The cockapoo is a cute designer breed developed by crossing the cocker spaniel american or english and poodle toy or miniature. The nacr is the official organization for determining cockapoo breed characteristics.
Known for its charming looks and cheerful disposition the cocker spaniel makes a beloved family companion.
Black and white cocker spaniel poodle mix. The cocker spaniel poodle mix is a mix of a cocker spaniel and a miniature or toy poodle and these dogs are often referred to as the cockapoo cockapoodle cockerpoo or the cockerdoodle. This is a cross between cocker spaniel and the doodle. Crossing a cocker spaniel with a miniature poodle creates one of the most popular cocker spaniel mixes.
The mixes of cocker spaniel formed by crossing with other purebreds would mostly possess the pleasing personality of its parent while being quite friendly with kids and other dogs in the family. The cockapoo is one of the most popular designer dogs on the planet and for good reason this teddy bear mix comes in a wide variety of colors and has a medium length wavy coat. Matty the cockapoo cocker spaniel poodle mix at 2 1 2 years old.
According to the north american cockapoo registry nacr a true cockapoo is only a purposeful planned crossing of a purebred cocker spaniel with a purebred poodle. Single white hairs and white patches mingled with the base color. The cockapoo mixes the cocker spaniel and the poodle.
Cocker spaniel poodle. Camp cocker is an animal rescue group with a focus on cocker spaniels in high kill shelters. A cockapoo is a lap dog so expect this breed to be intelligent easy to train and affectionate.
This is emily my cockapoo at 3 years old. Cockapoos were some of the first designer dogs in the 1960s when poodle dog breeders were cross breeding poodle breeds with other dog breeds like the cocker spaniel. Scout is a 1 year old male spaniel mix that was relinquished to the riverside county animal shelter after being hit by a car.
However this is dependant upon several factors including weight activity level diet and overall lifestyle. Aside from the popular mixes listed above. However in the present times the miniature poodle is used for developing these dogs and not the toy varieties the reason being to eliminate the health ailments suffered by the latter.
She is wonderful very obedient. She loves the cats and other dogs in the family and the kids ages 9 and 4 years. He has recovered from his leg surgery and he is now a.
Like the two parents these dogs are generally very happy and affectionate so they can make a great addition to the home of young families or older. See our available dogs and learn more about fostering or adopting. For instance the median lifespan of a cocker spaniel is 11 5 years while the miniature poodle can live up to 14 years or more.
These small dogs are fun loving and the low shedding coat of some cockapoos can be an advantage for people with allergies. Therefore the average life expectancy of a cocker spaniel poodle mix is about 13 years. Daisy the black and white cockapoo puppy at 6 weeks old her mother was a poodle and dad was a cocker spaniel.
As with any mixed breed they can inherit a range of conditions which also affect the parent breeds.