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Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed

What were cocker spaniels bred for?

The active and amiable Cocker Spaniel, also known as the English Cocker Spaniel, is a compact dog that originated in England.
He belongs to the American Kennel Club’s Sporting Group and is the parent to the American Cocker Spaniel variant.
The American Cocker Spaniel was developed from the English Cocker Spaniel around the 19th century as a hunting dog. Together they hunted woodcock and quail.

Everybody loves Cocker. He’s good-natured, attentive, and so affectionate. Plus, he’s a big celebrity. (The Cocker has been featured in some old-time Hollywood movies).


• Loving; he loves being close to his people
• Intelligent; training him won’t be difficult
• Alert; always a hunter at heart


• Show Cocker Spaniel in compact sizes and sturdy frames. They may stand up to 16 inches, with their weight reaching 32 pounds.
• A Cocker is very recognizable with his dark eyes, long floppy ears, and medium-sized muzzle.
• Of all dog types, the Cocker has one of the most unusual coat lengths. On the head and back, it’s short and smooth. However, going from the ears, chest, belly, and legs, the coat becomes long and lush.
• Cockers come in various solid and marked coat colors that include black, black and tan, black and white, red and gold, or parti-color.


• Cockers are known to be an extremely loyal and affectionate dog breed that’ll do anything for their families. They especially love to be around their humans. And it’s generally believed that a Cocker can bond strongly with one person he spends the most time.
• There’s no bad energy around the Cocker; he’s the merry one. Always cheerful and can continuously be seen wagging his tail. No wonder he’s fondly called the "merry Cocker."
• The Cocker can quickly adapt to any environment. He also does well with children, other dogs, or pets. But don’t make the mistake of leaving a Cocker alone. He doesn’t like it. Always ensure there’s someone around while you’re away from home.


• Because he’s a born hunter, the Cocker loves to chase small animals. Therefore ensure he’s on a leash whenever you’re out of the house.
• Cocker Spaniel eye problems are common to become red-colored, eyeballs looking bigger, and lights sensitivity. If these symptoms are noticed, you should take it to the vet.
• Be gentle when training your Cocker. Please don’t use harsh words or treatment on him. He has a soft personality that can be easily bruised.
• Although very beautiful, Cocker’s coat can be tough to maintain. Therefore if you’re considering this breed, you might also consider getting a professional groomer as well.

If you intend to add this breed of dogs to your family member. You can find adorable Cocker Spaniel puppies for sale near you
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