Cavalier King Charles
Spaniel
Small Breed
12-18 lbs.
Owning
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are a happy dog that does well in either a city or country environment. The
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is very good children.

Characteristics
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is an active, graceful, well-balanced toy spaniel, very happy and free in
action; fearless and sporting in character, yet at the same time gentle and affectionate. It is this typical happy
temperament, combined with true elegance and royal appearance which are of paramount importance in the
breed. Natural appearance with no trimming, sculpting or artificial alteration is essential to breed type.

Did You Know
Date entered into Regular Classes: January 1, 1996 The true purpose of this breed has always been that of a
companion dog. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is the number one toy dog in England. On January 1, 1996 it
entered the ring as the 140th AKC-recognized breed. The first Cavaliers were sent to America in 1952 by Lady
Forwood as a gift.