Despite their small size, the Cocker Spaniel is still an active Sporting breed that needs daily exercise. Regular brushing and a trim every few months helps keep the coat free of mats. Cockers are intelligent, gentle dogs that thrive as part of a family.
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.
The Cocker Spaniel is one of the most popular breeds of American purebred dogs.
CH. Pett's Southwest Breeze (Ruby) was the first Cocker Spaniel in history to be awarded the AKC's Master Hunter title.
In Cockers, the name "cocker" derives from especial proficiency on woodcock, according to breed authorities.
There are a number of acceptable, but very specific, color varieties within the Cocker breed: Black, Black with Tan Points, Parti-Color, and ASCOB (Any Solid Color Other than Black).
colors & Markings
Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.
|Description||Desc.||Standard Colors||Std. Colors||Registration Code||Reg. Code|
|Black & Tan||018|
|Black & White||019|
|Black White & Tan||034|
|Brown & Tan||262|
|Brown & White||063|
|Brown White & Tan||066|
|Buff & White||299|
|Red & White||146|
|Blue Roan & Tan||054|
|Sable & White||165|
|Description||Desc.||Standard Markings||Std. Markings||Registration Code||Reg. Code|