The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a delightfully affectionate, playful, and intelligent little dog that repays his owner’s care and attention with an endearing devotion. They make wonderful companions. They are happy, outgoing, loving little dogs who want to love you and be loved, to run and play. They get along well with children, cats, and other dogs. Cavaliers are active and sporting little dogs that require regular exercise. Cavaliers are clean, intelligent, and easy to groom and train... they do shed. Originally bred as companion dogs, it's only natural that they excel as therapy dogs. If your Cav has a loving, warm temperament and you have the time and dedication to work with him, go for it!