The King Charles Spaniel is a popular pedigree dog who also goes by the name of English Toy Spaniel, Prince Charles Spaniel, Ruby Spaniel, and Blenheim Spaniel. These dogs weigh between 3.6 and 6.4 kg and are between 23 and 28 cm in height. The lifespan of the King Charles Spaniel is around ten to twelve years and common to many pedigree dogs; they can experience health problems as a result of selective breeding, which is done to meet the standard of the physical type of their breed.


1. Physical Features of the King Charles Spaniel

The King Charles Spaniels is a small dog with a unique dome-shaped head. They have large dark-colored eyes, black skin around their lips, and a short nose. Their coats are long and straight and tend to be one of the following color patterns:

  • Black and tan or mahogany
  • White with chestnut or red markings (known as Blenheim)
  • Entirely chestnut (known as Ruby)
  • White with black and tan patches
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