King Charles Cavalier Spaniels

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small spaniel classed as a toy dog by The Kennel Club. It is one of the most popular breeds in the United Kingdom. Since 2000, it has grown in popularity in the United States. It is a smaller breed of spaniel, and Cavalier adults are often the same size as adolescent dogs of other spaniel breeds. It has a silky, smooth coat and commonly a smooth undocked tail. The breed standard recognizes four colours: Blenheim, Tricolour (black/white/tan), Black and Tan, and Ruby. The breed is generally friendly, affectionate and good with both children and other animals; however, they require a lot of human interaction. The King Charles changed drastically in the late 17th century, when it was interbred with flat-nosed breeds. Until the 1920s, the Cavalier shared the same history as the smaller King Charles Spaniel. Breeders attempted to recreate what they considered to be the original configuration of the breed, a dog resembling Charles II's King Charles Spaniel of the Restoration.

Now days, the King Charles Cavalier Spaniels are suitable for all types of families. They can be enthusiastic competitors in conformation, they are willing to work in obedience, and they excel in agility.

Their temperament and personality make them great companions for anyone. Cavaliers get along well with other animals as well.

Once you have one of these Cavaliers, it is impossible not to fall in love with their loyal, outgoing, fun and sweet nature!