The English Toy Spaniel, which is very popular among dog breeds, is a quiet and cute breed that likes to have a single companion. It doesn’t like to have group of people around it. He requires a very little exercise and has a laid back personality.
Toy Spaniel is very social types of breeds. If it can get a good training, then it can be very friendly with people.
It has very low level of energy. You cannot make him do any hard work. It mostly found in sitting here and there idled.
It is especially very fond of the children for its amusing expression and behavior.
As it can run well and has nice accompanying power, it can be a great partner for whom who needs and likes to go for the run.
If it gets connected with someone, separation could cause trauma in it.
As it’s a very quiet and loving dog, now people are adopting it as a pet in their apartment. It’s quite easy for to cope up with the new lifestyle & environment. They also can be found with going outside for walking with their masters. As they are very good accompany, do not make any noise or barks while going outside.
It can also share his position with the other pet of the house also. It can be shy when he is overwhelmed with joy or while meeting with any strangers.
The standard size of The English Toy Spaniel is 10 to 11 inches tall and weighs 8 to 14 pounds. But must be very careful that your loving must not have to diseases like Patella Cryptorchidism, r Luxation, Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA, Mitral Valve Insufficiency, Cleft Palate, Seborrhea, Retinal Dysplasia, Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, etc.
As Toy Spaniel is a kind of lazy, fun loving breed, it should not be trained in a hard way. The owner should apply a friendly method to train him. Make the training more enjoyable with entertaining elements. So that it can also learn everything quickly. It should not also take a walk for a long time. Then it may feel joint pain.
It has been suggested having daily 0.5- 1 cup of high-quality dry fruits which should be divided into two meals. But the amount of food also dependable on dog’s size, work, activity, etc.
Coat, Color & Grooming:
The coat of Toy Spaniel comes in four color patterns mainly: They are Ruby (a rich mahogany red), sometimes it has a small white patch on the chest and sometimes not. Bath the dog 3-4 times a month. Wash with dog shampoo or body gel. Comb his hair twice a week to remove the dead or damaged hair and make prettier.
With children and other pets:
Toy spaniel likes the children very much. As it a fun loving breed, it gets entertained with the sound or noise that the children made.