Cavalier King Charles
The Cavalier is sociable, cuddly, cheerful and curious. It is a very suitable breed for those who need to always have company. Usually get along with strangers. You will have no problems taking long walks or having a more sedentary lifestyle. It can perfectly live in a small apartment, being so calm and quiet, it will not cause problems inside the house while it is accompanied, since it is not a dog that you can leave home alone all day. It is known as a “people dog”, perfect as companion dogs. Although some bark too much, if they are well behaved it is not usual. Get perfectly along with kids, they will gladly accept the game and the caresses from them. In the same way, it will get along great with other pets in the house and in particular with other Cavaliers. This dog can move quickly, carry it on a leash when you are in any public place to avoid accidents.
In general, it is normal for Cavaliers to be in good health. However, this is a breed with a genetic predisposition to gain weight. This dog finds it difficult to maintain the recommended weight, you must ensure that they do not go over the weigh since this can lead to worse heart problems. Other problems that some Cavaliers may have are in their vision. These are: hereditary cataracts and multifocal retinal dysplasia.
The Cavalier should eat a quality dry feed, which helps keep their teeth and gums healthy, thanks to the removal of tartar that occurs when chewing. In addition, you have to brush their teeth frequently with a specific brush and paste. You should not bathe it more than once a month. After bathing, remove the excess water with a towel, to finish drying with the dryer at a medium temperature and without bringing it too close so as not to burn it. You must brush their coat from puppyhood to get used to it. With a frequency of one to two times a week exhaustively. This way you will get healthy, clean hair without fleas or ticks. About anything else, just follow the vaccination and deworming calendar, both for their health and yours.