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The Cotralian is a medium to large hybrid mix of Cocker Spaniel and Australian Shepherd. They will sport a short to medium length coat which can be seen in a variety of colors. Usually the ears will be floppy like that of the Cocker Spaniel.

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They are very friendly, gentle dogs that love attention. They are playful, happy and very intelligent. Training is easy. They do well with large families. They don't bark much even though they are very entergetic.

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16-22 inches
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20-30 pounds.
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General Health

They sometimes have ear problems and can develop hip dysplasia.

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The Cocker Spaniel dates back several centuries. He is best known for his hunting capabilities of the Woodcock. The Australian Shepherd was developed in the United States. He is well known for his herding capabilities.

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They are average shedders and their hair can get very long. It needs to be clipped or trimmed on occasion. Weekly bathing and minor brushing will usually suffice. Flat long hair is prefered as it is not easily matted.

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Ideal Environment

They do fine in cool environments because of their long hair. However, they need to be clipped in warm/hot environment.

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