The differences between a Cavalier and a Cocker Spaniel are not as large as you may think. Both spaniels are small and medium sized with thick, bushy tails. But what makes one breed better than the other? What is their difference in personality? Continue reading to learn more about these dogs! A Cavalier king Charles weighs between thirteen and 18 pounds, while a Cocker weighs between 13 and 20 pounds.
A Cavalier king Charles needs 45 to 60 minutes of exercise a day, depending on how active they are. This amount of exercise should include a brisk walk or romp in the yard every day. The Cavalier king Charles breed does best with daily walks and off-leash activities. They do require exercise, as they are sensitive and energetic.
Both types of spaniels are affectionate and friendly, but the Cavalier breed is more loving. The Cavaliers are more active and prefer outdoor activities. The Cocker breed, on the other hand, prefers to be indoors. If you’re interested in a companion dog, you’ll want a Cavalier. Both breeds are easy to fall in love. But which is the better choice for you?
Their coat is what makes a Cavalier Cavalier different from a Cocker. A Cocker’s coat is smooth and flat. Cavalier Cavalier’s coat is medium in thickness and covers most of its body. But unlike the Cocker, a Cavalier has more color options than a Cocker. The Cavalier generally has a medium-length, silky coat.
The difference between a Cavalier and a Cocker is also apparent when it comes to family life. Although both breeds are fine with children, they do need to be closely supervised when playing with a child. A clumsy toddler can easily injure a Cavalier, while a Cocker may shy away from rough play.
The Cavalier is a newer breed, although they share a common spaniel heritage. Its origins are in the original King Charles spaniel. In the early 1600s, King Charles Spaniel was crossed to pugs. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a hybrid of pugs and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. The origins of the Cocker date back to 16th century. Both were popular for their size and color in paintings from the 16th and seventeenth centuries.
AKC recommends that owners choose a friendly and calm dog for their family. Both breeds are non-aggressive but some dogs may display more of these traits than others. The best way to find the best dog for your family is to research the temperament and personality of both breeds, and see which one suits you. They are both great companions and make great pets!
A Cocker is much easier to train. A King Charles Spaniel may take much longer to potty train. A Cocker is easier to handle around children. A Cocker is also more adaptable to family life, and can respond well to training. They require less grooming than a King Charles Spaniel. The Cocker’s long waves help hide a lot of dirt.