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. 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.
Origin of the miniature poodle.
Cocker spaniel crossed with miniature poodle. However this is dependant upon several factors including weight activity level diet and overall lifestyle. Gaining in popularity though is an american cocker spaniel which has a shorter muzzle domed head and a compact body crossed with a poodle. The most usual type bred in the united kingdom is a cocker spaniel crossed with a mini poodle.
In the case of the cocker spaniel potential options include the miniature poodle cavalier king charles spaniel and the yorkshire terrier. Crossing a cocker spaniel with a miniature poodle creates one of the most popular cocker spaniel mixes. A french dog with german roots the mini poodle is the tiny successor of the standard poodle who was initially bred over 400 years ago to hunt duck and other small game.
Therefore the average life expectancy of a cocker spaniel poodle mix is about 13 years. The cockapoo is a cute designer breed developed by crossing the cocker spaniel american or english and poodle toy or miniature. This is largely dependent upon the size of the poodle parent.
The cocker spaniel currently resides at number 29 out of 194 on the akc s list of most popular dog breeds. The cockapoo is one of the most popular hybrid dogs out there with owners loving the combination of the cocker spaniels s personality and energy with the non shedding coat of the poodle. The breed comes in many different heights and weights.
Poodles come in many sizes ranging from standard the largest miniature and toy. Varies depending on the type of poodle used for breeding weight. The cockapoo is the result of crossing a cocker spaniel with a toy poodle or a miniature poodle.
10 30 lbs. These crosses result in the following mixed breeds. The cockapoo also called a spoodle is a cross between a poodle and cocker spaniel.