To the discovery of King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is the perfect little dog with an adorable face that you want to hug and pet. Sociable, kind, loving company above all, it is the ideal companion dog. If you are looking for a dog, the King Charles Spaniel is one of the best choices. In virtue of all his qualities, let's discover a little more.

How to describe the King Charles Spaniel ?

The Cavalier King Charles is an adorable, lively and graceful little dog of the spaniel family. His body is short and well-proportioned. Its head is almost flat between its long, floppy ears. Its muzzle, in the shape of a cone, is short and straight.

At the moment, discover here some tips to groom your dog. The Cavalier King Charles has large dark eyes that give it its soft expression and make all its charm. His long coat is silky with lots of feathering.

Its Origin

The Cavalier King Charles, originally from Great Britain, was named after King Charles II of England, who reigned in the 17th century, and was his favorite pet. Famous paintings from that time depict the Cavalier King Charles.

At the beginning of the 20th century, the descendants of this breed not having quite the same characteristics as in the 17th century, dog lovers decided to cross it with Pekingese and Pugs. The Cavalier King Charles was then recognized as a breed dog in Great Britain in 1928. It arrived in France in the mid-1970s.

What are the common needs of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel ?

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a very sensitive and affectionate dog that can show behavioral problems of anxiety when separated from its owners.

It is therefore advisable not to overprotect him to help him manage these situations, which, however, should not be repeated often for his well-being.

Generally speaking, the Cavalier King Charles cannot stand to be left alone at the risk of wasting away: he was born to live with people. To sum up, the Cavalier King Charles does not require any particular care despite its long and silky coat.