Dogs are not called man’s best friend for nothing, and one of the friendliest and most pleasant breeds of cockapoo to welcome into your home is the cockapoo. As you are probably aware, this lively and friendly breed results from breeding a cocker spaniel with a poodle. The resulting dog is intelligent and well-behaved if appropriately trained.
One of the concerns you may have is whether or not a cockapoo, with its boundless energy and enthusiasm, is a breed that barks a lot. This is a serious concern because the last thing you want is your dog barking at the most inopportune moments. In the following post, we will cover this topic.
Cockapoos Do Bark a Lot
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The short answer to whether cockapoos bark a lot or not is yes, they do. Many people believe they bark more than a lot of other breeds. Before you let this put you off, it’s worth noting that unwanted barking is not a lost cause, as you can always train your cockapoo to stop barking so much.
Don’t be Put Off by Cockapoos
Understanding that cockapoos are barkers is not to put you off investing in one of these lovable furballs for you and your family to befriend. It is simply, to be honest. When investing in anything, especially an animal, you need to consider the advantages and disadvantages and cockapoos tending to be barkers is a downside. Mainly if you live in a flat or have thin walls and are in a semi-detached or terraced property.
Weigh Up the Good Against the Bad
Are the good personality traits of a cockapoo more important than having to deal with the less significant traits? This is what you need to think about. While it’s true they are barkers, given that they can be trained and often settle once they become familiar with you, your family and your home, do you want to miss out on their happy, friendly and pleasant nature?
To conclude, yes, cockapoos do bark a lot and potentially a lot more than other breeds. However, they also have many positive personality traits that other breeds don’t. They are easy to train, cheerful, energetic and loved. Who doesn’t want those kinds of things from their four-legged friend?
Mike is the proud owner of a 7-year-old Cockapoo named Luna. He loves to share stories, tips and information about owning a Cockapoo. With over7 years of experience as an owner, Mike is passionate about helping others own and care for their dog.