Cocker spaniel in the uk the majority of cockapoos come from a mating between an english show cocker spaniel or an english working cocker spaniel and a poodle however you can also get cockapoos which have an american cocker spaniel parent and the information below will help explain the difference. It is said that working cockers are the original cocker spaniels the show english cockers having been selectively bred from them to exhibit different features which appeal in the show ring and then becoming listed by the kennel club as a different type of cocker spaniel.
What is a cockapoo cockapoos are.
Working cocker spaniel and poodle cross. Cockapoo puppies when we cross the spaniel with the poodle we generally end up with a smart sociable and energetic puppy. Therefore the average life expectancy of a cocker spaniel poodle mix is about 13 years. F1 cockapoo x f1 cockapoo.
One of the first designer dogs breeds intentionally created over 50 years ago in the us. Breeders in uk occasionally cross breed between the two types of cockers. The cockapoo is the result of crossing a cocker spaniel with a toy poodle or a miniature poodle.
The poodle the poodle shutterstock. English show working cocker spaniel x miniature poodle. F1 cockapoo x f1 cockapoo.
However this is dependant upon several factors including weight activity level diet and overall lifestyle. Sometimes also known as spoodles. Being a mix you can never be entirely sure of the characteristics of a first generation cockapoo puppy they may be more cocker than poodle or vice versa.
Coat type variations hypoallergenic coat colour gallery cockapoos at work agility flyball. He does start to relax when he has spent some time with people but will need a nice resident dog in his new home to help his confidenc. The cockapoo is a cute designer breed developed by crossing the cocker spaniel american or english and poodle toy or miniature.
It combines the devotion and intelligence of a poodle with the vitality and energy of a cocker spaniel. 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. 06 03 2019 barcardi is a nervous boy who has come from a breeder.
Barcardi male cockapoo cocker spaniel cross poodle many tears rescue carmarthenshire. 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.
The result of cross breeding between a poodle and a cocker spaniel.