Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed has British history. They have regal grace, smartness, and athleticism. This breed is small in size with a silky, smooth coat in four different colors. Their personality can vary but can be great around kids and other pets. This lap dog breed belongs to the toy dog breed group and costs $2000- $3500 if bought from the best breeder. However, they are not ideal home dogs. 

Breed Information

Dog SizeSmall
ColourWhite, Black, Tan, Chocolate
Dog Breed GroupToy
Height9-13 Inches
Weight12-18 Pounds
Coat LengthMedium
Life SpanApprox 10-14 years
OriginUnited Kingdom
CharacteristicsThe Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is very graceful, athletic, gentle, sweet, and smart.
HistoryThis breed is new and it is been less than a century since it was created. The toy spaniel has been with royalty as well as nobility. Cavaliers are also descended from a similar prototype in the 16th, 17th, as well as 18th centuries. This breed became more famous after the demise of Charles II.
PersonalityThe Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed comes in different personalities. They can be quiet, sedate, rowdy, as well as rambunctious. However, they are a favorite of all but not an ideal watchdog breed.
HealthThis breed remains healthy but can also face some health issues like hip dysplasia, patellar luxation, episodic falling, etc. Regular checkups with a vet can help in maintaining their health.
CareThe Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed is a typical lap dog with a small height. But moderate exercise can be good for them. Also, they are not street-smart and can easily run away. They should not be left alone in a hot yard.
FeedingThis breed requires daily nutrition to be healthy. Giving them ½ to 1 cup of good dog food can help them live a long and healthy life. Also, it should be according to their current health situation.
Coat Color And GroomingThe Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed comes in coat colors like black and tan, Blenheim, ruby, etc. Also, they are simple to groom where they need combing 4 times a week, bath every week, teeth brushing 3 times a week, etc.
Relationship with Children And Other PetsThe Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed is playful and active. They can easily adjust around kids or children. Also, they can get well with other pets like dogs or cats after learning to socialize.
Temperament and TrainingThe Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed is considered to be sweet, friendly, gentle, as well as affectionate. They are people pleaser and loves to be around people. This breed can be easily trained with simple training methods.
PriceAround $2000- $3500

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