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ARE COCKAPOOS GOOD FOR SENIOR CITIZENS?

It is an unfortunate truth that as people age, they often have fewer of their old friends and companions around them. They may begin to feel lonely, depressed, or isolated. In such situations, many consider what they could do to cheer up and bring a positive influence into their lives. The family of a senior […]

YOUR COCKAPOO’S MEMORY: HOW GOOD IS IT?

Two of the top questions asked about dogs and the way their minds work are “do dogs have long term memory?” and “how good is a dog’s memory?” We here at Cockapoo Crazy have wondered that since for a long time, and we have done a bit of research and asking around in that time. […]

SLIDESHOW SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: AUGUST 2012

In July we created our first cockapoo slideshow, using photos you supplied, and the incredible popularity of the project surprised us! Well, it’s a new month, and it’s time for a second run. This time there is a theme:¬†Olympic Cockapoos! Want to see your cockapoo in our video? Email a quality video clip or picture […]

A COCKAPOO STORY: SNOOPY

Hi! My name is Michelle and my cockapoo is Snoopy. When the child had become ill, the parents had a difficult time monitoring his breathing patterns. Then they looked at Snoopy, who had never left the child’s side and who had been watching him while he napped. It was discovered that by watching Snoopy, they […]

THE 2012 ASPCA RACHAEL RAY 100K CHALLENGE

On August 1st, shelters across America are going to begin working harder than ever to increase their adoption numbers. They will be racing to win¬†The 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, a grant that will help them sustain and increase their ability and efforts to save the lives of animals who are lost, abandoned, neglected, […]

HOW TO SWIM WITH YOUR COCKAPOO

As the days stay long and hot, you’re probably thinking of fun water activities to do with your cockapoo. After all, many dogs like boating and swimming as much as the next person. If you do want to bring your dog for water activities, here are some vital tips to keep in mind. Before going […]

FREE BOOK: A BRIEF GUIDE TO TRAVELING WITH DOGS

Time for another giveaway! Our short ebook, “A Brief Guide To Traveling With Dogs” will be free for Kindle software and device users who have Amazon.com accounts (also free) until July 19th, 2012. From the description: “A Brief Guide To Traveling With Dogs will prepare you and your pooch to hit the road, sky, or […]

ADDISON’S DISEASE IN DOGS

Addisons Disease occurs as a result of a hormonal disorder. Ordinarily, your dogs adrenal glands, which are located near the kidneys, produce cortisol and aldosterone. These two hormones are vital for combating stress and for regulating electrolytes and water within your dogs body. Addisonss disease is a deficiency in these two hormones. While not common, […]

TWO SERVICES THAT HELP WITH LOST PETS

If you’ve ever lost a pet you know how heart-wrenching it is. When I was a young boy our loving pet cat Cupcake went missing. She got outside through an open kitchen window and we were never able to recover her. I mourned her loss for a very long time. I can’t imagine losing my […]

PROGRESSIVE RETINAL ATROPHY (PRA) IN COCKAPOOS

Cocker Spaniels and Poodles are both prone to a disease called Progressive Retinal Atrophy, and as Cockapoo owners, it is important to be familiar with the disease, the symptoms, and how to proceed if your dog gets this disorder. This article aims to give you a working knowledge of PRA, specifically. We have also written […]