Caring for your Cockapoo

With the combination of the energetic, loveable Cocker Spaniel and the intelligence and trainability of the Poodle, it’s easy to see why the Cockapoo is a popular crossbreed. It therefore goes without saying that you will want to protect your (typically) curly-haired companion for the long term, which is just one of the reasons you should make pet insurance an essential part in caring for your Cockapoo.

Health Concerns for a Cockapoo

Cockapoo silhouette

Despite not being recognized by Kennel Clubs, the Cockapoo has been bred in the US since the 1950's and they are frequently referred to as "designer dogs".

There are numerous variations of this breed depending on which type of Cocker Spaniel or Poodle is crossed, and as a hybrid breed, there are no set or defined characteristics. Nevertheless, this can be part of their attraction. That, along with their lovable natures and the fact that they rarely shed their coats.

Sometimes prone to ear infections, these generally healthy dogs love exercise and should your companion get into any strife or suffer from ailments, we’re on hand to help with any associated veterinary costs.

Sample claims

Ripley, 2-year-old Cockapoo
$723 for herniated disc

Puffy, 10-year-old Cockapoo
$464 for cataract surgery

Ginger, 9-year-old Cockapoo
$201 for diabetes


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