The Cockachon is a designer breed created through the cross of the Cocker Spaniel and the Bichon breed. The Cockachon is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).
- Country of Origin: N/A
- Weight: 16 - 25 lbs
- Height: 10 - 15 inches
- Color: The Cockachon can come in a variety of colors - buff, black & tan, black, chocolate, chocolate & tan, red, sable and cream.
The Cockachon is friendly, lovng and active. This gentle designer breed does excellent with children & other dogs. The Cockachon is very social and loves going on walks.
The Cockachon life expectancy is between 12 – 15 years. Health concerns to watch for in the Cockapoo are:
• Luxating Patella
• Eye & Ear Problems
• Heart Disease
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.
Their coat is usually long, silky & curly. The Cockachon coat is hypoallergenic, for the most part. They lose only small amounts of hair when bathing or brushing.
Daily brushing is recommended to avoid any knotting or matting or their coat. Cleaning around the eyes & ears are also important to help avoid infections. This designer breed is mostly hypoallergenic and sheds very little.