Discover the adorable Cockapoo, a loving and versatile hybrid breed. Combining the best traits of Poodles and Cocker Spaniels, they bring joy and companionship to all.
The beloved Cockapoo, a popular designer dog since the 1960s, combines the best traits of Poodles and Cocker Spaniels. Efforts are underway to establish breed standards for this intelligent and loving family companion.
Cockapoos come in various sizes: Teacup Toy (<6 lbs, <10"), Toy (10" height, <12 lbs), Miniature (13-18 lbs, 11-14" height), and Standard/Maxi (>19 lbs, ≥15" height).
The Cockapoo is an intelligent and friendly companion dog. He enjoys socializing, prefers being with his family, and can be easily trained with positive reinforcement.
Hybrid vigor brings genetic diversity to Cockapoos. It's not automatic in mixed breeds, but new bloodlines can enhance health and vitality.
Cockapoos are moderately energetic and need exercise to avoid weight gain. They adapt to apartment living but thrive with family. Avoid long separations to prevent anxiety and unwanted behavior.
Recommended daily food: 1/4 to 3/4 cup of high-quality dry food, divided into 2 meals. Adjust based on size, age, and activity level. Measure food to maintain weight and monitor body condition.
Cockapoo coat: long, straight to loose curls, various colors. Trim to 2-3 inches, eyes visible. Brush daily, bathe when necessary.
Cockapoo good with older children, other pets. Teach kids proper dog interaction. Never approach dog while eating or sleeping. Supervise always.