Sheepadoodle:English Shepherd and Poodle Mix
Facts & Origin
English Shepherd and Poodle Mix - a hybrid breed.
The English Shepherd and Poodle mix is one of the most popular mixes around. This mix is a great combination of two very different breeds, and it is easy to see why it is so popular. The English Shepherd is a strong, athletic breed known for its loyalty and protection. The Poodle is a smaller, more petite breed that is known for being intelligent and loving. Together, these two breeds make a great mix that is perfect for families.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
An English Shepherd Poodle mix typically has a medium-sized body and weighs between 15 and 20 kg. They have a dense, double coat that is either black, brown or white in color. They have a distinctive blocky head and their ears are floppy and hang down. Their tail is long and slightly curved. Shoulder height is typically between 40 and 50 cm.
|Origin||UK / Germany|
|Life expectancy||12 - 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 English Shepherd and Poodle Mix - Such is probably his nature.
An English Shepherd and Poodle mix, also known as a Shepadoodle, is an intelligent, active and friendly dog breed. They make great family dogs and get along well with children and other animals. They are very trainable and make excellent working dogs.
Shepadoodles are a medium to large breed with a thick coat that can be either smooth or wavy. They come in a variety of colors including black, brown, cream, red and white. They have a long head with a muzzle that is slightly longer than their skull. They have dark, almond-shaped eyes and small, floppy ears.
The English Sheepdog is a herding dog breed that was developed in England in the 19th century. They were originally bred to herd sheep, but today they are also used for other tasks such as search and rescue, police work and as assistance dogs. They are intelligent, hardworking and agile dogs.
The Poodle is a popular breed known for its intelligence, dignity and loyalty. Poodles come in three sizes - standard, miniature and toy. Their coats are curly or crimped and can be a variety of colors, including black, white, brown, cream and apricot. Poodles are active and playful dogs that love to learn new tricks.
Shepadoodles are a cross between an English Shepherd and a Poodle. They have inherited the best qualities of both breeds and are intelligent, loyal and friendly dogs. They learn quickly and make excellent working dogs. They are also loyal and affectionate family dogs.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in English Shepherd and Poodle mix.
One of the most popular shepherd dog mixes is the English Shepherd Poodle mix. These dogs are a mix of two of the most popular breeds in the world - the English Shepherd and the Poodle. These dogs are highly intelligent and known for their loyalty and obedience. However, like all mixed breeds, they can inherit health problems from both parents.
The most common health problems in English Shepherd Poodles are hip and elbow dysplasia, eye problems such as cataracts and progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), and von Willebrand disease (vWD). Hip and elbow dysplasia are both inherited diseases that cause abnormal joint development. This can lead to pain and lameness. Eye problems can lead to blindness if not treated early. vWD is a blood clotting disorder that can be fatal if not treated immediately.
While these health problems can be serious, they are all treatable. English Shepherd Poodles are generally healthy dogs with a life expectancy of 10-12 years. With proper care and regular veterinary checkups, your English Shepherd Poodle will be a loyal and loving companion for many years to come.
What does this mixed breed look like?
This English Shepherd-Poodle mix has a dense, curly coat that is predominantly white with black and brown patches. The color pattern of this breed is called "Parti" and is very striking. The coat is medium length and needs regular brushing and grooming to keep it healthy and looking good.
|Fur length||long - medium|
|Fur||flat coated - curly|
|Ear shape||Tilt-ear - Floppy Ear|
|Tail||fanned out - lang|
|Size ♀||44 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♀||18 - 28 kg|
|Size ♂||45 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♂||18 - 28 kg|
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.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
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.
This is a hybrid dog created by crossing an English Shepherd with a Poodle. These dogs are known for being intelligent, active and loyal. They make excellent family dogs and are often used as working dogs.
These dogs typically have a strong, muscular build and a medium sized head. They have a dense, curly coat that can be either black, brown or white.
These dogs usually weigh between 15 and 20 kg.
These dogs are intelligent, active and loyal. They make excellent family dogs and are often used as working dogs.
Yes, these dogs are great family dogs. They are loyal and loving and love to play.
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