Why was the cavalier King Charles spaniel named after King Charles II?
Surely it has something to do with the dogs ears looking like king charles hair, ??
put a hat with a feather coming out of it and a moustache on a spaniel and voila!
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel as we know it today was not given official Kennel Club recognition until 1945. The King Charles Spaniel whose history has been documented since the 15th Century has its origins in the courts of Europe. In 2000 only 185 King Charles Spaniel puppies were registered with the U.K. Kennel Club while the registrations for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppies exceeded 11,400.
The English toy spaniels are different then the Cavalier king Charles spaniel. I personally have a cavalier and think they are much prettier and magestic, but that's just me. The main difference between the two breeds is that the English toy spaniels has a pug like mussle.The English toy spaniel are also known as the king Charles spaniel (not too be confused with the Cavalier king Charles spaniel). Try Google that should help you to.
Yes his name is Hollar it's mostly Kim's(his wife)dog. Hes a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel. The correct name for the breed is Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The Cavalier is a British dog, named after Charles II, the Restoration King. The forces loyal to the monarchy, who returned the King to the throne after their Revolution, were the Cavaliers; consequently, Charles II is the Cavalier King Charles, which distinguishes him from Charles I, the one they…
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small dog but the intelligence that they have is 5% on 10 that dogs can have. It's not as smart like a Border Collie but it is pretty smart for a small dog! The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is moderately easy to train. He learns new commands at the average rate. He is neither difficult nor easy to train.
No, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is not hypoallergenic. If you have allergies, do not get a CKC Spaniel. I would recommend a labradoodle. They are known to be better with allergy sufferers. If you want something even better for allergies, get a labradoodle crossed with a poodle. The offspring will be very good if you have allergies.