Facts & Origin
PROFILE: Poodleo - A mix of charm and intelligence.
The Pudelo combines the characteristics of two remarkable dog breeds: the Elos, bred in Germany in the 1980s for family companionship, and the Poodle, known for its intelligence and charm, which has its roots in Western Europe.
The Pudelo is an excellent companion for those looking for an intelligent, affectionate and family-friendly dog . With proper care, attention and an active lifestyle, this mix is sure to become a loyal family member.
|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|
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Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Character traits of the Pudelo
In the Poodleo, an impressive combination of friendliness, bonding ability, and intelligence emerges. Elos are known for their affection and desire to be close to their humans, while Poodles are often considered smart and alert animals. This mix, then, can be both an affectionate family dog and a quick learner who wants to be constantly entertained and challenged.
Suitability and attitude
The Poodelo is particularly well suited for:
- Families: thanks to the Elo's affectionate nature and the child-friendly attitude of many Poodles.
- Individuals: Due to their affectionate nature and desire to be in constant company.
- Elderly people: Thanks to their calm yet active nature.
Grooming and health
Although the Poodle is known for its curly, hypoallergenic coat and the Elo has a fluffy double coat, the coat of the Poodleo mix can vary. However, regular brushing is recommended to prevent matting and keep the skin healthy. Some health problems that can occur in both breeds, such as hip dysplasia or certain eye conditions, should be noted. A regular check-up at the vet is therefore essential.
What does this mixed breed look like?
With the Poodleo, the appearance can vary depending on which of the two breeds comes through more strongly. However, it is not uncommon to see a medium sized dog with a curly or wavy coat . Colors can vary, with black, brown, white and gold being the most common. Their eyes often exude curiosity and intelligence, while their ears can be either droopy or erect.
|Fur||rough-haired - curly|
|Ear shape||Standing Ears - Floppy Ear|
|Tail||fanned out - lang|
|Anatomy||hefty, slim, sporty|
|Size ♀||35 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♀||10 - 35 kg|
|Size ♂||35 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♂||10 - 35 kg|
|Suitable For||Beginner, Children, suitable for allergy sufferers, Beginner, Blind people, Children, Seniors|
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.
APoodleo is a hybrid breed created by mating an Elo and a Poodle.
Poodleos are usually described as very obedient, friendly and loyal. They are also intelligent and not too active.
Yes, these mixed breeds need regular grooming.
Yes, Poodleos can be prone to certain diseases that are common in both parent breeds. Therefore, it is important to make regular visits to the veterinarian to ensure that the animal remains healthy.