The Cocker Spaniel has characteristically long droopy ears, a round head, and a generous, smooth, medium-length coat.
The coat comes in fawn, black, and other solid colors. It also has multi-color coats such as white with black, white with buff or red, white with black and tan points.
The Cocker Spaniel has a courageous personality and is easily encouraged to work. The American Cocker Spaniel is bred as a gundog and as a household pet. The Cocker Spaniel is respectful of its master’s authority without much challenge to the pack leadership. They are energetic and playful as well as devoted. They are easily socialized when they are young which will help avoid a tendency for shyness. Cockers are good with children. They love everyone but need firm leadership and regular daily exercise to be happy.
Pet owners who don’t properly socialize or who do not provide daily physical exercise might experience a more difficult temperament.
When searching for Cocker Spaniels for sale be sure to thoroughly research the breeder to make sure you are working with a trustworthy and reputable Cocker Spaniel breeder.