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Cocker Spaniel

American Cocker Spaniel

The American Cocker Spaniel is a type of gun dog that originated in North America. Their average size is approximately 15 inches and weighs around 12.7 kilograms. Originally they were bred for hunting, tracking and watch dog during the 14th century but in the 19th century the demand for a smaller version of the English Cocker Spaniel came about which gave way to the American Cocker Spaniel. Nowadays this breed is considered to be the most popular in America with the title of being the smallest of the gun dogs. Continue reading