on the American Cocker Spaniel (Cocker Spaniel)
beautiful spaniel with very long hanging ears, a rounded head, and
a profuse, silky, feathered, medium-length coat. The head is chiseled
with an abrupt stop. The muzzle is wide, deep and broad with a square
jaw. Upper lip hangs down, covering the lower jaw completely.The
nose is always black on black dogs, but may be brown on other dogs.
The eyes are round, set on so they look straightforward. The eye
rims are slightly oval. Compact body with a short back. The coat
comes in buff, black, and other solid colors, black-and-tan), parti-color
(white with black, white with buff or red, white with black and
and keen to work, the American Cocker Spaniel is equally suited
to life as a gundog or as a household pet. Cheerful, sweet, sensitive
and endearing. A happy tail-wagger. Gentle and trusting, with average
intelligence. They are lively, playful and devoted, but should be
socialized well when they are young to avoid a tendency for shyness.
Usually good with children. Cockers love everyone and need people
to be happy. They can be difficult to housebreak and some like to
bark. However they are mostly easy to train and get along well with
popular Cocker Spaniel, sometimes called the American Cocker Spaniel,
was originally developed from careful breeding of the English Cocker
Spaniels brought to the United States. The American Cocker Spaniel
is smaller than the English Cocker Spaniel and has a different conformation.
The name "Cocker" comes from the woodcock, a game bird
these spaniels flushed particularly well. Today, the Cocker Spaniel
serves primarily as a companion and glamorous show dog. It can also
be used for hunting, tracking, retrieving, watchdogging and agility.