Caring for a Cav-A-Mo
Feeding: The Cav-A-Mo is not generally a picky eater. They may tend to overeat and should be fed accordingly.
Living with a Cav-A-Mo
Personality: The Cav-A-Mo is a lively little dog.
Temperament: The Cav-A-Mo is a sweet dog who can be over cautious around strangers without early socialization. They are loyal to the family, busy thinking, active dogs that calm nicely with age.
Family Dog: The Cav-A-Mo can make a wonderful family dog, but they should be supervised with small children since they are sensitive to clumsy touching.
Shedding: The Cav-A-Mo is an average seasonal shedder.
Grooming: The coat of the Cav-A-Mo should be kept matt free with a complete brushing weekly and a bath as neccesary.
Training: The Cav-A-Mo can be a joy to train with a gentle hand and positive reinforcement techniques.
Barking: The Cav-A-Mo is considered a low to moderate barker if kept with their owners and/or other dogs.
Weather: The Cav-A-Mo does not like extremely hot or cold conditions.
Exercise: A good game of fetch daily is a perfect way to fulfill the exercise needs of a Cav-A-Mo.
Appearance: The Cav-A-Mo is a small Spaniel with a medium curl to its tail that does not have a lot of ear fringing like other Spaniels.
Size: The size of a Cav-A-Mo depends on the size of parents, but they are likely to weigh around 20 pounds and stand 11 inches tall with a 17 inch back.
Companionship: The Cav-A-Mo is a dog who will want to be with you as much as you will allow. They always want to be where the action is.
Eyes: The eyes of the Cav-A-mo are round, expressive and beautiful.
Ears: The ears of the Cav-A-Mo are very lightly fringed with soft hair behind the ears that can matt easily.
Body: The body of the Cav-A-Mo is generally longer than it is tall giving them an overall rectangular appearance.
Gait: The Cav-A-Mo prances when they are happy.
Feet: The Cav-A-Mo may have a lot of hair growth between their toes which needs to be trimmed and/or checked daily for foreign objects.
Tail: The tail of the Cav-A-Mo is fluffy and slightly curled over back.
Color: The coat of the Cav-A-Mo can be Red, White & Apricot, Tri-colored or Black & Tan.
Coat: The Cav-A-Mo has a double coat with the outer coat being silky like most Spaniels.
Health: The Cav-A-Mo may suffer from possible heart trouble coming from the Cavalier line.
Eye Health: The Cav-A-Mo can have some tear staining in light coat colored varieties from the head shape but is easily cured with the supplement "Angels' Eyes".
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