These friendly little lap dogs were once pampered royal pets, yet they are anything but snobs. Gregarious and lovable, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels just want to spend time having fun with their families. These energetic dogs are exceptionally well suited for apartment life and active families with older child.
You could sum up the Cavalier King Charles Spaniels with these five words: Playful, Adaptable, Fearless, Patient & Affectionate.
When outdoors, a Cavalier’s spaniel heritage kicks in. As a result, these dogs love to explore, sniff, and chase whatever crosses their path.
The Cavaliers also like to hunt small animals and insects. However, these dogs will be equally happy playing fetch with their human families.
The cavalier in many ways fits the bill as an ideal house pet.
It is sweet, gentle, playful, willing to please, affectionate and quiet while also being amiable toward other dogs, pets and strangers.
They are fairly easy to train, though there are the occasional Cavaliers that are far more stubborn than their contemporaries.
House-training should not be difficult with this breed, provided that the dogs receive consistent instruction.
Three words: Just simply fearless.
These dogs are very good with children. Cavaliers are better suited as a playmate for older children. Small children and toddlers may see the small dogs as inanimate toys and treat them accordingly, which could result in unfortunate injuries to either the animal or the child.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an eager,affectionate and happy dog, always seeming to be wagging its tail.
He is indeed the “top tail wagger”. If the wagging of the Cavalier’s plumy tail melts your heart, surely his large, dark round eyes will do all the more.
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