American Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed

American Cocker Spaniels

The Spaniel family is a large one, of considerable antiquity. As far back as 1368 we find mention of the Spanyell, which came to be divided into two groups, the land spaniel and the water spaniel. A further division separated the land spaniels on a basis of size, when the "cockers" and the very small or toy spaniels were separated from the spaniels of larger dimensions. The Cockers retained their early classification as sporting dogs. That is why they are called the smallest member of the sporting group.

As a pet and companion his popularity has been exceptional; he is a great lover of home and family, ordinarily trustworthy and adaptable and he has great speed.

Height - 14 to 15 inches. Weight - 26 to 34 pounds.

Coat types - medium, wavy, silky, flat Colors - all solid colors, black, black with tan, black with white, multi-colored .

Average shedder. Needs some trimming.

Costs - averages $25.00 a month.

Training Information

American Spaniel Club, Inc. (M)

Corres. Secretary, Ellen Passage,35 Academy Road,Hohokus, NJ 07423-1301

Breeder Contact, Dorothy Mustard, 30 Cardinal Loop, Crossville, TN 38555, (931) 484-5030,   


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