Help & Advice

Cockapoo walking on the lead difficulties

How to get my Cockapoo to stop pulling on their lead

Ever since Lottie was a puppy, we have ALWAYS had difficulties walking her on her lead. When she was a tiny puppy going outside on her lead for the first time, she used to do things like stop and not want to walk! (I think this may have been because there was a lot going…

Are Cockapoos easy to train?

Cockapoos are extremely clever dogs so training them can be easier than it can be with other breeds of dog.  How long should it take to toilet train a puppy? I remember when we went to Pets at Home just before we brought Lottie home to pick up some puppy training pads. We got speaking…

Female Cockapoos in season/heat

How long does a puppy’s first season last? A Cockapoo bitch heat/season is the period of a dog’s cycle when they can become pregnant. Cockapoo bitch dogs usually have their first heat at around 6 months old, and then every 6-7 months afterwards. Each heat tends to last approximately 16-18 days. Dogs continue to come into season for their whole lives, unless they…

Cookie Dough Kids Personalised Pet Gifts

Lottie has been lucky enough to be a brand rep for an amazing small business called Cookie Dough Kids and their pet range!  If you’d like to have a look at their personalised pet gifts, here is the link! – https://cookiedoughkids.co.uk/accessories/pets-accessories/ Cookie Dough Kids is a small business which specialises in personalised baby and kids…

Allergies in Cockapoos

Allergies in cockapoos is actually extremely common. From carrying out some research, there can be many different causes of allergies, from food to things such as dust and grass!! (allergies can also be linked to anal gland problems in Cockapoos.) It can be really difficult to pinpoint the exact cause. We started noticing signs of…

Help my puppy sleep through the night

Fortunately, Lottie has always been really good at sleeping and night times. When we first brought Lottie home, we had a crate with a cushion and blanket inside of it and the crate was inside a puppy pen and this was in our kitchen. (Lottie also brought home with her a cuddly toy which had…

Grooming a Cockapoo

I have to be honest; I did not realise how much you have to keep on top of grooming a Cockapoos coat! So, Lottie is not as curly as some Cockapoos, but she can get VERY matted very easily if her brushing is not maintained regularly! I brush Lottie every couple of days, for as…

Anal Gland issues in cockapoos – vets 4 pets complete care plan

A few weeks after Lottie came home with us, she was sitting by me one night and I could just smell something funny! (a fishy sort of smell) I was so confused, so of course, I Googled it, and a lot of results were coming up as an anal gland problem! I had literally never…