Poodles are beautiful dogs with their elegant appearance and their signature curly hair. And they come in three sizes, so they’re perfect for almost any living space. Poodles are highly intelligent dogs, and they don’t shed very much.
For centuries, the Poodle has been one of the most popular breeds in the world and a symbol of elegance and opulent luxury. The Poodle is associated with France, but many countries have laid claim to the breed. Available in three different sizes and many different colors, there is a Poodle for every taste. The Poodle is a pleasant dog that loves constant company. This dog hates to be alone and prefers the company of people instead of other dogs. The breed also hates to be ignored and does not like being thought of or treated as “just a dog.” They make excellent pets for children as well as the elderly. To learn more about the Poodle, go to Choosing a Poodle.
If you’re interested in dogs mixed with poodles, there are many wonderful mixes to be had, from the Cockapoo and the Labradoodle to the Maltipoo and the Golden Doodle. Dogs mixed with Poodles come in all different sizes, shapes, and colors, so you’re sure to find the right mix for you. If you get a Poodle mix, you’re likely to get a dog that is smart, friendly, cute and their coats won’t shed very much.
Here’s a list of some popular dogs mixed with poodles:
- Cockapoo: Poodle + Cocker Spaniel
- Maltipoo: Poodle + Maltese
- Labradoodle: Poodle + Labrador
- Golden Doodle: Poodle + Golden Retriever
- Schnoodle: Poodle + Schnauzer
- Peekapoo: Poodle + Pekingese
- Yorkipoo: Poodle + Yorkshire Terrier
- Corgipoo: Poodle + Corgi
- Affenpoo: Poodle + Affenpinscher
- Aussiepoo: Poodle + Australian Shepherd
- Saint Berdoodle: Poodle + Saint Bernard
- Jack-A-Poo: Poodle + Jack Russell Terrier
- Bassetoodle: Poodle + Basset Hound
- Doxiepoo: Poodle + Dachshund
- Irish Doodle: Poodle + Irish Setter
- Papipoo: Poodle + Papillon
All About the Affenpoo
The Affenpoo is a whole lot of love wrapped up in a cute little package. They are affectionate, friendly and full of personality. A mix between the Affenpinscher and the Poodle, the Affenpoo weighs only 7 to 9 pounds and is about 9 to 11 inches tall when bred with a toy Poodle. Depending upon the mix, the Affenpoo may weigh up to 25 pounds and stand up to 20 inches tall. Their small size makes the Affenpoo the perfect dog for apartment or city living. The Affenpoo is well suited to apartments or homes with or without a yard. They require very little space, but like any dog they do need exercise and daily walks.
This breed gets its characteristics from both the Poodle and the Affenpinscher. The Affenpinscher is a very active small dog that loves to play. They are very loving dogs. The Affenpinscher is an extremely intelligent dog but it is also a stubborn dog that can be somewhat difficult to house train. They are very protective of their food, water and toys. This breed is also fearless. They need to be watched around larger dogs since these diminutive dogs don’t seem to understand that their size is a disadvantage when picking a fight with someone bigger. The Affenpinscher will not back off if attacked by another dog, regardless of its size. To learn more about the Affenpinscher, go to Choosing an Affenpinscher.
Recommended for seniors, singles and families with older children, the Affenpoo loves being with humans and older children who know how to handle them gently. However, the Affenpoo is not a good choice for households with small children. They can irritate easily and are known to snap at small children who annoy them.
If you travel a lot or spend long hours away from home, the Affenpoo may not be the right dog for you. This breed is very social and requires lots of interaction. When bored and left to their own devices, the Affenpoo may become lonely and depressed, leading to destructive behavior and barking.
To learn more about the Affenpoo, go to All About the Affenpoo.
All About the Eskipoo
The Eskipoo is a cross between the American Eskimo dog and the European Poodle. On average, the Eskipoo weighs between 10 and 20 pounds, and it stands about 9 to 15 inches tall. The average life expectancy of the Eskipoo is about 10 to 13 years. This is a very cheerful and affectionate dog with a happy outlook on life. The Eskipoo makes a great companion. They love human companionship. Because of their energetic nature and their tendency to bark, this breed, though small in size, may not be the best choice for apartment living. This breed has the tendency to bark at any unfamiliar sounds, and when left alone for long periods of time.
The Eskipoo gets its characteristics from both the American Eskimo dog and the Poodle.
According to the American Kennel Club, the American Eskimo dog combines striking good looks with a quick and clever mind in a total brains-and-beauty package. Neither shy nor aggressive, Eskies are always alert and friendly, though a bit conservative when making new friends. This breed is always eager to please. The American Eskimo dog has striking good looks, with beautiful white hair and black eyes. This soft, fluffy dog comes in three different sizes – standard, miniature and toy. The American Eskimo dog is very clever and kid-friendly. On the down side, this dog is a barker and he sheds. This dog may not be the best choice for homes with small children.
The amount of shedding and the type of grooming required depends on the type of coat your Eskipoo has. It can be long and thick like an Eskimo dog, curly like a Poodle, or a little of both. Regardless of which type of coat they have, the Eskipoo coat is quite dense. Eskipoos will require plenty of brushing to keep tangles or mats under control. This hypoallergenic breed is also recommended for owners with allergies.
This small dog is smart, affectionate and easy to train. However, the breed suffers with separation anxiety and craves constant attention. With a cheerful and loving disposition, this playful breed is great with children, seniors, singles, families and other pets. They may be a bit reserved around strangers and they may bark at them.
To learn more about the Eskipoo, go to All About the Eskipoo.
All About the Poogle
The Poogle is a cross between the Poodle and the Beagle. This intelligent dog is warm and friendly and loves to play. The Poogle is an affectionate and very loving dog. On average the Poogle weighs 11 to 25 pounds and stands 9 to 16 inches tall. This hybrid dog has a lifespan of about 10 to 13 years. This breed is great with children. The Poogle is recommended for seniors, singles, and families. This dog is loving and affectionate. Though the exact origin of the breed is not known, it is thought that the Poogle originated in the United States in the 1980s. The Poogle has the beautiful wavy hair of the Poodle and the playful, friendly temperament of a Beagle, making it an ideal companion.
The Poogle gets its characteristics from both the Beagle and the Poodle. The Beagle is a small, short-haired hound with long ears that lie against the head. The coat colors are a combination of tan, black and white. As with most hounds, the eyes of the Beagle are soft and pleading. The adult beagle is a small breed. In the United States, Beagles are divided into two size categories – 13 to 15 inches at the shoulder, and under 13 inches at the shoulder. Friendly and lovable, the Beagle’s tail is perpetually wagging. The breed is not aggressive. They are intelligent, good-natured and docile companions. To learn more about the Beagle, go to Choosing a Beagle.
The Poogle is a low maintenance dog with low shedding. Poogles with short hair require less grooming. Poogles with longer hair will require more frequent grooming. The type of coat the Poogle has will depend in large part upon its breeding. The coat is most often a cross between the dense, curly coat of the Poodle and the short coat of the Beagle. Wavy facial hair is quite common. The Poogle comes in a variety of colors including white, black, brown, tan, gray and combination color coats.
You will not get excessive barking with a Poogle, however, a Poogle is a good watchdog and will alert you to anything suspicious.
A highly intelligent dog, the Poogle is easy to train and eager to please his master. They are quick to pick up tricks and they love to show off. They do well with both children and other household pets, however, they should be socialized from an early age to interact with other pets. When not socialized, they have a natural tendency to chase cats and small animals, so early socialization is key.
The Poogle is an energetic dog that requires plenty of exercise. A Poogle should have daily walks and plenty of playtime to avoid boredom and behavior problems.
To learn more about the Poogle, go to All About the Poogle.
All About the Broodle Griffon
The Broodle Griffon is a playful little dog that is friendly and affectionate. He loves spending time with his humans. Highly intelligent and eager to please, this dog is easily trained. It is recommended for first-time dog owners and for families with children and other pets. The adult Broodle Griffon weighs only 7 to 15 pounds and stands about 7 to 9 inches tall. It has an average lifespan between 10 and 15 years. There is little to no shedding with a Broodle Griffon. He has a tendency to bark when he is anxious and does not do well when left alone for long periods of time.
The Broodle Griffon gets its characteristics from both the Brussels Griffon and the Poodle. The Brussels Griffon is a dog with lots of personality and an almost human facial expression. On first glance, it appears to have an elfin or monkey face and it is a devoted family pet. The Brussels Griffon is a small sturdy dog with a stout body. The most important characteristic of the breed is his almost human facial expression. The Brussels Griffon has two different coat types: rough and smooth. The coat colors can be red, beige, black and tan or black. The adult Brussels Griffon stands around 7 to 8 inches at the shoulder and weighs about 6 to 12 pounds. It has a lively spirit and a big heart. He loves his family, but if not trained properly he can be moody. They make wonderful family companions and are very affectionate, but they can be high-strung and demanding. This breed does well with older children but should be closely supervised with small children. The Brussels Griffon can do well with other family pets if raised with them. To learn more about the Brussels Griffon, go to Choosing a Brussels Griffon.
The Broodle Griffon is a smart and well behaved little dog. Eager to please, they love human attention and they love to cuddle. They have a charming and affectionate nature. All they want is your love in return.
They do not like being left alone for long periods of time. Due to their small size, they do not require a lot of exercise. A daily walk and some indoor playtime should be fine, although access to a fenced yard would make the Broodle Griffon very happy. This is a good dog for apartment living, except for barking issues.
Highly intelligent, this dog is easy to train. The Broodle Griffon is eager to please and should respond well to training.
This hypoallergenic breed is considered to be low to moderate in terms of shedding, depending on which coat characteristics it has inherited. He is pretty low maintenance, requiring brushing only once or twice a week.
To learn more about the Broodle Griffon, go to All About the Broodle Griffon.