considered their homeland
The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting breed of dog. But no matter how talented the dog would be, she still needs some training. Start training as soon as the dog is old enough. The hunt preparation program should include basic obedience commands, as well as training on commands such as serving, sitting, standing, getting up and coming back. With these commands, your dog will be able to turn into a real hunter. As for the dogs of the English Cocker Spaniel breed, we can safely say that they are just born for hunting birds. 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