I Love Cocker Spaniels

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    I had a very loving Cocker Spaniel when i was growing up. We went everywhere together. I loved her so much. She died when I was 13, she got hit by a car, still feel guilty about that, I was right there when it happned. I wish I could have stopped it, but I...
    goodheart goodheart
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 3, 2008

    They Are Pure Heart....more So Than a Lot of People...

    Several years ago I received some really sad news.  I left the front door & went to lie on my bed and just cry.  My 4 yr old american cocker, Millie, lay next to me - on my side.  As I began to really cry she sat up and then - crawled on top of me laying...
    milliesmommy milliesmommy
    56-60, F
    Dec 28, 2008


    Candy is my 13 year old Cocker Spaniel. I adopted her about 5 years ago and it was the best thing I ever did. I'm a big guy and never thought I would be happy with a small dog but she has been a joy to be with. We just got back from the vet and found out she is in the begging...
    BigRik1 BigRik1
    51-55, M
    Jul 12, 2012

    This is my nutty dog prince!

    He's not normal lol
    deleted deleted
    Feb 22, 2015

    Adopted A Sweet Cocker Spaniel Today

    Dino was abandoned by his owner when she lost her marriage and her home. A neighbor picked him up and cared for him until her bag of Ol' Roy dog food ran out, and she couldn't afford to get more. Or take him to the vet or groomer. She put out a "help me!" message on Facebook, I...
    Jenesis76 Jenesis76
    Dec 20, 2012

    My Spaniels Are Awesome!

    Last December, we adopted two cocker spaniels whose owner had passed away. They were about 5 years old, "twin brothers" and very docile and quiet when we brought them home. Within days, their skin "exploded" and they were scratching themselves raw. We took them to the vet who...
    noexcuses noexcuses
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Oct 29, 2007

    Abby and Amos

    We lost our two cocker spaniels within a five month time.  We are heart broken and empty.  We are in our 70's and want to find another dog.  Can't afford to get one from a breeder and the shelter rarely has cockers.  Maybe someone could help us find another...
    amosabby amosabby
    2 Responses Feb 13, 2009

    My Cocker Spaniel Inspired This Ipad App

    Dylan, my Cocker Spaniel, was such a great dog, he inspired me to write a funny picture book for my 2 kids. After many months of writing, rewriting and illustration, my book is now available as an iPad app. The unique thing about the app is that it lets you put your dog in the...
    frankcezar frankcezar
    May 31, 2011

    The Death Of My Bestest Friend

    My baby boy harry died 0n 22nd November 2009.  He was only 3 years and 8 months.  He was diagnosed with immune mediated thrombcystopenia which means his immune system just collased.   He was andadorable, loyal, loving blue roan cocker spaniel and we loved him so...
    babsheiden babsheiden
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2009


    hi--   My husband and I adopted a 2 yr. old parti-colored (roan and white) male cocker a couple of weeks ago.  We were told by his foster mom that he was housetrained and had full run of the house along with her other dogs.  She had not used a crate with him as...
    RVGirl RVGirl
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Dec 22, 2009


    My granddad has had his wee brown and white cocker spainel my whole life (i am 13) but recently he has found theese small dots all over body which turned out to be cancerous tumors. Wee patch is on chemotherapy and is in no pain at all, she is acting normal and is a healthy...
    iluvsya iluvsya
    Nov 16, 2010
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