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MINIATURE COCKER SPANIEL PUPPIES FOR SALE

Gentle. Affectionate.


Cocker Spaniels have a gentle disposition and big, dark eyes that make it one of the world’s best-loved breeds. They are the smallest breed in the American Kennel Club (AKC) sporting group. Although they were initially developed for hunting, they have evolved into all-around companions. They are easily trained, athletic, and eager playmates for children. Their size is the ideal combination of sporty and portable. They have a sturdy and solid build, a smooth and easy gait, and a beautiful coat. They will love basking in your love and attention when they are regularly groomed.

Their playful spirit and affectionate nature garner limitless happiness for your family. We aim to raise our puppies with immense love and care to ensure that they are extremely socialized and healthy. It is the best chance for you to bring home a furry friend who can shower you with love and companionship. Contact Happytail Puppies today to meet your new furry buddy!

behavior

Temperament

Smart & Loving
Cocker Spaniels can become gentle, loving, and affectionate members of your family with the right training. They do very well with other animals and children and are intelligent and easy to train. They are people-pleasers who love to play.
appearance

Appearance

Soft & Wavy Coat
The Cocker Spaniel comes in both American and English breeds. The American Spaniel is typically smaller with a shorter back and muzzle, and the English breed is taller with a more narrow head and chest.

Both types have soft and wavy coats, are moderate shedders, and their coats come in various colors:
  • Black
  • Liver
  • Red
  • Tan
  • Combinations of colors like roan, tans, and tricolors

American Spaniels are typically 13 to 15 inches tall and weigh 24 to 30 pounds. English Spaniels are just a bit taller, usually 15 to 16 inches tall and weighing 28 to 32 pounds.
exercise

Exercise

Medium Activity
This is a sporting breed that should maintain good muscle tone. They often love retrieving a ball, so this can be a great way to ensure regular exercise.

Cocker Spaniels also really enjoy spending time with their people, so regular walks are an excellent way to get your pup moving. If your family has another canine companion, they can play together to wear each other out.
Beautiful Miniature Cocker Spaniel puppies for sale at Happytail Puppies! A chance to find a mini companion among our loving, adorable fluff balls. Buy now!

Tale of Miniature Cocker Spaniel Puppies

The spaniel is an ancient breed that originated in Spain. They were often trusted as birding dogs before the development of rifles when nets and hunting dogs were used mostly.

• Origin

European and British Spaniels were traditionally grouped as land Spaniels and water Spaniels. With the advent of written breed standards, dog shows, and field trials in the 19th century, spaniels were eventually classified as specific breeds. Cocker Spaniels were among them, named because they specialized in woodcock. These dogs were the ancestors of the modern Cocker Spaniel.

• Varieties

The Cocker Spaniel diverged into two varieties in America: American and English. The American Spaniel is typically smaller with a shorter back and muzzle, and the English breed is taller with a more narrow head and chest. The varieties were registered as separate breeds by the English and Canadian kennel clubs starting in 1940, and in 1946, the American Kennel Club (AKC) followed suit. You’ll find both the (American type) Cocker Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel in AKC breed names.

• Prominence

A repeat winner of Westminster’s Best in Show, a black Cocker named Brucie advanced the popularity of the breed in the 1940s. Cockers were declared the AKC’s most popular breed of the 1950s, and they were the inspiration for Disney’s Lady and the Tramp.

Ensuring Well-Being Of Miniature Cocker Spaniel Pups

While considering the health of Miniature Cocker Spaniel puppies, it is essential to have an awareness of both the major and minor health concerns that might impact them throughout their lives.

Major Health Concerns to be Aware of:

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA): This inherited eye disorder can lead to progressive vision loss and eventually blindness.
  • Hip Dysplasia: A developmental condition where the hip joint doesn't fit properly, leading to pain and mobility issues.
  • Patellar Luxation: A condition where the kneecap dislocates from its normal position, causing discomfort and lameness.
  • Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM): A heart condition characterized by weakened heart muscles, leading to heart failure.

Minor Health Concerns to be Aware of:

  • Ear Infections: Miniature Cocker Spaniels' long, floppy ears can trap moisture and debris, making them prone to ear infections.
  • Skin Allergies: They may develop allergies to environmental factors or certain foods, leading to skin irritation and itching.
  • Dental Issues: Small breed dogs, such as Miniature Cocker Spaniels, are prone to dental problems such as tartar buildup and tooth decay.
  • Obesity: Without proper diet and exercise, Miniature Cocker Spaniels can easily become overweight, increasing the risk of various health issues.

Caring for Your Miniature Cocker Spaniel Puppy

We have got you covered, from grooming tips to dental care and whatever else you may wish to know.

• Grooming

Your Cocker Spaniel pup will need regular, thorough grooming to avoid the mats and tangles. Brush on consecutive days with a professional-grade metal dog comb with medium to fine teeth spacing. Follow combing with a gentle, slicker brush if you wish, as it is the combing that is important. Ensure to see through the skin of your pup and remove loose hair. Avoid pulling the snarls, if any, to avoid skin irritation underneath. You can pick the snarls apart starting from the tips of the coat and then combing

• Coat & Ear Care

Your Cocker’s lovely coat needs a quality dog shampoo and very thorough rinsing and re-rinsing to avoid the skin irritation that soap residue can cause. Dry thoroughly with a blow dryer on just a medium-hot setting. You will want to learn how to clean and dry the ear canals to prevent infection.

• Training

Cocker Spaniels are smart and people-pleasing, so you will likely find yours easy to train. They are typically sensitive and responsive to gentle correction, though harsh tones are not productive with this breed. They are easily motivated by food, play, and praise. As with all dogs, we recommend early training to ensure your puppy is socialized and able to respond to your commands. At Happytail Puppies we also offer our personalized training plans to help you even after sales.

Frequently Asked Questions About Miniature Cocker Spaniel Puppies

How Big Do Miniature Cocker Spaniel Puppies Get?

Miniature Cocker Spaniel puppies generally grow to about 10 to 15 pounds and stand at around 9 to 12 inches tall at shoulder height. Their sizes vary depending on their diet and genetics; however, they typically stay compact and small, making them suitable to live in apartments and smaller spaces.

What Is The Smallest Size Spaniel?

The smallest size Spaniel is the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Generally, they weigh between 13 to 18 pounds and stand at around 12 to 13 inches tall. These spaniel groups are known for their affectionate and friendly nature making them a popular companion pet.

Do Miniature Cocker Spaniels Puppies Shed?

Miniature Cocker Spaniel puppies do sheds. Their shedding is often moderate, and regular grooming is a necessity to manage their coat. Brushing their fur a couple of times each week can help reduce shedding and keep their coat clean and healthy.

Are Miniature Cocker Spaniel Puppies Hypoallergenic?

Miniature Cocker Spaniel puppies are not hypoallergenic. They produce dander and shed, triggering allergies across sensitive beings. Regular cleaning and grooming can effectively help reduce the levels of allergens; however, they are not suited for people with serious allergies.

Do Miniature Cocker Spaniels Get Along Well With Other Dogs?

Miniature Cocker Spaniels generally get along well with the other dogs. They are known for their pleasant and friendly nature. The right kind of socialization at a younger age can help ensure they are playful and comfortable with other dogs, making them the perfect companions across multi-pet households.

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Mini Cocker Spaniel

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