Eng-A-Poo:Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Poodle Mix

Hybrid Breed

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel + Poodle


Origin and history of the Eng-A-Poo

The Eng-A-Poo is an adorable hybrid breed created by crossing a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with a Poodle. This unique combination combines the lovable nature of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with the intelligence and hypoallergenic coat of the Poodle. Although the Eng-A-Poo is not a recognized breed, it is gaining popularity as a loving companion dog and family member.

Suitability and Use

The Eng-A-Poo is an extremely adaptable dog that is comfortable in both apartments and homes. Due to his friendly and playful nature, he makes an excellent companion for families, singles and seniors. He is known for his love of people and his ability to get along well with children and other pets. However, the Eng-A-Poo needs regular exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy.

Alternate Name -
Origin England - Germany
Life expectancy 9 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level low - high
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of the Eng-A-Poo

The Eng-A-Poo is known for his affectionate, friendly and playful nature. He is usually intelligent, alert and easy to train. Because of his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel heritage, he likes to be around his family and wants to please them. The Eng-A-Poo is often a good companion for children and has a high tolerance for other pets. However, he can sometimes show an independent side and can also be shy or fearful if he has not been well socialized.

The Eng-A-Poo is a wonderful companion and family dog that will bring joy and love to any household. With his lovable personality and cute appearance, he is an asset to anyone who chooses this unique mixed breed.

Health and care

Since the Eng-A-Poo is a mix of two different breeds, it can benefit from the genetic advantages of both parent breeds. However, it can still experience certain health problems that are common to Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and Poodles. These include eye disease, heart problems and joint problems. Regular veterinary examinations, a balanced diet and adequate exercise are important to maintain the health of the Eng-A-Poo.

Grooming the Eng-A-Poo requires regular attention. Its coat can have different textures, including curly, wavy or smooth. It should be brushed regularly to prevent tangles and keep the coat healthy and shiny. The ears should be checked regularly for cleanliness and cleaned to prevent infection. The teeth should be cleaned regularly to prevent dental problems. In addition, the Eng-A-Poo needs adequate exercise and mental stimulation to develop its natural abilities.

The Eng-A-Poo usually has a charming and attractive appearance, combining features of both parent breeds. He has a medium size with a shoulder height between 25 and 38 cm. His coat can come in a variety of colors and patterns, such as apricot, black, white, or a combination of these colors. The coat is usually dense, soft and can have different textures depending on whether the Poodle share inherited curly or straight hair.

Fur length medium
Fur flat coated - curly
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail fanned out - lang
Anatomy -
Size ♀ 30 - 60 cm
Weight ♀ 6 - 28 kg
Size ♂ 30 - 60 cm
Weight ♂ 6 - 28 kg
Suitable For Beginner, Children, suitable for allergy sufferers, Beginner, Blind people, Children, Seniors
  • Kidney disease

    Symptoms of kidney disease in dogs: increased urination (polyuria) increased water intake. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth. Loss of appetite

  • valvular insufficiency

    Heart valve diseases in dogs are among the most common heart diseases. Most often it is an acquired change in a heart valve.

  • Mitral Valve Diseas (MVD)

    Mitral valve disease in animals and dogs, respectively

  • Curly Coat Dry Eye

    Eye disease in dogs.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Cataract

    Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • When buying an Eng-A-Poo you should pay attention to the general health of the animal, the coat and the character. It is also important to check if the dog is vaccinated and dewormed.

  • This mongrel can vary greatly in size. They usually range from 25 cm to 45 cm, depending on the breed used.

  • It usually has an average life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.

  • The cost of an Eng-A-Poo varies depending on the breeder, age and location of the dog. Visit different breeders before you decide and check online what it costs.

  • Depending on the color of the dog's hair, it should be brushed and combed regularly. Regular baths are also recommended, as well as regular cleaning of his ears and eyes.

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