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Doodles and ‘Poos

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Doodles and ‘Poos

How Do You Choose?

Poodles are known for their high IQs and ease of training. They’re also fun, affectionate, and extremely active-all reasons they’ve been a beloved breed for so many years. Not surprisingly, Poodle mixes, a cross between a Poodle and another dog breed, are some of the most popular and sought-after hybrid dogs. Know more about what's the price of a poodle today!

Poodle mixes are so popular for several reasons-they have a low-shedding, hypoallergenic coat, they’re generally loyal, smart, and good with kids, and usually, mixed breeds have fewer health issues due to the variety in their genes.

Crossing Poodles with other great breeds means that you’ll likely get the best of both dogs. Here are 5 of the best Doodles and ‘Poos:

Maltipoo-Maltese & Poodle

  • Life Expectancy: 10 – 13 years

  • Adult Weight: 5 – 20 lbs.

  • Adult Height: 8 – 13 inches

MaltipooMaltese Key Characteristics: Hypoallergenic, easy to train, good with children, moderate exercise needed.

Cockapoo-Cocker Spaniel & Poodle

Cockapoo-Cocker Spaniel
  • Life Expectancy: 14-18 years

  • Adult Weight: 12-24 lbs.

  • Adult Height: 9-15 inches

Cockapoo– Cocker Spaniel Key Characteristics: Odorless, non-shedding coat, sweet, friendly, moderate exercise needed.

Yorkipoo-Yorkshire Terrier & Toy or Mini Poodle

Yorkipoo-Yorkshire Terrier
  • Life Expectancy: 10-15 years

  • Adult Weight: 3-14 lbs.

  • Adult Height: 7 to 15 inches

Yorkshire Terrier Key Characteristics: Easy for first-time dog parents, low shedding, easy to train, high energy.

Cavoodle (Cavapoo)-Cavalier King Charles & Poodle

Cavoodle Cavapoo Cavalier King Charles
  • Life Expectancy: 12-15 years

  • Adult Weight: 9-25 lbs.

  • Adult Height: 9 to 14 inches

(Cavapoo) – Cavalier King Charles Key Characteristics: Extremely playful, family-oriented, kid-friendly, easy to train, low shedding.

Bernedoodle-Bernese Mountain Dog & Poodle (Tiny, Miniature, Standard)

Bernedoodle Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Life Expectancy: 12-18 years

  • Adult Weight: 10 to 90 lbs.

  • Adult Height: 10 to 29 inches

Bernese Mountain Dog Key Characteristics: Companion dog, highly affectionate, adaptable, hypoallergenic.

When choosing a Doodle or ‘Poo for your family, make sure you consider all the characteristics of the different breed mixes like Bernedoodle. No matter what mix you choose, however, you’re in for a treat with these part Poodles!

Check with a veterinarian if you have any questions about these Poodle mixes or any other hybrid dogs.

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