Common nicknames: Cocker, Cocker Spanie
Working cocker spaniels temperament and Characteristics . with brisk steps rather than the raking gallop of the English setter and many Springer spaniels. Frequently, the working variety of the Cocker spaniel is a much misunderstood animal, even among a cross section of shooting people.
Cocker Spaniels are very popular dogs. There are two distinct types of Cocker Spaniel in the UK, and they are really quite different. People who are interested in field sports will be most familiar with the Working (Field) Cocker, but the Show (Bench) Cocker has his origins in the same place.
The English Cocker Spaniel is a small but personality-packed pup, that has gained and retained wide popularity around the world. In fact, in the United Kingdom the Cocker Spaniel is second only to the Labrador Retriever in terms of Kennel Club registrations.
Eddie the English Cocker Spaniel at 2 1/2 years old— “Eddie is a really laid back Cocker. He is a good working dog, but still loves a cuddle.” He is a good working dog, but still loves a …
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The English Cocker Spaniel is a favorite, affectionate pooch with a tail that never seems to stop wagging. They are known for their gentle personalities and work ethic and always at their happiest when they are by the side of their special person.
The ‘working’ cocker spaniel is a natural, eager and fast hunter, and is almost tireless – because of this, he may need much more exercise than the ‘show’ cocker. Both types of dog will need good, consistent training, and additional relevant training if you intent to ‘show’ or put your ‘working’ cocker to work.