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Cockapoo Puppies for Sale
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The name “Cockapoo” is actually a generic name used to name a crossbreed of the Cocker Spaniel and the Poodle. These dogs have been around in the United States as early as the 1950’s and are considered as one of the oldest hybrid dog breeds. The name even made an appearance back in the 1960’s in an Oxford English Dictionary citation. First labeled as “designer dogs” when they were still new to the United Kingdom around 10 years ago.
These dogs are bred because a lot of breeders wish to have a wider gene pool that lowers the rates of the dogs suffering from various defects. There are different crosses and styles and breeders try to come up with the best mixes for the best Cockapoos. These dogs are popular because they are said to be very intelligent and friendly – making them ideal for families.
Appearance of Cockapoos
Since this is a cross breed, the Cockapoo does not have a specific appearance when bred. The coat types usually vary, from wavy, straight, or curly. The coat colors also come in a wide assortment with different patterns, too. But despite all these, Cockapoos are still known to have a unique look that could easily be recognized by any Cockapoo owner.
There are some Cockapoos that have coats that resemble a curly poodle coat and there are some who have wavier or looser coats. The coats could undergo changes when they are around nine months old, and matting can start to occur during this time. Coat colors could either take on the characteristics of its Cocker Spaniel or Poodle parents or may even take a color gene from its ancestors. The color could change as the Cockapoo matures. One of the common factors that could affect this change could be attributed to the graying gene carried by the Poodle.
Temperament of Cockapoos
The temperaments of Cockapoos are actually mixed, due to the fact that they are mixed breeds. The best way to determine this is to look up the breeds involved in the cross and the owner will know that he or she will get any of the combinations of the temperaments or characteristics found in the breeds.
The Cockapoo is very intelligent, retaining a lot from the Poodle breed, which is why training this breed is very easy. They are sturdy dogs and are great as companions. The Cockapoo is very loyal and affectionate. It is also very sweet, which makes it easy to love and take care of. This breed is friendly and very eager to please. When it comes to children and other animals, early socialization is a must so that any problems could be averted in the future.
Role of Cockapoos
Cockapoos make great family companion dogs, even for those who have children at home. These dogs also make great therapy dogs due to their loving and sweet disposition. They are very easy to take care of, which make them great additions to any household.