Many people are unable to recognise the difference between King Charles Spaniels and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. They are two entirely different breeds and apart from sharing the same coat colours, have totally separate breed standards, characteristics and identities.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel as we know it today was not given official Kennel Club recognition until 1945. The King Charles Spaniel whose history has been documented since the 15th Century has its origins in the courts of Europe. In 2000 only 185 King Charles Spaniel puppies were registered with the U.K. Kennel Club while the registrations for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppies exceeded 11,400.
The media often incorrectly describes most Cavalier King Charles Spaniels when they appear in the press as being King Charles Spaniels, this only causes more confusion. It is very alarming for new owners when presenting their puppy to a Veterinary Surgeon for examination to be told that their beautiful, well reared King Charles Spaniel is an extremely bad specimen of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. This has happened on several occasions, causing the purchaser much distress and has led to threats of legal action against the breeder.
Credit“The King Charles Spaniel Club”. (UK)
When looking for a puppy to purchase it is highly recommended to contact any of the Breed Clubs we have listed for this breed since it is they who should be able to put you in touch with members who have bred litters according to their Club’s Code of Ethics.
Some breeders listed here may not be members of a King Charles Spaniel Breed Club, there may be good reasons for this, but ask the question before you enter into any transaction.
FRUGES ; Trois Maillets Odette Oudart +0033 321 045 674 email@example.com
Lübeck ; Castle of Roses, Norman Rosenburg firstname.lastname@example.org
POWYS ,(Builth Wells); OTHMESE, John Blewett & Raoul Smith +01591 620920 email@example.com
SOMERSET ; Amantra King Charles Spaniels, Mrs Jackson +01934 824282 firstname.lastname@example.org
SUSSEX ; Lewiscarol King Charles Spaniels, Carol-Ann Juniper BSc (Hons) +email@example.com
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CA , Carlsbad; Kennel Name: Chasen, Marj Garritson +760.433.2450 firstname.lastname@example.org
CT , Hamden; Marsward MARILYN TUESLEY +203-287-1605 email@example.com
INDIANA: KENNEL “Brookhaven”: Jeanne Schoff: PHONE: +219-229-4864.
MINNESOTA: KENNEL “FoxHollow”: Ann Sunderman: PHONE: +612-816-5679.
OHIO, Uniontown: KENNEL “Luvn Chr-Ly”: Dawn Charley: PHONE, +330-715-5991.
OH ; Kennel Name: LuvnChr-Lys, Dawn Charley +330.896.0634 firstname.lastname@example.org
PA ; Kennel Name: Novel, Shelly Hepler +724.875.8001 email@example.com
PA; Kennel Name: Adair’s, Jane Naimark +724.789.9681 firstname.lastname@example.org
PA , Georgetown; Kennel Name: Backroads, Susan Plance +724.573.9026 email@example.com
Pennsylvania: kennel “Adair’s”: Jane Naimark: PHONE: + 724-789-9681.
Pennsylvania: KENNEL “XBAR9” Susan Plance: PHONE: + 724-573-9026.
TX ; Kennel Name: Caledonia, Michael and Heather Reid +409.356.6000 firstname.lastname@example.org
TX, FAYETTEVILLE: KENNEL “FLIVVERWAY”: JUNE PETERSON: PHONE: +979 249 335.
TX,KENNEL “CALIDONIA”: Heather and Mike Reid: PHONE +409-356-6000.