Cocker Spaniels are dogs belonging to two breeds of the spaniel dog type: the American Cocker Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel, both of which are commonly called simply Cocker Spaniel in their countries of origin. In the early 20th century, Cocker Spaniels also included small hunting Spaniels.
Character: Very lively and exuberant, a tireless and enthusiastic hunter.
Particularity: The Cocker is susceptible to ear infections and its ears must be checked regularly. It is an independent and intelligent dog that will not tolerate teasing by young children.