Facts & Origin
Border Collie and Poodle mix - a hybrid breed.
The best of both worlds! The Border Collie-Poodle mix is an energetic, intelligent dog that is great for families.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Border Collie-Poodle mix breed has a lean, athletic build and a dense, medium-length coat that is either curly or wavy. They typically weigh between 9 and 18 kg and have a shoulder height between 38 and 50 cm.
|Origin||UK - Germany|
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Border Collie and Poodle mix - Such is probably his nature.
The Border Collie and Poodle mix is a popular designer dog that is a cross between the Border Collie and the Poodle. This combination results in a dog that is both intelligent and trainable, making it a good choice for active families. While the Border Collie mix is not recognized by the American Kennel Club, it is recognized by the Designer Breed Registry and the International Designer Canine Registry.
The appearance of the Border Collie-Poodle mix can vary greatly depending on which parent it more closely resembles. However, they are usually medium-sized dogs with wavy or curly coats. The coat is often a mixture of the black and white markings of the Border Collie and the solid colors of the Poodle.
Border Collie Poodles are very intelligent dogs that are easy to train. They are also very active and need a lot of exercise. Due to their high energy level, they are not the best choice for first time dog owners. They are best suited for a home with children who are old enough to play with them, and for families who are active themselves.
If you are looking for a dog that is intelligent, active, and will be a loyal companion, the Border Collie-Poodle mix is a great choice for you!
What diseases can affect Border Collie and Poodle mix.
There are several diseases known to affect Border Collie-Poodle mixes, but fortunately, many of these diseases are relatively rare. One of the most common health problems in this breed is hip dysplasia, a condition that causes dislocation of the hip joint. This can lead to pain and mobility problems that may require surgery to correct.
Other possible health problems include elbow dysplasia, congenital eye defects, von Willebrand disease (a bleeding disorder) and epilepsy. Border Collie Poodles may also be more prone to certain skin conditions such as allergies or hot spots.
In general, Border Collie Poodles are relatively robust and healthy dogs, especially compared to other popular breeds. With proper care and nutrition, they can live a long, happy life with their family.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Border Collie-Poodle mix breed has a dense, medium-length coat that is black and white in color. The coat is slightly wavy and has a soft, fluffy texture. The breed's coat is easy to maintain and does not require much grooming.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.
A Border Collie-Poodle mix is a mixed breed dog created by crossing a Border Collie with a Poodle.
Border Collie and Poodle mixes can range from small to large, depending on the size of the parents.
Border Collie and Poodle mixes are usually very intelligent, active and friendly dogs. They often excel in obedience and agility competitions.
Border Collie and Poodle mixes need lots of exercise and should have an active lifestyle. They often enjoy activities such as swimming, fetch and Frisbee.
Border Collie and Poodle mixes need regular grooming to maintain their coat. They should be brushed a few times a week and may need occasional clipping or trimming.