The Cockapoo is a designer breed that combines the traits of a Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle. They are known for being intelligent, affectionate, and low-shedding, making them a great choice for families, seniors, and people with allergies.
The Cockapoo breed was first created in the United States in the 1950s and has since become one of the most popular designer breeds. The goal of breeding the Cocker Spaniel and Poodle was to combine the best traits of both breeds to create a dog with a friendly personality, low-shedding coat, and high intelligence.
Cockapoos come in a range of sizes, from toy to standard, depending on the size of the Poodle parent. They have a round face, long floppy ears, and a soft, curly coat that can come in a variety of colors. Cockapoos weigh between 12-24 pounds and stand between 10-15 inches tall.
Personality and Training
Cockapoos are known for their friendly and affectionate personality, making them great family pets. They are also highly intelligent, which makes them easy to train and they love to please their owners. They are sociable with people and other animals, but can be shy with new people or animals, so early socialization is important.
Health and Care
Cockapoos are generally healthy dogs, but like all breeds, they are prone to certain health conditions. Some health issues that Cockapoos may develop include ear infections, eye problems, and patellar luxation. To keep your Cockapoo healthy, it's important to provide regular veterinary care, a balanced diet, and exercise. Cockapoos have a low-shedding coat that requires regular grooming to keep it soft and curly.
If you're looking for a dog that's affectionate, intelligent, and low-shedding, the Cockapoo may be the perfect choice for you. They make great family pets, are easy to train, and are great with people of all ages and other animals. Cockapoos are also a great choice for people with allergies, as they have a low-shedding coat.
Life With A New Puppy
A Cockapoo puppy can bring a lifetime of love and joy to your home. If you are interested in getting a Cockapoo puppy, check out our Available Pups page to see if we have any Cockapoos currently available. We get new puppies every Friday. Contact us here if you would like to set up an appointment to meet a dog.