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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-14 Years

Docker Build Information

The Docker dog is a medium-sized cross breed between a Dachshund and a Cocker Spaniel. The most common color schemes for Dockers are black, tan, brown, golden, white, and black and tan. Dockers can expect to live between 12 and 14 years, and at maturity will weigh between 20 and 30 pounds.

Length (Male):13-20 in.
Length (Female):14-16 in.
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

The Docker is known for being affectionate, loyal to its master and very sociable. It requires regular exercise to stay healthy, and is one of the more difficult dogs to train, requiring patience of its owner.

Activity Level:Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Gold, Light Brown, White
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Docker Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

The Docker is a very affectionate and loving Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel mix.

Sighting Capabilities:Yes
Herding Skills:Yes
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes