Level: Low - Moderate
Function: flushing small birds, lapdog
Reserved, gentle and affectionate.
Happy, intelligent, toy spaniel, with distinctive
for: Families, anyone.
Some may confuse this breed with the Cavalier.
About 25cm (10")
Black/Tan, Red, Tricolour & Red/White
Long silky, can be wavy.
Appearance: Compact and cobby, on refined lines, chest
wide and deep, legs short and straight, back short and level. Tail
well flagged, and not carried over the level of the back. Movement
free, active and elegant.
The King Charles Spaniel has the
same ancestry as the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, they were very
popular in both Europe and England, the English preferred the shorter
muzzle and so with them trying to breed back the long muzzle this
brought about the two breeds. The new longer muzzled dog become
While they are alert they are not overly active, they make excellent
lap dogs for all ages. They are highly intelligent and are easy
brush the coat regularly and wash when needed. Check ears for infection
and keep nails trimmed.
regular walks and plays are enough to keep them fit and happy
For Diet and other general dog health information Health/Nutrition