Other Names: Cockerpoo, Cock-a-Poo
Height: Males and Females are between 9-13 inches Weight: Males and Females are 12-18 pounds, Teacup Toy, under 6 pounds, Toy, under 12 pounds, Miniature/Mini, 13-18 pounds, Maxi, over 19 pounds.
Colors: Golden blonde or black are the most common, the color of the coat really depends on the parents. Coat: Cockapoos are prone to low shedding.
Temperament: Very active, intelligent, loyal and affectionate. Also very eager to please. With Children: Good, ideal dog for children. With Pets: Good, they get along well with other dogs and other pets. Special Skills: Intent observer.
Watch-dog: Moderate Guard-dog: Very Low
Care and Exercise: Exercise is moderate, daily walks are recommended. Grooming is high, regular brushing is very important. Training: Easy to train. Learning Rate: High obedience and problem solving skills.
Activity: Indoor and outdoor activity is moderate. Living Environment: Very adaptable to any environment. Ideal for apartments because of their small size.
Health Issues: Very low incidences for skin and hip problems, usually very healthy dogs.
Life Span: 14-18 years, some may live up to 22 years. Litter Size: 4 – 6
Country of Origin: America History: Originated in the U.S. in the 1960’s. It’s a cross between the American Cocker Spaniel and the Miniature Poodle.
First Registered by the AKC: Not registered by the AKC AKC Group: Class: Registries: