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The Cocker Spaniel are dogs from either the American Cocker Spaniel or the English Cocker Spaniel, either of which can be referred to as simply the Cocker Spaniel. The dogs have the nickname the 'merry cocker' due to their forever-wagging tails.

Cocker Spaniels are known for their long, silky ears and expressive eyes. Bred originally as hunting dogs, they are now popular family pets, valued for their mild and kind nature. They have a luxurious coat, often in black, liver, red, or golden, and are energetic, playful, and eager to please.

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Cocker Spaniel Character

Cocker Spaniels are affectionate, gentle, and sociable, making them excellent family pets. They are energetic and playful, and known for their loyalty which makes them highly trainable. However, they are alert animals, and can be fairly sensitive. This means they might become stressed over loud noises or rough treatment.

Cocker Spaniel Appearance

A Cocker Spaniel is a medium-sized breed with a soft, silky coat that can be various colors, including black, liver, gold, and red. They have distinctive, long, floppy ears and large, expressive eyes. Their build is compact and sturdy, with a refined head and a friendly, alert expression. They often carry their tails happily.

Conditions which affect this breed

Canine hip dysplasia which is an abnormal formation of the hip socket is one of the more common health issues experienced by the Cocker Spaniel breed as well as luxating patellas, an issue with knees where sometimes the kneecap moves out of its usual position. Heart conditions such as dilated cardiomyopathy where a weakened heart can become enlarged and cause issues with pumping the blood fully around the dogs body.

Weird Fact..

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge owned an English Cocker Spaniel named Lupo, bred from Catherine's parents dog Ella. Lupo featured in one of the first official photographs with Prince George of Cambridge.

Cocker Spaniel History

The Cocker Spaniel was originally a small hunting dog bred in the united Kingdom to use their sense of smell to cover low areas to scare birds up into the air to then be shot during hunts. They would then retrieve the bird and have soft mouths to not damage the prey.

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