Appearance

The Cockapoo has long drop ears and a usually docked tail. They have a double coat in
which the top coat is silky and medium length, while the under coat is dense. There is
intense feathering on the ears, chest, belly and legs. Favored among asthma sufferers,
they have a hypoallergenic, shed-free, woolly coat.

Temperament

Cockapoos are active, friendly, lively and fun. They love to be around people and are
always willing to please. They can be lazy if not exercised, but are certainly willing to go
out on a walk. They are affectionate, affable, and very good with kids. Cockapoos are
intelligent, lively, quick to mimic and learn. They are highly intelligent and very obedient.

History

In 1892 the Cocker Spaniel was recognized as a breed in England. In the late 1870s
the breed was brought to the United States and here was developed into quite different
lines from the English Cocker. Poodles have become the iconic breed of dog shows to
most people. France is where the Miniature was bred down in size. The Miniature and
the Standard have both been found in seventeenth century paintings, and are known to
have been popular with European aristocracy.
Coat:
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Activity level:
up to 15 inches
High
High
10-15 Years
Dense, fine medium length
Low
Cocker: USA, Poodle: France
Black, brown, tan solid colors
Medium - High
Loyal, sociable, active and friendly
10-28 pounds
High
Cockapoo
A Cockapoo is a cross-breed of a Cocker Spaniel
and a Miniature Poodle and may demonstrate any
combination of traits from those two breeds.