Home

  About the UCA

  F.A.Q.s

  Breeds

  Registration  

  Applications / Forms

  Online Registration

  Breeder Classifieds

  Registered Kennels 

  Sanctioned Clubs

  Shows / Events

  Show Point Standings

  Message Boards

  News / Updates

  UCA Merchandise

  Recommended Links

  Rules & Policies

  Link To Us

  Privacy Policy

  Terms of Use

  Contact the UCA

 


 

  American Cocker Spaniel 

Register your dogs online now !!!
Simply use the new UCA online applications HERE.

Registration: All purebred American Cocker Spaniels are registrable with the United Canine Association and eligible to participate in all UCA sanctioned dog shows and events.

Click here to learn more about
American Cocker Spaniel registration; how to register your American Cocker Spaniels or to dual register your American Cocker Spaniel with the United Canine Association.

The United Canine Association recognized and began recording registration for the American Cocker Spaniel in 2002.

   



Breed Characteristics:
The American Cocker Spaniel has a solid , compact body and a cleanly chiseled and refined head, with the overall dog in complete balance.
 
American Cocker Spaniels have a double coat in which the top coat is silky and medium length, while the under coat is dense. 

The American Cocker Spaniel's coat has a great deal of feathering on the ears, chest, belly and legs.

The American Cocker Spaniel has long drop ears and a usually docked tail. 

American Cocker Spaniels come in a large variety of colors.
                   
American Cocker Spaniels are lively and excited to see their family and are excited to be in their company. 

The American Cocker Spaniel is at home in the city, suburban or rural areas.

The American Cocker Spaniels posses a passionate drive to work.  The American Cocker is very intelligent, affectionate and easily trained.

American Cocker Spaniels are excellent bird and small game hunters.

The American Cocker Spaniel is a great companion and usually good with children.


Country of Origin: The American Cocker Spaniel in the USA.


Original Purpose:
The American Cocker Spaniel was developed as a hunting and gun dog.


Today's Uses:
Companion, field sports dog and bird dog.


Weight:
 American Cocker Spaniels are usually between twenty four to twenty eight pounds.


Height:
American Cocker Spaniels are a maximum of fifteen inches tall.


Coat:
 American Cocker Spaniels should have long and silky coats, that is very abundant, especially the feathering.


Color:
 The colors for the American Cocker Spaniels are Black, Black and Tan, Chocolate, Red, Buff, Sable, Cream, Parti-colored, Roan, Merle and Tri.


Temperament:
American Cocker Spaniels are active, friendly, lively and fun. 

The American Cocker Spaniel is a breed that enjoys being around people.  These wonderful Spaniels seem to always be enthusiastic and willing to please their owners.

The American Cocker Spaniel can be lazy if not exercised regularly.  The breed enjoys frequent walks.

These little Spaniels are affectionate, easygoing, and very good with children. 

American Cocker Spaniels are typically also good with other pets. 

American Cocker Spaniels are seldom suspicious or untrustworthy, and should usually be joyful in appearance and attitude. They are gentle, merry, outgoing and loving.

American Cocker Spaniels do not respond well to harsh training, and should be trained with a gentle hand.

They have a happy nature and fit in easily to any lifestyle.



Suitable with Children?:
Yes, if from good bloodlines they are exceptionally good with children.  Avoid puppies with parents who are standoffish or suspicious, as this is not a trait that should be in American Cocker Spaniels.


Compatible with Pets?:
Yes, sociable and gentle.



Trainability:
American Cocker Spaniels are trainable and learn quickly, the breed however does not respond well to harsh training.


Activity Level:
 Indoors -  Medium   Outdoors -  High, American Cocker Spaniels can be lively when excited.


Life Expectancy:
 Can be expected to be 12 to 14 years.
 

           
 

Contents Copyright 2003 - 2011    By United Canine Association