Friday, May 22, 2009

World's Meanest Dog: The English Cocker Spaniel

english cocker spaniel5/22/09 - A cute, floppy-eared, innocent-looking breed may be one of the world's most aggressive according to a new study that found English Cocker Spaniels seem to be more militant than other breeds.

The discovery adds to the mounting evidence that aggressiveness is an inherited characteristic. This finding suggests that both genes and breeding practices both help determine how a dog will behave.

"In our country and according to our database, the English cocker spaniel is the breed that shows more aggression problems," lead author Marta Amat told Discovery News, while groveling at the feet of his 20 pound master... read article

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