The Cavaton is a hybrid between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Coton de Tulear. Country of Origin: The Cavaton originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Cavaton is a designer breed that was developed to be an exceptional family companion.Breed Characteristics: The Cavaton is affectionate, friendly, gentle, and loving. They tend to be social and get along well with people and other pets. The Cavaton is very intelligent and trainable. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Cavaton is 10 - 13 years.