King Pin:Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Dwarf Pinscher Mix
Facts & Origin
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Miniature Pinscher mix - a hybrid breed.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small spaniel that is classified as a miniature dog by the Kennel Club and the American Kennel Club. The Miniature Pinscher is a small, compact, short-haired dog. They are usually less than 28-35 inches tall and have a high level of energy.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a small, active dog. They weigh an average of 9-11 kg and are 33-38 cm tall. Miniature Pinschers are also small, but slightly more compact than Cavaliers. They weigh 6-9 kg and have a height of 25-30 cm. Both breeds have similar coat colors and markings. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel-Miniature Pinscher mix is a small to medium sized dog weighing 7-10 kg and standing 28-35 cm tall. They have a short, dense coat that is usually black and tan or red and tan in color.
|Origin||England / Germany|
|Life expectancy||9 - 15 years|
|Activity level||low - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of King Pin - Such is probably his nature.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Miniature Pinscher mix are small, lively dogs that make great companions for an active owner. This mixed breed has the best of both worlds - the playfulness and energy of a Miniature Pinscher combined with the gentle, loving nature of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. This mix dog is loyal and affectionate to their family, but can be wary of strangers. However, with proper socialization, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Miniature Pinscher mix can be a friendly and outgoing dog.
Because of the Miniature Pinscher's intelligence, this mixed breed is relatively easy to train. However, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in this mix can make training more difficult than it needs to be - they are notoriously stubborn! This mixed breed needs plenty of exercise, both mental and physical, to stay happy and healthy. A daily walk or run is a must, as well as interactive toys or games to keep their minds alert.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Miniature Pinscher are relatively healthy mixed breeds with a life expectancy of 12-14 years.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Miniature Pinscher mix.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Miniature Pinscher mix is a designer dog that is a cross between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Miniature Pinscher. Like all designer dogs, this cross is prone to certain health problems specific to the breeds from which it was bred.
The most common health problem in Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Miniature Pinscher mixes is heart disease. Both the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Miniature Pinscher are prone to heart problems, and when these two breeds are mixed, the likelihood of developing a heart problem increases. The most common heart condition in this breed mix is mitral valve disease, a problem with the valve that separates the left ventricle from the rest of the organ.
Cavalier-King Charles Spaniel-miniature Pinscher mixes also have an increased risk of developing epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes seizures, and both the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Miniature Pinscher are susceptible to this condition. If your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Miniature Pinscher mix is experiencing seizures, it is important to get him to the vet as soon as possible so he can be properly diagnosed and treated.
Another health problem that occurs in Cavalier King Charles Spaniel miniature pinscher mixes is patellar luxation. This is a condition in which the kneecap (patella) is displaced from its normal position. Patellar luxation can be very painful for dogs and cause lameness in the affected leg. If your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel miniature Pinscher mix is showing signs of lameness or pain in the legs, it is important to have him examined by a veterinarian to rule out patellar luxation.
Although the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Miniature Pinscher mix is generally a healthy breed, they are prone to certain health problems. It is important to be aware of these diseases so that you can watch for signs and take your dog to the vet as soon as possible if he shows any signs of illness.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Miniature Pinscher Mix is a small to medium sized dog. The coat is usually silky and can be any color including black, blue, brown, gold or cream. The hair is usually long and may be curly or wavy. The breed is known for its friendly and loving temperament.
|Fur length||medium - short|
|Ear shape||Floppy Ear - Standing Ears|
|Tail||fanned out - lang|
|Size ♀||25 - 33 cm|
|Weight ♀||4 - 8 kg|
|Size ♂||25 - 33 cm|
|Weight ♂||4 - 8 kg|
|Suitable For||Beginner, Children|
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.
Symptoms of kidney disease in dogs: increased urination (polyuria) increased water intake. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth. Loss of appetite
Persistent tremors can be very common in small breeds, and are often psychological.
Very often, unfortunately, small and thin breed suffering from permanent nervousness.
These dogs are usually small to medium in size, with most adult dogs weighing between 7-10 kg.
The life expectancy of these dogs is usually 12 to 15 years.
Yes, these dogs usually get along well with children, although they may be too small for very young children.
Health problems that have occurred in these dogs include heart problems, eye problems, and hip dysplasia.
No, these dogs don't need much exercise, although they do like to walk and play.
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