Do Cavapoochons Get Big?

Many dog breeds out in the world come in all shapes and sizes: small, which ranges to be anywhere between 2 to 22 pounds, medium sized, who grows to be about 20 to 60 pounds depending on their height and length, or even large canines that are anywhere from 50 up to 70 pounds, which very rarely you will find that big of a dog. 

Cavapoochons are relatively small animals that range to be around 12 to 15 pounds, depending on if they are a male or female. The pups are considered to be in both the small to medium size dog breed because in some cases, the breeders will use a larger Poodle to breed with the Cavachon in order to create a taller dog. However, the majority of breeders use either a miniature or toy Poodle to make a smaller fur baby, making this pooch to be roughly around 12 to 13 inches from the shoulder area to their paws. 

Mind you, although they are small creatures, it is good to know what exactly they look like and where they originally came from. This particular breed is very unique in a lot of areas. It would make sense as to why so many people in the world are wanting them the more popular they get, especially in the UK and USA.  

 

How Old Does This Breed Get To Be?

Of course, if you are wanting to know the size of a cavapoochon, it is good to know their life expectancy. You, as their owner, try your best to make sure your dog lives the longest and healthiest life possible! With that being said, it is expected that these particular dogs can live to be anywhere between 12 to 15 years old. These dogs look young their entire lives from being known as one of the few dog breeds who “never get old” due to their puppy-eyes and small bodies they have. 

Although they live to be roughly around this age, it is said that many canines are living longer due to their owners simply treating them better. If we give them a proper diet, exercise, supplements and probiotics, you can expect your animal to live longer regardless of the breed.

Some ways you can help them live their best lives are:

  • Provide them with a food puzzle by putting food in a toy
  • Go to the vet regularly
  • Provide lots of love and attention
  • Do daily exercises for them
  • Give probiotics or take healthy supplements
  • Maintaining a healthy weight in your dog
  • Brush their teeth regularly
  • Remember to enjoy every minute with them

 

What Color Can Cavapoochons Be?

Many dogs come in so many colors, ranging from black to white, with these pups being a variety of colors as well. Most of them will be a lighter shade with occasionally being a darker brown, more specifically sable color. In the end, it leaves their coats beautiful-looking. Some even have a white face and chest. But more in particular, here are the main colors of a cavapoochon:

  • Red
  • Red with a white face and chest
  • Cream or apricot
  • Dark brown or sable color, which is more rare

 

Is Their Fur Curly or Straight?

This particular breed of dog is known for their coats being more fleece and thicker. Their hair is mostly curly and wavy, with the curly gene being the more dominant one. However, that does not mean that the pup will not have parts of their hair be non-curly, so it all depends on their parents. If both their mother and father do not carry any curly genes, then a straight-haired or wavy animal is what you will get. That would be highly unlikely due to one of their parents being a poodle, which we will get to in just a moment. 

 

They Are Hypoallergenic Animals

Another thing to keep in mind is that they are hypoallergenic animals, so if you are prone to being allergic to many dogs, you can still get them to have as your puppy. Their coats are soft and easy to maintain, so if you are a huge dog lover but do not want one due to any sort of allergies you may have, which happens more often than not, then rest assured these animals will help with that particular issue. If you have another breed of dog in your home that you’re allergic to, there are a few ways to help:

  • Give your pet a bath often
  • Talk to your doctor about any other allergens you may have. It might not always be the dogs fault but some other allergen within your home
  • Have an “allergy-free” zone in your home, such as your particular bedroom being off-limits to your dog
  • Consider using HEPA air cleaners all throughout the house
  • Try natural remedies or treatments

 

More Physical Attributes

We already went over their height and weight as well as their color, fur and the wonderful knowing that they are hypoallergenic, but what other physical attributes do they have which makes them a very unique breed of dog?

  • As mentioned earlier briefly, they have a very distinguishable puppy eye feature, which will cause them to look like a puppy forever, even in their adult life
  • As they grow up, their fur will become more sleek and silky. This makes it easier for the coat to be taken care of
  • The pup does not shed

 

What Breed Mixture Is A Cavapoochon?

Because this particular man-made breed is fairly new, a cavapoochon is a triple cross breed that comes with the best traits and characteristics of a Toy Poodle, Bichon Frise and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Here are some facts about each one:

TOY POODLE

Poodles are an extremely loyal dog breed, so they will get attached and remain faithful to their owner fairly easily. This breed is easy to train and is highly intelligent. They know their instincts and are alert of their surroundings. Toy poodles need a lot of socialization or else they will become anxious and fearful.   

  • Weight: 6 to 9 pounds
  • Lifespan: 12 to 15 years old
  • Height: 9 to 11 inches

 

BICHON FRISE

Not only are they hypoallergenic animals, which is where the cavapoochon breed gets it from, but their personalities range from being feisty to cheerful. They love to be played with and are typically always happy unless the pup is left alone for hours at a time. Bichon Frise animals love to be cuddled and by everyone with their gentle, sensitive and affectionate behavior, making them a wonderful animal to be around the home.

  • Weight: 7 to 12 pounds
  • Lifespan: 12 to 15 years old
  • Height: 9 to 11 inches tall around the shoulder area

 

CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIEL

They are an affectionate and loving breed of animal and are wonderful with children and other dog breeds. Their desires to interact with their homeowners makes them a great companion as well. Not only that, but being sociable and playful is a positive result as well. Their patient, fearless and adaptable as well, so if there is any sort of change in your lifestyle, they will easily adjust.

  • Weight: 13 to 18 pounds
  • Lifespan: 9 to 14 years old
  • Height: 12 to 13 inches

 

Is A Cavapoo Bigger Than A Cavapoochon?

A cavapoo looks very similar to a cavapoochon, but there are slight and subtle differences between the two. Cavapoos are a mixture of the two dog breeds, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Poodle. As we learned earlier, the cavapoochon pup is anywhere between 12 to 15 pounds and gets to be around 12 to 13 inches, but a cavapoo is slightly larger, with their weight between anywhere from 9 to 25 pounds and their height going from 9 to 14 inches tall. So it is safe to say that yes, cavapoos are bigger than cavapoochons. 

 

Conclusion

When looking for your forever fur baby, it is always good to take everything into consideration, especially their weight, size and height, especially if this is your first time trying to find the perfect one for you and your family. If you are a person who prefers a small dog, then your search is over. They are wonderful animals who will make a greater impact on many people’s lives and will be enjoyed and lovable for years to come. 

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