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Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed Profile
Among the endearing traits of the Cocker Spaniel is that they are
cheerful, sweet, sensitive, respectful, content, gentle, trusting,
intelligent, lively, playful and devoted.
This breed of dog is an outstanding companion for children.
Lifespan and Weight
The typical lifespan of the Cocker Spaniel is around 12 to 15 years.
Nevertheless, using the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have
been recognized to reside as much as 20 years as well as longer. The
common weight of this breed of dog is about 15 to 30 lbs.
Probably the most common illnesses and medical circumstances related to
this breed of dog include but usually are not restricted to cataracts,
glaucoma and patellar luxation. Some minor concerns are hip dysplasia,
ectropion, entropion, PRA, allergies, seborrhea, lip fold pyoderma,
otitis externa, liver disease, urolithiasis, prolapse of nictitans
gland, CHF, phosphofructokinase deficiency, and cardiomyopathy.
Occasionally seen are gastric torsion and elbow dysplasia. Also IMHA
(also generally known as Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia).
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking might be carried out with patience on aspect of the
owner. Shedding is common, brush every day. Grooming is usually labor
Ideal Owner Compatibility
Not suitable for the apartment or condo environment. Not appropriate
for the frequent traveler. Finest Owner has a yard to play in and
plenty of appreciate and attention to give.
Where to purchase
The very best areas to purchase this breed of dog are from trustworthy
breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
You can actually expect to pay an common of around $700 or more per
dog. Routine veterinary care really should be included inside your
Not commonly aggressive unless abused or neglected.
This breed of dog has a tendency towards obsessive barking which is the
main cause that they're not appropriate for apartment
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