Hybrid Vigor

Hybrid vigor is a term you’ll read a lot when searching through Cockapoo breeders. Unfortunately there are too few breeders that actually understand this phenomenon and therefore pass along misinformation to their new puppy parents. So what is this potential benefit to the cockapoo hybrid? Hybrid vigor is all about DNA. Genes are little bits […]

Are Cockapoos AKC registered?

Question: Are your parents and puppies registered with the AKC (American Kennel Club)? Answer: Sadly, no. The Cockapoo is not a recognized “breed” by the AKC, despite having been around for over 60 years!! So why isn’t the Cockapoo a recognized breed by the American Kennel Club? The problem with the Cockapoo becoming a fully recognized breed… […]