Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Introduction to the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Breed
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a breed known for its royal history and charming personality. These small, affectionate dogs are beloved for their friendly nature and elegant appearance. Originating from England, Cavaliers were named after King Charles II, who was famously devoted to the breed. Their regal bearing and affectionate temperament make them a favorite among dog lovers.
At Weaver Family Farms, we offer healthy and happy Cavalier puppies for sale. Our puppies are raised with love and care in a large, climate-controlled dog home right behind our residence. This ensures they are well-socialized, have access to indoor and outdoor spaces, and receive plenty of sunlight, clean food, and water. Our Cavaliers are ready to become cherished members of your family.
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What Are the Physical Characteristics of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppies?

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are small but sturdy dogs, typically weighing between 13 to 18 pounds. Their size makes them perfect companions for both apartments and larger homes. They have a silky, medium-length coat that can come in four distinct color patterns: blenheim (chestnut and white), tricolor (black, white, and tan), ruby (solid red), and black and tan.
One of the most distinctive features of Cavaliers is their large, expressive eyes, which give them a sweet and gentle appearance. Their long, floppy ears add to their charming look, and their overall build is elegant yet robust. The combination of their size, coat type, and expressive features makes Cavalier King Charles Spaniels an incredibly appealing breed for many dog lovers.
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Why Are Cavaliers Known for Their Friendly Temperament?

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are celebrated for their loving and playful nature. They thrive on human companionship and are happiest when they are part of family activities. Cavaliers are known to be extremely affectionate and are often described as "lap dogs" because they love to cuddle. Their gentle and friendly disposition makes them ideal pets for families, singles, and seniors alike.

Cavaliers get along exceptionally well with children and other pets, making them a versatile addition to any household. They are known for their patient and tolerant nature, which is particularly beneficial in homes with young children. Their intelligence and eagerness to please also make them relatively easy to train, further enhancing their appeal as a family pet.

Their adaptability to various living situations and their innate friendliness make them suitable for both first-time dog owners and experienced pet parents. If you're curious about the Cavaliers we currently have available, visit our Cavalier Puppies for Sale.

What Are Common Health and Lifespan Expectations for Cavaliers?

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels typically enjoy a lifespan of 12 to 15 years, but like all breeds, they can be prone to certain health issues. Regular vet check-ups and a balanced diet are crucial to maintaining their health and longevity.

Some common health concerns, although not common with carefully bred cavaliers, include:

  • Mitral Valve Disease (MVD): A common heart condition in Cavaliers that requires regular monitoring by a veterinarian.
  • Hip Dysplasia: This is a common issue in many breeds. Maintaining a healthy weight and providing regular exercise can help prevent this condition.
  • Eye Problems: Conditions such as cataracts and progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) can occur, so regular eye check-ups are recommended.

A balanced diet rich in essential nutrients and regular exercise can go a long way in keeping your Cavalier healthy. Routine vaccinations, dental care, and parasite control are also key components of their healthcare regime.

If you're ready to add a healthy, happy Cavalier to your family, check out our current Cavalier Puppies for Sale to find your perfect match.

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How to Care for and Groom Your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy

Caring for and grooming your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy is essential to ensure they stay healthy and look their best. Here are some tips to help you keep your Cavalier in top condition:

Regular Grooming Needs

  • Brushing: Cavaliers have a silky, medium-length coat that requires regular brushing to prevent matting and tangling. Aim to brush your Cavalier several times a week using a slicker brush or a comb designed for long coats.
  • Bathing: Bathe your Cavalier once a month or as needed using a mild, dog-friendly shampoo. Frequent baths can dry out their skin, so it's important not to overdo it.
  • Trimming: Regular trimming of their coat helps keep it manageable and neat. Many Cavalier owners opt for professional grooming every 6 to 8 weeks.
  • Ear Care: Due to their long, floppy ears, Cavaliers are prone to ear infections. Clean their ears regularly and check for any signs of infection.

Diet and Nutrition

  • Quality Food: Provide a balanced diet with high-quality dog food that meets your Cavalier’s nutritional needs. Look for foods rich in protein, healthy fats, and essential vitamins.
  • Portion Control: Monitor their food intake to maintain a healthy weight. Cavaliers can be prone to obesity if overfed.
  • Hydration: Always ensure fresh water is available.

Exercise Requirements

  • Daily Walks: Cavaliers are energetic and enjoy daily walks and playtime. Aim for at least 30 minutes to an hour of exercise each day.
  • Playtime: Interactive play, such as fetch or puzzle toys, can help keep them mentally stimulated and physically active.

Regular Health Checks

  • Vet Visits: Schedule regular vet check-ups to monitor your Cavalier’s health and catch any potential issues early.
  • Dental Care: Brush your Cavalier’s teeth regularly to prevent dental issues. Dental chews can also help maintain oral health.
  • Vaccinations and Parasite Control: Keep up with routine vaccinations and parasite prevention treatments to protect your Cavalier from common diseases and pests.

For more information on our available puppies and how we care for them, visit our Puppies for Sale page.

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Effective Training Tips for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppies

Training your Cavalier puppy can be a fun and rewarding experience, thanks to their intelligence and eagerness to please. Here are some effective training tips to help you raise a well-behaved and happy Cavalier:

Start with Basic Commands

  • Sit, Stay, Come: Begin with basic commands like "sit," "stay," and "come." These foundational commands are essential for good behavior and safety.
  • Consistency: Use consistent commands and hand signals to avoid confusing your puppy. Repetition helps them understand what is expected.

Positive Reinforcement

  • Rewards: Use treats, praise, and affection to reward your Cavalier when they perform a desired behavior. Positive reinforcement encourages them to repeat good behavior.
  • Timing: Reward your puppy immediately after they follow a command to reinforce the connection between the behavior and the reward.


  • Expose to Different Environments: Introduce your Cavalier to various environments, sounds, and people to help them become well-rounded and adaptable.
  • Puppy Classes: Enroll in puppy training classes to help your Cavalier learn social skills and basic obedience in a structured environment.

Crate Training

  • Safe Space: Use a crate to provide a safe and comfortable space for your Cavalier. This helps with house training and gives them a place to retreat when they need rest.

Potty Training

  • Regular Breaks: Take your puppy outside frequently, especially after meals and naps, to establish a routine.
  • Praise and Rewards: Praise your Cavalier and offer treats when they go potty outside to reinforce positive behavior.

For more tips and advice on adopting and training puppies, visit our Tips & Information blog.

Why Choose a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy from Weaver Family Farms?

At Weaver Family Farms, we pride ourselves on our ethical breeding practices and the loving environment we provide for our puppies. Here’s why you should choose a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy from us:

  • Family Environment: Our puppies are raised in a large, climate-controlled dog home right behind our residence. This environment includes AC, heat, and 24/7 access to both indoor and outdoor areas. They also have full-time access to sunlight, clean food, and water, ensuring they are well-cared for and happy.
  • State-Licensed Breeder: We are a state-licensed breeder committed to the highest standards of care and ethical breeding practices.
  • Health Guarantee: We provide a health guarantee for all our puppies, giving you peace of mind when bringing a new puppy into your home.
  • Support and Guidance: We offer ongoing support and guidance to help you care for and train your new puppy.

Check out our Puppies for Sale page for more information on how to reserve your Cavalier puppy and prepare for their arrival. For any questions or further details, feel free to Contact Us.

Available Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppies for Sale

Weaver Family Farms has a variety of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppies available, ready to join your family. Visit our Cavalier Puppies for Sale page to see our current litters. Here you will find detailed information about each puppy, including their temperament, health, and background.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to Contact Us. We are here to help you through the process and ensure you find the perfect Cavalier puppy for your family.

Additionally, you can view all of our available puppies by visiting our Puppies for Sale page. We update our listings regularly, so be sure to check back often to see our latest arrivals.

Gallery of Previous Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppies

Take a look at our Adopted Cavalier Puppies page to see photos of our previous litters. These happy and healthy puppies are now thriving in their new homes, and we’re proud to share their success stories. Seeing these adorable faces will give you a glimpse of the joy a Cavalier puppy can bring to your family.

Additional Resources

For more information on raising and caring for Cavalier puppies, check out our Tips & Information blog. Here, you'll find articles and tips on various topics related to puppy care, training, and health.

Ready to bring a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy into your life? Visit our Cavalier Puppies for Sale page to find your new furry friend today. If you're interested in learning about the other breeds we raise, explore our Breeds We Raise page for more information.