Cocker Maltese Mix - Silky Cocker
AKA: Maltese Cocker Spaniel Mix
The Cocker Maltese mix, also called a Silky Cocker, is a cross between a
Cocker Spaniel and a Maltese.
These hybrid dogs are recognized by the
American Canine Hybrid Club and can be registered on their website.
They are a sweet and sensitive Maltese mix that is growing in popularity because of their gentle and trusting nature.
Read more about the Silky Cocker below to see if this is the right Maltese mix for you.
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These dogs take on the temperament of both Cocker Spaniels and Maltese. They are cheerful and devoted little dogs.
Most Maltese Cocker mixes are of average intelligent and are very easy to train. You may find them difficult to housebreak, as with any smaller dog.
They respond best to gentle training, and are very respectful and loyal to their owners. These dogs also do not like to be left alone.
When socialized well, these Silky Cockers do wonderful with children and other dogs. Most people find them to have a lively and playful personality.
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Cockers come in many colors such as black, tan, white, and brown. When you mix this with a white Maltese, you get varying shades and patches of color.
Cocker Maltese mixes hair is usually long and silky. These dogs should be professionally groomed every 3-4 months and brushed daily to keep hair trimmed and clean.
They may also be nonshedding dogs like a Maltese or be an average shedder like a Cocker Spaniel.
There is no guarantee of which. Full grown Cocker Maltese mixes can weigh anywhere from 12-25lbs.
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