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Aussiedoodle Characteristics: The Fun-loving and Faithful Aussiedoodle is a breed of Various dog is a Hybrid / Mix crossbreed, bred from a Australian Shepherd / Poodle. This "designer dog" hybrid breed exhibits the combination of characteristics, and a temperament mix, associated with the Australian Shepherd and the Poodle.

The goal of crossing the two breeds was to create 'Aussiepoo' puppies that incorporated the bold coat color combinations and perception of the Australian Shepherd with the high intelligence and non-shedding coat of the Poodle. The temperament of the Aussiedoodle can be described as Energetic, playful, loyal.

The coat type of the Aussiedoodle is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits in assorted colors.  Due to its characteristics and qualities, the Aussiedoodle demonstrated the desired traits of a Watch dog, Companion and Pet dog and is known by its nick name the "Aussie Poo". The origin of the Aussiedoodle dog breed was in United States and Canada where it was developed in the mid to late 1900's.

Aussiedoodle Dog Type - Hybrid / Mix (Unrecognised as a breed): Australian Shepherd / Poodle: The Aussiedoodle is one of the many types of dogs described as a Hybrid / Mix, bred from the Australian Shepherd and the Poodle.

Other names for the Aussiedoodle: The Aussiedoodle is known by the nickname of the "Aussie Poo". Other names for this breed of dog include the Oz, Aussie-poo or Aussiepoo.

Aussiedoodle History and Origin: The country of origin of the Aussiedoodle breed was in United States and Canada during the mid to late 1900's. The lineage of the hybrid Aussiedoodle is a combination of two dog breeds. The Australian Shepherd, the "Basque Shepherd Dog", originated in Australia as a sheepdog, but was developed in the United States during the 1800's. The "Aussiedoodle" name reflected the dogs Australian heritage. The Poodle, the "Caniche", began as a water dog, specifically as a duck retriever, in Germany during the 1500's.

Dog breeders sought to combine the vibrant coat colors and keen observation skills of the Australian Shepherd with the super intelligence and low shedding coat of the Poodle. The result was the "Aussiedoodle" and met the hopes of the breeders.

The alert, energetic Aussiedoodle soon became popular with people who lived in rural areas as the larger sized Aussiedoodle dogs were not particularly well suited to an apartment lifestyle. Although the Aussiedoodle is highly sociable with the family the dog proved to be wary of strangers, other dogs and cats. That said the Aussiedoodle was found to be easily trainable and an obedient pet that was eager to please. The cross-breed Aussiedoodle is currently recognized by the Designer Dogs Kennel Club (DDKC) and the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC).

Aussiedoodle Height: The Aussiedoodle comes in various size but the height to the shoulder of an average sized Aussiedoodle male dog is 12-25 inches. The height to the shoulder of a female dog is slightly less.

Aussiedoodle Weight: The weight of a male dog is 25-70 lbs. The weight of the smaller female dog is slightly less than the male.

Aussiedoodle Coat Type - LOW shedding coat: The coat type is described as medium length, low shedding with wavy or straight hair.

Aussiedoodle Coat Colors: The colors of this dog breed consist of assorted colors including varying shades of black, grey, red merle, blue merle and white.

Aussiedoodle Grooming Requirements: The grooming needs of the Aussiedoodle is dependent on the type of coat it has inherited from its parents, either the Australian Shepherd or the Poodle. The Australian Shepherd has low grooming requirements and the Poodle has high grooming needs. The grooming needs and requirements should include bathing the dog on a monthly basis and making regular checks of the teeth, nails, eyes and ears.  

Aussiedoodle Litter Size: The litter size of this dog breed ranges from 3-6 puppies. Aussiedoodle puppies for sale can be obtained reputable breeders and from rescue centers. The cost of Aussiedoodle puppies varies depending on location, pedigree history and the dog breeder.

Aussiedoodle Temperament and personality: The temperament and personality of this popular dog breed is described as Fun-loving, Energetic, playful, loyal and Faithful.

Aussiedoodle Exercise Requirements: The exercise requirements of this breed of dog is dependent on its size, the bigger the dog the more exercise required for this lively dog. A medium sized Aussiedoodle has moderate to high exercise levels requiring one or two hours of activity on a daily basis.

Aussiedoodle Diet: A fully grown Aussiedoodle should be fed twice a day. A diet consisting of a premium dog food can be balanced with fresh food eaten by the family. The question is What Can Dogs Eat?. Check out our comprehensive list of what dogs can and what dogs cannot eat.

Aussiedoodle Health Problems: Potential health problems of the Aussiedoodle breed have not yet been fully established but there is the possibility of inherited, genetic health issues. Resolving health problems can prove to be expensive and it is always wise to obtain pet insurance or dog health insurance when buying a dog. Is the Aussiedoodle dog breed said to be Hypoallergenic? Answer: Yes (Refer to Hypoallergenic Dogs).

Aussiedoodle Lifespan: The life expectancy of dogs vary according to the size, breed of dog and any serious health problems. The typical lifespan of the Aussiedoodle breed is 12-15 years.

Aussiedoodle Male Dog Names: Male Dog names are most often chosen to reflect favorite names of the owner or the strength, size, coloring and country of origin of the Aussiedoodle breed. To give you some inspiration regarding good male Aussiedoodle names our small selection might be of help with naming boy dogs. Out top male dog names are: Adie *** Max *** Buddy *** Charlie *** Jack *** Cooper *** Rocky *** Toby *** Bear *** Jake.

Aussiedoodle Female Dog Names: Female Dog names tend to be softer, prettier and reflect the temperament of the Aussiedoodle girl dog. Our top choice of good female Aussiedoodle names are Sheila *** Bella *** Lucy *** Daisy *** Molly *** Lola *** Maggie *** Sadie *** Chloe *** Sophie *** Bailey.

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