Type: Gun Dog; Origin of Great Britain
Height: 12 - 13 inches.
Weight: 10 - 18 lbs
Coat: Long, silky, straight or wavy, but free from curl. They have ample feathering.
Description: The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is distinguished by their longer nose and heavier build from the King Charles Spaniel. Their fur is long and silky, with the appearance of royalty. They can have black and tan colors, ruby, blenheim, or tricolor. They are short small dogs, although the largest of the toy breeds. Their muzzle is short and blunt, and have long drooping ears that are covered in feathery soft fur. Their tails can be left alone or docked if they do not have certain traits that are desirable. Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are a loving dog, they are good natured and fond of children. They make a good companion for the young and old alike, with a friendly and obedient disposition. They are companion dogs, mostly used for foot warming, keeping one company, and as lap dogs. Cavalier King Charles Spaniels will be happy to run in the field or just sit by your side. They are not excessively energetic, but at the same time they love to play. A fearless, lively little dog with a cheerful disposition, they are sociable with both people and other dogs.
Special Needs: Exercise, grooming, and an indoor lifestyle
Life Span: 9 - 14 years.