COAT TYPE/TEXTURE/LENGTH: Single/Curly/Long
*FULL GROOMING INTERVAL - every 4-6 weeks
*MAINTENANCE BATH - every 2-3 weeks
*BRUSHING/COMBING - every 2-3 days
*TEAR STAINING - Keep face clean & dry to avoid staining and odor from tear staining. Metro Pet Spa offers a special product to make this task much easier - Jungle Mist. Jungle Mist is a baking soda/soy-based product that eliminates unpleasant odors and keeps yeast and bacteria from growing.
*Ear problems - primary secretory otis media (PSOM) or glue ear occurs when a mucus plug forms in the middle ear cavity of the ear.
*Eye problems - cataracts and Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) which can both lead to blindness. Cavapoos can also be prone to dye eyes.
*Hip displasia - malformation and poor fitting of the hip joint (ball and socket).
*Patellar luxation - Kneecap moves or dislocates from its original location.
*Collapse of the trachea
*Dental problems from tooth crowding
*Sebaceous adenitis - inflamation of the sebaceous glands leading to skin problems and hair loss.
*Willebrand's Disease - a blood clotting disorder.
*Allergies & skin conditions
*Heart condition - mitral valve disease, a disorder of the mitral valve which can become leaky.A heart murmur is usually the first symptom.
*Neurological problem - syringomyelia, a blockage of the flow of cerebrospinal fluid to the spinal cord caused by a skull deformity.