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
English Cocker Spaniel – English Cocker Spaniel, differs from the American Cocker Spaniel in size (up) and the shape of the head, somewhat different in body shape. This is a medium sized dog, strong. With strong muscles and a beautiful head. The ears of the Cocker Spaniels are long, covered with silky hair. The tail is located just below the line of the back, the dog keeps it flush with the back, docked about half. The head is attractive, the profile muzzle is rectangular, the nose with wide nostrils. Cocker Spaniel has a sharp scent. Continue reading