Aussiedoodle Puppies

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Aussiedoodle: The Intelligent Cross Between the Australian Shepherd and Poodle

The Aussiedoodle is an intelligent crossbreed between the Australian Shepherd and Poodle breeds. This beautiful breed's size varies based on the size of poodle it is bread with, and their playfulness and eagerness to please make it a great breed for families with children. These dogs are renowned for their intelligence, and need positive-reinforcement and task oriented playing to thrive. They are also a low allergen breed, making them a great choice to families with dog allergies.

Aussiedoodle At a Glance

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Aussiedoodle At a Glance

  • Size: 14"-25", 25-75 lbs.
  • Lifespan: 10-12 years
  • Energy Level: high
  • Coat: Ranges from long and straight to curly
  • Shedding: moderate
  • Hypoallergenic: No
  • Dog Group: Non-Sporting
  • Common Nicknames: Aussiepoo, Oz

Aussiedoodle Breed Guide

Learn More About Aussiedoodles

  • Temperament

    The temperament of an Aussiedoodle will vary depending on the personality traits of the parent breeds. Some Aussiedoodles have a Poodle-like personality, while some have a temperament that favors the Australian Shepherd. In general, though, the Aussiedoodle is a friendly, energetic pup that is extremely devoted to its family. Given the high intelligence of the Australian Shepherd and Poodle, it comes as no surprise that the Aussiedoodle is a remarkably smart dog. Don't be surprised if your Aussiedoodle tries to outsmart you! Since they're so intelligent, Aussiedoodles require lots of mental and physical stimulation to keep them occupied. Otherwise, they may become bored and, consequently, destructive. While very energetic, Aussiedoodles are fairly calm when given enough exercise. All in all, if you're searching for a devoted family companion, look no further than the Aussiedoodle.

  • Health

    Ausiedoodles are typically healthy, but you should keep an eye out for things like hip dysplasia, epilepsy, and eye conditions. They also have a tendency to gain weight if they don't get enough excercise.

  • Activity Level

    Exercise is very important to the Aussiedoodle, and can help decrease health issues down the road when they don't have as much energy. They are unique in that their exercise should be mentally stimulating as well to ensure that their minds are exercised in positive ways. Aussiedoodles can also jump very high, so it is important to have a safe, enclosed environment for them to roam.

  • Grooming

    Ausiedoodles are low shedding, but if they inherit the curly coat they should be brushed every other day. Curly coated variant s should also be groomed every other month to prevent their coat from getting too long and matted.

  • Shedding

    Ausiedoodles shed very little due to their Poodle ancestry. Even variants of the breed with a thin double coat are low shedding.

  • Appearance

    Their appearance vary drastically based on the colors and size of the parents. Because this breed includes Australian Shepherds bread with both poodles and mini-poodles, their weights vary by almost 50 lbs. Also, both breeds have large variations in color and coat, so the Aussiedoodle can come in a wide range of colors. Some genes promote fur curl, while others bring a bushy muzzle, and the dominance of merle dappling.

  • History

    The Aussiedoodle, or Aussiepoo, is a popular designer dog that was developed by crossing an Australian Shepherd with either a Standard or Miniature Poodle. Like most designer breeds, the Aussiedoodle likely originated during the 1990s, which is when designer dogs became very sought-after. While it's not certain, it is probable that the Aussiedoodle originated in North America, likely in the United States. Over the years, the Aussiedoodle has been recognized by the International Designer Canine Registry (IDCR), the Designer Breed Registry (DBR), and several other clubs for hybrid and designer dogs. Today, it has become one of the most popular designer dog breeds.