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How Much Does an Aussiepoo Cost in 2024?

Let’s start with the question in place! The Aussiepoo on average may cost $500 to $2,000 or more. They are one of the oldest dog breeds to exist and are believed to have descended from a bloodline 6000 years ago.

Characteristics of an Aussiepoo

  • Adult weight: 40 - 65 lbs.

  • Adult height: 18 – 23 in.

  • Origin –United States

  • Life expectancy: 10 – 15 years

The Aussiepoo also known as the Aussiedoodle is a cross between an Australian Shepherd and a Poodle, as a result you have a fluffy beautiful breed! They are a designer dog breed that originated in the United States.

The purpose of creating this breed was to create a breed that is intelligent, agile and has herding abilities and does not shed a lot. They were popular in the 1990’s as there was a demand for smart, friendly dogs. As they are a designer dog breed they are not recognized by major kennel clubs but due to their popularity they are now recognized by various hybrid and designer dog registries.

They are available in various colors, from jet black to blue merle. They are known to be great therapy dogs as well.

What is the price of an Aussiepoo?

Let’s get started with the details of the expenses related to your pet and everything else you need to know.

Adoption: $1000 – $3000

On average the cost of purchasing an Aussiepoo can range from $500-$2000. This price may vary on the basis of a few factors like the reputation of the breeder, the lineage, the location and whether you adopt or purchase one. Adopting a dog from the local shelter is always going to be more affordable than buying one.

Monthly costs for an Aussiepoo puppy

Diets: $50-$100

The cost of feeding an Aussipoo depends upon the size of the dog as they are available in 3 different sizes- Mini, toy and standard. Mini and toy dog breeds may eat a few cups less than the standard version. Be it any size they need high quality dog food and a balanced diet plan.

Grooming: $30-$100

Being a mix of the Australian Shepherd and the poodle, their poodle side requires more maintenance. Every 1-3 months they need to go to a professional groomer to get their nails trimmed, ears checked and dental cleaned as well as hair trimming. Their coat needs to be combed once a week to maintain it. This may seem like a lot of effort but is it a lot when it comes to this charming breed!

Medical Costs: $100-$200

In their first year, you can expect to take your puppy to the vet at least 3-4 times. This is so that your vet can administer their core vaccinations, track development, and give them their first doses of heartworm and flea preventatives. Generally, each visit could cost between $100 - $200.

One-time costs for an Aussiepoo

Initial Costs: $300-$500

The initial costs of getting an Aussiepoo home can depend on various factors be it their age, size, needs etc. Here's what you'll want to have ready before bringing your new pet home; a crate which may cost $30 to $100+, a bed costing $30 to $50+, food and water bowls prices range from $10 to $30 +, grooming tools, these may amount to $30 + toys, collar and leash may amount to $100. These expenses can help you give your pet a comfortable home.

Microchipping: $50-$75

Microchipping is a procedure that can help you sleep peacefully at night! This simple procedure which is a one time expense can help you be reunited with your dog if they go missing. This procedure can cost $50-$75 along with the implantation of the microchip as well as registration in the database.

Vaccines: $100-$300

Just like any other breed, the Aussiepoo also requires vaccines for the prevention of certain diseases. The core vaccines generally range between $50-$100. These protect your pet against common and potentially serious diseases such as rabies, distemper, parvovirus, and adenovirus. Other additional vaccines can also be given depending on the risk factor of your pet. These may cost $20-$50 and they include Bordetella, Lyme disease, and canine influenza.


It’s best to keep aside $100-$150 for additional expenses, be it to buy additional supplies like a feeding bowl, toys, dental chewables, treats, etc. This expense also includes pet sitting costs in case you have somewhere to be and none of your friends or family are available to take care of your pet.

Lifetime Aussiepoo Cost

The lifetime cost of an Aussiepoo may differ based on a few factors be it initial expenses, maintenance cost, medical condition, etc. On an average the cost of a lifetime of an Aussiepoo may range between $21,180 to $31,150. Their lifetime expenses start with initial purchase cost of $800 to $3,000, next comes the cost of microchipping, spaying or neutering and initial supplies like leashes, crate, bed, bowls, toys, treats, grooming tools, etc which may range between $200 to $500. Other expenses like food may cost $500 to $1,000+. Routine vet checkups and medical bills may cost $200 to over $500, grooming costs of $200 to $600+, pet sitting and pet training of $200-$500. Additionally you need to account for emergency expenses like medical costs or any other costs related to your pet.


The Aussiepoo is a great family dog breed, they can be a good addition to your family.They are also good with children and can make great family pets. They are a friendly breed with an adaptable nature. They are also intelligent and quick learners, it’s fun to train them as they are lovely to interact with. If you have an active lifestyle then this breed can fit right into your life, motivating you to get out of bed and go get to that run! The best part is whether you live in an apartment or a house with a yard these pets can completely adapt themselves to any condition. Now that you know everything you need to what are you waiting for? Go get yourself a lovely fur ball.

Happy Parenting to you and Lots of Love to your pup or your soon-to-be family!

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