Cocker Spaniel
Medium Breed
22-30 lbs.
General Appearance
The Cocker Spaniels are the smallest member of the Sporting Group. They have a sturdy, compact body and a
refined head, with the overall dog in complete balance and of ideal size. They stand well up at the shoulder on
straight forelegs with a topline sloping slightly toward strong, moderately bent, muscular legs. They are dogs
capable of considerable speed, combined with great endurance. Above all, they must be free and merry, sound,
well-balanced throughout.

Owning
Grooming is essential and may require the help of a professional. The Cocker Spaniel can live happily in a small
apartment and will also take full advantage of any open space where he can run. The Cocker easily adapts to any
climate or living space. Cockers love people. They make wonderful companions for the elderly and equally love
and enjoy the company of children

Temperament
Equable in temperament with no suggestion of timidity.

Did You Know
The Cocker Spaniel is known as the ''smallest member of the sporting-dog family.'' The Cocker Spaniel has been
exhibited in the United States since the early 1880s. Cocker Spaniels are one America's favorite pure-bred dogs.
Ch. Pett's Southwest Breeze (Ruby) was the first Cocker Spaniel in history to be awarded the AKC's Master Hunter
title.