9 Fun Facts About the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Fun Facts

1. The Cavalier is the second most popular breed in the UK.

2. The Cavalier's coat comes in two varieties, either a short-haired or long-haired.

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3. They were bred to be a companion dog for women in skirts and dresses and therefore the tail is docked to avoid it getting caught on clothing or other objects.

4. This breed was one of Queen Victoria's favorites.

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5. Cavaliers are one of the most common breeds to be used as guide dogs for people with impaired vision because of their cheerful, gentle nature and intelligence.

6. It's said that if you ask a question of your CKCS, they will shake their head yes or no depending on which answer they feel best reflects their opinion; however, this is not an actual

fact about the breed but rather anecdotal evidence from some pet owners who have owned this particular type of dog.

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7. Cavaliers are also said to have a sixth sense to detect impending danger, often hiding under furniture or lying on their backs when they sense something is wrong in the environment around them; however, there has been no scientific proof that Cavaliers have such an ability

8. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is known by many nicknames including "peanut butter spaniel," "Pampered Puss," "The Comforter" and "Charlie."

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9. The Cavalier is the 17 most popular breed in the US.

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