FAQ, Cavalier King Charles cross

FAQ about the Cavalier King Charles cross breed

When we choose to cross two breeds, it is important to consider the characteristics of each breed, so we can predict the nature of this cross.

The Cavaliers King Charles also known as dwarf of the English spaniels: these are great little dogs “without worries”. Always happy when we give him time, this dog is a natural player, playful, cuddly, always ready to follow its masters in all adventures of your lifestyle: it adapts to all! Its “faults” this little monster has big expressive eyes with the sequence of its ideas and knows quickly how to use you if left to let it; and since it is a real sponge for feelings it will feels your state of mind , and it is very sensitive to stress. The Cavalier King Charles is much happier in the role of a companion rather than a hunter. Both ,quiet, dedicated and devoted to his owners this dog only asks 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 appartement and the country, providing he gets his dose of daily activity. Indeed, there is a spaniel in it and must be able to deploy its energy. Thus, the agility is a sport that suits him.

Height: 32 à 38 cm

Weight: 12 à 18 pounds


Skull almost flat between the 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.


  • Children : excellent with children.
  • Sociability : Loves everyone.
  • Trainability : easy
  • Independence : moderate dependent.
  • Dominance : low
  • Other Pets : good relations in general
  • Combativeness : friendly with other dogs
  • Noise : lower parking

Physical and toileting needs

  • Grooming : Regular grooming is best
  • Trimming & Stripping : requires an expert hand
  • Coat : robe fringes
  • Shedding : average
  • Exercise : moderate exercise
  • Indoors : rather inactive
  • Apartments : adaptto 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)