Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Dog: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Character: friendly and very loyal
Life Expectancy: around 10 to 12 years
Perfect for: older families and people, younger children
Level of looking after: middle range

As a dog bred specifically to be a companion, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a perfect breed of dog for those seeking a life long mate and is always a popular breed amongst Australian’s.


The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small dog but with an extremely cute and lovable face that easily says “please take me home”! Their size can range to around 33cm and weigh about 8kg so their small size is good for those people not looking for a large dog for kids. They come in a variety of colours, with chestnut, black tan and white, tan and black and a ruby colour all common.

Breed History

A fairly new breed of dog, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was only officially recognised as a breed in the 1940s. However over this period they have rapidly gone on to be one of the most popular breed of dog in Australia.


The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is one of the most perfect dogs when it comes to temperament around families as the dog and kids get along within minutes and is extremely loyal to those who care for it. Large numbers of vets recommend the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel as a dog to own especially as a pet for kids for a long time and with its nature being to be a strong companion, there are really very few people who would not love a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel!

Health & Wellbeing

Common conditions in a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel come from kneecap issues, eye problems as well as heart conditions. It is important to check out the history of such diseases with the breeder before purchasing one and keep a constant vet schedule to maintain its health and wellbeing

Living Inside

One of the easiest dogs to housetrain, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a best pet for kids at home. Their small size too will not make them become a problem in taking up too much space and they are perfect to keep you company on those cold winter nights!

Perfect For

Anyone. Whether you are a large family or a single elderly person, they are perfect for anybody looking for a strong companion. It is essential to give them this companionship however as they may not take very well to being left outside alone constantly. So, if you are ready to care of pets, Cavalier Kind Charles Spaniel is a viable option.


Once a week give your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel a good brush and bath. This will maintain their coat as well as keeping them looking good and smelling even better!

So, if you are ready for pet adoption, you can seek this small cute looking dog as a viable pet. Check our site for more tips and information on pets that is just right for the little ones at home.