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My name is Franklin 5yr!

Cocker Spaniel Mix Dog for adoption in Mentor, Ohio - Franklin 5yr
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Cherished Cockers

Facts about Franklin 5yr

  • Breed: Cocker Spaniel Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 30529247
Franklin is fostered in Hermitage PA and his adoption fee/donation is 250.00

Hi ! My name is Franklin, Frankie for short. I am a black and white parti cocker with brown eyebrows. The vet said I was about 8 years young.
I was picked up as a stray in Ohio where I was put in the dog pound. Boy I sure didn’t like that scene!! I cried so hard that I popped cherry eyes in both eyes. Cherished Cockers came to my rescue and sprung me from the dog pound. My cherry eyes were fixed, however, my corneas were both scratched so my vision isn’t very good.
My foster thinks I have only about 20% vision. Since I now have dry eye because of the cherry eye problem, I have to have eye meds put in my eyes three times each day for the rest of my life. When it is nighttime I have trouble getting around and run into walls and furniture. During the daylight I can see a little bit better.

I am crate trained although I really don’t like the crate but my foster Mom says I have to tolerate it when she has to go away. I am housebroken too. I do require a fenced in yard because if I wander off, I can’t see well enough to find my way back home.

Although I have 3 cocker friends who I live with I would really like to be an only dog. My dog friends surprise me because I can’t see them and sometime I get scared and snap at them. I have growled and snapped at my foster Mom too. You have to be careful not to startle me. . I am good for grooming but the groomer needs to be patient with my vision issues so I don’t get scared. I don’t think I like cats either. We have 3 at my foster home and I bark at them.

Skin allergies make me itch a lot. I have to eat a sweet potato and fish diet, no grains, chicken, or rice. The food helps some but I still scratch and have to take meds for my skin condition. The eye meds, skin meds, and special food costs about $75-$100 per month but I am worth it! Really!

I love to sit on my Mom’s lap and cuddle. Belly rubs are a wonderful thing. I sleep with my foster Mom at night and hug up close to keep warm. Oh and one more thing I don’t do kids! They move too fast and I can’t see them coming at me so I get defensive and might accidently bite them. I am not mean and my foster Mom says I have a sweet nature but this vision thing really affects how I react. I guess you might say I need more attention than some dogs but if you give me a chance I will fill your heart with love and give you lots of kisses. My foster Mom calls me her sweet baby boy!!

If you would like to adopt Franklin or would like more information on him, please fill out an adoption application


We do not have a shelter, all rescues are in foster homes - Dogs are not shown without first being approved to adopt.


Complete an Adoption Application Here


If you have any questions, please E-mail Cherished Cockers Rescue


Adoption Donation (vet bill-expenses), Home Visit, Adoption Contract, References Required.


We do not ship dogs.
Pet needs to be picked up at foster home.
In some cases we may be able to assist with transport.


We would love to have more foster volunteers so we can rescue and rehome more cocker spaniels. If you are interested in fostering or learning more about it, please complete a Foster Application Here and one of our wonderful volunteers will be in touch!


For more information Cherished Cockers Rescue

About Cherished Cockers

About Our Rescue Group...

Cherished Cockers Inc. is an Ohio based, all volunteer group of Cocker Spaniel lovers who help Cockers Spaniels receive the lives that they deserve.
We are funded by donations and fund raising events which goes directly to helping the Cocker Spaniels that have been rescued by Cherished Cockers Rescue.
We do not have a shelter; instead all of our Cocker Spaniels we rescue are living in foster homes.
Cherished Cockers and our volunteers are dedicated to rescuing, whenever possible abandoned, abused, displaced, injured, and surrendered Cocker Spaniels regardless of location, age or physical condition.
We then provide them with veterinary care and eventual placement in forever homes where they will be treated as family and receive the love that they deserve.
We also serve our community and adopters by educating and encouraging responsible pet ownership and the need for spaying and neutering.
Cherished Cockers does not discriminate against anyone for reasons of age, race, religion, politics, gender or sexual orientation.

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You will be able to meet a dog after approval of your Adoption Application.

Our Adoption Process...

You must fill out an adoption application, your references will be checked and if ok, we will schedule a home visit by one of our volunteers. You will then meet the dog and make sure you are compatable.
If all is well you will then fill out an adoption contract.
The dog will be picked up at the foster home where it is located, we do not ship our dogs.
We may be able to help with transport to get the dog to you.
Our adoption fees range from $200-$300 per adult dog to cover vetting and expenses, and discounts are given for older or special need dogs.