Cockaliers (Cavalier King Charles/Cocker Spaniel Hybrid)
In creating the Cockalier hybrid, breeders have combined the elegance and affectionate demeanor of the King Charles Cavalier with the energetic, affable, patient character of the Cocker Spaniel. Both Breeds originated in England and the Cavalier is one of the most popular breeds in the UK with a rise in popularity in the USA. Life expectancy for this hybrid is 11-15 years. In mixing the purebreds it is thought that the Cavalier's risk for a mitral valve heart condition is minimized if not altogether removed. This "Hybrid Vigour" from mixing breeds is believed to lower the percentage of undesirable traits because the gene pool is mixed. Our Cockaliers are vet tested for heart conditions before breeding. Cockaliers come in five colors: Blenheim, Black and Tan, Ruby, Golden Tan, and Tri-Color. Here at 3-Doodles we are breeding Cockalier to Cockalier which results in an F2 Cockalier. This dog will be part Cocker Spaniel and part Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
The outdoor sporty spirit of the Cocker Spaniel.
Affectionate and at home indoors as well.
Walt's brother Reggie with my Dad and Grandma Judy.
Cavaliers have some "cat-like" traits and as you can see, Walt likes to perch on the top of our couch.
Enjoying a beach vacation with the grandkids.
All grown up but still my "baby" Walt.
Thank goodness they let pets on the Ocracoke Ferry. I was afraid I might have to swim!
Catching some afternoon window sun
Sophie at about 10 weeks and then about 6 months and then 8 months then a little over one year old.
Thanks Elsie, I see she does love her farm.
Zoey at about 9 weeks and then at 5 months. Thanks Holly!
Hi, I'm Lady from mom's first litter. I'm about 5 weeks old here. You can see pictures of my siblings if you scroll down this page.
Hi, I'm Benny. I live in New York now with Tanya.
Like many other much-loved humans, they believed that they owned their dogs, instead of realizing that their dogs owned them. ~Dodie Smith, 101 Dalmations
Rudy and her new mommy Rose.
Lucy and her new family. She is really growing up to be a beautiful dog.
Parker at 5 weeks and about 7 months
ONE OF MY FAVORITE PICTURES OF WALT AND MY GRANDSON LIAM. WALT LAYED THERE FOR THE ENTIRE MOVIE AS LIAM'S PILLOW.
Two pretty ladies enjoying some mutual admiration.
BEAUTIFUL GIBBY WALT''S NEW DAM SEE PARENT DOG PAGE FOR MORE PICTURES.
THANKS TO OUR NEW PUPPY FAMILIES! WE HAVE HAD A VERY LONG WAIT LIST FOR OUR COCKALIERS IN THE PAST SO WE ARE NOW TAKING A $100 NON-REFUNDABLE FEE TO BE ON THE NOTIFICATION LIST. THIS WILL BE APPLIED TO THE PURCHASE PRICE. IT HAS BECOME VERY TIME CONSUMING TO CONTACT EVERYONE ONLY TO HAVE MOST FOLKS NO LONGER INTERESTED.
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GORGEOUS FREDDY SLEEPING RIGHT WHERE HE SHOULD.
THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE UPDATES. THESE THREE BOYS ARE FROM PIPER'S FIRST, SECOND, AND FIFTH LITTERS. THEY BELONG TO KYLIE AND PETER AND TONYA AND ARE VISITING EACH OTHER IN CALIFORNIA.
Gibby and William's first litter of cockalier puppies all adorable
2/3/22 Just read an article stating Norway has banned breeding of Cavalier King Charles d/t the prevalent risk of heart disease. However they will allow cross-breeding because of hybrid variability,
2/6/22 We are planning Spring litters from Daisy and Shiloh with Walt Spring of 2022. These beautiful girls are from Walt and Angel's 1itter. Walt is the foundation of our Cockalier family and is doing great at age 12 1/2. William is our CKC from a breeder with many years of good statistics regarding heart issues in their pups. Benefits of Hybrid variability is well supported. We will announce when it appears matings have been sucessful and early reserve deposit openeings are available.