Frequently asked questions about Cockapoo

The Cockapoo is a cross between a Cocker (spagnel) and a Poodle. It is possible that some Cockapoo can be compatible with allergic people, however, it is not possible to confirm before adulthood.

Height: 11 à 13″ to garrot

Weight: 15 to 25 pounds

Description

The Cockapoo is a cross between a Cocker (spagnel) and a Poodle. Its soft fur is usually more or less completed around 6 to 8 weeks.The more it resembles  the Poodle the more chances to be hypoallergenic . The ears are long and provided with hair. The nose, can be  like a  Poodle or rather square as a Cocker.A variety of coat colors and textures can appear in the same litter.

Characteristics

The Cockapoo is a cross between a Cocker (spagnel) and a Poodle. It is possible that some Cockapoo can agree for allergic people, however, it is not possible to confirm before adulthood. The Cockapoo is known for its pleasant temperament, loyalty and patience. Cockapoos are outgoing and eager for human companionship and attention. The Cockapoo will grow unhappy if it is left alone too often.

Personality

Sweet and loyal, the Cockapoo is easy to educate. As he likes to please, its eojoys to do what his master askes. Unless it is emotionally disturbed, it is not destructive. It often takes the side of dashing Poodle. Sweet and loyal, Cockapoos are known for being easy to train, patient and eager to please. Since Cockapoos glean positive qualities from both the Cocker Spaniel and the Poodle, they have indeed of very pleasent temperament .The Cockapoo’s kind disposition makes it an ideal family pet. The Cockapoo is gentle and loving with children and enjoys the company of all living things, including other dogs and pets.

History

Cockapoos have been known in the United States since about 1950. The earliest known dictionary reference was a 1960 . These days they can also be the result of breeding cockapoo to cockapoo rather than of a direct cross between a cocker spaniel and a poodle. Cockapoos have also become very popular in other countries. In Australia they are usually called spoodles, and in Sweden they are called a cockerpoo. They can be the result of mating either the American Cocker Spaniel or English Cocker Spaniel with a poodle, or of breeding successive generations of spoodles.

Behaviours

  • Children: excellent with children
  • Sociability: reserved whit foreign
  • Dressage: easy
  • Independence: Moderately dependent
  • Dominance: Moderate
  • Other pets: Generally good with
  • Combativité: usually friendly with other dogs
  • Noise: may like barking

Physical and toileting needs

  • Grooming: Regular
  • Trimming & Stripping: 2 to 3 times per year
  • Coat: fringed dress to curly
  • Shedding: medium to light
  • Exercise: Moderate exercise needed
  • Indoors: moderately active
  • Apartment: Will be OK if given enough exercise
  • Outdoor Space: A small yard is sufficient
  • Climate: All climate most suitable for him
  • Owner: Good for novice owners.
  • Longevity: medium long (12 to 15 years)