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Toy Poodle vs English Toy Spaniel vs Cavapoo Comparison - Dog breed selector: Caniche or King Charles Spaniel or Cavoodle? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Toy Poodle vs English Toy Spaniel vs Cavapoo" Compare Toy Poodle and English Toy Spaniel. Which is better: Toy Poodle or English Toy Spaniel or Cavapoo?
Name Toy Poodle English Toy Spaniel Cavapoo
OriginsGermany France England Australia
Group Companion Dogs Companion Dogs Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank449134555
Reviews309
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Other Names Caniche, Barbone, Chien Canne, Teacup Poodle, French Poodle, Pudle, Teddy Poodle King Charles Spaniel Cavoodle
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886 as a Toy breed. 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 Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer Canine Registry
Price 1000-1500 $1200-$1500 $1200-$1800

Toy Poodle vs English Toy Spaniel vs Cavapoo General Appearance Comparison

Size Small Small Small
Medium
Weight Male: 6-9 pounds (3-4 kg) Male: 14-18 pounds (6-8 kg), Female: 13-17 pounds (6-8 kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 7.5 pounds (3.5 kg) Male: 16 pounds (7 kg), Female: 15 pounds (7 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg)
Height Up to 10 inches (25.4 cm) 12-13 inches (30-33 cm) 11-18 inches (28-45 cm)
Avg. Height Up to 10 inches (25.4 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm) 14.5 inches (36.5 cm)

Toy Poodle vs English Toy Spaniel vs Cavapoo Hair & Care Comparison

Coat Dense
Curly
Thick
Feathered Curly
Wavy
Straight
Colors Apricot
Black
Brown
Gray
Silver
White
Fawn
Blue
Cream
Red
Beige
Black & Tan
Black & White
Ruby
Blenheim
Black
White
Chestnut
Tricolor
Apricot
Cream
Sable
Red sable
Phantom
Grooming
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Average: The English Toy Spaniel requires average grooming effort.
Advanced: The Cavapoo requires a lot of grooming.
Shedding Level
Toy Poodles shed none to minimal.
English Toy Spaniels shed moderately.
Cavapoos shed moderately.

Toy Poodle vs English Toy Spaniel vs Cavapoo Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Active
Faithful
Intelligent
Alert
Instinctual
Trainable
Affectionate
Happy
Playful
Gentle
Loving
Reserved
Gentle
Loving
Intelligent
Intelligent Rank
Outstanding: Toy Poodle is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Average: English Toy Spaniel's has average obedience intelligence.
Very smart: Cavapoo is an excellent dog breed.
Trainability
Toy Poodles are very easy to train.
English Toy Spaniels are quite easy to train.
Cavapoos are very easy to train.
Playfulness
The Toy Poodle is a playful breed.
English Toy Spaniels, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Cavapoos, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
English Toy Spaniels have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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.
English Toy Spaniels 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
Toy Poodles are a social breed.
English Toy Spaniels need a lot of social interaction.
Cavapoos need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average to high: The Toy Poodle is a vocal breed.
Average to high: The English Toy Spaniel is a vocal breed.
Average: The Cavapoo barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Toy Poodles are good watchdogs.
English Toy Spaniels are good watchdogs.
Cavapoos are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Toy Poodles are average defenders.
English Toy Spaniels are average defenders.
Cavapoos are not the best to protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Toy Poodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The English Toy Spaniel has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Cavapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Toy Poodles have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
English Toy Spaniels 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
Toy Poodles tend to escape less than other breeds.
Wanderlust potential of the English Toy Spaniel is strong enough to escape from home.
Cavapoos tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Toy Poodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
English Toy Spaniels 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.
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
Toy Poodles are very apartment-friendly dogs.
English Toy Spaniels are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Toy Poodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
English Toy Spaniels 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
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.
English Toy Spaniels tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
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.

Toy Poodle vs English Toy Spaniel vs Cavapoo Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Toy Poodles are stranger friendly dogs.
English Toy Spaniels are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Toy Poodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
English Toy Spaniels are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cavapoos are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Toy Poodles are cat-friendly dogs.
English Toy Spaniels are average friendly towards cats.
Cavapoos are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Toy Poodles are dog-friendly dogs.
English Toy Spaniels are dog-friendly dogs.
Cavapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Toy Poodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
English Toy Spaniel is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Cavapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Toy Poodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
English Toy Spaniels are commonly okay with elderly people.
Cavapoos are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Toy Poodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
English Toy Spaniels are generally with other pets.
Cavapoos are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Toy Poodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
English Toy Spaniels are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Cavapoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used 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 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 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.
Not really
English Toy Spaniel breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Cavapoo breed usually likes 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 English Toy Spaniel vs Cavapoo 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.
English Toy Spaniels tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Very healthy dog breed.
Health Problems Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
Canine Diabetes Mellitus
Ear Infections
Epilepsy
Heart Murmurs
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Skin Allergies
Slipped Stifle
Cleft Palate
Cryptorchidism
Fused Toes
Hydrocephalus
Legg-perthes Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Open Fontanel
Patellar Luxation
Patent Ductus Arteriosis
Retinal Dysplasia
Seborrhea
Umbilical Hernias
Hip Dysplasia
Patellar Luxation
Life Expectancy 14-16 years 10-14 years 10-15 years
Hypoallergenic Yes No Yes
Energy Level
Toy Poodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
English Toy Spaniels are low energy dogs.
Cavapoos have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Toy Poodles need quite a lot of exercise.
English Toy Spaniels exercise need is very minimal.
Cavapoos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Toy Poodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
English Toy Spaniels need a lot of sleep.
Cavapoos are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
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.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate 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 Low
The Toy Poodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The English Toy Spaniel has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cavapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Toy Poodle is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The English Toy Spaniel is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Cavapoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Toy Poodle vs English Toy Spaniel vs Cavapoo 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 3-5 puppies 2-8 puppies

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