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American Cocker Spaniel dog breed - photos and description

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American Cocker Spaniel

Main characteristics of the breed

Care:Need daily care
Size:Medium
Molt:Shed moderately
Need for activity:Need vigorous daily exercise
Domination:Average
Tolerance of loneliness:They really need people
Type of wool:Long - haired
Temperament:Sanguine
Friendly to strangers:Love everyone
Intellect:Working intelligence
Learnability:Very easy to learn
Specialization:Decorative
Tendency to bark:They love to bark

The American Cocker Spaniel is a compact but sturdy dog, and it has a round, poised head and a large square muzzle. The most outstanding feature of cocker spaniels is their medium-length, silky coat that’s either moderately wavy or flat. These dogs have big black eyes and sweet expressions, and long, lush ears, making them adorable sights to behold.

Cocker Spaniels are affectionate, loving, and highly loyal to their families. They are highly social and love spending time with people. They take no time to gel up with people and form strong bonds with family.

 The American Cocker Spaniel is a very sensitive dog that does not respond well to harsh treatment. Generally, Cocker Spaniels are people-oriented and don’t do well in isolation, and may bark excessively or turn to destructive behaviors such as chewing or digging when left alone. Cocker Spaniels can relate well with older people and children because of their high intelligence, playfulness, and generally pleasant personalities.

 Like any other dog breed, An American Cocker Spaniel requires a high-quality, properly-balanced diet with the right calories and proteins for optimal growth.

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