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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
  • Size Small
  • Height 30 to 34 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight 13 to 18 pounds
  • Coat Feathered
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Blenheim, tricolour, ruby or black and tan
  • Activities Obedience, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor Mostly indoor
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an enthusiastic, eager-to-please little dog that thrives on companionship. This breed was a pet to many royals including Charles I and Queen Victoria. A descendant of hunting dogs, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel loves to romp outdoors. The breed needs moderate exercise, and his feathered coat requires regular grooming.
Living Considerations
  • Good with older children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is named for King Charles II, who was particularly fond of the breed. Rarely seen without a Cavalier at his heels, he wrote a decree that the breed should be accepted in any public place, even the Houses of Parliament. The Cavalier gained notoriety on the television show “Sex and the City” as Charlotte Yorks beloved pet.