Facts & Origin
Pit Boodle: A mix of American Pit Bull Terrier and Poodle.
The Pit Boodle is a hybrid dog created from the cross between the energetic and robust American Pit Bull Terrier and the intelligent and elegant Poodle. This cross brings together the best of both breeds to create a loving, intelligent and lively companion dog.
All in all, the Pit Boodle is a loving, active and intelligent dog that can be a wonderful addition to the right family. They need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy. With proper care and attention, a Pit Boodle can be a wonderful companion, combining both the intelligence and elegance of the Poodle and the sturdiness and energy of the Pit Bull Terrier.
|Origin||USA - Germany|
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|Activity level||average - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Suitability and character
Pit Boodles are known for their intelligence, adaptability and lively character. They are extremely friendly and love spending time with their family, making them excellent family dogs. Thanks to their intelligence, they are relatively easy to train and enjoy mental challenges.
They are very active dogs and therefore need plenty of exercise. A household that offers regular walks, games or other physical activities would be ideal for a Pit Boodle.
Care, health and possible diseases
The care of a Pit Boodle depends greatly on the type of coat they inherit. If they inherit the curly coat of the Poodle, they will need regular grooming and occasional trimming to prevent matting and skin problems. If they inherit the shorter coat of the Pit Bull, they will need less grooming, but regular brushing will help remove loose hair and keep the skin healthy.
In terms of health, Pit Boodles can be prone to the same health problems as their parent breeds. These include hip dysplasia, allergies and heart disease. It is important to schedule regular vet visits to detect and treat these conditions early.
What does this mixed breed look like?
Pit Boodles can vary greatly in size and appearance, depending on the genes they inherit from their parents. They can grow between 40 cm and 60 cm tall and weigh about 20 to 30 kilograms.
Their coats can be short to medium length and straight, wavy or curly, depending on the traits they inherit. Coat colors can also vary greatly and range from solid black, brown, white to mixed colors.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
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Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
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This mixed breed is an intelligent, energetic and fun-loving breed. They have fantastic adaptability and are oriented to their surroundings. They are loving family dogs that love to play and share activities.
This hybrid breed can reach a height between 45 - 60 cm and have a weight between 18 - 32 kg.
As active dogs, they need at least an hour of exercise every day to keep them physically and mentally busy.
It is important that the food you choose is completely balanced. It should contain a combination of protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fat.
Yes, it is important that they are trained regularly, otherwise they cannot channel their high energy in an orderly manner. With regular training, they learn to adapt and respond better to commands.