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Cockapoo

Cockapoo

The Cockapoo is an adorable, small mixed breed dog between Cocker spaniel and a Poodle. They were bred to become a perfect dog companion, they were so intelligent which makes them easy to train and discipline perfect for first-time fur parent. This dog inherited both the good qualities of their parents.

Cockapoo Appearance

Cockapoo has a long straight to lose curls coat, their coat is often mixed with their Cocker spaniel and a Poodle parents coat, they can be found in all the colors and color combinations that are seen in both Cocker Spaniels and Poodles, they can be black, tan, beige, or buff, red (including auburn and apricot colors), brown (varying from light to dark), sable (it is a brown color with tipping and shading in black), cream, white, silver, and brindle. Like other breeds of dog, it is better to bathe and groom them as necessary, used the right shampoo and conditioner for their fur to make it soft, silky, and smell good. 

It is best to keep their dental hygiene and nail care properly too, periodontal disease is very common to dog whatever their size, brush their teeth several times a week to help remove tartar and bacteria and maintain the good condition of their teeth. Trim their nails once or twice a month to prevent injury in your dogs, long nails can also cause arthritis or other health concern in dogs. Short, neatly trimmed nails keep the feet in good condition and prevent our dog’s legs and our legs too from getting scratched when they excitedly jump up to greet us.

Dog Ear Infections is a common condition in dogs that can affect one or both ears, check their ears at least once to twice a week for redness or a bad odor it is the indication of Ear Infections. To prevent ear infections in dogs always make sure that it is clean, use a dog ear cleaner and gently wipe it using a cotton ball dampened with an ear cleaner to your dog’s ears.

Size

Cockapoo height and weight will depend on what type of dogs the parents were. They have four different size categories:

BreedAverage HeightAverage Weight
Toy Poodle10 inches (25 cm) or less7 to 10 pounds (3.2 to 4.5 kg)
Miniature Poodle10 to 15 inches (25 to 38 cm)15 to 17 pounds (6.8 to 7.7 kg)
Cocker Spaniel14 to 17 inches (36 to 43 cm)25 to 34 pounds (11 to 15 kg)
Cockapoo10 to 15 inches (25 to 38 cm)12 to 24 pounds (5.4 to 10.9 kg)

Cockapoo Personality

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Most of the Cockapoo fur parents describe them as a loving, friendly, loyal, and playful dog, they are generally a combination of their parent’s personalities. They are very agile, excelling at “retrieve” games and enjoying activities such as swimming. They are also very affectionate and cant is left alone for a long time, they love to kiss and snuggle with their owner which makes them good as a pet companion at home.

They prepare around adults but they can be very good playmates to children too and will very protective of them but because of their size, they can get easily hurt by the children. 

Cockapoo Health

Cockapoo has an average life span of 12 to 15 years, They are generally healthy and don’t suffer from any known hereditary health problems, but like other breeds of dogs, they are also prone to some diseases. Not all of them will get any or all of these diseases but the following are the common diseases they can have.

Ear InfectionsIt is a common canine health problem, and it can be caused by allergies, yeast, ear mites, bacteria, hair growth deep in the ear canal, and more.
Canine Influenza (Dog Flu)It is an infectious respiratory disease caused by an influenza virus occurring in canine animals particularly in dogs
Periodontal Disease it is an inflammation of some or all of a tooth’s deep supporting structures, it happens when food and bacteria build up along the gums and form plaque that when combined with saliva and minerals will transform into calculus or also known as tartar.
AllergiesIt is a misguided reaction to foreign substances by the body’s immune system of your dogs.
Hip DysplasiaIt is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.

How much is Cockapoo?

In buying to a legit Breeder you can expect to pay $1700– $4300 to cockapoo puppies.

The legit breeder puts a lot of effort into high quality and healthy breeding of dogs. They provide healthy Dog Foods, visit the Vet for check-ups, Vaccinations, Vitamins, and proper Grooming of the dogs. The breeder will coup up all the expenses he/she spent to provide a healthy breed to you so expect a little expensive.

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Nowadays hundreds of thousands of dogs are being abandoned that’s why instead of buying I suggest you adopt! Support those in need give them love and a home to stay for the rest of their life.

Note:  The expenses of taking care of dogs do not end in buying one after you bought or adopt your dog you must provide their necessary needs, like visit vet once a year for their health check-up, complete and follow up vaccinations, foods and provide vitamins as their maintenance and the most important is time to play and cuddle with them, I think that’s the most affordable one, giving attention to them, proper care and lots of love from you…

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