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Cavalier Matters – Supporting Rescue, Research, and Reform

Cavalier Matters (registered charity number 1141674) is a unique charity for the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed, as it encompasses Health, Research, Rescue and Reform.The Cavalier breed is affected by multiple hereditary, painful and debilitating diseases, including Mitral Valve (Heart) Disease, Chiari-like Malformation and Syringomyelia (CM/SM) and Pancreatitis.Tania Ledger, who founded Cavalier Matters, did so […]

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Tumor

This article features Willie, a somewhat strange looking Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who has developed a giant tumor on his forehead. While Cavaliers are known to be prone to a range of hereditary genetic health conditions, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel tumor as large as this is very unusual.These shocking images show the severity of […]

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health Petition

This post is aimed at raising awareness of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health Petition. Explaining what it’s about, who started it and how you can help encourage the Kennel Club to require mandatory medical screening for Cavalier Breeders.It’s well known that Cavalier King Charles Spaniels suffer from a range of health conditions. While some […]

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Deafness in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Unfortunately Deafness in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels is a common health condition which the breed is prone to.There are a couple of different types of deafness to be aware of in Cavaliers. With Otitis Externa being the most common.Congenital DeafnessWhile more common in other breeds such as Dalmatians and Bull Terroirs, Congenital or Hereditary Deafness […]

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Why You Need Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Pet Insurance

If you plan on getting or have a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel pet insurance must be considered.Our pets become part of the family. Your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel will be no different.So, why not invest in pet insurance?Maybe you’re not sure what it is, or where to buy it. Think Pet insurance is too expensive? Think […]

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Living with Syringomyelia (SM)

With the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Syringomyelia (SM) is a very common genetic disease. We’ve discussed this in our 5 common health problems post previously. It is definitely worth reading to find out more about the issue.It’s all very well knowing about the disease. But what’s it actually like living with it?As a responsible pet […]

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5 Common Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health Problems

While there are a plethora of health issues a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel may encounter. These are the 5 Common Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health Problems you need to be aware of. As responsible pet owners, we must face the cold hard reality that our beloved canine companion isn’t going to live forever. As much […]

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