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Do you want to buy an elegant looking dog? If yes, you can bring home a Cocker Spaniel. This breed of dogs comes under the group of Spaniels. They are basically used as “gun dogs”, as they assisted the hunters in hunting and retrieving games. This is a small statured dog. Based on its country of origin, it is divided into two distinct groups – the American Cocker Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel. The male Cocker Spaniels can be about 15 and ½ inches tall while the female ones can reach a height of about 14 and ½ inches. They can weigh up to 30 pounds. They are very active dogs and have silky hairs on their body. Cocker Spaniels are available in various shades that include light and dark ones. You can choose a black Cocker Spaniel or a brown one. Other color combinations include red, tan, and buff. There is something called parti-color that is a combination of two different colors. Such matches include black and white, red and white and brown and white. A Cocker Spaniel has a life expectancy of about 15 years. These dogs have long ears that give them a distinctive appearance. They have dark, inquisitive eyes and a large nose. The upper lip of a Cocker Spaniel is usually longer than the lower one.