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The Cockalier is a designer breed best known for its great looks and puppy charms. Its beady eyes are everyone’s weakness and its soft fur just makes you want to pet him forever. This breed is a hybrid and its parent breeds are evident once you look at the Cockalier. This breed has a lot of energy and they are very playful. Cockaliers are very suitable for diverse home settings from singles to family homes and they get along with other pets too. Discover more about our Cockalier puppies for sale below!

Brief history

This designer dog or hybrid has parents whose combination of genetic material produced the beauty that is the Cockalier. The breed is a crossbreed between a purebred Cocker Spaniel and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. 

The Cockalier hails from the United States and its appearance is dependent on which parent which contributes the most genetic material. Some could be slim and tall while others could come off as chubby and short. This small to medium dog breed is hypoallergenic and has some fantastic characters which humans cannot get enough of.  

Temperament

This dog breed has a pretty endearing personality. They are calm and do not display aggression unless triggered. However, Cockaliers do bark but not as often as other dog breeds. They are smart, easy to please, and do require lots of attention. 

Cockaliers can portray traits of separation anxiety when left alone for long periods hence they’re probably not the best choice for owners who work late and those who travel a lot. When left unattended their potential for mouthiness comes to play as they can nibble on household items or even go hunting. This breed is sweet, friendly, playful and well suited for families, singles, and couples.

Environment

Cockaliers thrive across diverse environments and settings. Their fur coat makes them compatible with both hot and cold weather environments and they adapt really well to apartment living. 

Cockaliers are playful breeds hence if you live in a house with a yard at the back you’re better off fencing around it to prevent your furry friends from wandering off in search of adventure. This breed needs an environment with proximity to the park for exercise purposes. They love open spaces and can still function within the household.

Exercise

Cockaliers are very active dogs and they have a ton of energy this is why they require a lot of physical and mental stimulation in the form of dog sports, tricks and games. You’ll need some dog toys if you’re training them but any outdoor activities including swimming will keep them energized and exercised. 

Going for walks, runs or play dates with other dogs will keep them socialized with their environment and the elements in it as well. However, you can take off their leash when they’re in a controlled space during these activities.

Grooming

Cockaliers have a beautiful coat but unfortunately, they tangle easily hence to keep them smooth you’ll need to practice frequent brushing – a few times a week is enough. Also, this breed gets all its warmth and moisture from its coat hence you’ll want to relax on the baths unless it’s absolutely necessary. 

Shedding in Cockaliers is somewhat moderate, especially during warm seasons. While brushing and bathing the cockalier, do examine parts of his body like the ears, paws, and skin for traces of infections. Lastly, trim their nails once or twice a month. This should be done carefully to prevent bleeding. 

Our Cockalier puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country. 

The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Cockalier puppies for sale who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.

Contact us today to learn more about the availability of our Cockalier puppies for sale. We look forward to helping you find your next family member. Our pet counselors can answer any questions you have about our Cockalier puppies.

 

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Cockaliers

How many puppies do Cockaliers birth at a time?

The Cockalier is a fertile dog breed and the females have the capacity to bear 3-6 adorable puppies per gestation period.

What colors do Cockaliers come in?

Cockaliers come in a variety of colors owing to their Cocker Spaniel and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel heritage. These colors could be dark brown, merle, golden, red, white, spotted or in combinations of black and white, brown and white, or black and brown.

What’s the Cockalier’s average life expectancy?

This dog breed can live for about 12-15 years (human years of course).

Do Cockaliers shed a lot?

This breed sheds fairly when the season is warm or hot.

How tall do Cockaliers grow?

Cockaliers grow and mature at about 12-15 inches in height.

How much do mature Cockaliers weigh?

Cockaliers mature at about 24-28 pounds.

Are Cockaliers easy to train?

With the intelligence level which the cockalier possesses alongside their eager to please tendencies, training them is a quick and easy task.

Which dog breed group do Cockaliers belong to?

Cockaliers belong to the designer dog group.

Do Cockaliers have any genetic ailments?

This breed is usually predisposed to ear infections hence water should be avoided around the ear region.

How often should I feed my Cockalier?

Their meal portion should be as guided by the vet but it should be split into two meals a day.

Cockaliers are very friendly dogs and they get along with pretty much everyone. They’re great companions and function best as house pets rather than watchdogs. 

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