Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Derived from the King Charles Spaniel, in an effort to breed them to the type seen in Van Dyck's painting of Charles II. The Cavalier, as it is known, has a longer muzzle than the King Charles and is an affectionate and happy companion. Can be a wimp when being treated and therefore often reacts verbally when being vaccinated. A good pet dog that requires regular grooming and reasonable exercise. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from VetMedResource and PubMed. Rusbridge C (2005) Neurological diseases of the Cavalier King Charles spaniel. JSAP 46, 265-272. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Field B The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Hale. Smit S Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Today. Howell. ISBN 0876050933. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club: www.thecavalierclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. American Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club: www.ackcsc.org.