The English Cocker Spaniel came from a number of ancient spotted dogs.
A 19th-century English hunting writer, Hugh Dalziel, a well-known author of the British Dogs book, believed that cocker spaniels (espanols, or, as they were called in Russia, shanks) became famous for falconry in Western Europe during the time of Charles the Great. Continue reading
The English Cocker Spaniel is a real hunting dog. Today it is a sports breed, because endless energy constantly puts this dog in motion. She is very energetic and fast moving. Natural playfulness and cheerfulness make these dogs welcome pets for any family, including where there are small children. There is no fear that a cocker spaniel will bite a child. It should also be noted wonderful smell and vision, thanks to which good hunters come out of these dogs. Continue reading