A gentle, affectionate toy breed that’s a great companion for the whole family

A graceful, friendly dog with a noble expression, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel can adapt to many different lifestyles. Bred to be companions in royal households, they are just as happy with very active owners as they are spending more time on the couch.

Vital Stats

Size: Small
Coat: Double-coated & silky, low maintenance
Exercise: 1+ hour daily
Life span: 10+ years
Breed group: Toy
Temperament: Adaptable, friendly, playful
Size Small Coat Silky
Exercise 1+ hr Life span 10+years
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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Temperament & Personality

Born companions, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are easy going, lovable and playful dogs that do especially well with children and other canine friends.

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Training & Exercise

Despite their small size, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels enjoy activity and need daily exercise and mental stimulation for their health and happiness.


Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Grooming

Despite a thick double, medium-length coat, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel grooming routine is fairly low maintenance and shedding is not a common problem.

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Nutrition

Choosing the best food for Cavalier King Charles Spaniels is essential for them to grow into healthy, happy adult dogs.

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What to know before you buy or rehome a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Before you start looking for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppies for sale or to rehome, here’s a few important things about what you should know and that will help ensure that your dog is happy and healthy.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel insurance considerations

While most Cavalier King Charles Spaniels live long and happy lives, some can be prone to health problems like heart disease and eye conditions. As some of these conditions are lifelong, it’s important that when choosing dog insurance you check for any limits in your policy and understand how long conditions will be covered for. 

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