Breed group : Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Toy Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 8-15 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black & White, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 10-13 years Rarity: Common Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Not good for warm climate
The Cav-A-Malt dog breed is a result of a mix between Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Maltese purebreds. They are called hybrid dogs. They inherit the best of their parent breeds. These hybrids are very loving, affectionate, loyal, eager to please and obedient. They are bred to be great family dogs and they fulfill this desire. They are small in size but have lots of energy.
These hybrids are found in white, cream, light lemon, chestnuts and black and tan or any mix of these colours.
Their coat can be medium or long with soft and silky curl-free fur. Sometimes a slight wavy coat is also seen.
The Cav-A-Malt dog breed is specially produced to be family pets and they fulfill this criteria very well. They are very loving, affectionate, alert, responsive, cuddly and eager to please dogs. They are very good with children and other pets in the house. These small dogs want attention and love and would thrive on any opportunity to please their owners. They are great family pets.
This breed is a moderate shedder and will need regular brushing and grooming.
This breed can be stubborn at times, aggressive and executes some dog behaviors which may become a hindrance on their training. They will need a trainer with a firm, fair and gentle hand and knows how to approach them with positive reinforcement.
They require moderate level of exercises.