The Cockapoo is the first “designer dog” which means not a “pure” dog breeds that started in the 1960s. The breed is an adorable small dog but with the personality of a big clown. They love people very much and can be smart enough to be easily trained. They don’t shed very much, easily gets over a grudge, and extremely affectionate that will make you feel you are not alone.
He can excel in many dog competition including agility sports and would love to show off his tricks to anyone who is watching. He loves to be petted or just chills out with his humans.
The breed is the offspring of a Poodle and the Cocker Spaniel. This made him the first among the many planned hybrids. He is also known by many names including Cockapoodle, Cockerpoo, or Cock-a-Poo. What is so outstanding about the Cockapoo is his funny personality and a completely adorable little dog face.
The breed can be a perfect choice for anyone who is looking for a lovable and loyal companion. The Cockapoo is affectionate and accepts anyone –adults, children, and other pets. Medium-sized, the Cockapoo is small enough to cuddle and big enough to play with other dogs. They can also infect everyone else around them with their love for life. They just seem happy to be alive most of the time.
What makes them really special is that the Cockapoo embodies two ideals, that of the Cocker Spaniel and that of the Poodle: the Poodle’s orientation to people around them and the sweet and stable temperament of a Cocker Spaniel. Furthermore, the breed doesn’t necessarily have the same grooming needs as Poodles do.
Bred to be a healthy, hypoallergenic dog that is well-tempered. The breeders saw to it that the Cockapoo should have good health and the temperament which is more important than its appearance. But nevertheless, the Cockapoo still tends to be good-looking.
If the cross-breeding works as intended, your Cockapoo will have the intelligence and spirit of the Poodle and the sturdiness of the Cocker Spaniel. But if the cross doesn’t work out the way you want, you can end up with a submissive, urinating fear-biter – which is a common occurrence in a purebred with unhappy genes.
– The Cockapoo is known to bark, but they will if they will see a stranger approaching or if they are left alone for long periods of time.
– They don’t shed very much and may have a little doggy odor to the skin and coat.
– They are also known to produce low amounts of dander and hair, so this makes them good for people with allergies.
– The breed was originally developed to become companion dogs and is usually very friendly.
– The Cockapoo has a moderate energy level but still requires daily exercise. Offer him a variety of activities to do including games of fetch, walks and good runs.
If you have already made your decision, see to it that you get your dog from a responsible breeder.
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