Dog Breeds - Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Breed :        Toy
Weight:       10-18 lbs
Height:        11-13 inches
Color(s):     black and tan or white, black and red or rich red or white and red

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Breed Information:
This is a small breed of Spaniel-type dogs, quite agile and graceful. It is one of the smaller breed of spaniel, because of which an adult Cavalier is of the same size as adolescent dogs of other spaniel breeds. This breed has been gaining immense popularity in the United States since 2000 and is at present one of the most popular breeds in United Kingdom. This breed has a very amicable, devoted and adoring nature and is good with children and other animals.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health and Diseases:
This breed are prone to heart abnormalities such as mitral valve disease at an early stage, therefore regular veterinary examinations are an absolute necessity. They may also suffer from other diseases which include:
  • Syringomyelia
  • Allergies
  • Deafness
  • Cataracts
  • Diabetes
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Luxating patellas
  • Vision disorders such as cataracts and retinal dysplasia