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What kind of dog was this?

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angeltulips Sat 30-Aug-14 21:28:11

Spotted in a London playground today. Spaniel, reddy gold, looked a bit like a cocker but smaller and pointier than any cocker I've seen. Almost looked like what you'd get if you bred a golden cocker with a fox. What was it? I am in love! (And if you were in Avondale park in London I was the one maniacally patting your dog and coveting it)

WeAreGroot Sat 30-Aug-14 21:36:09

Working cocker? They're finer than show bred cockers.

I'd say the other way round; working cockers have broader heads than show cockers .

angeltulips Sat 30-Aug-14 23:48:35

It was a spaniel, but way too small to be any kind of cocker - was probably half the size of a standard English show cocker. And such a beautiful coat - have not seen on a cocker. Mystery!

King Charles ... can be red, apparently (although I've never seen one).
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angeltulips Sun 31-Aug-14 11:22:03

Definitely not a King Charles - it had a long snout

Maybe it was just a really small cocker? hmm

WeAreGroot Sun 31-Aug-14 13:06:34

American cocker? Not sure they have what could be considered a 'long snout' though. Smaller than a cocker and lots of coat though, and come in red.

Could it potentially have been a cross? Cav crosses seem to be very popular at the moment.

Owllady Sun 31-Aug-14 13:32:19

Maybe it was a mongrel smile

Adarajames Sun 31-Aug-14 21:53:33

I had a tiny red cocker, so could just be on the small side?

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