Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Poodle are among the most loved and adorable dog breeds out there. And this Cavalier Poodle cross is even more adorable.
Known as Cavoodle or Cavapoo, this designer breed has looks, intelligence, and the power to steal your heart right away.
At the moment, Cavoodle is one of the most popular designer dog breeds in the US, Canada, and Australia. Apart from the looks, it is a hypoallergenic, easy to train, and friendly dog with an exceptional temperament. It is an ideal dog breed for first-time and inexperienced owners. The best part of having a Cavoodle is that it can be kept in a small-sized apartment.
Well, the facts apart, we receive several questions and queries regarding Cavoodle a.k.a Cavapoo, so we thought to make a quick Cavoodle FAQ guide where we’ll add answers to all the necessary questions about the breed.
So, let’s start with it.
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Is Cavoodle Hypoallergenic?
There is no breed that is completely hypoallergenic but certain breeds have low shedding coats and Cavoodle may be one of them.
Be informed that a Cavoodle dog may also have a high shedding coat because it totally depends on the tendency of the parent breed. And if it inherits more genes from the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel instead of a Poodle, it may have straight hair that sheds.
How often do they need to be groomed?
They need to be brushed twice or thrice weekly, trimmed their hair every 2 months, and bathed once a month or every 2 months.
How much does a Cavoodle Cost?
It may depend on the colour, reputation of the breeder, demographics, and several other factors. On average, you may get a Cavoodle for AUD 2500 to AUD 5000 in Australia and $1500 to $4000 in the US.
What is the difference between Cavoodle and Cavapoo?
There is no difference between a Cavoodle and Cavapoo. In Australia, these dogs are known as Cavoodles while the Americans and Canadians call them Cavapoos.
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Is Cavoodle a small, medium, or large dog?
Cavoodle is the product of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Mini or Tiny Poodle; therefore, it is a small dog. Still, we can say that their size varies from litter to litter and dog to dog.
How big is a fully grown Cavoodle?
A fully grown Cavoodle may reach up to 35 cm in height while it may weigh somewhere around 12 kg, however, it totally depends on the parent breeds and breeding, and it may vary from litter to litter.
Does Cavoodle like to cuddle?
Yes, it does. It inherits its affectionate and gentle personality from both of its parents and is very much into the cuddling business. It loves to cuddle its owners and is one of the best lap dogs.
Are Cavoodle dogs easy or hard to train?
Like most of the Doodles, they are intelligent and quickly pick up your commands, so, they won’t give you a tough time during the training sessions.
Are Cavoodles or Cavapoos high-maintenance dogs?
Yes, they are. The low-shedding breeds also shed but their hair remains stuck in their fur. So, you need to brush and groom them more often as compared to the shedding breeds.
Are Cavoodle dogs good with other pets?
Yes, especially if you introduce your Cavoodle puppy to other pets such as cats, birds, and other dogs at an early age. They are friendly with them and will not mind spending time with other pets.
What are common health issues a Cavoodle may develop?
A Cavoodle may develop diseases such as Hip Dysplasia, heart diseases, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Patella Luxation, and various eye diseases.
Which Cavoodle puppy is the best to get, Male or Female?
In general, a neutered dog is said to be the most affectionate, devoted, and emotionally stable dog, whatever the breed is. Apart from this fact, we consider every single dog in this world as the best dog regardless of its breed, age, size, and gender.
At what age, a Cavoodle puppy can leave for its forever home?
No less than 8 weeks. It is the minimum time any puppy should spend with its mom.
Wrapping it up:
These were some frequently asked questions about Cavoodle or Cavapoo. If you have any other questions, please let us know through the comments form below and we’ll add/answer your questions in this post.
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