(also cocker spaniel)
A small spaniel of a breed with a silky coat.
- The association had listed the cocker among 40 breeds deemed ‘not good’ with children.
- Small spaniel dogs weighing up to 25 pounds were called cockers because they were used to hunt woodcocks.
- The family's two dogs, a cocker spaniel and a Siberian husky had the run of the house.
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