English literature.


3: The American cocker spaniel became official as a breed in 1945, so both versions of this dog are recognized

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