Cocker spaniel is the name for two dog breeds of the Spaniel type: The English Cocker Spaniel and the American Cocker Spaniel. Originally, these dogs were bred in England for hunting Eurasian Woodcock. Cocker spaniels are popular family pets.The English version is usually brown and ginger. Their fur is very soft and their noses are big. They have very big floppy ears. Their are tow version of cocker spaniel, show dog and a hunter.