Cocker Spaniel mixes- Top 10 Cocker Spaniel mixes

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Cocker Spaniel mixes come in various colors, coat types and are mostly small to medium-sized mixes. These mixed dogs are prevalent, mainly due to their endearing and entertaining personalities. 

In this guide, we are going to look at a summary of the top 10 Cocker Spaniel mixes to help you decide which one is the best addition for you.

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1. The Poodle Cocker Spaniel mix

The-Cocker-Spaniel-Poodle-Mix

The Cocker Spaniel Poodle mix is also popularly known as the Cockapoo and is a mixed dog that combines the friendly temperament of the Cocker Spaniel and the low-shedding qualities of the Poodle.

Depending on the size of the Poodle used the size of this mix can range from small to medium.

When a Toy Poodle is used in breeding the offspring will be a Toy Cockapoo but is a Miniature Poodle is used the offspring will be a medium-sized Cockapoo.

This Cocker Spaniel mix is intelligent, energetic, playful, affectionate but has a high prey drive. Cockapoos may be prone to excessive barking but there are ways you can manage this excessive barking. 

However, he gets along well with children and other pets and is super trainable.

As for the appearance, this dog should have a long, well-proportioned and sturdy body, a round head, expressive dark-brown eyes, a black nose a and single coat that can either be curly or slightly wavy.

The Cockapoo has a life expectancy of between 12 and 15 years.

Cost:

The Poodle Cocker Spaniel mix costs between $800 and $2500 depending on your location and the breeder.

Size:

  • Height: 9 to 15 inches.
  • Weight: 8 to 24 pounds.

Colors:

This mixed dog can come in a variety of colors and color combinations such as red, black, brown, sable, apricot, parti, phantom, and others.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: Coat brushing at least 3 times a week.
  • Exercise: Between 30 and 45 minutes a day.
  • Feeding: 1.5 to 3 cups of dry food daily.

To learn more about this dog, visit our definitive Cockapoo guide.

2. The Cocker Spaniel Golden Retriever mix dog

Golden-Cocker-Retriever-mix

This mix is also known as the Golden Cocker Retriever and is a playful crossbreed that combines the friendly Golden Retriever with the hypoallergenic Poodle.

These dogs are loyal, loving, playful, energetic, adventurous which makes them great companions. They are also great playmates for children and also get along well with other household pets.

However, because he forms very strong bonds with his family members he does not tolerate being left alone for extended periods. Therefore, this dog may not be the best addition for you if you work long hours leaving the pooch alone.

Golden Cocker Retrievers are medium-sized dogs with floppy ears, round heads, dark-brown eyes, black noses, and long and smooth coats. These mixes have feathering around their bellies, ears, and legs.

This pooch has a life expectancy of between 11 and 14 years.

Cost:

A Golden Retriever Cocker Spaniel mix puppy costs between $800 and $2000.

Size:

  • Height: 14 to 24 inches.
  • Weight: 30 to 45 pounds.

Colors:

This mix can inherit colors from either of the parents such as black, white, merle, golden, and brown.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: This dog’s coat will need to be brushed at least 3 times a week to prevent matting.
  • Exercise: About 60 minutes of daily exercise.
  • Feeding: 2 to 3 cups of dry food daily.

Learn more about the Golden Cocker Retriever.

3. The Cocker Spaniel Beagle mix

Cocker Spaniel Beagle mix

This Cocker Spaniel crossbreed is known as a Bocker, Beagle Spaniel, or Beaker.

The Bocker mix is as curious as a Beagle and as affectionate as Cocker Spaniel and is a great companion and family dog for apartment dwellers.

However, with this canine’s curiosity, you will need to make sure that your home is well-fenced. He can easily escape as he follows a scent due to his strong sense of smell. This is a trait that this mix gets from the Beagle Parent.

Beagle Cocker Spaniel crosses form a strong attachment to their owners and family member and should not be left alone for extended periods. If they do, they may become destructive or even suffer from separation anxiety in worse cases.

You can expect this mix to have large ears, dark eyes with an intelligent expression, a medium-sized muzzle, short muscular legs, and a wavy medium to long coat.

This mix has a lifespan of between 12 and 15 years.

Cost:

The Beagle Cocker Spaniel crossbreed puppy cost between $600 and $1500.

Size:

  • Height: 12 to 15 inches.
  • Weight: 20 to 30 pounds.

Coat color:

This cross can come in a variety of colors that include white, black, brown, merle, a bicolor color combination, and tricolor.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: At least 2 coat brushes a week.
  • Exercise: 45 to 60 minutes of daily exercise.
  • Feeding: About 2 cups of dry food per day.

Recommended read: The Pocket Beagle guide.

4. Cocker Spaniel Springer Spaniel mix

Cocker Spaniel springer mix

This Cocker Spaniel crossbreed is also known as the Sprocker Spaniel.

The Sprocker Spaniel mix is a combination of two very similar dogs that were once considered the same breed until they were separated in 1892.

These mixes are very adaptable and energetic family dogs that make great playmates for young children and get along well with other household pets.

The Sprocker Spaniel mixed dog should have a well-proportionate body, intelligent eyes that can either be blue, brown, or hazel, a wide muzzle with a brown or black nose, and a wavy coat with feathering at the back of the legs and ears.

This crossbreed has a life expectancy of between 12 and 15 years.

Cost:

The cost of a Cocker Spaniel Springer mix can range from $500 to $1200.

Size:

  • Height: 14 to 20 inches.
  • Weight: 30 to 44 pounds.

Colors:

Sprocker Spaniel coat colors can be blue, white, black, brown, red, fawn, cream, and tricolor.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: Coat brushing at least twice a week.
  • Exercise: About 60 minutes of physical and mental stimulation.
  • Feeding: 2 to 3 cups of dry food daily.

5. The Cocker Spaniel Border Collie mix

Border Collie Cocker Spaniel mix

This mix is also popularly known as the Border Spaniel and is a high-energy dog that is great as a working dog.

You can learn more about the Border Collie by visiting this post.

The Border Spaniel mix can also double as a family dog but is naturally great at herding and protection.

This crossbreed may not be the best fit for an apartment dweller due to his high-energy and loud bark which can be a nuisance to the neighbors.

A Border Collie Cocker Spaniel cross will is most cases have a Border Collie’s appearance with a head shape and facial appearance similar to that of a Cocker Spaniel. You can also expect this dog to have a dense coat with silky waves, brown eyes, and a black nose.

This crossbreed has a lifespan of between 10 and 17 years.

Cost:

On average a Border Spaniel mix puppy will cost around $700 but can be as low as $600 and as high as $2000.

Size:

Height: 16 to 23 inches

Weight: 27 to 30 pounds.

Colors:

The Cocker Spaniel Border Collie coat can come in a variety of colors from black and white, brown and white, and many more.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: Brushing will be needed at least 4 times a week to prevent mat development.
  • Exercise: 60 to 75 minutes of daily exercise.
  • Feeding: About 3 cups of dry food daily.

6. The Cocker Spaniel Bichon Frise mix

Cocker Spaniel Bichon Frise mix

This crossbreed is also known as a Cock-A-Chon or Cockerchon and is small to a medium-sized dog that is intelligent and eager to please.

The Cockerchon mix is a great companion that is a suitable dog for apartment dwellers and gets along with children and other household animals too.

However, this dog should not be left alone as he can become destructive and even suffer from separation anxiety.

This pooch has a well-defined head, dark-brown, almond-shaped, expressive and alert eyes, round cat-like paws, and a soft double coat that can be either wavy or curly.

Cock-A-Chons have a life expectancy of between 10 and 14 years.

Cost:

To get a Cockerchon puppy from a reputable breeder, you may have to spend between $500 to upwards of $2500.

Size:

  • Height: 11 to 16 inches.
  • Weight: 12 to 24 pounds.

Colors:

This mix can come in a variety of colors that can be black, brown, white, brown, black and white, black and tan, and black and brown.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: The coat should be brushed at least 3 times a week.
  • Exercise: 30 to 45 minutes of daily stimulation.
  • Feeding: 2 to 3 cups of dry food daily.

7. The Labrador Cocker Spaniel mix

Cocker Spaniel Lab mix

This Cocker Spaniel is also known as a Cockerdor, Spanador, or Cockador and is a playful and intelligent canine friend.

The Cockerdor cross is slowly gaining popularity as a family dog and companion due to his loving nature and attractive appearance.

This mix thrives on human attention and does not tolerate being left alone for long periods. He is also easy to train which is made better by his eagerness to please and intelligence.

Cocker Spaniel Lab mixes have strong legs, solid build, pointed muzzles, floppy ears, expressive eyes that can be amber or brown, and dense medium to long double coats.

This cross has a lifespan of between 14 and 17 years.

Cost:

Spanador crossbreed puppies cost between $800 and $2000 depending on the location and the breeder.

Size:

  • Height: 18 to 20 inches.
  • Weight: 20 to 47 pounds.

Colors:

The colors of this pooch can be black, white, cream, brown, and fawn.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: The coat will need to be brushed at least twice a week.
  • Exercise: About 60 minutes of daily exercise.
  • Feeding: 3 to 4 cups of dry food daily.

Recommended read: The Dachshund Lab mix.

8. The Cocker Spaniel Miniature Schnauzer mix

Cocker Spaniel Mini Schnauzer mix

This mixed dog is also known as a Schnocker or Cockershnauz and is a dog believed to have originated from the US in the early 2000s with an increase in popularity of designer dogs.

However, it is not possible to pinpoint the exact origin of this dog and the main purpose of breeding.

Nevertheless, this pooch is a sweet, affectionate, loyal, loving, and active family dog that craves human attention and gets along well with children and other pets. However, he can also be quite sensitive and should not be left alone for extended periods.

This mixed dog can have the appearance of either parent but usually has a slim build, floppy ears, dark-brown eyes, a black nose, and a short to medium coat that can either be straight or wavy.

The Miniature Schnauzer Cocker Spaniel crossbreed has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.

Cost:

Depending on your location and breeder, Mini Schnocker mixed puppies will cost between $500 and $2000.

Size:

  • Height: 12 to 14 inches.
  • Weight: 13 to 27 pounds.

Colors:

The most common Mini Schnauzer Cocker Spaniel mix colors are brown, white, grey, black, cream, and champagne.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: Coat brushing at least twice a week.
  • Exercise: 60 minutes of daily stimulation.
  • Feeding: 2 to 3 cups of dry food daily.

9. The Cocker Spaniel Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mix

Cocker Spaniel Cavalier spaniel mix

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Cocker Spaniel cross dog is also commonly known as the Cockalier.

This is a family-friendly, gentle, and intelligent mixed dog that forms a lifelong attachment with family members and also gets along well with strangers.

They are adaptable and perfect for apartment dwellers and children. However, they still have a high prey drive and it is important to leash this dog when you go outdoors together.

You can expect this mixed dog to look like either of the parent breeds.

But generally, this crossbreed tends to have a stocky build, short legs, a round head, brown expressive eyes, a black nose, long floppy ears, and a wavy medium-length coat.

Cockaliers have a life expectancy of between 12 and 15 years.

Cost:

This Cocker Spaniel crossbreed is expensive with a price tag of between $1500 and $3500 for a single puppy.

Size:

  • Height: 12 to 14 inches.
  • Weight: 10 to 25 pounds.

Colors:

The most common Cockalier colors are red, brown, sable, white, and black.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: The coat will need to be brushed at least 3 times a week.
  • Exercise: 45 to 60 minutes of daily stimulation.
  • Feeding: 2 to 3 cups of dry food daily.

10. The Maltese Cocker Spaniel cross

Maltese Cocker Spaniel mix

This mixed dog is also known as the Silky Cocker and is a small-sized pooch that is a great companion and family dog.

These dogs are fiercely loyal, loving, affectionate, and love nothing more than being next to their human companions. They are also great with children but are prone to mouthing and should be supervised around young children.

As for the appearance, this cross should have brown eyes, a black or brown nose, floppy ears, and a long silky coat that often reaches the floor.

This mixed dog has a lifespan of between 12 and 15 years.

Cost:

To get a Silky Cocker puppy from a reputable breeder you may need to pay between $800 and $2500.

Colors:

The coat colors can be black, brown, red, cream, gold, and apricot.

Size:

  • Height: 10 to 12 inches.
  • Weight: 12 to 16 pounds.

Care tips:

  • Grooming: This dog’s coat will need to be brushed at least 4 times a week.
  • Exercise: About 30 minutes of daily stimulation.
  • Feeding: 1 to 2 cups of dry food daily.

Which Cocker Spaniel mix is the best for me?

The Cocker Spaniel that will make the best addition for you and your family will depend on your preference, where you live, and other factors.

However, when getting a Cocker Spaniel crossbreed dog, you should make sure that you get your puppy from a reputable breeder and that he has been tested for health complications common to that mix.

You should also spend some time with the parent breed to this if that mix is the best one for you.

So, did you find this mixed dog guide helpful? You can share your thoughts, feedback, or any questions you may have in the comment section below.

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