Facts & Origin
Cairn Terrier and Poodle Mix - A Hybrid Breed
The Cairn Terrier and Poodle Mix is a bright, energetic dog that benefits from intelligence. This breed is a real all-rounder and is one of the most popular mixed breed dogs. It is grateful, playful and lovable and has a strong bond with its owner. This popular and fun dog adds a lot of fun to any household. The Cairn Terrier-Poodle mix is not only a wonderful family dog, but can be trained in almost any discipline. Their skills include companion dog, retrieving, and agility. Since the Cairn Poodle is a good guard dog, they are ideal for owners looking for a dog that will keep a watchful eye on their home. Although they are very affectionate, they need plenty of exercise to meet their energy needs, so regular exercise is essential.
|Origin||Scotland - Germany|
|Life expectancy||12 - 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
Possible character traits of Cairnoodle - Such is probably his nature.
A Cairn Terrier and Poodle mix is a happy and loyal companion breed that can be a good choice for many people and families. This mix inherits the intelligence and sociability of the Poodle and the energy and cheerfulness of the Cairn Terrier.
The Cairnoodle has a lively personality and can be very interested in various activities such as walks, agility classes, or even jogging and swimming. This breed can exude a cheerfulness and energy that make it popular with people and other dogs. Because they are uncomplicated to train and love to play, they are usually self-controlled and good-natured, making them a popular pet.
Cairn Terriers and Poodle mixes also possess strong intelligence and a keen sense of justice, which makes them loyal companions. They can be very affectionate and bond closely with their owners*. Some Cairn Terrier and Poodle mixes are calmer than others, and some people find that they get their "personality type" in the mix, making each dog unique.
This mix needs regular exercise and fresh air to be happy. They love being outdoors and moving around. This helps them expend their energy while proving their intelligence by learning new things.
Overall, the Cairn Terrier and Poodle mix is one of the most lovable and adaptable pets you can find. They will quickly become a part of your family and provide lots of fun and entertainment.
What diseases can occur in Cairn Terrier and Poodle mix.
Cairn Terrier Poodle mixes, also known as Cairn-Poos, are a popular breed and come from the crossing of two breeds of terrier: the Cairn Terrier and the Poodle. Thanks to their thick, curly coats, loyalty and intelligence, these dogs make a very good companion. However, mixed breeds have a tendency to be prone to a variety of diseases and conditions.
This breed is particularly prone to allergic reactions, especially to environmental factors such as pollen, dust and mold. They can have breathing problems, itching, sneezing attacks, and stuffy nostrils, which can make them very uncomfortable companions.
Cairn poos can also suffer from vision problems, such as cataracts or retinal degeneration. They can suffer from several other eye diseases, including inflammatory conditions that can go beyond scarring and ultimately lead to complete blindness.
Cairnoodles are also prone to diseases of the digestive tract. They can suffer from bloating, stomach ulcers, diarrhea, vomiting, and liver disease. These diseases can be caused by parasites or bacteria, allergies, or stress.
Other possible health problems of the Cairn Poodle include skin diseases, allergies, heart disease, flat feet, and joint pain. Sometimes they can also suffer from ectoparasites such as fleas and ticks.
It is important to examine your Cairnoodle regularly to detect and treat any diseases that may be present early. A good way to ensure your Cairn-Poo stays in the best of health is regular check-ups combined with good nutrition and plenty of exercise.
What does this mixed breed look like?
A Cairn Terrier Poodle mix has a soft, long coat that usually has a short and thick undercoat with a long and lush coat. There are many different color variations, but the most common are black, white, gray and other mixed colors. The coat may also include various shades of brown or red. Overall, the coat of the Cairn Terrier Poodle Mix is very soft and smooth, but it does require some attention to keep it looking good. It is advisable to brush the coat regularly to avoid matting and wear and tear.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
A Cairn Terrier and Poodle mix is a very popular dog breed. It has a long, curly coat that becomes smoother and thicker with time. Their average height is about 30 cm and their weight is about 6 kg. Their colors are usually black, brown, white or beige and the different shades make them a particularly appealing dog. The head is broader than that of Cairns and Poodles and their eyes are wide apart and similar to those of the Cairns. She has a stocky build with ribs and broad shoulders. Her tail is truncated and short and her ears are high and erect. Some Cairn-Poodle mixes have long, bushy whiskers, but most have shorter whiskers and smaller whiskers.
|Fur length||short - medium|
|Fur||rough-haired - curly|
|Ear shape||Standing Ears - Floppy Ear|
|Tail||short - lang|
|Anatomy||strong, hefty, slim, sporty|
|Size ♀||23 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♀||6 - 28 kg|
|Size ♂||25 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♂||6 - 28 kg|
|Suitable For||Children, Seniors, suitable for allergy sufferers, Beginner, Blind people, Children, Seniors|
Especially due to overweight, joint problems can occur in dogs.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
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.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
The weight of a Cairn Terrier-Poodle mix can vary and is usually between 10 and 20 kg.
A Cairn Terrier-Poodle mix has an average life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.
Cairn Terrier-Poodle mixes are usually medium-sized and have a unique coat that looks similar to a Poodle or Cairn Terrier. Their coat can be curly, wispy or short.
For the diet of a Cairn Terrier-Poodle mix, you should use high-quality dry food or canned food (i.e. wet food), which is specially adapted for the energy needs of the particular dog.
Cairn Terrier-Poodle mixes are very active dogs that love to play and exercise, but are also patient companions and enjoy spending time with their families.