Cocker Spaniels are described as gentle, smart, and happy dogs who are categorized in the sporting group of dog breeds. There are a variety of common colors for the Cocker Spaniel, these include black, black with tan points, parti-color, and any solid color other than black. This dog breed is known to shed very little, to not shed at all. If you need a dog breed that does not shed much compared to other dogs, then this is the one. They are considered a smaller dog breed with a height ranging from 14.5-15.5 inches for the males, and 13.5-14.5 inches for the females. They have an average weight of 25-30 pounds for the males, and 20-25 pounds for the females. They have a life expectancy of 10-14 years.