Hybrid Breed

Cocker Spaniel + Dachshund


Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel mix - a hybrid breed.

The best of both worlds! The Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel mix is the perfect companion for anyone looking for a loyal and loving friend. This mixed breed is known for being affectionate and playful, making it ideal for families with children.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Dachshund-Cocker Spaniel mix breed has a slender and narrow body shape with long and muscular legs. They typically weigh between 10 and 15 kg and have a shoulder height of 38-41 cm. The coat is usually short and smooth, with a variety of colors and patterns possible.

Alternate Name -
Origin England - Germany
Life expectancy 10 - 17 years
Care requirements high-maintenance - low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel mix - Such is probably his nature.

Dachshunds are cute, spirited little dogs that everyone seems to love. They are also one of the most popular dog breeds, which means that there are many people looking for Dachshund puppies. But what about a Dachshund mix?

The Dachshund-Cocker Spaniel mix is a relatively new breed, and there isn't much information about them yet. But we did a little research, and here's what we found out about these adorable pups.


Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel mixes can look very different, depending on what traits they inherited from their parent breeds. However, they usually have a long, slender body like a Dachshund, with short legs and floppy ears. They usually have a silky, medium-length coat that can be either wavy or smooth, and they come in a variety of colors, including black, brown, and white.


Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel mixes are friendly, outgoing dogs that enjoy being around people. They are relatively easy to train and make excellent family dogs. They are also energetic and playful and need plenty of exercise to stay happy and healthy.


Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel mixes are generally healthy dogs, but there are a few health issues that they are more prone to than others. These include back problems, joint disease, and ear infections. Be sure to talk to your veterinarian about how to best keep your dog healthy and avoid these problems.

What diseases can occur in Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel mix.

Dachshunds are a popular dog breed, and their popularity has increased in recent years. This is probably due to their unique appearance and friendly nature. However, like all dog breeds, Dachshunds are prone to certain health disorders. Some of these disorders are breed-specific, while others are common to all dogs.

The most common condition that occurs in Dachshunds is intervertebral disc disease (IVDD). This is a disease of the intervertebral discs that cushion the vertebrae of the spine. In healthy dogs, these discs act as shock absorbers, but in dogs with IVDD, the discs can rupture or herniate. This can lead to pain, paralysis and even death.

Dachshunds are also prone to obesity, which can lead to other health problems such as joint pain, respiratory disease and diabetes. To prevent obesity, it is important to give your Dachshund a healthy diet and plenty of exercise.

Other health conditions that can affect Dachshunds include allergies, epilepsy, and von Willebrand disease. While these conditions are not as common as IVDD or obesity, they can still be serious and should be considered when choosing a Dachshund.

When selecting a Dachshund, it is important to choose a reputable breeder who can provide health certificates for the puppy's parents. Health tests show that a dog has been tested for certain genetic diseases and found to be free of them.

The Dachshund-Cocker Spaniel mix breed has a short, smooth coat that is typically brown and white in color. The coat can also be black and tan or liver and tan. The coat is low maintenance and only requires occasional brushing.

Fur length medium - short
Fur wavy - rough-haired
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail fanned out - short
Anatomy dainty, strong
Size ♀ 17 - 41 cm
Weight ♀ 7 - 15 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 43 cm
Weight ♂ 7 - 16 kg
Suitable For -
  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • Dachshund Paralysis

    By dachshund paralysis (discopathy) veterinarians mean paralysis of the limbs in dogs.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • A Dachshund-Cocker Spaniel mix is a cross between two popular dog breeds, the Dachshund and the Cocker Spaniel. These two breeds have been mixed together to create a new breed of dog that should have the best characteristics of both parents.

  • A Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel mix can look different, depending on which parent breed they more closely resemble. However, most mixed breeds have the small, compact body of a Dachshund and the long floppy ears of a Cocker Spaniel. They may also have the distinctive markings of the two breeds.

  • A Dachshund-Cocker-Spaniel mix is likely to inherit the best traits of both parents. This means that they are likely to be friendly, affectionate and intelligent dogs that make excellent companions. They can also be very active, so they need plenty of exercise.

  • As mentioned earlier, a Dachshund-Cocker Spaniel mix is likely to be very active and therefore needs plenty of exercise. A daily walk or some playtime in the garden should be enough to keep them happy and healthy.

  • A Dachshund-Cocker-Spaniel mix has an average life expectancy of 12-14 years. This is slightly shorter than the life span of either parent, but still longer than the average life span of most mixed breed dogs.

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