About Cavaliers

 The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an active, graceful, well-balanced toy spaniel, very gay and free in action; fearless and sporting in character, yet at the same time gentle and affectionate. It is this typical gay temperament, combined with true elegance and royal appearance which are of paramount importance in the breed. Natural appearance with no trimming, sculpting or artificial alteration is essential to breed type.

  • History

    The Cavalier's history dates back to royalty in the 16th, 17th and 18th century.  Originally, these dogs were used as lap dogs to keep their owners warm in drafty castles.  Today, they are lovely, friendly, loyal, loving companions to all.

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  • Overview

    Included is a snapshot of the general demeanor of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

  • Breed Standard

    Included is the full description of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed standard as written by the AKC

  • Health issues

    In this section, I've included a bunch of different health related items.  This is a must read!

  • Cavalier right for you?

    The Cavalier is considered to be in the toy class and they are actually the largest dog in their class.  They generally do not grow larger than 20 pounds in weight.  So....are they the right dog for you?