Cavalier King Charles spaniel
Cavalier King Charles spaniels, and the related King Charles spaniels, are a popular choice for dog lovers in the UK. Throughout history, the breed has been loved for their close association with royalty and wealth. Some even believe that Cavalier King Charles spaniels have taken on some regal qualities themselves.
The nature of a Cavalier King Charles spaniel has as much to do with its upbringing as its parentage.
Buying a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy
It's important to be aware of the serious inherited diseases linked with them. Their popularity has led to puppies being selectively bred to look a certain way. This is often with little or no regard for the health and welfare issues this could cause. Because of this, many Cavalier King Charles spaniel puppies now suffer with inherited diseases, in some cases with heart-breaking problems.
There are things you can do to protect you and your family from the heartbreak of buying a sick puppy from a bad breeder.
- Learn how to spot a healthy, happy puppy with our visual guide
- Top tips to find a good breeder
- Learn the puppy's health history and use the Puppy Contract
Find out more about buying a puppy.
Adopt a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel from us
Instead of buying a puppy, why not take a look at the Cavalier King Charles spaniels in our care? Before going to a new home, all our dogs are:
When searching for dogs in our care, you can choose to filter by breed and age. If there are no Cavalier King Charles spaniels suitable for your family, you can sign up for email alerts to let you know when we have a new arrival.