The first spaniel in america came across with the mayflower in 1620 but it was not until 1878 that the first cocker spaniel was registered with the american kennel club akc. Beautiful girl with black cocker spaniel puppy.
The term cocker refers to the woodcock the game bird the breed specialized in hunting.
All black american cocker spaniel. Common health issues in a survey conducted by the kennel club uk the american cocker spaniels had a median age of death of ten years and four months while the english. A true penny lane velvet black full certification on his american kennel club package he will be ready around 5 1 20 fluffy and spectacular. We have been raising this beautiful and loving dog the american cocker spaniel for 30 years.
Obo ii was born around this time. Importations of the english cocker spaniels. It is a dog of normal proportions with medium long silky fur on the body and ears hanging down on the legs and belly known.
It s also free to list your available puppies and litters on our site. The two cocker spaniels were shown together in america until 1936 when the english cocker received status as a separate breed. Beautiful black cocker spaniel dog picture.
To avoid confusion it is often referred to as the american cocker spaniel. A national breed club was set up three years later and the dog considered to be the father of the modern breed ch. The american cocker spaniel is the smallest dog recognized by the american kennel club as a sporting dog being on average between 13 5 and 15 5 inches 34 and 39 cm high at the withers.
Black cocker spaniel dog closeup face. Today the american and english versions of the cocker spaniel are considered separate but both remain top choices for dog loving families for their endearing personality adorable appearance and relatively small size. Find black cocker spaniel puppies and dogs from a breeder near you.
The american cocker spaniel is judged in three separate breed classes under akc rules. Black cocker spaniel dog face picture. Black and white cocker spaniel.
A black american cocker spaniel. The cocker spaniel sometimes misspelled as cocker spanial was originally bred to hunt woodcock hence cocker spaniel. Black cocker spaniel dog face image.
The american cocker spaniel was developed from the english cocker spaniel in the 19th century to retrieve quail and woodcock they were originally divided from the english cocker solely on a size basis but were bred over the years for different specific traits. Black parti color and any solid color other than black ascob. Awesome black cocker spaniel dog face.
We live on ten acres in northwest kalamazoo county mi. The cocker spaniel in the united states is a different dog than the cocker in england and was developed from the early u s. A black american cocker spaniel.
The american cocker spaniel is the smallest dog recognized by the american kennel club as a sporting dog 17 being on average between 13 5 and 15 5 inches 34 and 39 cm high at the withers. 13 week old black cocker spaniel. Black american cocker spaniel puppy.