Cadoodle:Collie and Poodle Mix
Facts & Origin
The Cadoodle - a hybrid breed
The Cadoodle, also known as the Colliedoodle, is a popular cross between a Collie and a Poodle. This exotic hybrid breed retains the best traits from both parents: The Collie gives the Colliedoodle its affectionate, friendly and loyal personality, while the intelligence and adaptability of the Poodle gives the dog extensive social skills. The Colliedoodle is a medium-sized dog that is described as very sociable and energetic. He loves to spend time with family and is patient enough to greet friends and strangers. The Colliedoodle has a strong protective instinct and is an alert watchdog. Dogs of this breed have well-developed obedience and training behaviors. Although they do not necessarily need to exercise regularly to maintain their physical and mental balance, it is recommended that both they and their owners be offered regular training sessions.
|Origin||Scotland - 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 Cadoodle - Such is probably his nature.
"Colliedoodle"- a mixed breed of collie and poodle.
The Colliedoodle is a small or medium sized mixed breed dog that comes from a Collie and a Poodle. They have been a particularly popular breed for some time and many people keep them as pets.
Keeping a Colliedoodle is relatively easy; they are intelligent and learn quickly, so they follow directions well. They like to be kept busy, and it's nice to see them try to follow the commands you give them. They are very loyal, which means that they are devoted to you and always want to serve their owner.
It is said that a Colliedoodle has a friendly character and can be easily trained. They have a strong sense of justice and are therefore very sensitive to injustices in their environment. This part of their personality can sometimes be described as stubborn. They pay attention to every detail and are quite strict and determined when performing tasks.
In addition, Colliedoodles are very active dogs. They need plenty of exercise and exercise to stay happy and healthy. They like human company and are content to be with their owners and play for some time. They can be a little shy with other dogs at times, but after some time they adapt well and will interact with them in a very friendly manner.
All in all, the Colliedoodle is a wonderful dog that can bring a lot of joy to its owner if treated properly.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in the Cadoodle?
Collie-Poodle mixes, often referred to as Canoodles, are a popular cross between two of the most popular dog breeds, Collies and Poodles. This mix makes a wonderful family dog, bringing great intelligence, energy and a happy temperament. Unfortunately, there are also some disease risks to be aware of with this crossbreed.
The most common diseases found in these crossbreeds are hip dysplasia and eye disease. Hip dysplasia is an abnormal development of the hip joints that can lead to pain, lameness and arthritis. It is important that these dogs be examined regularly by a veterinarian to ensure that the hips are functional. Eye diseases in Canoodles are mainly conditions such as keratitis, cataracts and entropion. It is important for all dogs to have regular eye exams to avoid eye diseases going undetected.
Other diseases occasionally seen in Canoodles include Elbow Dysplasia, Epilepsy, Hypothyroidism, Allergies and Skin problems. Therefore, it can be very useful to give the dog a health check before buying it to make sure that it is sufficiently balanced and healthy.
It is important to see a veterinarian regularly and also to properly insure your Canoodle friends to be prepared for any illnesses. With proper care, diet and routine, you can help a Cadoodle live a long and healthy life.
What does this mixed breed look like?
A collie-poodle mix is a hybrid dog breed created by crossing a collie and a poodle. This breed has a soft, thick and curly coat that sticks out on all sides and is comfortable to the touch. It can have many different colors, often they are a composition of black or reddish collie fur with white or cream paws or spots. Some of these dogs also have a strange pattern known as a merle pattern, which is generally a mixture of gray, blue, white and black.
What are breed characteristics of this mixed breed?
This mixed breed dog is generally a medium sized dog with a height between 35-50 cm. Most of them reach a weight of 10-15 kg. The dog's head has an oval shape and narrow ears that point towards the corner of the eye. The neck of the dog is expressive and a little stretched. The chest and shoulders are muscular. The torso is strong and deep, with a slender belly and a low tail set. The legs of the dog are straight and strong. It has a thick, soft coat that is usually black, brown, white or black and white in color.
|Fur length||long - medium|
|Fur||flat coated - curly|
|Ear shape||Standing Ears - Floppy Ear|
|Tail||fanned out - lang|
|Anatomy||sporty, slim, sporty|
|Size ♀||45 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♀||18 - 36 kg|
|Size ♂||45 - 61 cm|
|Weight ♂||18 - 30 kg|
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
The MDR1 defect is a defect in the MDR1 gene that can occur in some breeds of dogs and in humans. This results in the deficient or absent synthesis of a certain protein which is an important component of the blood-brain barrier, leading to hypersensitivity to some drugs.
Metabolic diseases (cystinuria)
Cystinuria is a hereditary metabolic disease. Affected dogs lack a transport protein for certain amino acids (protein building blocks). In the kidney, the task of this transport protein is a return transport of amino acids from the urine into the bloodstream.
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.
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.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
The average size of a Collie / Poodle mix is between 35.5 - 46 cm.
A Collie/Poodle mix usually has a very friendly nature. They are also intelligent and easy to train. They love to play and be active with their owner.
This mongrel should receive regular exercise, responsibility and love. He also needs at least an hour of daily exercise to maintain his intelligence and mental health.
Collies/Poodle mixes can be found in a variety of colors such as black, white, brown, blue, gray, red or a mixed colors.
It is important to give clear and consistent instructions so that this mongrel learns what you expect from him. Reinforce the desired behavior with rewards and praise. Avoid training him with punishment or coercion.
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