What does roan mean in Cocker Spaniels? On a roan, they will be all black. Liver & White (ticked with flecks of brown) always with brown pigmentation. The pigmented areas of the skin including the nose, eye rims and lips are brown. The soles of the feet have definite areas of brown and white/pink.
What does lemon roan mean? A genetically solid lemon will be registered in English Cocker Spaniels as either a red (who has a liver nose) or golden. A lemon with any other coat pattern will be registered with “lemon” in the name such as lemon roan.
What is the most popular colour Cocker Spaniel? But not all of these are ‘official’ colors. The lemon and white, red and white, sable, sable and tan, and sable and white are not considered standard. Blue roan is the most popular color choice.
Do English cocker spaniels shed a lot of hair? All told, Cocker Spaniels are not the heaviest shedders, but they do shed significantly. For that reason and so that your dog’s coat remains clean, un-matted and comfortable, they require frequent grooming.