Sprocker Spaniel

What size dog is a Sprocker?

Sprocker Spaniel Breed History. The Sprocker Spaniel is a dog breed that is not usually thought of as a hybrid or designer dog, even though they are made from two purebred dogs.

What is a Sprocker dog?

A sprocker is a hybrid dog breed created from the crossing of a springer spaniel and a cocker spaniel, so it is fair to say that if you can't pick between these two popular spaniel types, a sprocker provides the best of both worlds!

What kind of dog is a Sprocker?

Introduction. Sprockers were created by crossing two pure breed spaniels, namely the Springer Spaniel and the Cocker Spaniel, but sometimes an American Cocker was used too. However, Sprockers are not "designer dogs" having bred as working dogs. Nor are they a "cross breed" because both parent breeds are spaniels.

Can Sprocker spaniels be KC registered?

The KC has 9 distinct Spaniel breeds recognised by them, Sprocker is not one of them. As it stands as a result it means that Sprockers cannot compete and makes a complete mockery of the history of Spaniels.

What weight should a Sprocker be?

The Sprocker's size is generally dependent on it parents' size. As such, its height can range from 40-51 cm. Its weight ranges from 14-20 kg. Inheriting its handsome and proud looks from both its parent breeds, the Sprocker Spaniel has an athletic appearance.

Are Sprocker spaniels easy to train?

Cocker spaniels are easygoing, cheerful, and playful dogs that make excellent pets. Fortunately, cocker spaniels are very easy to train, especially when they are trained as puppies. Training your cocker spaniel will require plenty of repetition, patience, and positive reinforcement.

Are Sprocker spaniels good family dogs?

Sprocker Spaniels are known to be active, alert, affectionate and extremely loyal dogs by nature, all of which are traits they have inherited from both parent breeds. These are just some of the reasons why they have earned themselves such a good reputation as working dogs and family pets.

How long do Sprocker Spaniels live for?

The average life expectancy of a Sprocker is between 10 and 14 years when properly cared for and fed an appropriate good quality diet to suit their ages.