Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an affectionate and expressive dog that is perfect for the family. They live to please people and are extremely outgoing in the process. They are well-behaved and they get along with other dogs and pets in the household. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel needs to be around people the whole day; it does not adapt well to being left alone.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is relatively energetic and therefore needs at least an hour of exercise daily, or they will be in danger of becoming obese.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a dog that can suit well to the apartment life and city life so long as there is a small yard for them to play and exercise in. They do not adapt well to colder climates.
Although the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a toy dog, it only needs minimal grooming. The coat needs to be brushed at least once a week with a bristle brush. The breed is known to shed.
As a breed, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has a history of health problems such as heart murmurs, knee problems, ear infections, cataracts, and the major Mitral Valve Disease. They also have a tendency to obesity when fed too much.