Article about the difference between roi Charles and Cavalier roi Charles spaniels.By Laure-Anne Viselé, célibataire 2010. Re-released et updated on le 3 May 2019Photo credits at the end du the post

I un m often surprised to see that that a parcelle of cavalier King Charles Spaniels owner think it is the same breed oui King Charles Spaniels. Dog geek that i am, ns had to faire some research. Here is what ns found out:

Confusion tous around

Even the professionals volonté confused, ce seems. According venir cavaliers.co.uk, “The media regularly incorrectly describes most cavalier King Charles Spaniels in thé press as being roi Charles Spaniels.” also vets comprendre frequently confused, according to auto same source, going oui far oui suggesting that a breed-conform roi Charles is a breed-faulty Cavalier. In extreme cases, this can result in surgical actions such as surgery parce que le fused toes jaune undershot jaw or année incorrect hydrocephalus diagnosis (because auto dog has a domed head). This begs the painful des questions of how much strictement breed conformation in reality trivialise malformations, but that’s a whole nother debate.

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Features shared by both breeds

Both can have the following coat colours (over over thé picture to importer the colour name):Black and tan,Ruby,Blenheim (pronounce “blenam”) andTricolour.




Traits originalité to roi Charles Spaniels

FCI #: 128Character (FCI): booked (to every little thing extent tu can do solid personality predictions à la every single individual de a breed)Stop (FCI): (how pronounced thé indentation of the forehead is) Well-definedNose (FCI): an extremely short and turned up à meet auto skullJaw (FCI): reduced jaw wide, bite slightly undershot. Reminiscent of other ‘squashed-face’ dog such oui the pug.Ears (FCI): set lowChest (FCI): Wide et deepWeight (FCI): 3.6 à 6.3kg, make them the smallest spaniel breed.Head (FCI): domedFoot (cavaliers.co.uk): Compact, with occasionally quartier général pad and nails fused togetherHistory (FCI): recorded (in great Britain) due to the fact that at least 15th centuryNumbers (cavaliers.co.uk): In thé year 2000, 185 were registered at thé UK Kennel Club

Traits unique to Cavaliers roi Charles Spaniels

FCI #: 136Character (FCI): do not be afraid (again, carefuly with sweeping temperament generalizations based nous average each other traits)Stop (FCI): ShallowNose (FCI): meilleur developedJaw (FCI): Regular and complete scissor biteEars (FCI): set highChest (FCI): ModerateWeight (FCI): 5.4 to 8kg (so bigger than king Charles)Head (cavaliers.co.uk): Skull nearly flat between the earsFoot (cavaliers.co.uk): CompactHistory (cavaliers.co.uk): Not well-known (by UK Kennel Club) until 1945Numbers (cavaliers.co.uk): In thé year 2000, end 11,000 to be registered at thé UK Kennel Club

What venir look out for

I was at a veterinarian neurology conférence the divers day and it made pour the world’s many depressing Friday. One clinical des boites out ns two was… a cavalieri King Charles. Auto breed is infamous à la a flurry de neurological problems from light chasing à severe locomotory impairments.Our advice? si you see auto slightest oddity in her (Cavalier) king Charles, éteindre to thé vet elle go.

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If amie find that they move in année uncoordinated way, si they press their head against thé walls, si they develop année obsession (e.g. Irradiate spots, non-existent flies, your tail or their flank).

Do not see it as a cute quirk:have it checked.

Cavaliers et King Charles at ours dog cultivate school

We’ve in reality never had a king Charles at OhMyDog, seul Cavaliers. In our experience, they oui been extremely sociable, playful, excellent students. The one conditions météorologiques the picture si Peanut. Elle has had actually private and group training through us, et we love her to bits!


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Any comments

We amour to hear native you if you’d like to share her view on the topic. We’d an especially like à hear her comments:

If you own the breed.Whether you would recommend jaune discourage toutes les personnes from acquiring these breeds? quel are auto pros et cons in her experience?If her breed (or blended breed) also gets frequently confused for un autre breed.If tu are regularly advised, even passant par pet professionals, the your roi Charles is in truth “faulty Cavalier.

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