The cocker spaniel has a lifespan of 10 to 14 years. This estimate is for both the English and American breeds.Continue Reading
The estimate of life expectancy for the cocker is for a healthy dog. This breed is susceptible to a number of different ailments, such as autoimmune problems, that can significantly affect how long the dog lives. Lifestyle and how well the cocker spainel is cared for can also affect how long it lives.
Cockers are high-energy dogs that require a moderate amount of exercise every day. They should stand between 13 and 16 inches high and weigh around 25 pounds. An overweight cocker spaniel is more susceptible to health issues than one of normal weight. Keeping the dog happy and healthy will help to ensure it lives a long life.Learn more about Dogs
A cocker spaniel is a medium-sized breed of domesticated dog, originally bred to hunt wild fowl. As of 2015, they are considered the smallest breed of sporting dog.Full Answer >
Cocker Spaniels are approximately 14 to 15 inches in height with males being slightly larger than females. The American Kennel Club only recognizes one standard size for this small dog breed; there is not a "toy" or miniature variety.Full Answer >
According to the Dog Breed Info Center, cocker spaniels grow to weigh 15 to 30 pounds. Female cocker spaniels grow to be 14 ? inches tall, and males grow to 15 ? inches tall. They have a 12- to 15-year lifespan.Full Answer >
Vetstreet considers Cocker Spaniels to be moderate shedders. Their fur takes a lot of brushing, bathing and trimming to keep it shiny and free of tangles.Full Answer >