Rehome a Cavalier
Care of an Older
Care of a Rescue Cavalier
The Trustees of the Charity are now:-
Andrea Sedgbeer, Co-ordinator
Charity Trustees meet four times a year, and all meetings are attended by our
In May 2019, The Charity Commission agreed to amend
the Objects of this Charity to bring the Welfare aspect to being of equal
prominence as the Rescue.
This will enable the Charity to provide
ongoing support to the welfare and health of Cavaliers.
- The Trustees
wish to promote the advancement of education and science by furthering research
into the diseases and health issues affecting Cavalier King Charles Spaniels
and relieve future suffering.
- To educate and
encourage all Cavalier Breeders to have their stock Vet health tested before
being used for breeding purposes.
- To advertise and
subsidize the cost of Health Clinics in various parts of the country to enable
Veterinarians to certify that Cavaliers are healthy before they are bred from.
Current tests which apply to health issues in Cavaliers at present are
Cardiologist/Doppler Heart Certificate Testing (Mitral Valve Disease).
Ophthalmologist Certificate testing for eye diseases (Multifocal Retinal
Dysplasia, Cataracts etc.) MRI Scanning for Syringomyelia and Chiari
Malformation SM/CM. DNA testing for Dry Eye/Curly Coat and Episodic Falling
Syndrome DECC/EF. Other diseases which are found to be of concern.
- To make
donations towards research projects which will specifically help to improve the
overall health of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed.
Organisations may apply for a Grant towards rescue, health and research in
Cavaliers, when these will be considered at the quarterly Trustee meetings.
Applications, in writing, should be made in the first instance to the
Secretary, giving full details of the organization, how a Grant would be used,
and how this will help the breed, together with a financial statement.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club and has produced an information booklet
titled Discover Cavaliers. This booklet has been sponsored by The CKCS Rescue
and Welfare Charity, and is about the breed and for the benefit of people who
are considering having a Cavalier and also may not have recent experience of
bringing up a puppy.
Copies of the booklet are available from all CKCS
Club events, Crufts Discover Dogs stand, or by post if you contact us directly
by email or phone.