Family: spaniel, companion
Area of origin: England
Original function: flushing small birds, lapdog
Average size of male: Ht: 12-13, Wt: 13-18
Average size of female: Ht: 12-13, Wt: 13-18
Other names: none
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog Temperament
The cavalier in many ways fits the bill as an ideal house pet. He is sweet, gentle, playful, willing to please, affectionate and quiet. He is amiable toward other dogs, pets and strangers. Outdoors, his spaniel heritage kicks in, and he loves to explore, sniff and chase.