Last Updated on August 31, 2023 by Pets Feed
Cavoodle dogs, also known as cavapoo, are the result of a mixture of two iconic breeds, such as miniature poodles (also called toy poodle) and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dogs. So what can you expect from a dog from such wonderful and fascinating breeds? Yes, without a doubt the cavoodle is a dog who, in addition to being beautiful, conquers for his capacity and his incredible personality.
This is why, today, at ‘ Pets Feed ‘, we present you the cavoodle or cavapoo, a fascinating dog and for many still to be discovered. Find out all about this new breed of dog.
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The cavadoodle is a small dog, of an average weight between 5 and 12 kilograms and with a transverse height between 25 and 38 centimeters.
He has a solid and proportioned body, with a round head. His skull is broad, with a short nose and medium-sized eyes and a dark color. Its ears are round and hang over the sides of the head. All these characteristics make the cavapoo have an eternal puppy face.
The coat is curly, which can be curled rather wavy or closed. It is long, moderate and very dense. It is characterized by being one of the hypoallergenic dogs, because its fur does not affect people allergic to dog hair, thus being one of the best breeds of dogs for people with allergies.
The difference is not in appearance, but rather in character. Well, when they are adults, they are extremely calm, but maybe when they are small, they can be a bit unruly, simply because they are puppies and want to play, but nothing that is not easy to manage.
Character and behavior
The Cavapoo has the particularity of being sociable both with people and with other dogs; Although with strangers he is a bit distrustful, he does not wait long to get closer and start living together.
A very particular point of these dogs is that they adapt to any place, they do not need large spaces to live together, but with a comfortable and sufficiently spacious place (in case other dogs Like) the Cavapoo will feel very well, despite this the other animals are largely on fur.
With other animals
In general, the cavapoo breed is a fairly healthy breed, showing no serious congenital condition. It is only in some cases that it has been detected that cavoodle puppies have cardiac abnormalities of varying severity or that cases of patellar dislocation have occurred.
However, these dogs are somewhat delicate in terms of eye health, possibly developing diseases such as progressive retinal atrophy or common conjunctivitis. Therefore, it is highly recommended to make regular visits to the veterinarian, who can assess the health of our cavoodle dog and make the relevant recommendations so that we can keep him in the best condition.
In order for the cavapoo to maintain good health, a series of measures must be taken. Among them, it is worth noting the periodic cleaning of his teeth, eyes and ears, as they are quite delicate. If they are not kept in good condition, it will not be difficult for the cavoodle to develop various diseases and infections.
As for its coat, it is recommended to brush it once a day or every two days. Well, although it is not too long, it is very curly and dense, so it can get tangled easily if neglected.
History of the breed
This is one of the most recent canine breeds, which, thanks to technology in the service of veterinary genetic science, has been created. Its origins go back to the United States of America, where the work of a geneticist and an expert in veterinary reproduction came together to give life to this cute little dog. The creators of this beautiful genetic work are Linda Rogers and Steve Rogers, residents of TimshellFarm in Pine, Arizona.
And how did these experts find the perfect mix to generate such an authentic animal? For decades, dog lovers have dreamed of having a pet whose tender and jovial appearance never ends, that is, that their beloved puppy never grows old; and this is what Linda and Steve achieved by mixing a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, a Bichon Frise and a Miniature Poodle; giving life to an eternal puppy that despite the passage of years maintains its physical appearance.
However, this scientific adventure could have ended in disaster and resulted in a totally different creature; However, science, fate and life were on the side of these experienced veterinary scientists, and the Cavapoos, brought together the best characteristics and qualities of the trio of races from which they emerged.
In the same vein, these characteristics acquired from its predecessors make it a small canine, although its body is very well formed; with a generally curly coat whose hue varies between white, beige, brown or cream and which is also hypoallergenic, which makes them perfect to develop and live in homes with young children or older adults, who are generally more susceptible to suffer from allergic syndromes generated by animal hair.
For its part, the characteristic physiognomy of the Cavapoo that makes them seem that they are always puppies, is given in addition to their small size, they are their beautiful brown eyes, together with their wide and small snout that combine perfectly with a pair of rounded ears hanging from its head; which gives it an air of tenderness that catches and enchants the eyes of those who have the joy of seeing them. In turn, it is important to mention that this veterinary genetic invention endowed with great beauty, also turns out to be a surprisingly intelligent animal, which can be trained and trained at a very young age and that also, being so sweet, affectionate and sociable, is the favorite of many families worldwide; making it one of the most requested recently created breeds to be part of a household.
Although, the Cavapoo have turned out to be beautiful dogs and perfect to incorporate into any family due to their qualities and peculiarities; This new breed of dog has not yet been recognized by the American Kennel Club, therefore it is not yet an official breed of dog.