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Yorkipoo vs Cockalier vs Cockapoo – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Yorkipoo vs Cockalier vs Cockapoo" Compare Yorkipoo and Cockalier. Which is better: Yorkipoo or Cockalier or Cockapoo?
Name Yorkipoo Cockalier Cockapoo
OriginsUnited States United States United States
Group Designer Dogs Gun Dog Designer Dogs
Popularity Rank564318196
Reviews012
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Other Names Cross between the Yorkshire Terrier and a Toy or Miniautre Poodle Cockalier Spaniel Cockerpoo, Spoodle (AU), Cockerdoodle
Breed Type Cross Breed 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 Not recognized by any clubs. American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer Canine Registry
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry
Price 500-1000 500-700 900-1100

General Appearance - Yorkipoo vs Cockalier vs Cockapoo

Size Small Medium Small
Weight 4-15 pounds (2-7 kg) 20-40 pounds (9-18 kg) 12-24 pounds (5.4-11 kg)
Avg. Weight 10.5 pounds (5 kg) 30 pounds (13.5 kg) 18 pounds (5.7.5 kg)
Height 7-8 inches (18-20 cm) 12-15 inches (30-38 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Avg. Height 7.5 inches (19 cm) 13.5 inches (34 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Yorkipoo vs Cockalier vs Cockapoo

Coat Curly
Silky
Soft
Straight
Smooth Curly
Wavy
Colors Cream
Black
White
Red
Sable
Apricot
Tan
Chocolate
Gray
Silver
Black
Brown
White
Merle
Speckled
Chocolate
Golden
Red
Black
Brown
Silver
Tan
Red
White
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Yorkipoo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Advanced: The Cockalier requires a lot of grooming.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Yorkipoos shed none to minimal.
Cockaliers shed moderately.
Cockapoos are low shedders.

Characteristics - Yorkipoo vs Cockalier vs Cockapoo

Temperament Intelligent
Affectionate
Gentle
Companionable
Playful
Affectionate
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Gentle
Loving
Going
Affectionate
Cheerful
Intelligent
Loyal
Playful
Social
Alert
Friendly
Loving
Going
Responsive
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Yorkipoo's has great intelligence.
Smart: Cockalier's has great intelligence.
Average: Cockapoo's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Yorkipoos are easy to train.
Cockaliers are easy to train.
Cockapoos are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Yorkipoo is a highly playful breed.
The Cockalier is a highly playful breed.
The Cockapoo is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Cockaliers are less sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Yorkipoos are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Cockaliers 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.
Social Needs
Yorkipoos need for social interaction is average.
Cockaliers are a social breed.
Cockapoos are a social breed.
Barking
High: The Yorkipoo is a very vocal breed.
Average: The Cockalier barks occasionally.
Average: The Cockapoo barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Yorkipoos are average watchdogs.
Cockaliers are average watchdogs.
Cockapoos are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Yorkipoos are average defenders.
Cockaliers are not the best to protect their territory.
Cockapoos are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Yorkipoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Cockalier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Cockapoo has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Yorkipoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Cockaliers 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.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Yorkipoos tend to escape less than other breeds.
Cockaliers have average wanderlust potential.
Cockapoos have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Yorkipoos 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.
Cockaliers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Cockapoos don't have an impulse to catch or chase small animals.
Apartment Friendly
Yorkipoos are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Cockaliers are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Yorkipoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cockaliers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Cockapoos adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Cockaliers 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.
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.

Good With - Yorkipoo vs Cockalier vs Cockapoo

Stranger Friendly
Yorkipoos are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Cockaliers are stranger friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Yorkipoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cockaliers are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Yorkipoos are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Cockaliers are cat-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Yorkipoos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Cockaliers are dog-friendly dogs.
Cockapoos are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Yorkipoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Cockalier is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Cockapoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Yorkipoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cockaliers are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cockapoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Yorkipoos usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Cockaliers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Cockapoos are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Good For First Time Owners No
Yorkipoos are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Cockaliers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Cockapoos 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.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a 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
Yorkipoo breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Cockalier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Cockapoo 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.

Health Factors - Yorkipoo vs Cockalier vs Cockapoo

Health Issues
The Yorkipoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Cockaliers 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.
Health Problems Epilepsy
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Legg-perthes Disease
Hypothyroidism
Hyperplastic Dermatosis
Atopic Dermatitis
Hip Dysplasia
Patellar Luxation
Luxating Patella
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Life Expectancy 10-15 years 12-15 years 14-18 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Yorkipoos are high energy dogs.
Cockaliers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Cockapoos have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
Yorkipoos need quite a lot of exercise.
Cockaliers need quite a lot of exercise.
Cockapoos have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Yorkipoos don't need too much sleep.
Cockaliers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Cockapoos sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day. 1 to 2 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
Low to Average.
Average to High.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Low
The Yorkipoo has a low chance of bad smell.
High
The Cockalier has a high chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Cockapoo has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Yorkipoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Cockalier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Cockapoo is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Yorkipoo vs Cockalier vs Cockapoo

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 3-6 puppies 3-7 puppies 4-6 puppies

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