Facts & Origin
Brussalier - A Griffon Bruxellois and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Mix
The Brussalier is a charming and lively family member created by crossing two popular breeds, the Griffon Bruxellois and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. This unique breed combines the best of both parents to create a versatile and adaptable four-legged companion.
Origin and history
The Brussalier's origin lies in the breeds of its parents. The Griffon Bruxellois has its roots in Belgium and was originally used as a rat catcher. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel originated in Great Britain and was bred in the 17th century as a lap dog for nobles. The crossbreeding of these two breeds has resulted in a small, loving and playful dog that is suitable as both a family dog and a social dog.
|Origin||Belgium - England|
|Life expectancy||9 - 15 years|
|Care requirements||high-maintenance - low-maintenance|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Suitability and character
The Brussalier is an excellent family dog, getting along well with both children and other pets. He is intelligent, curious and lively, yet patient and affectionate. His strong play instinct and love for people make him the perfect companion. Since he appreciates both active and quiet phases, he is versatile and adapts well to different lifestyles.
Care and health
Although the Brussalier is a healthy mixed breed, it should be taken to the veterinarian regularly . Potential health problems include patellar luxation, heart problems, and eye disease that may be inherited from the parent breeds. Coat care is moderate, with regular brushing recommended to prevent matting. Teeth should be cleaned daily as small dog breeds are prone to dental problems.
What does this mongrel look like?
As a small mixed breed dog, the Brussalier has an average height of 30-35 cm and a weight of 5-8 kg. His coat is medium to long, soft and can come in a variety of colors, including fawn, black, brown, red or a combination of these colors. The eyes are large and round, which gives him an expressive and charming look .
Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
However, as the dog ages, this elasticity can be lost and completely inhibited by diseases such as spondylosis.
Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.
Symptoms of kidney disease in dogs: increased urination (polyuria) increased water intake. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth. Loss of appetite
Heart valve diseases in dogs are among the most common heart diseases. Most often it is an acquired change in a heart valve.
Mitral Valve Diseas (MVD)
Mitral valve disease in animals and dogs, respectively
Curly Coat Dry Eye
Eye disease in dogs.
A Brussalier is a hybrid breed created by crossing a Griffon Bruxellois with a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
The size is usually between 25.5-33 cm.
The Brussalier can come in a variety of colors including light gray, white, golden brown and black.
The Brussalier is known to be a very friendly, affectionate and loyal pet. This breed is also very intelligent and easy to train.
It needs regular grooming and brushing to avoid tangles. But because they are small, they do not need to have much exercise, although they like to go for walks.