This video shows Penny the Cavalier feeling happy with the simplest toy. Her mom is shuffling a napkin around for Penny to catch. Watch how excited the puppy is. Isn’t it wonderful that something so simple can make our dogs happy? At this filming, Penny is 15 weeks old.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a companion dog. They love to be around people and really should not be left alone for a long time. They may look dainty, but they actually have quite a bit of energy, as they come from hunting background, according to Pet Wave. So the outdoors is very attractive to them; so is being on your lap for a belly rub.
Characteristics of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
This breed is good for a first time dog owner. They have a sweet temperament. They are easy to train. And if they have a yard to run around, that would be great.
However, even if you live in a condo or apartment, they would be fine too, as long as they get their daily walk, and a few times a week, let them run so they can stretch their legs. It is common for this dog to feel anxiety. Exercising can go a long way in relieving this.
The Cavalier King Spaniels enjoy tracking and chasing because of their hunting origin. They are tireless when they are involved with these activities. This is a breed who loves to please, so training is really easy. Be gentle in your training, for they can have a timid side.
They often do very well in advanced obedience and agility. If you have a yard, be sure it’s well fenced. These are hunters. If they see some small animals to chase after, they are not going to listen to you. They’ve also been known to chase bicycles and cars. That’s why you need a really good fence. You can read more about the specific needs of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel here.
Article source: Pet Wave