The American Cocker Spaniel has a typical gundog temperament, with a keenly developed sense of retrieving. They are outgoing, friendly, and very sociable dogs. They make keen companions and are very good with children. This breed adjusts readily to most pets.
Are American cocker spaniels good family pets?
Cocker spaniels are lively, sweet-natured, and beautiful—just the right size for many homes. A great option for families, cocker spaniels are highly trainable and affectionate.
Why do cocker Spaniels pee in the house?
Many Cocker Spaniels have a tendency to urinate (pee) when excited or scared, which can happen to other breeds as well, particularly when they are puppies. Often dogs outgrow this problem as they mature and gain control of the muscles that control peeing. Sometimes Cocker Spaniels do not outgrow the problem.
Is it better to get a male or female cocker spaniel?
Male cocker spaniels are typically more aggressive and territorial than females. Female cockers tend to be more affectionate and less likely to fight with other dogs. If youre looking for an active dog that will stay outside most of the time, then it might be best for you to get a male.