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Doxiepoo Characteristics: The Companionable and Clever Doxiepoo is a breed of Small to Medium dog is a Hybrid / Mix crossbreed, bred from a Dachshund / Poodle. The Doxiepoo, is characterized by its captivating, small, lovable appearance with its fun-loving, mischievous  expression.

This "designer dog" hybrid breed exhibits the combination of characteristics, and a temperament mix, associated with the Dachshund and a Poodle. The goal of crossing the two breeds was to create 'Doodle' puppies that incorporated the companionability and courage of the Dachshund with the high intelligence and non-shedding coat of the Poodle.

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

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

Other names for the Doxiepoo: The Doxiepoo is known by the nickname of the "Doxiedoodle". Other names for this breed of dog include the Doodle, Dachshundpoo, Dachdoodle and Doxiedoodle

Origin of the name: The origin of the name "Doxiepoo" derives from a combination of the names of the dog's parents.

Doxiepoo History and Origin: The country of origin of the Doxiepoo breed was in United States during the mid to late 1900's. The lineage of the hybrid Doxiepoo is a combination of two dog breeds. The Dachshund, the "Hot Dog", originated in Germany where it was to trained to hunt badgers during the 1500's.

The Poodle, the "Caniche", began as a water dog, specifically as a duck retriever, in Germany during the 1500's. In the 1990's dog breeders in the USA started to create the 'Designer Dogs" and began to develop a new breed to incorporate the combined qualities of the Poodle and the Dachshund.

The breeding programs resulted in the Doxiepoo, a cute, appealing dog that exhibited the receptive nature and tenacity of the Dachshund with the super intelligence and low shedding coat of the faithful, clever Poodle. The hybrid Doxiepoo was found to be a great pet. The affectionate and alert Doxiepoo was a great success with families with kids that were over 6 years old. The cross-breed Doxiepoo is currently recognized by the Designer Dogs Kennel Club (DDKC) and the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC).

Doxiepoo Modern History: The modern history of the Doxiepoo moved on and the breed is now used as a family pet and companion.

Doxiepoo Height: This breed is classified as a Small to Medium sized dog. The height to the shoulder of a male dog is 17-23 inches. The height to the shoulder of a female dog is slightly less.

Doxiepoo Weight: In this Small to Medium sized dog, the weight of a male dog is 10-30 pounds. The weight of the smaller female dog is slightly less than the male.

Doxiepoo Coat Type - LOW shedding coat: The coat type is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits and can therefore be short or long  soft or silky hair that can be a loose wavy/ringlet coat, a tight curly / ringlet coat or a straight coat.

Doxiepoo Coat Colors: The colors of this dog breed consist of assorted colors, most commonly white, black, gray, brown and black and tan.

Doxiepoo Grooming Requirements: The grooming needs of the Doxiepoo is dependent on the type of coat it has inherited from its parents, either the Dachshund or the Poodle. The shorthaired Dachshund has low grooming requirements, whereas the longhaired Dachshund requires additional (moderate) and the Poodle has high grooming needs. The grooming needs and requirements should include bathing the Doxiepoo on a monthly basis and making regular checks of the teeth, nails, eyes and ears.

Doxiepoo Litter Size: The litter size of this dog breed ranges from 3 to 5 puppies. Doxiepoo puppies for sale can be obtained reputable breeders and from rescue centers. The cost of Doxiepoo puppies varies depending on location, pedigree history and the dog breeder.

Doxiepoo Temperament and personality: The temperament and personality of the relatively new Doxiepoo dog breed is described as companionable, unpredictable, intelligent and loving and tenacious.

Doxiepoo Exercise Requirements - LOW / MODERATE Exercise Requirements: The exercise requirements of this breed of dog is low to moderate. The Doxiepoo requires regular daily exercise consisting of approximately 30 minutes to one hour every day. The small Doxiepoo has a fluid, straight gait with small strides and only requires a fairly slow speed by the owner to meet the dogs exercise requirements. The exercise requirements of the Doxiepoo breed of dog is dependent on its size, the bigger the dog the more exercise required for this lively dog.

Doxiepoo Diet: A fully grown Doxiepoo 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.

Doxiepoo Health Problems: Potential health problems of the Doxiepoo 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 Doxiepoo dog breed said to be Hypoallergenic? Answer: Yes (Refer to Hypoallergenic Dogs).

Doxiepoo Lifespan: The life expectancy of dogs vary according to the size, breed of dog and any serious health problems. The typical lifespan of the Doxiepoo breed is 10 to 15 years.

Doxiepoo 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 Doxiepoo breed. To give you some inspiration regarding good male Doxiepoo names our small selection might be of help with naming boy dogs. Out top male dog names are: Frankie *** Samson *** Barkley *** Apollo *** Brody *** Simba *** Simon *** Oreo *** Cash *** Bruce *** Chester *** Thor *** Copper.

Doxiepoo Female Dog Names: Female Dog names tend to be softer, prettier and reflect the temperament of the Doxiepoo girl dog. Our top choice of good female Doxiepoo names are Hazel *** Nikki *** Pearl *** Delilah *** Bonnie *** Madison *** Cleo *** Fiona *** Misty *** Athena *** Sassy.

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