Your favorite AKC dog breed is the black Cocker Spaniel. With big baby eyes, soft coat, cozy size and an upbeat personality, it is easy to see why the Cocker Spaniel is one of the most popular dogs in America. He is sensitive and playful and loves people. He forms a tight, lifelong bond with his owner. The Cocker Spaniel needs lots of exercise and playtime. The Cocker Spaniel is a part of the AKC Sporting Group and was first recognized by the AKC in 1878. Oprah Winfrey owns two Cocker Spaniels named Solomon and Sophie; and in Disney's Lady and the Tramp, Lady is a Cocker Spaniel. This is the perfect breed gift, telling all about Cocker Spaniels. A great dog lover gift on a t shirt, hoodie, mug, sticker, magnet, button, ornament - makes a great Cocker Spaniel Christmas gift.