With large, round eyes and a sweet, gentle expression, it's easy to see why the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was once the prefurred lapdog of British aristocrats. These days, the Cavalier ranks among the top breeds in America, happily filling the role of beloved family pet. Though they will gladly lounge on the sofa next to their people, the Cavalier is also enjoys going on walks. This affectionate breed gets along well with other dogs and children and forms strong attachments to their humans. If you don't mind having a cute little pup asking for your attention all the time, then the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel might be the dog for you!