Sporting Dogs - INTRODUCTION


The group of sporting dogs includes breeds such as pointers, retrievers, setters, and spaniels. The dogs are distinguished by their instincts in water and woodlands, which aid in hunting and field activities.



Cocker Spaniel: The cocker spaniel has long been bred for hunting and may have been named after a primary prey, the woodcock. Hunters valued the dog for its intelligence and trainability. These qualities serve domestic pet owners as well, contributing to the breedís popularity as a pet.

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