Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Cocker Spaniel Synonym(s): Cocker Spaniel Contributor(s): Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information American adaptation of the English Cocker Spaniel. The breed is gentle and makes a good companion. Retain hunting instincts and are a lively breed. thus require regular exercise. Profuse coat needs daily grooming, especially to resemble an exhibition specimen. Predisposition to inherited disease. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs -www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. The Cocker Spaniel Club: www.thecockerspanielclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. The English Cocker Spaniel Club of America: www.ecsca.info.