Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a British breed of toy dog of spaniel type. Four colours are recognised: Blenheim (chestnut and white), tricolour (black/white/tan), black and tan, and ruby; the coat is smooth and silky. The lifespan is usually between 9-14 years.
"With their soft, melting expression and friendly and fearless temperament, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has become one of the most popular breeds of dog. Countless people have been enticed by their charm and regard the Cavalier to be both a loyal companion and the ideal family dog. They are perfectly at home curled up with their owner by the fireside or running at full pelt across the fields. In fact, their sporting nature has shown that they can be quite adept at sporting events such as Agility. They are indeed a breed that truly loves to please."
Tina and Dennis Homes book: The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel