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Toy Poodle vs Cavapoo vs Maltipoo Comparison - Dog breed selector: Caniche or Cavoodle or Maltepoo? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Toy Poodle vs Cavapoo vs Maltipoo" Compare Toy Poodle and Cavapoo. Which is better: Toy Poodle or Cavapoo or Maltipoo?
Name Toy Poodle Cavapoo Maltipoo
OriginsGermany France Australia Germany France Italy
Group Companion Dogs Companion Dogs Designer Dogs
Popularity Rank449555558
Reviews283
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Other Names Caniche, Barbone, Chien Canne, Teacup Poodle, French Poodle, Pudle, Teddy Poodle Cavoodle Maltepoo, Maltapoo, Moodle, Malt-A-Poo, Multapoo, Multipoo, Malte-Poo, Maltapoo, Multapoo, Multi-Poo, Maltese-Poodle, Malt-oodles, MaltiPoodle, mPoo
Breed Type Purebred Cross Breed Cross Breed
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition Dog Registry of America Inc. American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer Canine Registry
Continental Kennel Club
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
National Maltipoo Club
Maltipoo Club of America
Price 1000-1500 $1200-$1800 $400-$2000

Toy Poodle vs Cavapoo vs Maltipoo General Appearance Comparison

Size Small Small
Medium
Small
Medium
Weight Male: 6-9 pounds (3-4 kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg) 5-20 pounds (2,5-9 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 7.5 pounds (3.5 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg) 12.5 pounds (5,5 kg)
Height Up to 10 inches (25.4 cm) 11-18 inches (28-45 cm) 10-13 inches (25-33 cm)
Avg. Height Up to 10 inches (25.4 cm) 14.5 inches (36.5 cm) 11.5 inches (27 cm)

Toy Poodle vs Cavapoo vs Maltipoo Hair & Care Comparison

Coat Dense
Curly
Thick
Curly
Wavy
Straight
Fluffy
Soft
Wavy
Woolly
Colors Apricot
Black
Brown
Gray
Silver
White
Fawn
Blue
Cream
Red
Beige
Black
White
Chestnut
Tricolor
Apricot
Cream
Sable
Red sable
Phantom
Almost all colors
Apricot
Gold
White
Grey
Cream
Black
Grooming
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Advanced: The Cavapoo requires a lot of grooming.
Average: The Maltipoo requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Toy Poodles shed none to minimal.
Cavapoos shed moderately.
Maltipoos shed none to minimal.

Toy Poodle vs Cavapoo vs Maltipoo Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Active
Faithful
Intelligent
Alert
Instinctual
Trainable
Gentle
Loving
Intelligent
Active
Intelligent
Affectionate
Funny
Obedient
Companionable
Intelligent Rank
Outstanding: Toy Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Very smart: Cavapoo is an excellent dog breed.
Smart: Maltipoo's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Toy Poodles are very easy to train.
Cavapoos are very easy to train.
Maltipoos are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Toy Poodle is a playful breed.
Cavapoos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Maltipoo is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
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
Toy Poodles 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.
Maltipoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Toy Poodles are a social breed.
Cavapoos need a lot of social interaction.
Maltipoos are a social breed.
Barking
Average to high: The Toy Poodle is a vocal breed.
Average: The Cavapoo barks occasionally.
High: The Maltipoo is a very vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Toy Poodles are good watchdogs.
Cavapoos are one of the best watchdogs.
Maltipoos are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Toy Poodles are average defenders.
Cavapoos are not the best to protect their territory.
Maltipoos are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Toy Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Cavapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Maltipoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Toy Poodles have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Cavapoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Maltipoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Toy Poodles tend to escape less than other breeds.
Cavapoos tend to escape less than other breeds.
Wanderlust potential of the Maltipoo is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Toy Poodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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.
Maltipoos have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Toy Poodles are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Toy Poodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cavapoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Maltipoos adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Toy Poodles 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.
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.
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.

Toy Poodle vs Cavapoo vs Maltipoo Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Toy Poodles are stranger friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very stranger friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Toy Poodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Maltipoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Toy Poodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are average friendly towards cats.
Maltipoos are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Toy Poodles are dog-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Maltipoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Toy Poodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cavapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Maltipoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Toy Poodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cavapoos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Maltipoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Toy Poodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Cavapoos are generally with other pets.
Maltipoos are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Toy Poodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Cavapoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Maltipoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Detection Dog or 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.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) 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.
Boat Dog Not really
Toy Poodle breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Cavapoo breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Maltipoo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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.

Toy Poodle vs Cavapoo vs Maltipoo Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
The Toy Poodle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Very healthy dog breed.
Maltipoos tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Canine Diabetes Mellitus
Ear Infections
Epilepsy
Heart Murmurs
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Skin Allergies
Slipped Stifle
Hip Dysplasia
Patellar Luxation
White Dog Shaker Syndrome
Epilepsy
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Legg-perthes Disease
Life Expectancy 14-16 years 10-15 years 10-13 years
Hypoallergenic Yes Yes Yes
Energy Level
Toy Poodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Cavapoos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Maltipoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
Toy Poodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Cavapoos have an average exercise need.
Maltipoos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Toy Poodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Cavapoos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Maltipoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 1/4 to 1 cup 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
Average to High.
Average to High.
Low to Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions 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.
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Low
The Toy Poodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cavapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Maltipoo has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Toy Poodle is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Cavapoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Maltipoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Toy Poodle vs Cavapoo vs Maltipoo Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? 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 2-4 puppies 2-8 puppies 4-6 puppies

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