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The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small, friendly, and affectionate breed known for its expressive eyes and beautiful silky coat. They make excellent family pets and companions, getting along well with children and other animals.

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Cavaliers are small dogs, weighing 13-18 lbs and standing 12-13 inches tall.

energy level

Cavaliers have a moderate energy level and enjoy a mix of playtime and relaxation.

exercise needs

Cavaliers need daily exercise, such as walks or playtime, to stay happy and healthy.


Cavaliers are eager to please and can be trained easily with positive reinforcement.


Cavaliers are intelligent dogs that enjoy learning new commands and tricks.


Cavaliers adapt well to various living situations, from apartments to country homes.

with kids

Cavaliers are gentle, affectionate, and patient, making them excellent companions for children.

with other pets

Cavaliers get along well with other pets, including dogs and cats, when socialized properly.

in cold climates

Cavaliers can tolerate mild cold but need extra care in extreme cold due to their silky coats.

in hot climates

Cavaliers can handle warm climates, but make sure to provide shade, water, and avoid excessive exercise.


Cavaliers have a silky coat that sheds moderately, so regular brushing can help minimize shedding.


Cavaliers require regular brushing and occasional bathing to keep their coats healthy and tangle-free.

bark tendency

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels bark occasionally, usually only when necessary or provoked.

health issues

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels may have some health issues, requiring regular veterinary checkups and preventative care.