Cavapoo Puppies

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The Outgoing, Playful, and Gentle Cavapoo

The Cavoodle is a cross breed between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Poodle. They are gentle and affectionate, and make the perfect pup for families with children. They thrive on human companionship, and love learning new tricks to impress their humans.

Cavapoo At a Glance

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Cavapoo At a Glance

  • Size: 7"-15", 11-20 lbs.
  • Lifespan: 11-16 years
  • Energy Level: medium
  • Coat: Soft and either wavy or curly
  • Shedding: light
  • Hypoallergenic: No
  • Dog Group: Toy
  • Common Nicknames: Cavoodle, Cavadoodle

Cavapoo Breed Guide

Learn More About Cavapoos

  • Temperament

    Outgoing, playful, and gentle, the Cavapoo is an ideal companion dog for all types of different people. The Cavapoo is a social breed that requires significant amounts of attention, so they're not a good choice for people who are away from home frequently or for long periods of time. Cavapoos thrive on spending time with their human "pack," and some have a tendency to become attached to one person and designate them as their "pack leader." Still, Cavapoos get along well with strangers, children, and other dogs, though they tend to prefer humans over animals. Intelligent and eager to please, the Cavapoo is a highly trainable dog that's a good fit for first-time or novice dog owners. All things considered, the Cavapoo makes a delightful, loyal companion, especially for families.

  • Health

    Cavapoos are generally healthy dogs with no pressing illnesses. However, there are some health conditions Cavapoo owners should be aware of since this is a designer breed. These conditions include syringomyelia, heart problems, dry eyes, cherry eye, Addison's disease, diabetes, and bloat.

  • Activity Level

    Cavapoos are an active breed, but their activities can usually be met with indoor play. They also love going on walks and visits to the dog park to socialize. They generally adapt to their owners' lifestyle, and their required activity level is heavily based on that. They make the perfect apartment dog, and just want to be a part of the family.

  • Grooming

    Cavapoos should be brushed on a weekly basis to keep their coats tangle-free and in good shape. While this breed is a light shedder, the Cavapoo will need frequent, consistent grooming to keep its fluffy coat from growing out of control.

  • Shedding

    Cavapoos shed very lightly when the seasons change and are good pets for people with allergies. You can expect minimal shedding from your Cavapoo throughout the year.

  • Appearance

    Cavapoos vary in appearance based on the genetics of its parents. Their body is small and well proportioned, and their short legs may have the Cavalier fringing. Their long and dense coats vary in black, white, and brown colorings. They inherit both parents' long, silky, flopped ears that frame their face beautifully.

  • History

    The Cavapoo, also called the Cavoodle, is a designer dog that originated in Australia during the 1990s, when breeders sought out to create a hybrid of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Poodle. Given the popularity of its two parent breeds, the Cavapoo quickly became one of the more popular designer breeds. The Cavapoo's popularity spread to the United States and Europe, and the breed is still continuing to grow more popular today. The Cavapoo is registered by several dog clubs for hybrid and designer dogs, like the American Canine Hybrid Association (ACHA) and the International Designer Canine Registry (IDCR).