Cocker Spaniels come from Spain, and were originally bred to hunt gamebirds. These dogs have beautiful, silky hair and a happy, sweet disposition that makes them excellent family dogs. Cocker Spaniels are incredibly gentle, and are a perfect mix of docile and playful. Medium-small in size, the long, fluffy ears and large, kind eyes of a Cocker Spaniel give it an adorable, warm look. These dogs would do well in an apartment or in a larger home.