The Cavador is a hybrid dog developed by crossing the Labrador Retriever (a gun dog) and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (a toy dog) in the year 1990.
Facts About Cavador
|Breed Group||Toy, sporting|
|Country of Origin||NA|
|Other Names||Cavadoor, Cavadore, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel-Labrador Retriever mix|
|Height||Around 20 inches|
|Competitive Registration/ Qualification Information||DRA|
|Color||Red, yellow, brown, golden, black|
|Life Expectancy||10-14 years|
|Coat||Short/Medium, water-repellent, dense, silky|
Temperament and Personality
Both parents of this breed love humans, so it also inherits the same quality and as perfect as for a family pet. They cuddle and love to stay close to the owners and their gentle nature also makes them compatible with kids. Due to their inheritance, they are blessed with an excellent sense of smell which might urge them to hunt. Their alert and watchful nature make them excellent watchdogs and they do not prefer staying alone.
As it is an active dog, it requires a moderate amount of activity that involves 30 minutes of leash walk with jogging sessions. Allow them to run and play in an enclosed area to burn energy, but do not let them work out for an extended period.
Brush its fur two to three times a week to keep its shiny and prevent dead hair. Also clean its teeth regularly to avoid bad odors and tooth decay. Check its ears once every week and trim its nails if it grows too long.
The pet does not have any specific health issues but can inherit its parental issues like hip dysplasia, mitral valve disease, genetic eye problem, and respiratory disorders.
Since they are intelligent dogs, their training is not very difficult and enjoyable. They remain eager to please and obey instruction besides having the capability to learn some tricks. Teach them to socialize during their puppy stage to avoid more resistance.
Provide them with 1.5 to 2.5 cups of good quality dry kibbles every day split into two to three meals. However, their food quantity should depend on their metabolism, size, age, and health.