Cavachon

Small Size

Doesn't moult much

Good for first time owners

The Cavachon combines two beautiful companion breeds to create the cutest little pupster ever! Fun, loving and devoted to their families, this crossbreed first came to prominence in America in the 1990s.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Most people – but be aware that the cross can produce different coat types and the longer, more Cavalier type might not be as low-shedding as the Bichon one.

Not the best for ...

Someone that wants to compete in Schutzhund.

Aliases

None

Cross between

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel x Bichon Frise

Origin

United States

Size

Small
Small - but bigger than most cats

Exercise Needs

Low (Under 30 minutes)
A walk and a good sniff can be like reading a novel while doing a marathon for a little dog.

Coat

variable (jacket, progroom)

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

15 years

Good first dog?

Yes

HOW IT WORKS

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