After a few weeks of reading through all this really useful info I've finally joined up! I'm hoping to be a first time dog and cockapoo owner sometime this summer and am already really excited - I've not even found a breeder yet .
I've been doing lots of research and want to say thank you to all of you for the brilliant info that's here on the forum. This afternoon I came up with a shortlist of breeders and have contacted them to find out if they have puppies coming soon.
As soon as I have some potentials I will definitely be asking for more advice. Watch this space
Oo how exciting. I too am a first time dog owner, Millie is 1yr old now. Its one of the BEST things I've ever done. Absolutely love it. I chose a cockapoo because of their friendly nature and willingness to learn. I definitely didn't want a dog that I had to impose my will on. I had a real shopping list of requirements in a dog and I must say the cockapoo filled it in style.
I didn't know about this site until after getting Millie so had to do my reseach trawling the web.