Good For First-Time Owners?
Tolerates Being Alone?
Affectionate With Family?
Friendly Toward Other Dogs?
Friendly Toward Strangers?
Easy To Groom?
Prone To Obesity?
The English Cocker Spaniel is one of the most popular dog breeds today.
Their temperament is so lively, that they are even named ‘merry cocker’ – as such, this is a cheerful and playful dog with a heart-light personality. They are highly loyal and make great pets for families with children.
Thanks to their compact size, the English Cocker Spaniel is a great apartment dog. This is a breed of gun dog that is happiest when there is a job to be done.
This working dog is best known as the Cocker Spaniel. The word cocker is commonly held to stem from their use to hunt woodcock. They may seem like elegant and gentle dogs, but they are hard-working dogs who love nothing more but to be of use for their humans.
They are so active and agile that they can easily dominate the show ring.
In fact, this dog has many skills that he can easily perform, including catching birds.