Quite simply Cockapoo puppies are a mix between an American Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle. However, because of the rising popularity of Cockapoo puppies, a Cockapoo may be bred using a male and female Cockapoos. Many people would be surprised to learn that the Cockapoo puppy breed has been around since the 1960’s. The breed was created in the United States however; the American Kennel Club because of the unpredictability breed appearance characteristics has not recognized Cockapoos as a breed. Therefore, when you see Cockapoo puppies for sale do not let anyone use phrase such as: pure bred, pedigree, AKC registered.