If you are a dog lover, then you are definitely aware of one of the most adorable mixed dog breeds, which is the doodle dog breed. Poodle mixes are a very popular mix dog breed that produces healthy offspring.

Now we all know that there are different sizes of poodles, like toy-sized, miniature, standard, and teacup poodle. Doodle dogs are bred with each of these poodle breeds.

Each of these dog breeds shares a slightly different genetic build-up. Although the physical outcome and the temperament are not altered due to a slight change in the genetic component. But there are certain health issues that can pass on from the parents.

Now that we have a good enough idea about what is a doodle dog. And that we have a good enough idea of these curly little fur balls, let’s get to know about their different types.

Types Of Doodle Dogs

There are many different types of doodle dogs, but today we are only talking about a few of them, and they are.

1. Goldendoodle (Golden Retriever + Poodle)

    Height22 – 25 inches
    Weight50 – 75 pounds
    PersonalityGentle, playful, friendly, and smart
    Coat TextureMedium to long, curly
    Coat ColorRed, brown, gold, white, black, and cream
    Lifespan8 – 12 years

    It’s no doubt that cross-breeding between a poodle and a Golden retriever is an obvious choice. The demand and popularity in the 1990s which never stopped again.

    Goldendoodles are smart, intelligent poodle breeds with high athleticism capabilities. And since both the parents are known for their obedience, a goldendoodle is a highly obedient doodle dog.

    But you need to remember one thing these doodle dogs are quite furry. And so, a goldendoodle haircuts are a must after each quarter

    2. Bernedoodle (Bernese Mountain Dog + Poodle)

      Height23 – 29 inches
      Weight70 – 90 pounds
      PersonalityGentle, playful, outgoing, and friendly
      Coat TextureLong and curly
      Coat ColorWhite, brown, and black
      Lifespan7 -12 years

      The Bernedoodle is huge, giant fur balls that are so adorable that they will crush you with their sweetness. First bred in 2003, these dogs were bred for the purpose of companionship.

      Since both the parent dog breeds are working dogs, the Bernedoodle won’t mind cuddling with you on the couch. They are easier to train since they are highly intelligent dogs.

      3. Labradoodle (Labrador Retriever + Poodle)

        Height22 – 25 inches
        Weight50 – 75 pounds
        PersonalityFriendly, intelligent, playful, and outgoing
        Coat TextureMedium to long, curly
        Coat ColorBrown, red, black, cream, and white
        Lifespan7 -12 years

        The labradoodle is the first poodle mix that was ever created and became highly popular. Being the original doodle dog, they are a very intelligent and athletic dog breed.

        Since poodles don’t shed as much, and labradors are pretty low maintenance, you won’t have maintained this dog as much. They are working dogs, and due to a labrador’s eagerness to please, they are great companions for you.  

        Also Read: Labradoodle Vs Goldendoodle: 10 Important Differences

        4. Cavapoo (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel + Poodle)

          Height9 – 14 inches
          Weight8 -25 pounds
          PersonalityPlayful, outgoing, gentle, and curious
          Coat TextureMedium to long, curly
          Coat ColorGray, red, brown, cream, black, and white
          Lifespan10 – 15 years

          Back in 1990, the Cavapoo was first breed and instantly it became a great family dog. The Cavapoo inherits its fun-loving and caring quality from the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

          While intelligence from their poodle parent. The Cavapoo is a great dog if you are looking forward to having a therapy dog.

          5. Aussiedoodle (Australian Shepherd + Poodle)  

            Height10 – 15 inches
            Weight25 – 70 pounds
            PersonalityActive, energetic, loyal, and smart
            Coat TextureMedium, curly, and wavy
            Coat ColorRed, black, white, cream, gray, brown, tan, and merle
            Lifespan10 – 12 years

            As we all know that Australian Shepherd dogs are great as working dogs, and the poodle are also working dogs. So a combination of both these dogs is definitely going to be great as working dogs.

            An Aussiedoodle was first created somewhere between the 1990s and 2000s, and people instantly fell in love with them. The beautiful little puppies ooze out the personality of fun-loving and goofiness.

            Since both the parents are working dogs, the Aussiedoodle is a highly intelligent dog breed, They need a lot of exercise to burn their energy, so running around outside or doing something mentally stimulating keeps them busy.

            6. Rottle (Rottweiler + Poodle)

              Height10 – 25 inches
              Weight50 – 90 pounds
              PersonalityEager to please, playful, intelligent
              Coat TextureMedium to long and curly
              Coat ColorGray, brown, black, red, cream, white, blue
              Lifespan8 – 10 years

              You can call them in many names, a Rottie Poo, Rottie Doodle, a Rottie Poodle or simple a Rottle. It is well known that a Rottweiler is a very intelligent yet stubborn dog to take care of for a new owner.

              When you mix those genes with a poodle, the result is a highly intelligent, stubborn, and athletic dog breed. These dogs need a lot of outdoor space to just run around and burn their energy. Active owners, they are great as hiking and running partners.

              Also Read: Rottweiler vs. Doberman: Which breed is the right fit for you?

              7. Sheepadoodle (Old English Sheepdog + Poodle)

                Height16 – 22 inches
                Weight60 – 80 pounds
                PersonalityFriendly, playful, smart, and active
                Coat TextureMedium and curly
                Coat ColorWhite, black, gray
                Lifespan7 – 12 years

                The Sheepadoodle was first breed back in the 1960s as an experiment by the U.S Army. Since both dog breeds are known for their high intelligence, loyalty, intuition, and bravery, they make a great mix breed.

                This type of doodle dog became a household name ever since the 1990s and were tagged as great family and companion dog. They are still highly popular because of their playful and carefree attitude.

                8. Foodle (Fox Terrier + Poodle)

                  Height10 -11 inches
                  Weight9 -12 pounds
                  PersonalityCourageous, cuddly, smart, and active
                  Coat TextureDense, wavy, and medium
                  Coat ColorWhite, brown, and black
                  Lifespan10 -13 years

                  When a Fox Terrier is mixed with a poodle the outcome is something so cute that you would wanna snuggle with it all the time. Their best qualities are being attentive, easy to train, and very alert to their surroundings.

                  A foodle is a great dog if you have a small living space since they are smaller dogs. They are great with other animals and even small children, but proper socialization is required.

                  9. Yorkiepoo (Yorkshire Terrier + Poodle)

                    Height7 – 15 inches
                    Weight5 -15 pounds
                    PersonalityAffectionate,  gentle, intelligent, and outgoing
                    Coat TextureCurly and wiry
                    Coat ColorBrown, black, gray, blue, cream
                    Lifespan10 – 12 years

                    As you can see that, in most of the cases, the poodle mixes were first created in the 1990s. And talking about the Yorkiepoo, they are the same as well.

                    Being highly loving and friendly towards their owners, they make great family pets. The Yorkiepoos have high intelligence and affectionate personalities. With a soft gentleness in that as well. But be aware of intense barking and odd hours.

                    10. Schnoodle (Schnauzer + Poodle)

                      Height10 – 26 inches
                      Weight5 – 70 pounds
                      PersonalityFriendly, gentle, active, and smart
                      Coat TextureMedium and curly
                      Coat ColorRed, brown, yellow, white, black, cream, and gray.
                      Lifespan8 – 12 years

                      The Schnauzer and Poodle mix or a Schnoodle was first bred in the 1980s to 1990s. And just like any other poodle mix, the Schnoodle is a great family dog. This breed is sometimes known as the Snickerdoodle.

                      Known for being highly friendly, loving, and playful, they are great with kids and other animals. These doodle dogs are great as therapy or lap dogs and even performance dogs since they love getting attention.

                      11. Shih-Poo (Shih Tzu + Poodle)

                        Height 8 – 15 inches
                        Weight7 -20 pounds
                        PersonalityAffectionate,  intelligent, cuddly and friendly
                        Coat TextureShort and curly
                        Coat ColorBrown, black, gray, white, cream, yellow
                        Lifespan10 – 12 years

                        This breed of doodle dog became a popular breed back in the early 2000s. They are adorable, small pups but their face always portrays that they are alert about their surroundings. 

                        By nature they are affectionate, friendly and quite playful, but because of their size they are a bit fragile.They love to snuggle with their parents and would never miss an opportunity to sit on your lap or get inside the blanket with you.

                        12. Boxerdoodle (Boxer Dog + Poodle)

                          Height 10 – 15 inches
                          Weight12 -70 pounds
                          PersonalityIntelligent, playful, active and friendly
                          Coat TextureShort to medium and curly
                          Coat ColorBrown, black, gray, white, cream, yellow, red and blue
                          Lifespan10 – 12 years

                          It has not been long since Boxerdoodles became popular, but they are well known for their friendly, active and playful nature. They need a place for playing and a fenced yard is best for them to play and run. They also require a lot of exercise.

                          If they are trained and socialized they become great companions for kids, and they love to be surrounded by people, so they make great family dogs. They can be small or large, depending on the parent they were bred from.

                          13. Irish Doodle ( Irish Seter + Poodle)

                            Height 22 – 26 inches
                            Weight40 -65 pounds
                            PersonalityIntelligent, friendly, easy to train and energetic
                            Coat TextureDense, long and wavy
                            Coat ColorBrown, black, grey, silver, red, cream and blue
                            Lifespan8 – 12 years

                            Irish doodles are known as Irish Setterdoodle, Doodle Setter, Irish Poo Setter and Irish Setterpoo as well. This breed of doodle dog is known to be a great retrievers and hunter. Apart from being playful, intelligent, and active, they are also sensitive. 

                            They make great companions for other pets and children and thus are great family dogs. But it is important to keep them mentally and physically stimulated, otherwise they might become destructive.

                            Wrapping Up!  

                            So there you go, these were the most popular out of all the doodle dogs. If you want, you can keep any one of these as your own.

                            All these poodle mixes are known to be very friendly and lovable dogs. Now if you liked this article, then give it a like and comment down below.

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