Sprocker

Medium Size

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

It is thought that it was Scottish gamekeepers who first crossed the Springer and Cocker Spaniels when looking for a more robust working dog.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone who is able to channel the Sprocker's energetic mischief.

Not the best for ...

Anyone unprepared for grooming. The Sprocker's coat regularly needs detangling from debris picked up during daily exploring.

Aliases

None

Cross between

Cocker Spaniel x English Springer Spaniel
Cocker Spaniel x Welsh Springer Spaniel

Origin

United Kingdom

Size

Medium
Average size - could pick up if you had to in an emergency

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

variable (jacket, progroom)

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

12 years

Good first dog?

No

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