Category: Toy Dogs
Facts about English Toy Spaniel Dogs, "Scientific name for English Toy Spaniel Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The English Toy Spaniel Dog is classified as a toy dog. This breed is a little spaniel and happens to be the popular of all pure breeds in the United Kingdom. Also known by the name of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog. Statistics show that the spaniel has gained popularity in the United States and as of 2013, the breed ranked at position of 18 of all pure breeds in the country.
English Toy Spaniel Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a English Toy Spaniel Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. English Toy Spaniel Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. English Toy Spaniel Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
The English Toy Spaniel Dog breed is endowed with a smooth coat that is also silky as well as a tail that is not docked that is also smooth. The English Toy Spaniel Dog breed is general friendly and affectionate and as such it is kind to children; it does not hurt other animals and it loves socializing with large and small animals without discrimination. It however, requires a high level of human interaction.
English Toy Spaniel Dog is relatively small and a fully mature breed may be compared with an adolescent of other breeds. According to breed standards the average height of the English Toy Spaniel Dog is 12 to 13 inches (30.4 to 33 cm) tall. the average weight is about 10 to 18 pounds (4.5 to 8.2 kg).
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. English Toy Spaniel Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult English Toy Spaniel Dogs they have 42 teeth. When English Toy Spaniel puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. English Toy Spaniel Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
There are four recognized colors of the English Toy Spaniel Dog breed and these include the following: Blenheim, Tricolor, Tan and black as well as Ruby.
English Toy Spaniel Dog is able to adapt to all sorts of environments whether rural or urban. The English Toy Spaniel Dog breed is also able to cope with any other breeds in a family, that the other breeds are well trained and behaved.
English Toy Spaniel Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a English Toy Spaniel Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. English Toy Spaniel Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The number one heath problems amongst English Toy Spaniel Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that English Toy Spaniel Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. Some of the disease that the English Toy Spaniel Dog are prone to are (MVD) Mitral Valve Disease, (SM) Syringomyelia, Patellar Luxation, Hip Dysplasia, Episodic Falling and (Dry Eye) Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca.
English Toy Spaniel Dog is a gentle and docile dog. It is therefore a very wonderful therapy dog. The Cavalier Spaniel Dog breed does well in dog activities such as agility, conformation shows and obedience. The breed easily adapts to exercise and can take long walks; it is also fine with taking rest and can comfortably lie on the couch and relax.
All in all the English Toy Spaniel Dog is elegant and can comfortably survive in the city and also in the country.
A English Toy Spaniel Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
English Toy Spaniel Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a English Toy Spaniel Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A English Toy Spaniel Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
When purchasing a English Toy Spaniel Dog Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references, check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The English Toy Spaniel Dog that falls under the toy group, was recognized by the (AKC) American Kennel Club in 1995.
The English Toy Spaniel Dogs were big favorites for the royal families in England. Mary, Queen of Scots ruled England and Scotland between (1542-1567), had a toy spaniel dog who would her companion as she walked to attend the beheading with her grandson, Charles I and great-grandson Charles II. This is where the name was derived from Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dog. He made a decreed when he ruled that the spaniels would be allowed in all public place and that including the Houses of Parliament.
A English Toy Spaniel Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
English Toy Spaniel Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Average body temperature for a dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female English Toy Spaniel Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.