Cavalier King Charles Spaniel beauty, regal grace, and even temper breed mark him as one of dogdom’s noblemen. A toy Dog spaniel sweet, gentle, melting expression emanating from large, round eyes is a breed hallmark. Another is the silky, richly-colored coat that can be one of four distinct varieties. This dog is originated in England as a companion pet.

One of the largest toy Dog breeds, he’s often as athletic as a true sporting breed and enjoys hiking, running on the beach, and dog sports such as agility, fly ball and rally.

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  • Life expectancy: 12 – 15 years
  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Temperament: Affectionate, Gentle, Graceful
  • Height: Male: 12–13 Inches, Female: 11–12 Inches
  • Weight: Male: 13–18  pounds, Female: 11–18 pounds
  • Colors: Blenheim, Black and Tan, Ruby and Tri-Color
  • Group: Toy Group



Other names
Blengheim, Cavailer king
Coat: silky, richly-colored coat
Litter size average 3 to 4 pups maybe larger
Life span 12-15 years


Cavalier is an intelligent and fearless companion, but is not known to be a good watchdog even though they can alarm bark because they are often overly social with strangers. Cavaliers pet follow their people everywhere, just waiting for a chance to jump in a lap. These dog are also willing and able to go for long walks and hikes, and many enjoy flushing birds, just like their bigger spaniel cousins.

These dogs normally love kids and do well in families with older children who will throw a ball for them, teach them tricks or just hang out with them. Because of their small size, though, Cavaliers must be protected from clumsy toddlers who might fall on them or “pet” them with too much force.



  • Affectionate, easygoing, and lovable pet.
  • Energetic and playful
  • As well as Good with children and other pets
  • Brilliant, eager to please, and also responsive to training
  • Of course he is Lively, with a friendly personality
  • Also needs frequent attention from her family
  • Exhibits signs of disconnection anxiety if left alone too much
  • He Sees cats and also small animals as prey unless trained otherwise
  • Can be difficult to house train
  • An indoor dog breed that doesn’t do well in the heat
  • Some have even shown their prowess as hunting dogs. The breed more restful members of the breed find success as family friends and therapy dogs
  • Fine-boned, elegant, easy to carry, doesn’t take up much space
  • Friendly toward Strangers.



  • Life expectation is 12 to 15 years.
  • The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a normally healthy breed.
  • Canine Hip Dysplasia. Canine hip dysplasia is typically associated with larger breeds but can be a common issue for Cavaliers. …
  • Prone to quite a few health problems
  • Deafness. …
  • Entropion. …
  • Epilepsy. …
  • Weakened Immune System. …
  • Patellar Luxation (Slipping Patellas) …
  • Syringomyelia.



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