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English Cocker Spaniel

Naturally cheerful, English Cocker Spaniels are active dogs, especially on a trail.

About the English Cocker Spaniel

English Cocker Spaniels are affectionate and gentle with those they know. Cheerful, vigorous and well balanced, English Cocker Spaniels are the best known and most widespread of the spaniels.

These short, compact dogs are noted for their happy disposition.They are adaptable dogs who settle well into the family home and make excellent companions for active owners.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

United Kingdom
FCI Group 8, AKC Sporting Group
Size category
Avg life expectancy
12–14 years

Lively / Friendly / Confident / Gentle / Loving

Key facts

  • Requires a lot of grooming
  • Enjoys training
  • Makes a great family dog

A English Cocker Spaniel's life story

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