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What is the lifespan of a Cocker Spaniel?

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Cocker Spaniels have a relatively long lifespan and can live anywhere from 12 to 15 years, according to Dog Breed Info. While Cocker Spaniels are a relatively hardy breed, owner's should watch out for issues such as liver disease.

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Like any animal, Cocker Spaniels live the longest when properly cared for. Cocker Spaniels need adequate exercise on a daily basis. Cocker Spaniels tend to gain weight easily and require a strict diet, according to Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue. Typically, this breed does well on a raw diet that is low in wheat. Higher end dog foods can also help keep weight in check.

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