This graceful and lively looking dog has very well balanced shapes. Well proportioned, he exudes a great joie de vivre and displays a happy air at all times. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has a pleasant doggie appearance.
Between 25 and 34 cm (9.84 to 13.39 inches) for the male
Between 25 and 32 cm (9.84 to 12.60 inches) for the female
Between 5 and 8 kg (11.02 to 17.64 pounds) for the male
Between 5 and 8 kg (11.02 to 17.64 pounds) for the female
The dress of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel can be ruby, blenheim (chestnut and white), tricolor, or black and tan.
The hair of his coat doesn't have any curls, is long and very silky.
His head has an almost flat skull between the ears. His eyes are round, dark, large, not too prominent but set wide apart. His ears are set high and long. The color of his nose will vary according to the color of the coat. His tail is very well proportioned and in total harmony with the size of his body.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 9, section 7 and is #136