14+ Amazing Facts About Cocker Spaniels You Might Not Know

Despite the fact that Cocker Spaniels had a specific purpose as a hunter, now these dogs have gone far beyond this framework. Thanks to their sociability, activity, easy learning, loyalty, and playfulness, the Cocker Spaniel breed has become excellent companions in different areas of life, be it sports, playing with children, traveling, and almost anything. The Cocker Spaniel is almost the perfect family dog!

#1 Cocker Spaniels are dogs belonging to two breeds of the spaniel dog type: the American Cocker Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel.

#2 Both of breeds are commonly called simply Cocker Spaniel in their countries of origin.

#3 Cocker Spaniels were bred as gun dogs, to use their sense of smell to cover low areas near the handler to flush birds into the air to be shot, and to use their eyes and nose to locate the bird once downed, and then to retrieve the bird with a soft mouth.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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