Breed group : Toy, Terrier
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GENERALBreed group: Toy, Terrier Type: Hybrid
Talent: Agility, Competitive obedience, Hunting, Obedience, Tricks, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 13-18 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: 3 Colors, Black & White, Brown & White, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12-15 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Not good for warm climate
The King Cavrin is a cross between a purebred Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a purebred Cairn Terrier. These dogs are called hybrid dogs due to their origination from two different pure breeds. The King Cavrin is a small dog that stands up to 13 inches and weigh around 18 pounds. These hybrids resemble more to a Cavalier in facial features but have characteristics of both parent breeds. The King Cavrin dogs are loving, affectionate and eager to please with high intelligence that make them easy to train. They are good watch dogs but unsuitable as guard dogs due to their social behavior towards strangers.
The King Cavrin is found in different parent colours. They are mostly found in black and tan, gray, red and white or any mix of these colours.
These hybrids can have long and silky coat of a Spaniel or dense, short, fine and rough coat of a Cairn Terrier. The Spaniel coat is moderate shedding with average grooming requirements while the Cairn Terrier coat is no shedding with brushing required.
The King Cavrin dogs are loving, happy and affectionate. They are good with all ages and specially with children and enjoy playing with them. They can get along with other dogs and pets in the family but may need proper socialization from puppyhood as these hybrids are known to chase small animals and can take on dogs that are larger than themselves. The King Cavrin dogs are eager to please and very intelligent. This makes them very trainable dogs. They can even learn and perform some new tricks. They are active dogs that would need daily walks to fulfill its primal instinct to walk. Although play indoor will take care of most of their exercise needs, they would also need some playtime. The King Cavrin dogs are loyal and social. Although they will alert the family of the arrival of an stranger, they are not wary of them and will greet them. This makes them good watch dogs but poor guard dogs. They are very good dogs to have as family pets.
They should not be unleashed unless in a fenced yard as they will chase after small animals due to strong prey instinct. Their coat will need average grooming and regular brushing.
These hybrids are very intelligent and eager to please. This makes them very trainable as they learn fast. They would need gentle and persistent trainer. Harsh methods will not do good with these dogs. They are intelligent enough to learn and perform new tricks.
They are high energy dogs that are very active. Although, play will take care of most of their exercise needs, they will still need daily walks to be happy and content.