Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Breed Information

  • AKA:n/a
  • Size:Small
  • Ease of Training:Medium
  • Grooming:Low
  • Shedding:Medium
  • Exercise Needed:Daily Walk
  • Energy Level:Medium
  • Protection:Low
  • Good with Children:Yes, with older considerate children
  • Health Clearances:OFA, CERF, heart examination
  • Weight:10-18 lbs
  • Height:11-13 inches
  • Coat Colour:Black and tan or white, black and red or rich red or white and red

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Coat

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has a coat of silky hair that is medium to long in length. The coat is not curly but may have a slight wave. There is feathering in the tail, legs, feet, ears and chest.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Character

This breed is a true companion and lap dog. They are gentle, but also have a sporting character, which enables them to do well in agility and hunting events. This breed loves to swim and is a natural retriever.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Temperament

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is best suited for a pampered indoor life. They display the temperament of an extrovert. They can be quite spirited and vocal. The Cavalier prefers to be with their family or other dogs. Although this breed is gentle and affectionate, they do not have patience for unruly children.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Care

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel must be brushed weekly to prevent mats and tangles. Special attention must be given to the hair behind the ears.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Activity

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an active and sporting breed that requires regular exercise to help keep their heart healthy. A fenced yard is a must, as they will give chase to anything that moves. They are able to adapt to apartment or condominium living provided there is a small yard.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health and Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is around 10-15 years, and there are a number of health issues and disorders that have been linked to this breed. This includes luxating patella, cataracts, MVD, and retinal disorders. The parents of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel should have OFA and CERF certificates, and because these dogs or so prone to heart problems should also have clear heart examination results. The Cavalier has a tendency to develop heart abnormalities early in life. It is extremely important to have regular veterinary examinations. They are also prone to allergies, deafness, cataracts, and diabetes.

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