Cocker Spaniel

Ease of Training
Guard Dog


  • He's been around since the 14th century
  • In the United States he's known as the "English Cocker Spaniel"
  • He was used for hunting

Personality and Behavior

  • He's loyal and very affectionate with everyone in the family
  • He's intelligent, gentle, merry, and cheerful
  • He can be stubborn at times
  • He usually bonds extra closely with one individual in the family
  • He's energetic and likes to play
  • He gets along well with strangers
  • He's friendly with other pets
  • He's a good little watchdog and will bark at strangers on your property
  • He's excellent with children


  • He's very easy to train. He learns commands very quickly.


  • He sheds quite a bit of hair. You'll find some hair stuck to your clothes, couch and carpets.

Grooming / Maintenance

  • His medium-length coat needs to be brushed two or three times a week to keep it free of mats and tangles.

Other varieties

  • American Cocker Spaniel


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