The cockapoo is a hybrid dog due to a mating between a spaniel and a poodle . It combines both traits and looks of both breeds making it a delightful companion and family pet.
A true Cockapoo cannot be a registered dog with the kennel club as it is a x breed dog but has been bred for nearly 20 years . Many dogs are advertised as cockapoos but

unless it is a F1 puppy then it can be diluted and be 3/4 of either breed or worse !. Both parents should be KCregd in their own right to get an F1 puppy ( first x ) Many pups

classed as Cockapoos when parents are themselves an unregistered x breed so there are cheap "cockapoos " available. The cockapoo resulting from a mating between and

American cocker spaniel and a poodle is rarer than the mating between an english cocker and poodle.

Sizes can vary depending on the size of poodle used wether Toy , Miniature or Standard.

Cockapoos have become popular because they generally combine the outgoing, loving personality of the cocker spaniel with the low-shedding, low-dander qualities of the
poodle, resulting in a loving, intelligent,very energetic and agile dog that sheds very little. The poodle parent also contributes intelligence and a tendency to be very active.
Cockapoos may jump on furniture or balance on the arms of chairs. They thrive when they can exercise regularly, either by having a garden to run around in or by having a
human who will walk them and play with them.
Cockapoos are very people oriented and affectionate, with a clown like personality. Most cockapoos are easy to train and they work well as a children's dog.
Like many floppy-eared breeds, cockapoos can be subject to ear infections, and it's important to keep their ears clean and dry.
Although they can suffer from certain health problems, overall cockapoos are healthy, happy dogs. As with a lot of smaller dogs they tend to be quite long-lived, and it's
not unusual for cockapoos to live for 15-20 years.
In fact, because cockapoos are a mixed breed, they may be less susceptible to genetic ailments than purebred dogs. Purebreds are more likely to share similar ailments
whereas mixed breeds such as the cockapoo have greater diversity in their genes and are less likely to inherit two copies of an undesirable recessive gene.
Strictly speaking, the cockapoo cannot be described
as a pure breed because it does not 'breed true'. In
breeders' terms, 'breeding true' means that the pups
will have consistently predictable characteristics.
Cockapoos, however, may inherit the characteristics
of either or both their parent breeds.
Quite a lot of cockapoos have soft and silky
fur ,which comes comes from the poodle
originally .
The coat of the Cockapoo will vary from dog
to dog. Some will have the sleeker coat of the
spaniel, while others may have curlier, coarser
fur like a Poodle. For many Cockapoos, their
hair will be a mixture somewhere between the
two. This means that regular brushing and
trimming will be required in order to keep the
hair healthy and mat-free.
Cockapoo size and weight are a function of
what type of dogs the parents were.
Average height and weight are 10 to 15 LBS and 12 to 15 inches

Before a hair cut -> and
then after (below)
3 of our pups from a previous litter