Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Size
Small
Height
12 to 13 inches at the withers
Weight
13 to 18 pounds
Coat
Feathered
Color
Blenheim, tricolor, ruby or black and tan
Energy
Medium
Activities
Obedience, Conformation

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.

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 York’s beloved pet.

Training Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

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