The Ultimate Guide to Cockapoo Haircuts: Which One Is Right for Your Dog?

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Do you have a cockapoo? If so, you know that they are one of the most adorable crossbreeds around. And like all other dogs, they need haircuts to keep their coats looking neat and tidy. But with so many different types of cockapoo haircuts available, which one is right for your dog? In this article, we will discuss the different types of cockapoo hairstyles and help you decide which one is best for your dog!

Cockapoos have such soft coats which is why they are one of the most sought-after designer crossbreeds. In addition to their gorgeous coats, they also have a lovable temperament and easygoing personality. But with all of that fur comes the need for regular haircuts.

What type of coat does a cockapoo have?

The first thing you need to know about cockapoos is that they have a very special type of coat. It is a cross between the poodle’s curly coat and the cocker spaniel’s straight coat.

This means that their coats can be either curly or straight, or somewhere in between. Depending on the type of coat your cockapoo has, you will need to choose a different type of cockapoo haircut.

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Do Cockapoos have hair or fur?

Cockapoo's coat can be of 2 types: hair or fur. This is important to know because it means that their hair will grow just like a human does or they will shed like a shedding dog does. This means that you will need to get your cockapoo trimmed every few months to keep your coat looking its best.

Depending on which genes your cockapoo puppy inherited from 2 types of breeds – Cocker Spaniel and Poodle, they can have:

  • fur
  • tight curly coat
  • loose wavy coat
  • straight coat

What is the most popular cockapoo haircut?

There are many different types of cockapoo haircut styles, but some of the most popular ones include the puppy cut, teddy bear cut, the fluffy cut, curly cut, Lamb cut, Cocker cut & shave cut.

Cockapoo Puppy cut

Cockapoo puppy haircut for a cockapoo is one of the most popular and requested cockapoo haircuts. This is a very basic cut that involves trimming the hair all over the body to one length. The advantage of this cut is that it is very easy to maintain and can be done at home with just a pair of scissors.

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Cockapoo Teddy bear cut

Cockapoo teddy bear cut is one of our favorite haircuts for cockapoos. It is a very cute and stylish cut that can be customized to fit your dog’s unique personality.

The teddy bear cut resembles the puppy cut, but it creates a more rounded face, rounded head shape and keeps long hair overall, while removing excessive hair around the eyes, which improves their sight.

It is usually very easy to manage a low maintenance cut, but you need remember to do regular brushing sessions to remove tangles, dirt, and debris from the coat. But you won’t be sorry if you go with this cut. It’s always a crowd pleaser.

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Cockapoo Fluffy cut

Fluffy cut for cockapoo is when their coat is cut short all over the body, but they have long hair on their head and ears. This is a very popular cut for black cockapoo & brown cockapoo dogs because it makes them look like a teddy bear!

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Cockapoos Curly cut

The curly cut is when your cockapoo’s coat is trimmed short all over the body, but they have long, curly hair on their head and ears. This is a very popular cut for cockapoos because it makes them look like a teddy bear!

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Cockapoo Lamb Cut

The lamb cut is a very popular choice for cockapoos. It involves shaving the entire body except for the face, legs, and tail. This is a great choice for hot summer days or if your dog has a lot of hair that you want to get rid of.

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Cockapoo Cocker Cut

This type of cockapoo cocker cut is the same cut, that suits cocker spaniels, and since cockapoos are the crossbreed of cocker spaniel & poodle, this cut works perfectly on cockapoos with straight hair.

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Cockapoo shave cut

Or in other words, cockapoo's summer cut. This cut means shaving all the coat off.

NOTE: We advise you to be very careful with summer cut for your pup. A dog's coat has evolved to keep your dog cool during the summer and warm in winter. Without a coat, your dog's skin will be exposed to sun damage, irritation, cuts, etc.

If you opt for shaving your dog, choose the professional groomer very carefully, keep your dog out of the sun and always put sunblock on your dog when he’s outside.

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How to get a haircut for your cockapoo?

You have two options when it comes to getting a haircut for your cockapoo – you can either take them to a professional groomer or you can do it yourself at home.

If you decide to take them to a professional groomer, make sure that you find one that is experienced with cockapoos and their special type of coat.

If you decide to do it yourself at home, there are many online tutorials and videos that can show you how to properly cut your cockapoo’s hair.

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How to groom cockapoos at home?

Cockapoo grooming is very easy to take care of at home. They do not require a lot of grooming, but it is important to brush their coat regularly to remove tangles, dirt, and debris.

It is also important to trim their nails every few weeks and to give them a bath every month or so.

How to take care of cockapoo's haircare at home?

Haircuts should be regular, so they always look fresh and clean, but without proper at home coat care, you cannot maintain the immaculate & cute look of your puppy. Regular brushing, bathing & freshen up should always be a part of your dog care routine.

What are the best products for cockapoo haircuts?

When it comes to choosing the right products for your cockapoo’s haircut, you want to make sure that you use a high-quality shampoo and conditioner that is designed specifically for dogs.

If your cockapoo has a shedding coat, they need  shedding shampoo, which helps with removing the loose fur and undercoat in the bath. 

If your cockapoo has more of the poodle non-shedding genes, we recommend   non-shedding shampoo to nourish the hair of your pup! 

Last, but certainly not least, always use  dog conditioner to facilitate brushing and to keep the groom long lasting and your pup amazing smelling. 

For in between grooms we love  waterless dog shampoo for in-between bath freshen ups! 

We hope that this guide has helped you understand Cockapoo haircuts a little better and has given you some ideas on which one might be right for your dog. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help!


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