5 Interesting Facts About Cavachon Dogs

Cavachon is a popular pet dog, a cross between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Bichon Frise. It is a breed grouped under the 'toy' classification. It is an intelligent, affectionate, friendly and an incredibly lovable dog. Some of them may not be good with children. The normal life expectancy of Cavachons is 10 to 17 years. They love the attention of their masters, in this way making it simple to make a bond between the two.

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Cavachon Dog

Quick Information

Dog Breed Cavachon
Origin USA
Coat Dense
Color From just black, or white, or even apricot and tan, or a combination of the above colors. Spots are very common as well.
Shedding Minimal
Type Crossbreed
Group (Breed) Toy Dogs
Lifespan 10 to 17 years
Weight/Size 9 to 25 pounds; Small to Medium
Hair These dogs have a rather curly body fur, which is dense and fluffy.
Ears Long hanging ears, covered with fur.
Size Not more than 10-20 inches (average 15 inches).
Competitive Registration ACHC, DDKC, DRA, IDCR,ACHC,ACHC,ACHC,ACHC


Train the dog with healthy habits and feed them high-quality nutritious food to keep them healthy.

Exercise Requirement

The Cavachons are energetic dogs but they are not hyperactive. Moderate exercises like daily long walks in the morning and evening will suffice to keep them fit and burn their calorie. The game of fetch will help to keep them mentally stimulated and physically active. These dogs enjoy the company of their family members and crave for love and attention from its master. It helps in creating a stronger bond between the dog and the owner.

Grooming Need

The Dog needs regular grooming and you have to brush their fur two to three times a week. For professional help, you can take the dog to a pet grooming center. Clip the nails of the dog regularly and don't forget to clean its ears for preventing infection. Brush the dog's teeth on a regular basis.

Health Issues 

Cavachon is known to be a healthy breed. In some cases, these dogs may be prone to common ailments of dogs. They may suffer from problems like an ear infection, eye ulcerations (rubbing of hair with eyes) heart murmurs, flea allergies, and dry eye. Clean the ears regularly to prevent ear infection and trim the hair over the eyes to stop from rubbing the eyes. Take the dog to a vet on a regular basis to check for any other health disorder.


These dogs are intelligent and have an ability to learn quickly. This makes the training of these dogs quite easy. Training the dogs right from puppyhood will help in giving them obedience training easily. Start socialization of the dogs from its early age and try to teach the dogs healthy habits.


The Dog eats light and sporadically in two square meals per day in small quantity.

Cavachon rescue

There are some breeders and dog rescue organizations where you will be able to find Cavachon dogs who are lost or abandoned by their owners and are looking for new home or foster parents.

Interesting Facts 

The breed of 'Cavachon' is a combination of two separate breeds and no definitive breed standard has been set for them.

They are not a kennel dog and love to remain around with their owners, by their side, in their homes.

The dogs are better self-entertainers in comparison to other dog breeds. The playful nature of these dogs helps its owner a lot.

The Dog loves playing in the water.

Purchasing/Adopting Cavachon Puppies From Breeders

You should buy a Cavachon puppy only from a reliable source or a well-known breeder. There are important things you should check on buying a Cavachon puppy from a breeder/seller. See that does he has complete information about the puppy, about its parents and the puppy's grandparents. This information will help the buyer to know about the health and genetic line of the puppy.


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