USD 1000-1200 Price Avg.

Designer Dogs


Cross Breed

Breed Type



12-14 years


Breed Information

Group Designer Dogs
Popularity/Rank 616
Origin United States
Other Names Cross between the Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel.,,Doxie Spaniel,,Spaniel Doxie
Breed Type Cross Breed
Price (Avg.) USD 1000-1200
Size Medium
Weight 20-30 pounds (9-14 kg)
Height 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Lifespan 12-14 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose Family pet
Date of Origin 1999
Ancestry Dachshund and Cocker Spaniel

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Short, Silky, Wiry
Coat Colors Black, Brown, Red, Tan
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Brown, Hazel
Nose Color Possibilities Black
Coat Color Possibilities Black, Brown, Cream, White
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Dense
Coat Texture Straight
Recommended Brushes Nail Clipper, Pin Brush, Slicker Brush
Brushing Frequency Daily

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Affectionate, Caring, Loyal
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly No
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners No
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Health Problems Allergies, Diabetes, Hip Dysplasia, Hypothyroidism, Intervertebral Disk Disease, Urinary Stones
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Low
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 7 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 60 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 2 to 2.5 cups of a high-quality dog food daily, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 2 cups
Daily Cost $1.50 - $2.00
Monthly Cost $45.00 - $60.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Docker have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 3-6 puppies (Once a year.)


The Docker dog is a medium-sized breed of dog that originated in the United Kingdom. It is a cross between the Dachshund and the Cocker Spaniel, hence its name. The Docker dog has a unique appearance with its long body, short legs, and floppy ears. Its coat can be either smooth or wiry and comes in various colors such as black, brown, white, cream, red, and sable.

The lifespan of the Docker dog is typically between 12 to 15 years when properly cared for. They are usually around 13 to 16 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh between 20 to 30 pounds when fully grown.

The personality of the Docker dog is friendly and loyal. They are very affectionate towards their owners and love spending time with them. They are also quite intelligent which makes them easy to train if given consistent guidance from an early age.

Docker dogs are generally friendly with other dogs as well as children and other animals if they have been socialized properly from an early age. However, they may be wary of strangers so it’s important to introduce them slowly to new people or animals in order for them to feel comfortable around them.

The temperament of the Docker dog is generally calm but they can become excitable when playing or interacting with their owners or other animals/people that they know well. They do not require much exercise but should still be taken on regular walks in order for them to stay healthy both physically and mentally.

The health of the Docker dog is generally good but there are some health issues that can affect this breed such as hip dysplasia, eye problems, ear infections, skin allergies, obesity etc., so it’s important for owners to keep an eye out for any signs of these conditions developing in their pet so that they can seek veterinary help if necessary.

The adaptability level of the Docker dog is quite high which makes them suitable pets for many different types of households including those with children or other pets present in the home environment already . The benefits of having a Docker Dog as a pet include their intelligence which makes training easier; their loyalty; their affectionate nature; their low maintenance needs; and lastly their adaptability which allows them to fit into many different types of households easily .


Docker is a breed of dog that was once on the brink of extinction. The breed is thought to have originated in England, and was brought to America by early settlers. The breed was used for hunting and as a working dog on farms. However, the Docker breed began to decline in popularity in the early 1900s. This is due to the rise of other breeds of dogs, such as the Labrador Retriever and the Golden Retriever. The Docker breed was also affected by World War I, as many of the dogs were used as war dogs and did not return home. By the end of World War II, there were only a handful of Docker dogs left in America.

However, the breed has made a comeback in recent years. This is due in part to celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Harrison Ford owning Docker dogs. The breed has also been featured in movies and television shows. Today, there are an estimated 200,000 Docker dogs worldwide.