English Cocker Spaniel vs Jindo

Compare the English Cocker Spaniel to the Jindo. Use the tool below to compare temperament, size, personality, maintenance requirements, and everything else between English Cocker Spaniels and Jindos.

Quick Summary

Below are a few quick comparisons between the two breeds.
  • Owner Experience - The English Cocker Spaniel is an excellent choice for new/inexperienced owners. The Jindo is okay for new owners, but may not be as easy as the English Cocker Spaniel.
  • Children - Both breeds are child friendly, but the English Cocker Spaniel is the most friendly between the breeds.
  • Grooming - The English Cocker Spaniel is easy to groom. The Jindo has high grooming requirements.
  • Barking - The English Cocker Spaniel bark/howls frequently. The Jindo has an average level of barking.
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English Cocker Spaniel vs Jindo
Yellow Jindo
Breed NameEnglish Cocker SpanielJindo
General Details
Breed TypePurebredPurebred
Is Hypo­allergenicNoNo
Lifespan12-14 yrs.12-14 yrs.
Height14-17 in.16-25 in.
Weight26-35 lb25-50 lb
IntelligenceHighHigh
History
Origin CountryUK (England)Korea, Republic Of
Origin Year1860 AD1300 AD
Temperament
Overall FriendlinessVery GoodVery Good
Family FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Kid FriendlyVery GoodGood
Pet FriendlyVery GoodGood
Stranger FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Personality
  • Affectionate
  • Loving
  • Stubborn
  • Aggressive
  • Enjoys Attention
  • Loving
  • Does Not Like Being Alone
  • Stubborn
  • Willing To Please
Living Environment
ApartmentYesYes
IndoorYesYes
Small YardYesYes
Medium YardYesYes
Large YardYesYes
Temperature Tolerance ¹30°F to 80°F30°F to 80°F
Barks/HowlsVery OftenBelow Average
Exercise Needs
Energy LevelMediumHigh
Exercise RequiredMediumHigh
Top Running Speed20 mph22 mph
StrengthLow-MediumHigh
Grooming Needs
Coat Main­tenanceMedium-HighMedium-High
SheddingMedium-HighMedium-High
DanderMediumMedium
Drool AmountNoneLow

¹This is estimated min/max temperature range for a healthy adult dog. Dogs that live indoors, puppies, seniors, unwell dogs, and/or dogs with improperly groomed coats may overheat sooner and get cold more quickly.
Instincts & Behavior Comparison
Breed NameEnglish Cocker SpanielJindo
Breed Mentality
Dominant/AlphaNoYes
Family/PackYesNo
IndependentNoYes
Breed Focus
Distracted EasilyNoYes
AverageYesNo
Focused & PatientNoYes
Breed Instincts
AggressionBelow AverageBelow Average
Burrow/DiggingBelow AverageBelow Average
ChasingHighAverage
Follow CommandsAverageBelow Average
FightingBelow AverageBelow Average
GuardingBelow AverageAverage
HerdingBelow AverageBelow Average
HuntingHighHigh
ProtectionBelow AverageBelow Average
Remove VerminHighBelow Average
SleddingVery LowVery Low
WatchAverageVery Low
Health Comparison
Breed NameEnglish Cocker SpanielJindo
Lifespan
Lifespan12-14 yrs.12-14 yrs.
Common Health Issues
CataractsYesNo
Ear InfectionsYesNo
Elbow DysplasiaYesNo
Hip DysplasiaYesNo
HypothyroidismNoYes
ObesityNoYes
Renal FailureYesNo
Appearance Comparison
Breed NameEnglish Cocker SpanielJindo
Coat
FurYesYes
Coat Type
Double CoatYesYes
Coat Texture
SilkyYesNo
StraightYesYes
Coat Length(s)
MediumYesYes
Coat Color(s)
BlackYesNo
Black & TanYesNo
Black & WhiteYesNo
Black, White, & TanYesNo
Blue RoanYesNo
Blue Roan & TanYesNo
GoldenYesNo
Lemon & WhiteYesNo
Lemon RoanYesNo
LiverYesNo
Liver & TanYesNo
Liver & WhiteYesNo
Liver RoanYesNo
Liver Roan & TanYesNo
Liver, White, & TanYesNo
Orange & WhiteYesNo
Orange RoanYesNo
RedYesNo
Red & WhiteYesNo
Red RoanYesNo
SableYesNo
Sable & TanYesNo
Sable & WhiteYesNo
Black (heukgu)NoYes
Black&tan (naenunbakyi Or Heukgal)NoYes
Gray (jaegu)NoYes
Tiger Brindle (hogu Or Hopi)NoYes
White (baekgu)NoYes
Yellow (hwanggu)NoYes