The Cogol is a hybrid dog originating from the US, which is a cross between the purebreds Cocker Spaniel and Golden Retriever. It’s advisable to learn about the characteristics of both its ancestors taking into account their temperaments, size, and general appearance to better understand this designer dog. Other names for this mix are Golden Cocker Retriever and Dakota Sport Retriever.

Physical Description

A Cogol attains an average height of 15 to 17 inches and weight of 30-40 pounds. The pups vary in color and the most common would be black, black and tan, cream, brown, golden, yellow, and white. Their coats are of medium length and are delightfully silky, wavy, and with a nice sheen. There is more emphasis of the dense coat behind the ears, the front and hind legs, and tail.


The Cogol designer dog is inclined to listen and obey its owner since they are eager to please. They are suitable for kids and are generally playful and affectionate around them. A mixed breed dog can be unpredictable and inherit a combination of any of the temperament and characteristics of either parent. The Golden Cocker Retriever is known for being cheerful, friendly, intelligent, alerts, gentle, sweet, loyal, and social dogs.


Since this designer dog is a mix of a small and large breed, the resulting dog is usually prone to arthritis. Like any other dog, thy require exercise to stay healthy, and plenty of room given their size. If a yard is not present, routine outdoor walks must be implemented for utmost health of your Cogol pet.