FAQ about the Cavalier King Charles cross breed

When it comes to passing, it is important to take into account the characteristics of each breed, able to predict the nature of this cross.

The Cavaliers King Charles also known as dwarf spaniels of English: these are great little dogs “without worries”. Always happy with the time that we take care of him, this dog is a natural player, playful, cuddly, always ready to follow its masters in their adventures for your lifestyle: it adapts to all! Its “faults” this little monster has big expressive eyes of the sequence of ideas and know quickly how you handle if you leave it and do as he is a real sponge feelings that feels very good in what state of mind you are, it is very sensitive to stress. The Cavalier King Charles likes now much more in the skin than in companion hunter. both quiet, dedicated and devoted to his owners. They only ask one thing: spending time with them. We can trust him to choose the most comfortable corner. Companion of the whole family, it adapts to all situations and likes both flat and in the country provided he gives his dose of daily activity. Indeed, there is a spaniel and must be able to spend. Thus, the agility is a sport that suits him.

Height: 32 à 38 cm

Weight: 12 à 18 pounds


Skull almost flat between ears, big eyes, dark and round but not prominent. The eyes are wide apart. Long ears set high. Fringes abundant. Shortnose about 1 ½ inch (3.8 cm).His eyes are large, round, not prominent, dark.The length of the tail is proportional to the body. It is attached, carried happily but never much above the topline. The tail is not necessarily shortened. Do not remove more than one third.Long, silky, without loops. slight ripple. Fringes abundant.


Active dog , graceful, well proportioned, with soft expression.the natural grace of cavalier king charles gives the appearance of preciousness. His body is harmonious effect. Well balanced, silky hair and big eyes full of sweetness and melancholy, this is a good physical match for the kindness of Cavalier King Charles.


Zippy, affectionate, he was really scared of anything. Gay, friendly, not aggressive, no tendency to be fearful.It’s a sportsman sweet, affectionate with his master and very gay. Its sensitivity precludes any brutality. It is particularly sociable although a little on his guard. Family life and a comfortable home suitable for him at the highest point.He finds his place quietly and easily adapts to his surroundings. His discretion is accompanied by a very sociable temperament. Very comfortable in society, he especially likes the company of children. No problem either cohabitation with other cats and dogs. Always cheerful, he is particularly sociable.He is calm and gentle. He is very intelligent and observant, he understands why the reprimand and running with great attention to the towers that he teaches.


The small size of spaniels have fascinated our ancestors centuries ago!. The passion of Charles II (17th century) for these small dogs is the origin of the name “King Charles”. Under the influence of dogs arrived from China, fashion turned to dogs flat face and body more compact so that the old type disappeared. At the beginning of the 19th, an American named Roswell Eldridge, nostalgic for the little dogs they could see on old pictures, some decided to motivate farmers and King Charles nosed than we know today relives the day. To differentiate its “cousin”, in reference to an array “The Cavalier’s Pet”, he named the “Cavalier” King Charles.

The race is known from the sixteenth century. In the seventeenth century, the ancestors of cavalier king charles are the favorites of King Charles II of England. It is even said that several parts of the palace reserved for them. They are now famous for asking repeatedly for the painters Hogarth and Gainsborough. But this time, arriving in China on first pug, who steal the show at King charles. The race then moves to facies rather retracted. In 1926, however, there is a sudden return to the original type, probably due to an input of continental spaniels by American Roswell Eldridge. This last trend set by the Kennel Club in 1945. his success with the English aristocracy continues to Princess Margaret.


  • Children: excellent with children
  • Sociability: everyone loves
  • Trainability: Easy
  • Independence: moderate dependent
  • Dominance: low
  • Other pets: good relations in general
  • Combativité: friendly with other dogs
  • Noise: lower parking

Physical and toileting needs

  • Grooming: Regular grooming is best
  • Cup or depilation: requires an expert hand
  • Coat: robe fringes
  • Shedding: average
  • Exercise: moderate exercise
  • Indoors: rather inactive
  • Apartment: adapt them if we give him enough exercise
  • Outdoor Space: Does all right without a yard.
  • Climate: Does well in most climates.
  • Owner: Good for novice owners.
  • Longevity: medium (10 to 12 years)