Aussiedoodle Dog Breed Information and Facts
The Aussie Doodle is a cross between the Australian Shepherd and the Poodle. The Australian Shepherd and the Poodle are both herding dogs. The Australian Shepherd was bred to protect sheep, cattle, and other livestock on the Australian Outback. The Poodle was bred to retrieve water from ponds and to hunt waterfowl. Aussiedoodles can be trained to work as service dogs to help people with disabilities, or as therapy dogs, helping people with disabilities or special needs. They’re also great family dogs, and they’re very intelligent. Aussiedoodles are considered to be medium-sized dogs.
History of the Aussiedoodle
The Australian Terrier Club of America defines the Aussie Doodle as a crossbreed of the Australian Terrier and the Poodle. Aussie Doodles were first bred in the early 1940s by Harvie Wong, a pharmacist from Mackay, Queensland. Wong’s father was a taxi driver in a Chinese community in Brisbane, and he had learned to speak Mandarin Chinese. Wong started crossbreeding dogs to see if he could create a dog that was the same size as a Kangaroo dog, the small game hunting dog from China. He crossbred with a Poodle and was very pleased with the results, so he decided to try again with another dog that he found in Sydney, a Black Poodle named Johnny (which means “short dog”).
Description of the Aussiedoodle
The Aussie Doodle has short hair with a curly tail. The Aussie is most often kept short and curly, although they can be kept long with drapey fur if desired. The Aussie Doodle’s most distinguishing features are its curly tail, its long pointed ears, and its curly coat. The coat has a few differences from both the Poodle and the Australian Shepherd. Most Aussiedoodles have blonde, black, and silver dapples in their coat, as well as a white chest patch. Appearance of the Aussie Doodle The face of the Aussie is usually calm. It usually has big brown eyes that reflect his intelligence. The Aussie also has a soft, shy, “blankie” type of face. The eyes can turn into sad, dark, but gentle eyes, when they’re playing and very attached to its person.
Personality of the Aussiedoodle
The personality of a Aussiedoodle depends on the specific breed and how the dog is raised. Aussiedoodles can be stubborn and may be stubborn if they are not trained properly. If the dog has a family that is patient, this is an excellent breed for them.
Temperament of the Aussiedoodle
Aussiedoodles can be a bit shy at first. They need to make a few friends before they relax and feel comfortable. Aussie Doodle dogs like to have lots of space to run and play. Aussiedoodles are usually very calm dogs. They’re generally not afraid of new people, and they don’t bark or growl. They’re curious about the people around them and are very interested in other animals. They’re generally not destructive with their toys, and they don’t chew on the furniture or pillows. Aussiedoodle dogs do sometimes chew on things, but not to the extent that a dog the size of an Australian Shepherd would. Other Things to Know About the Aussie Doodle Dog The Aussiedoodle will shed its coat, but it usually grows back. Aussiedoodles are quite soft-hearted.
Health Issues of the Aussiedoodle
Like most dogs, Aussiedoodles can develop issues, such as parasites or chronic skin conditions. To help the dog’s skin from getting infected or to treat an outbreak of something like yeast infections, it’s best to give Aussiedoodle puppies a healthy diet that includes omega-3 fatty acids and probiotics. If your dog starts to lose his or her hair, it’s also a good idea to check with your veterinarian about the diet that he or she should be on. A vegan diet, for example, is a bad idea for your dog’s hair coat.
Grooming Needs of the Aussiedoodle
Aussiedoodles need to be groomed at least monthly.
Training Needs of the Aussiedoodle
Aussiedoodle puppies are extremely playful and rambunctious, so you’ll definitely need to be training them from day one. Puppies need lots of physical and mental stimulation and socializing to grow into good dogs. Aussiedoodle Puppies Need Certain Conditions of Proper Development Before you can begin training Aussiedoodle puppies, they need certain conditions of proper development. Their legs and spine have to be strong. The puppies have to be able to stand and walk upright. They also need to be able to turn around without falling over. The puppies have to have good health. They also need to be quiet. They should be able to sleep quietly at night, and they should be good around cats and kids.
Exercise Needs of the Aussiedoodle
This breed has a good breed standard and they can do everything a dog of this breed can do except run. They should still be walked for at least an hour, two times a day, for at least 45 minutes. They do not need to be outside 24/7, but they do need to be outside from early morning to around 6pm. The Aussiedoodle can adapt well to other breeds, and like other small breeds of dog, they can be tamed easily. Average Weight The average weight for a newly bred Aussie Doodle is between 9 and 12 lbs. Other Small Dog Breed Facts: Cairn Terrier Cairn Terrier Facts and Information The Cairn Terrier is a small, loving, quirky, loving and “war-like” dog. They are born black, white and/or brown, but color sometimes darkens over time.