Cavachon Dogs

cavachon dog

Cavachon is a somewhat famous dog. If your select this puppy as your first dog, it’s better as these dogs small and easily controllable. You may use him as a Welcome officer.  Because they are very close to humans, and he is gorgeous and fun. Exactly he will make a powerful bond with your children.

Let’s find out some information that you should know as a Cavachon dog owner. 

Parents Bichon Frise crossed with Cavalier King Charles spaniel
Height 12-13 inches tall when standing
Weight 15-35 lbs
Colour Tri-color, sable and white, Black and white
PriceTypically around 800$. But it depends.

Those are fundamental things you should know. Let’s take a while and find out some more. As a Cavachon owner, be aware of the following.

  1. At which age I should buy a Cavachon puppy?
  2. What are the foods I should give Cavachons? How?
  3. How to groom my Cavachon?
  4. What are common health diseases? 
  5. Required time to exercise?
  6. can train them efficiently?
  7. Are they bark a lot?
  8. How to crate a Cavachon dog?

Let’s take one by one and understand the things we should know. I hope you keep reading.

1) At which age I should buy a Cavachon puppy?

If he is at most eight weeks old, it’s okay. But don’t separate him from his mother before this age. In his childhood, we should allow breastfeeding. it’s good for his healthy future. But there are some pros and cons.

If you get him at a young age, it’s effortless to tame and train. However, when their teeth come, often they may try to bite your children’s toys and shoes.

A slightly grown Cavachon puppies a little bit hard to tame. We don’t know what he accustomed to is? 

2)What are the foods I should give Cavachons ?

Their life is a little bit longer than another small breed of dogs. So they need nutritious foods. Depending on how much you can spend, you can give so many foods.

  • Semi-moist 
  • Moist
  • Frozen
  • Kibble
  • Freeze-dried dog food

You can even provide a few dishes that you use every day.

  • Salmon
  • Chicken
  • Flaxseed
  • Eggs
  • Pumpkin
  • Yogurt etc

So those foods you can give your Cavachon puppy. Now let’s understand how you should feed them.

First 6-8 weeks

Between the first 2-4 weeks start, you can start to give food. At about ¾ cup Of food and 1/2cup of water. This is important because these puppies have to get used to eating food before remove from their mother. 

 If he older than 6-8 week

You can start to give your food. Some of the puppies may eat a lot or a little bit. It depends on a puppy.  

Give 3-4 small meals per day. Let’s assume we give them 1 ½ food cups per day.

It’s better if you can separate it into three and give ½ cup of foods per time. 

WEIGHT OF PUPPY (POUNDS)  FOOD CUPS PER DAY
0-8   1/2
9-14  3/4
> 14  1 1/2

3)How to groom my Cavachon?

First, get your bath tab ready. Next, you need to get some shampoo and bath your Cavachon puppy. Make sure your puppy must completely clean before clipping the hair. Then wrap him up in a towel, and you are just going to dry them off with the towel.

Next, get your normal hairdryer and set it to cool to warm setting, and you need to blow dry the whole thing. 

 Material required

  1. A brush
  2. dog clippers 
  3. Tinning shares
  4. Scissors
  5. Tooth comb

Start with just brushing it through his hair to make sure before clipping him that it is entirely dry. 

Then grab the clippers. The essential thing is you go with the hair growth direction. Do not go against the hair. Leave head, legs, and tail for last. Use scissors and thinning shears for grooming head. Finally, consider the legs and tail.

4)What are the general health diseases? 

  • Thrombocytopenia 
  • Anemia 
  • Liver shunts 
  • Cushing’s Disease
  • Joint problems 
  • Skin problems 

5)Required time to exercise?

Cavachons is a very playful dog. They no need to exercises because they are every time going here and there and playing with family members. For perfect health your Cavachon you have to spend some time with him. You can go for a walk with him. If you haven’t time, you can hire a dog walker.

 So do some activities 30min per day with your puppy. Same as people, obesity comes to a significant problem for dogs. Between 20-40 percent of dogs are suffering from obese. So you need to do some exercises with him. It ‘sIt’s good you too. 

You can buy some toys for him then let him play with children.

6)Can train them efficiently?

Cavachon puppies have a higher intellectual level. So you can efficiently train them than other dogs.

And the unique thing about these pretty puppies is they following you. So you need to be a leader for him. So do the activities that you should do to train them. They will get you very quickly.

Start to train them in the first few months of his life.

But with the patient and continue to try, you can achieve. It is possible. At the very first, try to teach him some basic commands. It may help your day to day works.

  • Come
  • Quite 
  • Sit stay
  • Down
  • Sit
  • sleep

There are so many dog training centres. Go and check out. Indeed they will train your dog to do whatever you say.

7)Are they bark a lot?

 Most of the time, they are very silent, but some times they may bark without stopping for strangers. If you try to get him attention for another thing, probably, he may stop barking.

8)How to crate a Cavachon dog?

He is a very social puppy. He likes to play every time with his family members or owner. Don’t put him too much time in the crate, which means no more than two hours because they are getting bored very quickly. 

But when you are on a picnic with your family members and if there no one at home to feed your puppy, then you have to bring him beside you.

In this case, you have to buy a crate for him. But my point of view is this dog is a little dog. So you don’t need to worry about the space of your vehicle, a small crate is enough. But there is an important thing. He should get used to going into the crate when your command. 

So we need to crate our Cavachon puppy when he gets older or when he new for your home. When you try to housetraining him often, you have to crate him. At that time, he may be crying. But don’t get upset because if you get him out every time he cries. He knows the trick. 

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