The English Cocker Spaniel is a breed of gun dog. You are probably wondering what a gun dog is. Right? A gun dog is a breed of dog that if/when you hunt, the gun dog will bring the animal back for you. One very important fact about this type of breed is that they first, are very creative dogs;and if they do not stay active, they will become obese.
Another very important fact about cocker the solid color Spaniel can have rage syndrome.If you are like me and you had no idea what rage syndrome is, it is a type of syndrome when the breed suddenly attacks very violently. Although this syndrome is rare, it can be common in cocker spaniels.
English Cocker Spaniels can live for about 12-15 years and females can weigh between 26-33lbs; male spaniels can weigh 29-35lbs. One very important factor to take into consideration if/when you are to adopt a cocker spaniel, is that they cannot be left alone for hours at a time. They are very compassionate dogs; Also,President Nixon's dog was a cocker spaniel.
Another very cool fact is that it is very possible that they cam over on the Mayflower! Also, they are known to be the smallest breed of sporting dogs! Another fun fact is that they were the first cancer detecting dogs.