Questions

Do Cavapoo Puppies lose their fur?

Do Cavapoo Puppies lose their fur?

The quick answer is yes, all dogs shed to some degree, including Cavapoos. Cavalier King Charles are natural shedders, as many owners can attest, but when mixed with a Poodle, shedding is minimal.

Do first generation Cavapoos shed?

An F1 Cavapoo is a balanced, 50/50 cross between the Poodle and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The main issue with F1 Cavapoos is that they often shed quite significantly, making them incompatible with owners who have allergies.

What kind of coat does a Cavapoo have?

Cavapoos usually have short, soft, and wavy or curly coats. They require weekly brushing; although, they are somewhat less prone to shedding, which is why some allergy sufferers do well with them. The Cavapoo loves everyone in the family and generally enjoys romping around with kids.

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Does a Cavapoo have a double coat?

Cavapoos will have a soft double coat with an insulating layer that makes up the undercoat. Their double layered coat makes them more able to tolerate moderate cold and hot temperatures, more so the curlier the coat.

Does a Cavapoo smell?

They have a low odor so if yours is smelling it may be that the hair is too long and may have dirt caught in it. Regular bathing and trimming can overcome this. Also check the ears, as the Cavapoo is prone to ear infections, and that condition can produce a nasty smell.

Does my Cavapoo need a coat?

Since cavapoos are a smaller teddy bear dog breed, you might want to consider buying them a winter coat for extra protection against the elements. Several of them are waterproof, windproof, and cover most of a dog’s both to preserve their body heat.

Do all Cavapoos turn white?

Cavapoo coats tend to get lighter as they mature. Ruby, shown above, started off as a “red” puppy but this color faded except from her face and ears within a couple of years.

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Do all Cavapoos have curly hair?

The Cavapoo may have a long, straight coat like the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, a curly coat like the Poodle, or a coat that is wavy or slightly curly. Some Cavapoos inherit the non-shedding gene of the Poodle but this can never be guaranteed.

Does my Cavapoo need a winter coat?