Description: Cockapoo puppies for sale are a blend of Poodle and Crocker Spaniel creating an intelligent and easy to please breed, established as a companion dog. Other names used for this breed are American Cockapoo, Cockadoodle, Cock-A-Poo, Cockerdoodle, Cock A Poo, Cockerpoo, and Spoodle. The Cockapoo is a friendly and happy dog, with an outgoing nature, and usually gets along with everyone. Depending on its temperament, it can be active or simply enjoy snuggling up with you on the couch. Cockapoos do well with youngsters, although they generally prefer homes with older, more considerate children. Cockapoos also gets along with other dogs and pets. The Cockapoo breed is adaptable and can live in an apartment, though the smaller varieties seem to do better in smaller dwellings than the Maxi or Standard Cockapoos. Cockapoos should not live outdoors or in kennels, since they've been bred to be companion dogs.
Colors: Cockapoos come in many colors: Sable, Phantom, Roan, Parti color, Buff, Black, Chocolate, Red, Apricot, Cream and White. You can find many variations of shades and mixes of colors. Cockapoos have the potential for a wide range of colors depending on the parents and their backgrounds.
Size: Cockapoos typically weigh between 12 to 24 pounds and about 10 to 15 in height.
The Cockapoo is bred in four different size categories:
The Teacup Toy is less than 6 pounds in weight and less than 10 inches in height.
The Toy Cockapoo can reach 10 inches in height but has a sturdier build, the bigger ones tipping the scales at just under 12 pounds.
The Miniature Cockapoo weighs 13 to 18 pounds and ranges between 11 and 14 inches high.
The Standard or Maxi Cockapoo should weigh more than 19 pounds and be at least 15 inches in height.
Life Span: 14-18 years
Temperament & Behavior: The Cockapoo breed is friendly, happy, people oriented, playful, intelligent, and easy to train. Cockapoos that are carefully bred and lovingly raised should be happy, affectionate dogs that love families, children, other dogs, and even cats. Cockapoo’s personality will vary, but most Cockapoos are friendly and gentle-spirited dogs. Cockapoo typically get along with other dogs and cats – they also are eager to make friends with strangers, so they might not make the best guard dogs.
These dogs, especially the mini and maxi-sized dogs, can make terrific companions for children. Cockapoos love to run around the yard and play ball with kids. The Cockapoo is a great companion for families, getting along well with all ages. They thrive around their family's companionship, but can suffer from separation anxiety when left for long periods of time. This can lead to excessive barking and to destructive behavior.
Trainability: Cockapoos are quick learners, but the downside to this is they are just as quick to pick up bad behaviors and habits too, which is why their training has to be consistent from the word go and throughout their lives. They do respond extremely well to positive reinforcement, especially when it involves receiving a high value treat. They are sensitive little dogs by nature and do not answer well to any harsh correction or heavier handed training methods.
Care: Expect him to need at least 15 minutes of exercise every day.
Diet: 1/4 to 3/4 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. How much your adult dog eats depends on his size, age, build, metabolism, and activity level.
Keeping this all in mind, general guidelines are as follows:
2 to 4 lbs. 1/3 to 1/2 cups per day.
5 to 8 lbs. 1/2 to 3/4 cups per day.
8 to 10 lb. adult = 1/2 to 3/4 cups per day.
10 to 12 lb. adult = 3/4 to 1 cup per day.
13 to 16 lb. adult = 1 to 1 and 1/4 cups per day.
History: The Cockapoo is amongst the first of the designer dogs, has been well known in the USA since the 1950's.The Cockapoo Club of America was founded in 1998 by Mary D. Foley, and its goal is to breed the perfect family pet. A Cockapoo is a mixed-breed dog that is a cross between Cocker Spaniel breeds and a Poodle.
Origin: United States
Temperament: Outgoing, Friendly, Intelligent, Loving, Active
Weight: 12 – 24 lbs
Height: 9.8 – 15 in.
Colors: Sable, Phantom, Roan, Parti color, Buff, Black, Chocolate, Red, Apricot, Cream and White.
* Note: Images posted on site are for representation purposes only. Actual companion pet appearance, price, and color may vary depending on specific animal ordered. Please contact us or leave a comment for any specific requests.
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