The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a beautiful, small dog, equipped with a long coat, long ears and feathered tail and chest. It is classified as a toy breed and developed by breeding Pugs with King Charles Spaniels.
It has a stubby and short nose as a result of breeding with a pug. It is a classy and aristocratic dog, favoured by royals of the 17th century. They are very energetic, affectionate and eager dogs. They enjoy in human contact and they are perfect for children. Of course, as any other dogs, you should supervise them with smaller children, because it is very small and child could often think that it is a toy.
This breed comes in different variety of colours such as:
- Tan and black
- Mahogany red
The average size could reach 33 cm.
Weight could go up to 8 kg.
Life expectancy is approximately 14 years.
Suitability for Children – High
Tendency to Bark – Medium
Energy – Medium
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Low
Grooming Requirements – Once a Week
Trimming Required – None
Amount of hair shed – Little
Food Cost – $5 to $10
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $58