The temperament of the St Berdoodle can be described as Skillful, Friendly, Loyal. The coat type of the St Berdoodle is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits in assorted colors. Due to its characteristics and qualities, the St Berdoodle demonstrated the desired traits of a Watch dog, Companion and Pet dog and is known by its nick name the "Saint Berdoodle". The origin of the St Berdoodle dog breed was in United States where it was developed in the mid to late 1900's.
St Berdoodle Dog Type - Hybrid / Mix (Unrecognised as a breed): Saint Bernard / Poodle: The St Berdoodle is one of the many types of dogs described as a Hybrid / Mix, bred from the Saint Bernard and a Poodle.
Other names for the St Berdoodle: The St Berdoodle is known by the nickname of the "Saint Berdoodle". Other names for this breed of dog include the Saint Berdoodle and Saint Berpoo
Origin of the name: The origin of the name "St Berdoodle" derives from a combination of the names of the dog's parents.
St Berdoodle History and Origin: The country of origin of the St Berdoodle breed was in United States during the mid to late 1900's. The lineage of the hybrid St Berdoodle is a combination of two dog breeds. The Saint Bernard dog, the "Saint", originated in Switzerland as a Search and Rescue dog during the Medieval era.
The Standard Poodle, the "Caniche", began as a water dog, specifically as a duck retriever, in Germany during the 1500's. During the 1990's dog breeders began to create the so-called 'Designer Dogs" and began to develop a new breed based on the combined qualities of the Poodle and the Saint Bernard dog.
The breeding programs resulted in the St Berdoodle, a wonderful dog that exhibited the low shedding coat and super intelligence of the Poodle with the substance and hardiness of the Saint Bernard. The amazing hybrid St Berdoodle was a success with families especially in rural areas. The cross-breed St Berdoodle is currently recognized by the Designer Dogs Kennel Club (DDKC) and the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC).
St Berdoodle Height: This breed is classified as a large sized dog. The height to the shoulder of a St Berdoodle male dog is 17-26 inches. The height to the shoulder of a female dog is slightly less.
St Berdoodle Weight: Not surprisingly for a large sized dog, the weight of a male dog is 70-160 lb. The weight of the smaller female dog is slightly less than the male.
St Berdoodle Coat Type: The coat type is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits and the St Berdoodle coat can therefore be short or long soft or silky hair that can be a loose wavy coat, a tighter curly coat or a straight coat..
St Berdoodle Coat Colors: The colors of this dog breed consist of assorted colors consisting of Black, White, Sable, Beige, Apricot, White & Brown, White & Dark Brown. N.B. Sable is a dark brown color.
St Berdoodle Grooming Requirements: The grooming needs of the St Berdoodle is dependent on the type of coat it has inherited from its parents, either the Saint Bernard or the Poodle. The Saint Bernard has high grooming requirements as does the Poodle, so this dog can be expected to be high maintenance. The grooming needs and requirements of the St Berdoodle should include bathing the dog on a monthly basis and making regular checks of the teeth, nails, eyes and ears.
St Berdoodle Litter Size: The litter size of this dog breed ranges from 3 to 5 puppies. St Berdoodle puppies for sale can be obtained reputable breeders and from rescue centers. The cost of St Berdoodle puppies varies depending on location, pedigree history and the dog breeder.
St Berdoodle Temperament and personality: The temperament and personality of the relatively new St Berdoodle dog breed is described as Loving, Skillful, Friendly, Loyal and Faithful.
St Berdoodle Exercise Requirements - HIGH Exercise Requirements: The exercise requirements of this breed of dog is high. The St Berdoodle requires regular daily exercise consisting of approximately one to two hours each day. This large, powerful dog has a smooth, firm, strident gait with strides of a moderate length and requires a brisk walking speed or jogging by the owner to meet the exercise requirements of the St Berdoodle.
St Berdoodle Diet: A fully grown St Berdoodle 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.
St Berdoodle Health Problems: Potential health problems of the St Berdoodle 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 St Berdoodle dog breed said to be Hypoallergenic? Answer: Yes (Refer to Hypoallergenic Dogs).
St Berdoodle Lifespan: The life expectancy of dogs vary according to the size, breed of dog and any serious health problems. The typical lifespan of the St Berdoodle breed is 10 to 13 years.
St Berdoodle 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 St Berdoodle breed. To give you some inspiration regarding good male St Berdoodle names our small selection might be of help with naming boy dogs. Out top male dog names are: Zeus *** Baxter *** Louie *** Jackson *** Murphy *** Sammy *** Milo *** Riley *** Tucker *** Duke *** Gus.
St Berdoodle Female Dog Names: Female Dog names tend to be softer, prettier and reflect the temperament of the St Berdoodle girl dog. Our top choice of good female St Berdoodle names are Gracie *** Bailey *** Lola *** Maggie *** Roxie *** Pepper *** Dakota *** Katie *** Lady *** Ellie *** Maddie.