Originally bred as a sport hunting dog in the united kingdom like the welsh springer spaniel the cocker spaniel receives its name from hunting eurasian woodcock. Cocker spaniel dog breed information facts advice.
At 6 months the cocker spaniel male weighs on average between 10 kg for the smallest individuals and 11 9 kg for the largest individuals.
Working cocker spaniel weight chart uk. The cocker spaniel nicknamed the cocker is a beloved companion and family breed known for its gentle and happy personality. A 7 month old male american cocker spaniel meets his expected weight. Prior to the 1600s all types of spaniels were categorised together.
According to the table above a 7 month old male american cocker spaniel puppy requires 802 kcal day. According to its size the weight of the cocker spaniel male at 3 months should be between 5 5 and 6 5 kg. The larger ones being used to spring game and the smaller ones to flush out woodcock.
Piling on the pounds is easy cocker spaniel weight obesity. Using the any brand calculator place 802 in the kcal day box and 375 in the kcal cup box. Feeding a digestive biscuit daily will add 71 calories to a dog s daily calorie requirement over a year that is 25915 extra calories which amounts to an annual weight gain of 3 7 kilograms.
The american kennel club also suggest that the most desirable weight for an english cocker spaniel male is in the region of 12 5 and 15 5 kg whilst their recommendations for the female cockers are between 11 75 and 14 5 kg. How much must a cocker spaniel male at 1 year. They love long walks in the countryside where they will leap into any muddy brook or stream.
There are two distinct types of cocker spaniel in the uk and they are really quite different. They also love to play ball and retrieve items endlessly like its relative the springer spaniel. An owners guide by jane simmonds published 2010 by pet book publishing company ltd cocker spaniel.
How many cups of hill s science puppy original would he require. 12 14 years exercise needs. Their flat silky coats come in a variety of colours.
They do well. The english cocker has boundless energy and needs daily exercise. Cocker spaniels are very happy dogs always keen to learn and please their owners which makes them easy to train.
The english cocker spaniel dog breed is one of the oldest types of land spaniel. Between 12 9 and 15 5 kg. Their origins can be traced back to 14th century spain.
Growth of cocker spaniel male. Cocker spaniels are very popular dogs. Black white tan or brown or a mix of any of these.
Bitch 13 14kg dog 13 14kg. Hence the names springer and cocker were derived. They are very active dogs and love to swim.
The average cocker spaniel has an overall height of 18 0 22 0 46 56 cm withers height of 14 0. Best of breed edited by derek shapland published in 2008 by pet book publishing company ltd pet owner s guide to the cocker spaniel by frank kane published 1999 by ringpress books cocker spaniels today by joyce caddy. People who are interested in field sports will be most familiar with the working field cocker but the show bench cocker has his origins in the same place.