Do Cocker Spaniels shed a lot?
No, compared to other breeds, Cocker Spaniels don’t shed a lot, but it depends on the individual dog and season (spring and fall is when they shed more).
Can a Cocker Spaniel be left alone?
It’s recommended that a Cocker Spaniel not be left alone for more than four hours because they are prone to getting separation anxiety.
What are the disadvantages of a Cocker Spaniel?
Some owners might find Cocker Spaniels to be too energetic as they need a lot of exercise to burn off the excess energy. Also, separation anxiety can cause Cocker Spaniels to be destructive and excessively noisy, which might be an issue for owners that need to leave them alone during the day.
Is it better to get a male or female Cocker Spaniel?
The differences between a male and a female Cocker Spaniel are minimal and while females are generally easier to train and more affectionate, males are more independent, but this also depends on the dog’s personality and character.