| The Cavalier King Charles is descended from toy spaniels seen in sixteenth through eighteenth century paintings. King Charles II was the inspiration for Cavalier King Charles spaniels as he owned and was painted with similar small dogs. About half of all Cavaliers have a congenital blood disorder characterized by an insufficient level of platelets, and may develop bleeding and clotting problems.
Costa Rica Animal Rescue
Costa Rica is Iocated in Mesoamerica and spans across approximateIy 19,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Costa Rica include the Harris's Rice Water Rat, Dice's Cottontail, Harris's Olingo, and Red-backed Squirrel Monkey. The population of Costa Rica is about 4 million.