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Description of the breed, the English Cocker Spaniel, according to the standard, provides that it is quite compact in size, active and cheerful dog with a high withers and with a tail docked in childhood. A typical representative is always full of energy, has a strong, confident and free gait. Since this is a hunting breed, it is provided that in search of game the cocker spaniel could tirelessly run long distances and break through thickets. In the field, he acts recklessly, continuously waving his tail. Continue reading
Although the Cocker Spaniel breed was bred in the British Isles, Spain is considered their homeland. It is believed that it was from there that the ancestors of modern spaniels were brought to the UK, and inspired by these small but strong animals, the British created their own breed, able to hunt in any conditions.
The official recognition of the breed happened only closer to the 20th century, although even in paintings of the fifteenth century you can see cocker spaniels. Continue reading