Cavalier King Charles spaniel

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Cavalier King Charles spaniel

a small (10-18 lb) dog with prominent eyes, short nose and floppy ears. The haircoat is long and silky. Several colors or combinations are recognized: black and tan, ruby (rich chestnut red), Blenheim (white with chestnut red patches), and tricolor (called Prince Charles in the United States) (white with black patches and tan markings). Similar to, but larger than, the king charles spaniel, and with a longer nose (at least 1.5 inches long). The breed suffers from cardiac valvular disease and the neurological condition known as episodic falling.
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More than 8,000 Cavalier King Charles spaniel owners have signed a petition demanding the Kennel Club only registers puppies whose parents have been tested for the breed's two most serious hereditary conditions.
The family hit on the dog grooming salon idea because they regularly took their own Cavalier King Charles spaniels to similar parlours.
AMany Cavalier King Charles spaniels have problems with bad teeth and the build-up of plaque.
He has shown cocker spaniels and Cavalier King Charles spaniels.
CAVALIER King Charles Spaniels and their owners are being invited to take part in a walk for charity.
Now the pair of Blenheim Cavalier King Charles spaniels are desperate to find a new home together after their previous owner was forced to give them away.
It would have to be a house full of Cavalier King Charles spaniels, I've had them all my life, they are so loving, I wouldn't have anything else.
In some dogs, particularly Cavalier King Charles spaniels, these get blocked and cause irritation, leading to chewing around the bottom and dragging.
Although many breeds can be affected, dry eye was far more common among Westies, Cocker Spaniels, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and Lhasa Apsos so if you have just bought a pup, get it insured.
Retrievers, for instance, can be affected by a hereditary eye disease and Cavalier King Charles spaniels are prone to heart problems.
Anthony AThe condition you're referring to is called syringomyelia, which is particularly common in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.