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Cocker Maltese Mix - Silky Cocker

AKA: Maltese Cocker Spaniel Mix

Cocker Maltese mix Silky Cocker

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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What Other Silky Cocker Owners Have Said

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Silky Cocker - Virgil 
Virgil has a very curious personality. My Silky Cocker or Maltese Cocker Spaniel mix is VERY smart and can figure things out easily. You can almost see …

Maltese Silky Dog 
My Maltese Silky dog mix weighs 12 Lbs., has big brown eyes, is almost all white with a little strawberry blonde on the ears and tail. He sheds very little. …

Silky Cocker 
My Silky Cocker Kenshin was given to me as a retirement/going-away present by one of the civilian employees at the USAF recreational resort in northern …

Cocker Maltese Mix 
Cocker Maltese Mix Riley Update I was concerned that Riley was home alone all day when I'm at work. Because Riley seems to interact with other dogs …

Maltese Cocker Mix - Miranda 
Miranda in a one year old Maltese Cocker mix, weighs 11lbs and is the best dog! She was very easy to train loves just being with me and yes I do take her …

Silky Cocker Cross - JoJo Not rated yet
I got my Silky Cocker cross JoJo back in 2008. He will be 6 years old this May. He has been the best companion and has helped me through many hard times …

Q-Tip Not rated yet
Q-Tip is a 7 month old male Maltese Cocker Spaniel mix. He's affectionate, great awareness of surrounding, and a teaser. Q-tip has been with me since …

Cocker Spaniel Maltese Mix - Luz Not rated yet
Cocker Spaniel Maltese mix is blonde and white and is 2 months old. She loves to play, run, and eat when you are walking she will chase and bite and growl. …

Silky Cockers - Riley and Princess Not rated yet
It's been a couple years since the last update about my two Silky Cockers. Riley and Princes are doing great. Riley is now about 6 1/2 and Princes is 5 …

Silky Cocker Dog - Chloe Not rated yet
This is my Silky Cocker dog that someone left on the side of the road. This is the best picture I could get of her as she does not stay steal long enough. …

Maltese Cocker Spaniel - Benson Not rated yet
He is 3 months, very energetic and sweet. My Maltese Cocker Spaniel gets along well with everyone and everything. However, he is a little protective of …

Silky Cocker Puppy - Come Boy Not rated yet
He was found next to a bin. My Silky Cocker puppy was about 3 weeks old. Now he is 4 months old. He has a friendly love personality, very active and obedient. …

Cocker Maltese Mix - Molly Not rated yet
My Cocker Maltese mix dog is the most cutest ever. Smart, lovable and cunning. She has her moments with playmate King Charles Cav and can be mean over …

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