CadoodleOther Names • NonePronunciationCa-DOO-delDescriptionThe Cadoodle is a hybrid dog that is bred when you cross a Collie and a Poodle. They are intelligent,friendly, and local to their family. They are good with children and make good family dogs.Since the Cadoodle is a hybrid dog, its personality may mimic a Poodle or a Collie or both.Breed HistoryThe origins of the Cadoodle are not fully known, but the breed either started in the United States orGreat Britain. The Cadoodle is a mix of 50% Collie / 50% Poodle.Breed StandardsHeight (inches): 16-26Weight (pounds): 25-75Color: Coats can be multi-colored consisting of White, Grey, Blue, Tan, BlackCoat: Thick and stiff outer-coat with a soft yet thick undercoat.AppearanceCadoodles size can vary depending on the size of the Poodle used to breed. A Cadoodle can either besmall to medium sized.TemperamentCadoodles are great family dogs. They will protect their loved ones, but are also great around childrenand other pets. Some Cadoodles can be shy and will need to be watched when they are next tostrangers.
HealthIssues: Cadoodles (like many hybrid dogs) do not have very many serious health issues.Life Expectancy: 12-14 yearsGrooming: Cadoodles need to have regular grooming to prevent their coats from becoming entangledand matted. However, grooming is dependent upon which breed the Cadoodle inherits its coat from.Cadoodles which inherit the coat traits from Poodles require more grooming than Cadoodles that inheritcoat traits from Collies.Exercise: Cadoodles require regular exercise and will need one to two walks daily to stay happy. Theyare fairly active and need to be both physically and mentally exercised.Living: Cadoodles are great family dogs and do well in both small apartments and outside fenced inareas.Breed Recognition • ACH • DDKC • DRA • IDCR • DBRDog Type: HybridSize: Small, Medium, or Large depending on the type of Poodle (Toy/Miniature/Standard) used to breedthe Cadoodle.Skills Hunting – No Guard – No Watch – No Sport – No Herding – YesEnjoys Kids – Yes Other Pets – Yes City – Yes Indoor – Yes Outdoor – Yes
Energy Low – No Medium – Yes High – YesGrooming Low – No Medium – No High – YesFor more information on the Cadoodle please visithttp://www.allthedogbreeds.com/breeds/cadoodle.phpInformation provided by All The Dog Breeds - http://www.allthedogbreeds.com/