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Didnt realize they were so expensive.

My daughters are wanting a King charles cavalier Spaniel for Christmas. Our neighbors have one and they LOVE her and she plays so well with them. So i have been searching and all the ones i am finding, relatively close to us are so expensive. What is another breed , that will play well with children and doesnt get too large. Wanting to keep her in the house.

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jaceyrayesmom

Asked by jaceyrayesmom at 3:40 PM on Nov. 14, 2011 in Pets

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  • http://www.petfinder.org

    Look at King Charles specific rescues too!
    FreeForAll

    Answer by FreeForAll at 3:42 PM on Nov. 14, 2011

  • http://www.cavalierrescueusa.org/

    We have one. Great puppy!
    FreeForAll

    Answer by FreeForAll at 3:43 PM on Nov. 14, 2011

  • We have a french bulldog and two mini daschunds...they are all extremely good with our 15 month old. Dashchunds are cheaper than bullies of course as we paid just over $1000 for our bullie and $500 for our dachshunds.
    layawatling

    Answer by layawatling at 3:44 PM on Nov. 14, 2011

  • A Siberian Husky. They are well mannered, easy to train, and awesome family pets.... We have one, and no we didn't buy her, we found her on a trip we were on, and she is the best dog for kids.. She loves everyone, and is just the sweetest. She is 50 lbs, and may seem big to some, but she's really not. Well not compared to our 100 lb German Shepherds.....
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 3:58 PM on Nov. 14, 2011

  • Cocker Spaniels stay about that size too, and are usually pretty great dogs.
    AF4life

    Answer by AF4life at 4:02 PM on Nov. 14, 2011

  • blue heelers are great with kids and only get about 40 pounds. They need room to run so a big backyard is necessary unless you will be taking lots of walks, border collies are also wonderful with kids, we have had ours for 7 1/2 years and he & DD are the best of friends. Before spending a bunch of money on a dog from a breeder though, why not check out Craigslist and your local shelter?
    kustomkrochet

    Answer by kustomkrochet at 4:33 PM on Nov. 14, 2011

  • We have a Cavalier King Charles mix. She is the same size and has the same sweet nature as most purebreds. The biggest difference is the shape of her nose. We got her from the local shelter for $25.
    asmcbride

    Answer by asmcbride at 5:38 PM on Nov. 14, 2011

  • Why not go to the local pound and see what they have. Good dogs don't have to be pedigrees..."mutts" need homes too :)
    tspillane

    Answer by tspillane at 5:25 AM on Nov. 15, 2011

  • Yes, that is a very expensive breed of dog, right up there with the Yorkshire terriers. If you like that breed, don't settle for anything less.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 12:17 PM on Nov. 15, 2011

  • You could find people giving away puppies on craigslist. Not all of them are back yard breeders. Some just want good homes fir their pet before they surrender to a shelter. I saw a king Charles on craigslist for free last week.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 12:27 PM on Nov. 15, 2011

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