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Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo Comparison - Dog breed selector: Maltepoo or Cockerpoo or Cavoodle? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo" Compare Maltipoo and Cockapoo. Which is better: Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
Name Maltipoo Cockapoo Cavapoo
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Group Designer Dogs Designer Dogs Companion Dogs
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Maltepoo, Maltapoo, Moodle, Malt-A-Poo, Multapoo, Multipoo, Malte-Poo, Maltapoo, Multapoo, Multi-Poo, Maltese-Poodle, Malt-oodles, MaltiPoodle, mPoo Cockerpoo, Spoodle (AU), Cockerdoodle Cavoodle
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo breed type comparison:
Cross Breed Cross Breed Cross Breed
AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
Continental Kennel Club
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
National Maltipoo Club
Maltipoo Club of America
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer Canine Registry
Price
Which is cheaper, Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Which is more expensive?
$400-$2000 900-1100 $1200-$1800
Availability
Frequent
Frequent
Rare

Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo size comparison:
Small
Medium
Small Small
Medium
Weight
Which is heavier, Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cockapoo? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo weight comparison:
5-20 pounds (2,5-9 kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
12.5 pounds (5,5 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo height comparison:
10-13 inches (25-33 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm) 11-18 inches (28-45 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
11.5 inches (27 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm) 14.5 inches (36.5 cm)

Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo coat comparison:
Fluffy
Soft
Wavy
Woolly
Curly
Wavy
Curly
Wavy
Straight
Colors
What are the original Maltipoo, Cockapoo and Cavapoo color?
Almost all colors
Apricot
Gold
White
Grey
Cream
Black
Black
Brown
Silver
Tan
Red
White
Black
White
Chestnut
Tricolor
Apricot
Cream
Sable
Red sable
Phantom
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo grooming comparison:
Average: The Maltipoo requires average grooming effort.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Advanced: The Cavapoo requires a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Maltipoo or Cockapoo or {name3 shedding:
Maltipoos shed none to minimal.
Cockapoos are low shedders.
Cavapoos shed moderately.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.

Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo behavior/temperament comparison:
Active
Intelligent
Affectionate
Funny
Obedient
Companionable
Affectionate
Cheerful
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Social
Alert
Friendly
Loving
Going
Responsive
Gentle
Loving
Intelligent
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo intelligence:
Smart: Maltipoo's has great intelligence.
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Cockapoo.
Very smart: Cavapoo is an excellent dog breed.
Trainability
Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo trainability comparison.
Maltipoos are easy to train.
Cockapoos are easy to train.
Cavapoos are very easy to train.
Playfulness
Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo playfulness comparison:
The Maltipoo is a playful breed.
The Cockapoo is a playful breed.
Cavapoos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo?
Maltipoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Cockapoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Cavapoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo social needs comparison:
Maltipoos are a social breed.
Cockapoos are a social breed.
Cavapoos need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo?
Nagyon sokat: Maltipoo kimondottan hangos fajta.
Average: The Cockapoo barks occasionally.
Average: The Cavapoo barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
Maltipoos are one of the best watchdogs.
Cockapoos are average watchdogs.
Cavapoos are one of the best watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Maltipoos are average defenders.
Cockapoos are average defenders.
Cavapoos are not the best to protect their territory.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:
Low
The Maltipoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Cockapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Cavapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo mouthiness comparison:
Maltipoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Cockapoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Cavapoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Wanderlust potential of the Maltipoo is strong enough to escape from home.
Cockapoos have average wanderlust potential.
Cavapoos tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Maltipoos have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Cockapoos don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Cavapoos have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Maltipoo fajta.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Cockapoo fajta.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Cavapoo fajta.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Maltipoos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Cockapoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cavapoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
Maltipoos do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Cockapoos do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Cavapoos tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Which dog is more friendly?
Maltipoos are stranger friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very stranger friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
Maltipoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
Maltipoos are cat-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very cat-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
Maltipoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo?
No
Maltipoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Cockapoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Cavapoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Which is better for autism?
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Maltipoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cockapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cavapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Maltipoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cockapoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cavapoos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Boat Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo?
Not really
Maltipoo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Cockapoo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Cavapoo breed usually likes being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Maltipoos are usually friendly towards other pets.
Cockapoos are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Cavapoos are generally with other pets.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Which one could be a cart pulling or drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo health comparison. Which is the healthier: Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo?
Maltipoos tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Cockapoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Very healthy dog breed.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo health problems comparison:
White Dog Shaker Syndrome
Epilepsy
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Legg-perthes Disease
Luxating Patella
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Hip Dysplasia
Patellar Luxation
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Frequent
The Maltipoo should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Average
The Cockapoo should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Rare
The Cavapoo should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo lifespan comparison. How long do Maltipoo, Cockapoo and Cavapoo breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
10-13 years 14-18 years 10-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
Yes No Yes
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo energy level comparison:
Maltipoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Cockapoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Cavapoos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Maltipoos have an average exercise need.
Cockapoos have an average exercise need.
Cavapoos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
Maltipoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Cockapoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Cavapoos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Maltipoo or Cockapoo or Cavapoo?
0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo weight gain potential comparison:
Low to Average.
Average to High.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Cavapoo can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo?
Low
The Maltipoo has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cockapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cavapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Maltipoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Cockapoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Cavapoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Maltipoo vs Cockapoo vs Cavapoo Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
Litter Frequency Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size
How many puppies can Maltipoo and Cockapoo and Cavapoo have?
4-6 puppies 4-6 puppies 2-8 puppies

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