A Jackapoo Puppy is a beautiful, intelligent, and lovable breed of dog. The Jackapoo is half Jack Russell Terrier and half Poodle. Often mistaken for a Golden Retriever mix or a Poodle mix but a little research will reveal the truth. Because of their intelligence and eagerness to learn Jack Apoo puppies are wonderful family companions and great guard dogs. Jackapoo puppies require a lot of grooming to maintain their coat, but the results are many and most people love the long hair.
What is a Jackapoo Puppy like?
The jackapoo is a cross between the American Jack Russell Terrier and the Poodle. The American Jack Russell Terrier is one of those fine dogs that everyone wants to have, while the Poodle is known for its long silky coat. This cross produced an intelligent, obedient, affectionate and very beautiful dog that makes a great addition to any family. The Jackapoo’s natural guarding instincts are wonderful at keeping neighborhoods and homes safe from thieves. This, combined with their great sense of humor and their affection towards their owners, makes the Jackapoo a good guard.
Benefits of a Jackapoo Puppy – Hypoallergenic coat
The hypoallergenic coat of the Jackapoo keeps them comfortable in an environment that most dogs would find it difficult to stay comfortable in. As a side effect, their silky coats are easy to manage. A monthly bath will keep your Jackapoo puppy looking healthy and clean. Jackapoo puppies should be groomed at least once a week or if shedding becomes an issue between baths.
Where to get a Jackapoo puppy
There are many good breeders who breed Jack Russell terrier and Poodles together to create purebred Jackapoo puppies. A Jackapoo puppy breeder should have a proven track record of breeding healthy puppies and above all, the best quality in the Jackapoo. If adopting your new pet is an option you want to explore, then you will want to check out local animal shelters for this appealing breed of dog.
One things for sure – avoid the puppy farms or puppy mills. Dogs are neglected and mistreated there and bitches often kept with their pups in poor conditions. This can result in behavioural and health problems in the puppies.
Playing with and Training your Jackapoo Puppy
Beyond that, most Jackapoos are very playful and fine companions for people of any age. Because of their intelligence, Jackapoo puppies can usually be trained to do almost anything. As long as you are willing to spend your time learning about dog training techniques, a Jackapoo can learn tricks that will keep him from being bored and focused on you.