American Cocker

Breed: American Cocker

Family: Hunting dogs

Nationality: United States

Weight (kg): 11 - 13
Size (cm): 36 - 39
Hair type: silky, of medium length. The ears, the chest, the abdomen and the legs are covered with fringes.

Color standards: Black, red, chocolate, sometimes mixed with white.

Origin and History: It descends directly from the English Cocker spaniel and was introduced to the United States in 1882.

Personality: Active, player, faithful, kind, lovable.

Known health problems: Cataract, atrophy, progressive retina, hip dysplasia, Legg Perthes Calvé, dislocation of the patella, thyroid disorders, autoimmune disease, skin disorders, epilepsy, liver shunts, dislocation of the lacrimal gland accessory.

Note: Active breed, specialized in the hunting of quail.