USD 800-1000 Price Avg.

Designer Dogs


Cross Breed

Breed Type

Small, Medium


10-15 years


Breed Information

Group Designer Dogs
Popularity/Rank 559
Origin England Spain Belgium
Other Names Cross between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Bichon Frise
Breed Type Cross Breed
Price (Avg.) USD 800-1000
Size Small, Medium
Weight Male: 15-35 pounds (7-16 kg),
Female: 13-33 pounds (6-15 kg),,7-9 pounds (3-4 kg)
Height 12-13 inches (30-33 cm)
Lifespan 10-15 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose ​Companion
Date of Origin 1990s
Ancestry Bichon Frise, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Curly, Feathered
Coat Colors Cream, Pied, White
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Brown
Nose Color Possibilities Black
Coat Color Possibilities Cream, Pied, White
Coat Length Medium
Coat Density Dense
Coat Texture Wavy
Recommended Brushes Nail Clipper, Pin Brush, Scissors, Slicker Brush
Brushing Frequency Weekly

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Cheerful, Eager, Easygoing, Happy, Smart
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly No
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners No
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Yes
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Health Problems Atopic Dermatitis, Cataracts, Cushing's Syndrome, Heart Murmurs, Mitral Valve Disease, Patellar Luxation, Syringomyelia
Hypoallergenic Yes
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Low
Drooling tendency
Activity Level High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 9 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 40 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 1 cups
Daily Cost $0.70 - $1.00
Monthly Cost $25.00 - $30.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Cavachon have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 2-5 puppies (Once a year.)


The Cavachon is a hybrid breed of dog that is a cross between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Bichon Frise. This breed has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its friendly and loving nature, as well as its small size. The Cavachon is an ideal pet for those looking for a loyal companion that will fit into their lifestyle.

Appearance: The Cavachon has a soft, fluffy coat that can come in many different colors, including white, cream, black and tan, or sable. They have long ears that hang down close to their face and large eyes with an alert expression. Their muzzle is short and they have a black nose with wide nostrils.

Lifespan: The average lifespan of the Cavachon is between 12-15 years when properly cared for.

Size & Weight: The Cavachon typically weighs between 10-20 pounds when fully grown and stands at around 12-13 inches tall at the shoulder.

Colors: As mentioned above, the Cavachon can come in many different colors including white, cream, black and tan or sable.

Personality: The Cavachon is known for being an affectionate and loyal companion who loves to be around people all the time. They are intelligent dogs who are eager to please their owners which makes them easy to train if given consistent guidance from an early age. They also tend to be quite active so they need plenty of exercise each day in order to stay healthy both physically and mentally.

Friendliness with Other Dogs & Animals: The Cavachon gets along well with other dogs as long as they are properly socialized from an early age; however they may not do well with cats or other small animals due to their hunting instincts which can sometimes kick in unexpectedly if not trained correctly from puppyhood onwards! As far as children go, this breed tends to be very gentle around them but should still be supervised when playing together just like any other dog breed would need supervision when interacting with kids!

Temperament: The temperament of the Cavachon tends towards being gentle yet playful; they love spending time outdoors but also enjoy snuggling up on your lap after a long day of playtime! They are generally good natured dogs who get along well with everyone they meet but may become shy if not socialized correctly from puppyhood onwards so it’s important that you take your pup out into public places often so he/she can get used to new people/situations quickly!

Health: Generally speaking this breed does not suffer from any major health issues; however like all breeds there are some minor health concerns such as hip dysplasia or eye problems which should be monitored closely by your vet throughout your pup’s life span just like any other dog would need monitoring too!

Adaptability Level & Benefits of Owning One As Pets : This breed adapts very easily into most living situations whether it’s living in an apartment or out on acreage; however it’s important that you provide them with plenty of exercise each day no matter where you live because these pups love running around outside! Some benefits of owning one include having a loyal companion who loves cuddles (especially after playtime!), being able to take him/her anywhere due to their small size (which makes them great travel buddies!), plus having someone always there waiting for you when you come home – what more could you ask for?!


The Cavachon is a designer dog breed that is a cross between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Bichon Frise. The Cavachon first appeared in the United States in 1996. The Cavachon was bred to be a small, hypoallergenic companion dog. The Cavachon quickly became popular and their numbers increased rapidly. However, the popularity of the Cavachon declined just as quickly and by 2000, there were very few Cavachons left in the United States.

The decline in popularity of the Cavachon was due to several factors. First, many people who bought Cavachons were not prepared for the amount of grooming required for this breed. Second, the Cavachon is not a true hybrid; they are more like two different breeds that have been mixed together. This means that they can inherit health problems from both parent breeds. Finally, many people who bought Cavachons found that they were not as hypoallergenic as they had hoped; many people with allergies found that they were still allergic to the Cavachon.

In recent years, there has been a resurgence in popularity of the Cavachon breed. This is due in part to better education about the breed and what to expect in terms of grooming and health problems. Additionally, many people who are looking for a small companion dog are now choosing the Cavachon over other breeds such as the Yorkshire Terrier or Maltese. The Cavachon is still considered a rare breed, but their numbers are slowly increasing once again.