Papoo

Description

The Papoo is a hybrid breed that is developed by crossing a Papillon with a Poodle. This is a smaller than average breed, but its body is sturdy. Its head is somewhat pointed with average-size facial features that are dark in color. Since one of its parents is a Papillon, it is possible for the breed to have the characteristic “butterfly” ears. The neck is medium in length and extends to a somewhat sloping back. The legs should be straight in the front and slightly angled in the back.

Temperament

The Papoo has parents that are a Papillon and Poodle. While the temperament may vary for this breed, it is common for the most part. The traits of its parents include a sociable and happy disposition. The breed is gentle and easy going. Its playful antics make it a perfect playmate for children. It may bark at visitors to its home. It may not coexist peacefully with other dogs.

Height and Weight

The Papoo is 8-12 inches tall and typically weighs no more than 15 pounds.

Health Problems

The Papoo is a hybrid breed that is not currently associated with any health conditions.

Ideal Living Conditions

The Papoo is a breed that is most suitable for indoor living. It will remain active when indoors.

Exercise

The Papoo is a breed that is energetic. It will typically obtain most of its exercise needs on its own. However, since it resides indoors, it is a good idea to give it regular opportunities of physical activity.

Life Expectancy

It is not possible to determine the average life span of the Papoo since it is a hybrid breed.

Litter Size

The Papoo may have as few as 3 and as many as 8 puppies.

Grooming

Grooming the Papoo does not take a significant amount of effort. The breed typically has a luxurious coat, but brushing it on a regular basis is usually all that is necessary to keep it well maintained. Depending on the length of the coat, trimming may be an occasional grooming task for this breed.

Origin

The Papoo was originally developed in the United States.

Group

NA

Color

The coat of the Papoo is typically a solid white with markings of any color.