English Toy Spaniel is better known as King Charles Spaniel. These free English Toy Spaniel puppies resemble the pug.
The Toy spaniel has a long history dating back to the 18th to 19th century. This clan got its importance due to likeness shown by Charles II of England. Thus the name of the king followed the dog. After the expansion of trade other breed of dogs like pug became popular with the people and thus this spaniel clan began to be raised with other popular breeds.
As the name suggests, this breed dog resembles a toy in appearance. It has a condensed built with a short nose, dome sized head, an enjoyable nature and a silky fur. One unique feature is the ear which is located closer to the head and is generally long with heavy fur.
This bred of dog generally possess a silky and soft coat which assumes a wavy look occasionally. If compared with Cavaliers then English Toy Spaniels are shorter. They are found in different color combinations which define their look. The color combinations range from red and white(Blenheim), tricolor(Prince Charles), black and tan(King Charles) and dark red(Ruby). Although each color was differentiated into different breed of dogs but later in around 1800, they were united under one breed.
These dogs are prone to health problems which can affect their survival. Defect of the heart, eyes, improper toenails growth and fused toes can torment the species. Even after that the clan manages to survive for 10 to 12 years.
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