English Toy Spaniel Dog Breed
- At least 10 inches
- 8 to 14 pounds
- Blenheim (rich mahogany red and white), ruby (rich mahogany red), Prince Charles (white with black and tan markings), or King Charles (black and tan)
- Conformation, Obedience, Rally Obedience
Gentle, merry and playful, the English Toy Spaniel originated in the Far East and later appeared in England. Naturally well-behaved, this compact toy breed makes an affectionate family companion that plays well with children. The English Toy Spaniel’s small size makes him ideal for city apartments. His profuse coat is easy to groom and requires only biweekly brushing.
Did you know Evidence indicates that the English Toy Spaniel was a favorite of Mary Queen of Scots. It is said that her favorite English Toy refused to leave her, even on the scaffold.