Cavapoochon Dog Breed History & Facts

The Cavapoochon is a crossbreed between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, the Bichon Frise, and the Poodle. This dog is a small breed that has become increasingly popular in recent years. They are known for being friendly, playful, and good with children. In this blog post, we will discuss the Cavapoochon dog breed in detail and provide you with all the information you need to know before adding one of these dogs to your family!

Cavapoochon Breed History

The Cavapoochon breed was first bred in the early 2000s and has become increasingly popular in recent years. This crossbreed is a mix of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Bichon Frise, and Poodle. The typically genetic makeup of this breed is 50% Toy Poodle, 25% Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and 25% Bichon Frise. The exact genetic makeup can vary depending on the breeder you get your Cavapoochon from.

The Cavapoochon was originally bred for its adorable appearance and hypoallergenic characteristics. This crossbreed is known to be a great choice for people with allergies, as they are not as prone to shedding as other breeds. They also tend to have low dander levels, making them a good option for those who suffer from asthma or other respiratory problems.

Since the breed is thought to be a specialty designer dog breed it can be more difficult to find a Cavapoochon breeder near you. However, the cavapoochon is a great dog for those who want an affectionate and low-maintenance pet.

Cavapoochon Parent Breeds

The Cavapoochon is a mixed breed between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, the Toy Poodle, and the Bichon Frise. There are a few different variations of this breed that will vary depending on the breeder you buy from. Your Cavapoochon may look more like a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel compared to a Bichon Frise but typically all Cavapoochons will have the curly fur of a Toy Poodle.

Cavapoochon Average Height and Weight

The average Cavapoochon will typically weigh between 10 pounds to 15 pounds when fully grown. They will also stand between 12 inches to 15 inches tall. Because of the Cavapoochon’s small size, they are perfect for those who want an affectionate and low-maintenance pet.

Cavapoochons don’t require a lot of exercise but it is important that they get at least 30 minutes of activity each day to stay healthy. The average size and energy levels of your Cavapoochon will vary based on its personality, genetics, and nutrition quality. The weight and size can be comparable to a schnoodle or even a morkie.

Cavapoochon Fur and Coat

The Cavapoochon is known for having curly or wavy fur that can range from multiple different colors. The fur is soft and low-maintenance but will need to be brushed at least once a week to prevent matting.

The Cavapoochon’s coat can protect it from extreme weather conditions but they should not be left in the cold or hot weather for too long. The curly fur comes from the Toy Poodle side of its genetics and helps the breed not shed and to by hypoallergenic.

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Cavapoochon Fur Colors

The fur color of Cavapoochons will vary depending on the fur color of their parents. Some common Cavapoochon fur colors include black, white, tan, apricot, and red. Sometimes your pup will have more brown from its Cavalier King Charles side of the genetics or it might have more white and black fur colors from its Bichon Frise side of its genetics. Cavapoochons can come in a variety of different colors from brown to a red color that is similar to a red poodle.

Cavapoochon Temperament and Personality

Cavapoochons are considered to be a very friendly and lovable breed of dog. They love spending time with their family and enjoy being around people. Cavapoochons can also get along well with other pets in the home, but they should always be supervised when around small animals or young children for the first time to make sure they behave well. Some dogs will be afraid of small animals or young children who don’t know how to behave around dogs. For this reason, it is recommended to supervise your Cavapoochon for the first time.

Cavapoochons love to play outside and play with other dogs but will also love sleeping in your lap. Since they are a small dog breed they make the perfect lap dog similar to a shiba inu!

Frequently Asked Questions About Cavapoochons

Since the Cavapoochon is such a unique breed that isn’t as common as other dog breeds we will frequently get asked questions about the breed. Below are a few of the most commonly asked questions we have received about the Cavapoochon dog breed:

Are Cavapoochon Good Pets?

Cavapoochons are a great family dog! They are great with kids and other pets. They are also a very low-maintenance dog breed and don’t require a lot of exercises. They will love giving affection and love to your family and will provide your family with so many happy memories and adventures!

Are Cavapoochon Good Guard Dogs?

Cavapoochons are not typically considered good guard dogs since they are so small and docile. However, they may bark to alert their owners of a stranger approaching, which could potentially scare away an intruder.

How Big Is A Cavapoochon Full Grown?

A full-grown Cavapoochon will typically grow to be around 10 pounds to 15 pounds in weight. They are a small dog breed, but they make up for their size with their big personality! The exact height and weight will vary depending on the puppy’s parents as well as its nutrition and diet.

Are Cavapoochon Good For First Time Dog Owners?

Cavapoochons can be a great dog breed for first time dog owners. They are relatively low-maintenance and don’t require as much exercise as some other dog breeds. However, it’s important to note that all dogs need regular exercise, so make sure you are prepared to take your Cavapoochon on walks or daily play time to keep them healthy. The breed also doesn’t shed and is hypoallergenic which makes them even better for first time dog owners.

Are Cavapoochon Hypoallergenic?

Yes, Cavapoochons are hypoallergenic. This means that they are less likely to cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to dog dander. However, it’s important to note that no dog is completely hypoallergenic and some people may still experience a reaction to Cavapoochon fur.

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Dr. Jacob Hawthorne, DVM

Dr. Jacob Hawthorne, DVM is a certified veterinarian who graduated from the University of California - Davis Veterinary School in 2012. He specializes in nutrition and veterinary medicine for companion animals such as dogs, cats, rabbits, and more. He has been featured in websites such as PetMD, Yahoo News, Hills Pet, Daily Paws, and more. Learn more about Dr. Jacob Hawthorne, DVM.