From puppyhood to old age, it’s always good to be aware of the common issues and conditions that could occur during your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel's life.

With 45 years of pet health experience under our collar, we’re here to help you get your pet the very best care over their entire lifetime. From pup to pensioner, pet insurance is key to keeping your pet healthy and happy. Discover some of the most common health issues we see in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels throughout their life.

General information

We’ve analysed our data to see what claims we receive most regularly for Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.
Here are some of the key insights:

ear issues

Heart disorders, eye problems, skin disease, bank and spine conditions and mouth problems are the top five claims for this breed.


Cavalier King Charles Spaniel claims are around ten times more likely to be due to heart disorders when compared to other dog breeds – one in five claims for this breed will be for heart disorders.

Claims by Cavalier King Charles Spaniel age

Claims can occur in every breed of dog, at any age!

You might be surprised to know that on average, in 2019, we paid over £8,400 per week in Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy claims.

In the same year, we paid £6,674,104 in claims for middle-aged and senior Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.

Common claim conditions

Here are some of the most common claims we receive for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel at each age:


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