(pronounced KOK-a-poo); noun, – As the name brings to mind, a cross between cocker spaniel and poodle. Through documentation and establishment of a genetic database this wonderful hybrid is being brought to status as its own breed. A dog of outstanding intelligence, wonderful disposition, abounding affection, low to no shedding or ‘doggy’ odor, easily trained and long lived. A dog that is amazingly forgiving of the indiscretions of small children with a keen intelligence any adult can appreciate. Cockapoos come in a myriad of colors and a range of sizes to fit any family’s desires.
They can be found in a variety of colours like black, tan, red, brown, sable, cream, white, silver or any mix of these colours.
Their coat may be fine and smooth or it may be curly. It depends on which parent characteristic is dominant.
They are very cute and loving dogs to have as family dogs. They are loving, intelligent, loyal, out-going and gentle dog breed. They are good with children and other pets and dogs in the house. They are alert and will caution their owners of any unusual change. They are good family pets.
They may require normal grooming and regular brushing to keep their coat healthy and shiny.
Being highly intelligent, they are easy to train. They will learn quickly and easily.
They are active dog breed and require ample playing opportunities.