Miniature Aussiedoodle:Miniature American Shepherd and Miniature Poodle Mix

Hybrid Breed

Miniature American Shepherd + Miniature Poodle


Miniature Aussiedoodle - The mix of Miniature American Shepherd and Miniature Poodle

The Miniature Aussiedoodle is an adorable mix of the Miniature American Shepherd and the Miniature Poodle. This cross breed of dog originated in the United States and is becoming increasingly popular for its endearing characteristics and attractive appearance.

The Miniature American Shepherd, also known as the Mini Aussie, is a smaller version of the Australian Shepherd. Originally bred as herding dogs, they were highly prized by ranchers and stockmen. The Mini Aussie is intelligent, agile and versatile. It enjoys great popularity as both a family dog and a working dog.

The Miniature Poodle, on the other hand, is known for its elegance and friendly nature. Originally from Germany, it was bred as a companion dog and is now valued for its intelligence and trainability. The Miniature Poodle is in high demand both in the dog show scene and as a loving family member.

Suitability and attitude

The Miniature Aussiedoodle combines the best traits of both parent breeds and is a wonderful companion for families, singles and seniors. His adaptability and versatility make him a suitable dog for various life situations.

Alternate Name -
Origin USA - Germany
Life expectancy 10 - 17 years
Care requirements high-maintenance - low-maintenance
Activity level high - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Typical character traits of the Miniature Aussiedoodle

The Miniature Aussiedoodle is intelligent, alert and eager to learn. He is usually easy to train and often shows great interest in learning and mastering new things. Because of his working dog heritage, he may also have a strong herding instinct, but this can be well controlled with consistent training.

This mix often inherits the loving and affectionate nature of both parent breeds. The Miniature Aussiedoodle often makes an excellent family dog and a loyal companion. He usually has a strong bond with his owners and likes to show affection and attention.

The Miniature Aussiedoodle is a delightful mix of the Miniature American Shepherd and the Miniature Poodle. With its adaptability, intelligence and loving nature, it makes an excellent companion for families and individuals.

Care and health maintenance

Miniature Aussiedoodles can suffer from conditions such as Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) and Hip Dysplasia. PRA can lead to vision loss, while hip dysplasia causes pain and limited movement. To promote good health, parents should be tested for these conditions . Regular veterinary examinations, a balanced diet and adequate exercise are also important in caring for the Miniature Aussiedoodle.

However, if interested in this breed, it should be kept in mind that the coat requires regular grooming.

The Miniature Aussiedoodle can vary in appearance and size, as this depends on the parent breeds. However, it is generally a medium-sized dog with a soft and curly coat. The coloring of the coat can vary, ranging from solid to a mixture of different colors. It is important to note that the Miniature Aussiedoodle's coat requires regular grooming, as it can be prone to matting.

Fur length long - medium
Fur wavy - curly
Ear shape Triangle - Floppy Ear
Tail fanned out - lang
Anatomy strong, sporty, dainty
Size ♀ 28 - 43 cm
Weight ♀ 3 - 13 kg
Size ♂ 28 - 46 cm
Weight ♂ 3 - 14 kg
Suitable For Beginner, suitable for allergy sufferers, Beginner, Children, Seniors
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  • Cataract

    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.

  • Collie Eye Anomaly (CEA)

    Collie Eye Anomaly (CEA) is a hereditary disease of various breeds of dogs from the Collie family.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Patellar luxation

    Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.

  • Ureteral ectopy

    Ureteral ectopy (also known as ureteral ectopia) is an inherited condition where the ureter (known as the ureter) does not end in the bladder as usual due to a misalignment.

  • The size can vary, but generally they are between 20 and 35 centimeters.

  • This blend can come in a variety of colors, including black, white, silver, cream, blue, red, brown and more.

  • This mix can have a variety of characteristics, namely robust, energetic, loyal, lively, intelligent and family friendly.

  • This mix requires regular moderate to intense exercise such as walking, running, swimming or agility exercises.

  • With regular grooming, trimming and strengthening the brushing regime, you do not have to spend so much time with this mixture. It is easier than the norm for other breeds of dogs.

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