Cocker spaniels are lively, intelligent dogs that were originally bred as working gun dogs. They make very good companions and family pets provided they are given careful training and socialization as youngsters.
If left to their own devices they may quickly develop behavioral problems. A Cocker is not a dog that can be left on it’s own for long periods of time as it will become disruptive and destructive.
As such, Cocker Spaniels are not suitable for people who are out at work all day. Having said that, these beautiful creatures wants nothing more than to please his master.
Even if you're simply looking for a dog to hug and curl up with on the sofa, a Cocker Spaniel can fit the bill perfectly.
If you are considering to own a cocker spaniel, or you’ve just become a new cocker spaniel owner, there are some realities you do need to fully accept.
Check out the twelve realities new cocker spaniel owners must accept on the next page! …and if you already are a cocker spaniel owner, see if you can relate!