Schnocker:Cocker Spaniel and Miniature Schnauzer Mix
Facts & Origin
Miniature Schnauzer and Cocker Spaniel mix - a hybrid breed.
The Miniature Schnauzer-Cocker Spaniel mix is a great companion dog. They are loyal and loving and make great family dogs. They are also active and playful and love to play catch and go for walks.
|Origin||England - Germany|
|Life expectancy||10 - 17 years|
|Activity level||average - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
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Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Miniature Schnauzer and Cocker Spaniel mix - Such is probably his nature.
The Schnocker (mix of Miniature Schnauzer and Cocker Spaniel) is a handsome, small to medium sized dog with a soft, wavy coat. They are an intelligent and friendly breed that gets along well with other dogs and people. They make great family dogs. Puppies are born with a short coat that grows into a longer, softer coat over time. The coat may be solid or have markings of white, black, silver or apricot.
The average life expectancy of a Schnockerpoo is 12-14 years. This is a healthy breed with no major health problems, although they can be prone to weight gain and mild respiratory problems. Schnockerpoos require moderate exercise and do best in homes with gardens or access to parks or trails. They do not require much grooming, although their coats should be brushed 2-3 times per week.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Miniature Schnauzer and Cocker Spaniel mix.
If you own a Miniature Schnauzer-Cocker Spaniel mix, there are a number of health risks to be aware of. These include common problems like obesity, but also more serious problems like heart disease and cancer.
One of the most common problems with Miniature Schnauzer-Cocker Spaniel mixes is obesity. This is often caused by too much food and not enough exercise. It is important that your dog gets plenty of exercise and eats a healthy diet to avoid this problem.
Another potential health problem with this breed is heart disease.
Cancer is also a risk for Miniature Schnauzer-Cocker Spaniel mixes. While there is no guaranteed way to prevent this disease, it is important that you have your dog examined by a veterinarian on a regular basis and watch for changes in his health.
By being aware of these potential health problems, you can help your Miniature Schnauzer-Cocker Spaniel mix live a long and healthy life.
What does this mixed breed look like?
This Miniature Schnauzer-Cocker Spaniel mix has a soft, silky coat that is mainly white, with some tan or black markings. The coat is low maintenance and requires little grooming.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Miniature Schnauzer-Cocker Spaniel mix has a typical weight of 7-11 kg and a height of 25-38 cm. They have a small, proportional frame with a long, muscular body. The coat is of medium length and can be either wavy or smooth. The most common colors are black, brown and white, but they also come in other colors. Miniature Schnauzer-Cocker Spaniel mixes have a life expectancy of 12-15 years.
|Fur||wavy - rough-haired|
|Ear shape||Floppy Ear - Tilt-ear|
|Tail||fanned out - lang|
|Size ♀||30 - 41 cm|
|Weight ♀||5 - 15 kg|
|Size ♂||30 - 43 cm|
|Weight ♂||5 - 16 kg|
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Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
This cross typically has the wiry coat of the Miniature Schnauzer combined with the silky plumage of the Cocker Spaniel. Often they also have a mixture of both colors.
Size can vary depending on which parent breed the dog more closely mimics, but the average weight range for this cross is 7-11 kg.
Yes! These dogs are known to be good with children and other pets. They are intelligent, protective and loving, which makes them an ideal companion for any family.
This mixed breed has a high energy level and needs daily exercise. A long walk or jog followed by some playtime will help keep her happy and healthy.
Health problems observed in this cross include allergies, ear infections, and hip dysplasia.
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