His cheery disposition and eternally wagging tail have earned this dog the nickname of “Merry Cocker.”

Vital Stats

Height: 15 to 17 inches at shoulder
Weight: 26 to 34 pounds
Coat: medium-long and silky
Life span: 12 to 14 years

English Cockers are medium-size dogs with long ears and a happy disposition. The name Cocker comes from their use to hunt woodcock in England, although English Cockers have been used to hunt many other types of birds as well.

They make great companion dogs for people who can give them the exercise they need.Full English Cocker Spaniel profile on DogTime.com

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