About Cocker Spaniels
Twice in the past century has the affectionate, adorable Cocker Spaniel been America’s Number One dog. The breed is still one of the most popular in the nation, and for tons of good reasons. Just see for yourself...
Energetic & Playful
Despite its luxurious coat and dainty appearance, the Cocker Spaniel loves adventure and always has time to play.
With one of the most beautiful coats in the dog world and a face that will melt your heart, Cocker Spaniels are one of the most adorable breeds around.
Cocker Spaniels are people-pleasers, and the breed is famous for their agreeable and affectionate attitude.
Cocker Spaniels are intelligent and extremely eager to please—two traits that make for a successful canine student.
Fun for the Whole Family
Cocker Spaniels make fantastic family dogs. They’re kindhearted and gentle, and get along with just about everyone.
Cocker Spaniel puppies come in tons of different coat colors and coat patterns, making them a great choice for owners who like a little variety.
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Our 3 Part Mission
The happiness of our customers, our breeders, and your puppy is the foundation of everything we do.
Connect responsible, ethical breeders with responsible, ethical buyers. Our mission is to take the uncertainty and headache out of finding the perfect puppy.
Help owners keep their puppies happy and healthy throughout the dog's entire life by sourcing and creating the best products, services, and learning materials.
Accelerate the elimination of puppy mills by empowering humane breeders and exposing those with inhumane operations. We want to be part of the solution.
5 Star Breeders
We only work with Cocker Spaniel breeders who pass our 47 breeder standards. Here are a few of them...
About Uptown Approved Breeders
No puppy mills. No scams. We thoroughly vet all breeders based on our 47 Breeder Standards. When you find a puppy at Uptown, you're not just getting a dog--you're getting peace of mind that your new best friend is coming from an experienced, ethical breeder who loves dogs just as much as you do.
Questions & Answers
Absolutely! Any Cocker Spaniel for sale in Dallas you may select will need lots of physical and mental stimulation -- the exact environment provided by a full family. They enthusiastically play with kids, adults, and even other pets, and Go Fetch!, Tug o' War, and Hide and Seek are just a few of the games they'll joyously join.
A long way from Texas! As you may have guessed by the name, Spaniels can be traced back to Spain, mentioned in literature as early as the 14th century. The modern-day Cocker Spaniel puppies in Dallas also trace their lineage to 19th-century England where they excelled at flushing out woodcocks for hunters -- hence the "Cocker" part of the name.
Cocker Spaniels are easier to train than many breeds. Purpose-bred for hunting tasks, they are quick learners, helped by their innate need to please people. Some can be a tad stubborn, others a bit mischievous, but you can almost always count on an obedient Cocker Spaniel. Just don't do negative training -- it won't go well with a sensitive Cocker Spaniel!
They're active dogs that require a fair amount of walking time. Top Dallas Cocker Spaniel breeders would advise you to walk them for up to an hour a day, best if split over two walks. Without proper exercise, Cocker Spaniels can get frustrated and even destructive as they act out. Many owners walk them in the morning to ensure a day of doggie contentment.
Should you decide to bring home one of the Cocker Spaniels for sale in Dallas you will need to plan for a healthy diet with plenty of protein. These active pooches burn energy! So any of the Cocker Spaniels for sale Dallas breeders and companies feature on our site will do well with good dry kibble that has a protein content of 20% or higher.
They sure will! Any one of the Cocker Spaniel puppies for sale Dallas breeders and businesses have aren't likely to get very big -- about 35 pounds at most. So they fit nicely into homes with more limited space. While they're active out on walks, they often loved a laid-back indoor lifestyle simply lazing in your lap.
All of the Cocker Spaniel breeders in Dallas and elsewhere who make it into our exclusive network offer thorough, "nose-to-tail," health checks. This means an examination of everything from eyes, ears, and mouths to cardiovascular, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems, to name a few. We insist on top-quality healthcare to make sure you get a healthy pup!
No, they're purebreds. A "designer dog," also called a hybrid, is a mix of two different purebreds. So if you cross a Cocker Spaniel with a Pomeranian you get a Cockeranian. Put together a Cocker Spaniel and a Miniature Schnauzer (and maybe a candlelight dinner) and the result is a Schnocker. Then there's the popular Cockapoo, a mix of a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle.
Just search through the site, perhaps stopping on that special Cocker Spaniel for sale Dallas tempts you with. Search beyond Dallas with our coast-to-coast network. Chat with the breeder to find out more about your pup and, when you're ready, talk about transportation. Soon enough that amazing puppy will be in your home!
Shelters are fine options for many. Just be aware that any Cocker Spaniel Dallas shelters have won't likely have come from the top Cocker Spaniel breeders Dallas has. It's quite possible a shelter Cocker Spaniel will have come from a backyard breeder or a puppy mill and is more likely to have health and behavior problems.
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