From puppyhood to old age, it’s always good to be aware of the common issues and conditions that could occur during your Cocker Spaniel's life.

With 45 years of pet health experience under our collar, we’re here to help you get your pet the very best care over their entire lifetime. From pup to pensioner, pet insurance is key to keeping your pet healthy and happy. Discover some of the most common health issues we see in Cocker Spaniels throughout their life.

General information

We’ve analysed our data to see what claims we receive most regularly for Cocker Spaniels.
Here are some of the key insights:


Tumours, skin conditions, ear conditions, eye disorders and injury are the top five most common claims among Cocker Spaniels.

eye conditions

Claims for eye disorders are over twice as prevalent in Cocker Spaniels compared to other breeds.


However, claims for arthritis are seen half as much in Cocker Spaniels compared to other breeds.

Claims by Cocker Spaniel age

Claims can occur in every breed of dog, at any age!

You might be surprised to know that on average, in 2019, we paid over £26,000 per week in Cocker Spaniel puppy claims.

In the same year, we paid £10,038,703 in claims for middle-aged and senior Cocker Spaniels.

Common claim conditions

Here are some of the most common claims we receive for Cocker Spaniel at each age:


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