The Cockapoo is one of the most popular and well known mixed breed dogs. The result of a mix between a Poodle and a Cocker Spaniel, it is also known as the Cockapoodle, Cockerpoo, or Cock-a-Poo.
Cockapoos are incredibly cute, making them popular for that alone. But they are also affectionate, playful, and freindly, making their personalites quite popular as well. They are happy and rambunctious, yet also can be very cuddly. The breed tends to pick up the friendly temperament of the Cocker Spaniel and the people loving natureof the Poodle. They also require less grooming than a Poodle.
When Cockapoos are intentially bred, the aim is for a hypoallergenic dog with an ideal temperament. As a result, people with allergies sometimes seek out these dogs. It is one of the mixed breeds that has come a long way in terms of formulating breed standards and a good network of responsible breeders. Those seeking cockapoo puppies can find a responisible breeder through the American Cockapoo Club.