History of the Cavoodle
The Cavoodle is actually an American Creation, despite being the most popular puppy breed in Australia. The Cavoodle was first bred in the United States of America sometime in the 1950’s. Breeder’s wanted to develop a hypoallergenic breed of dog, and experimented by breeding different dogs with a Poodle. As results show between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Poodle of today we have the Cavoodle a breed we know and love today.
From the beginning the Cavoodle concept, has become Australia’s most popular dog, they’re small, thery’re cute and they make for the perfect hypoallergenic dog. This makes the Cavoodle breed a perfect fit for eveyrone, families, young children and people who suffer from allergies.
A Cavoodle is a mix breed dog, that refers to the cross breeding of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Poodle.It’s gentle and loving nature, along with its small size and thick, soft coat makes the Cavoodle one of the most popular dog breeds in Australia, A Cavoodle’s long coat can be straight or wavy. Their coats tend to shed a bit of hair and they do require a medium to moderate amount of grooming.
Cavoodle’s intelligence can be greatly attributed to the genetics of their Poodle parents, as poodles are considered to be the second most intelligent dog breed in the world. Cavoodles are a breed of dog that can be easily trained to do various tasks, and they are always on the prowl for next new exciting adventure or challenge. A Cavoodles requires a lot of mental stimulation and patience, to begin with it is best to begin training them with the primary focus being toys that educate and develop their learning capability via mental and visual stimulation through training techniques which are both rewarding to the owner and the dog. Even though this dog is considered to be one of the most intelligent breeds with in the Dog family, it will take time for them to develop and adapt to newer things.
Cavoodle’s come in two main sizes, depending on what breed of Poodle they come from. Toy Poodles result in Cavoodles that stand 28 – 35cm when fully developed, while Miniature Poodles breed Cavoodles that stand 33 – 45cm. The height comparison between the two sizes of Cavoodles is not significant, but it does help when identifying and classing your Cavoodle.