Everything to know about Cavachon Puppies
We are formally introducing you to this beautiful breed!
What is the Cavachon?
You have surely seen these beauties, but perhaps you didn’t recognize the breed by name. Cavachon puppies are a type of mixed breed or hybrid dogs that came from a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Bichon Frise.
The temperament of Cavachon puppies vary depending on the breeding, however you can fully expect your pup to be kid-friendly and playful. They are loyal dogs and will develop a strong liking to one particular family member. They are rather social dogs, if introduced to others in their puppy stages. The Cavachon also seems to get along well with other dogs and pets as well. The intelligence of Cavachon puppies makes them relatively easy to train. They can be barkers, but if trained early on that can be addressed!
Their Physical Stats
They range from 12 to 16 inches in height and they can weigh between 10 to 20 pounds. There is also a toy version of Cavachon puppies! The exact size of a Cavachon will depend upon the size of the dog that was used to produce the puppy. This is especially true when it comes to height, because that largely depends on the parents. There’s some wiggle room with these little ones. Cavachon puppies come in a variety of coat colors, but the most common are peach and white. You’ll also see tri-colored, black and tan, and sable.
We have to be honest, Cavachon puppies are rather high maintenance when it comes to grooming. They will need it pretty frequently, i.e. about every 6 weeks. They will need to be bathed and brushed once a week. They don’t shed, which makes them hypoallergenic.
For the most part, Cavachon puppies are a generally healthy breed. Because they are crossbred, they’re less likely to develop congenital conditions than purebred dogs, simply because the gene pool is much larger. Of course, we aren’t saying that they’re not prone to developing certain conditions. Some of the conditions most likely to affect Cavachon puppies include ear infections, heart murmurs, eye problems, and flea allergies. The average lifespan of Cavachons is between 10 and 15 years.
The ideal home environment for Cavachon puppies is one where they will be loved and adorned and receive tons of affection. They thrive on the attention. They will do quite well in large homes or apartments, given that they’re able to be exercised, which they need daily to help expel their energy. Sometimes they flee, so they shouldn’t be left alone outside without supervision!