Hybrid Breed

Poodle + Scottish terrier


Scottish terrier and poodle mix - a hybrid breed

The Scottish terrier and poodle mix, often known as the Scottie-Poo, is a popular blend of the Scottish terrier and the poodle. This mixed breed receives the best traits of both parents and can be a loving, playful and loyal pet. The Scottie-poo usually has a long, curly and harsh coat. These offspring are energetic, curious and more intelligent than average and need plenty of exercise and physical activity to keep them content and happy. Since they are quite affectionate, they should not be left with an older person or in a home without supervision. Overall, the Scottie Poo is an exciting addition to any family that wants a loving, playful and affectionate pet.

Alternate Name Scottie-poo, Scottydoodles
Origin Germany - Scotland
Life expectancy 10 - 15 years
Care requirements high-maintenance
Activity level high - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Scoodle - Such is probably his nature.

The Scottish Terrier and Poodle mix is a very intelligent blend of two popular breeds, both of which are considered to be very affectionate and playful. This mix is often described as an amiable and playful companion that quickly becomes affectionate. Full of energy and seemingly very content, this lovable dog is a bright but calm breed that loves to play, but can also be cozy.

The mix has several traits that make it unique. Aside from his calm and friendly nature, he is a very good natured dog that always surprises with how quickly he learns and understands. He has a strong bond with his owner and there are even reports that this affection can be so strong that he even stays away for long periods of time to be searched for. This shows his strong need for attention and love.

The Scoodle is also very fearless and brave, which means that he is not afraid to be protective when necessary. It is a very loyal breed that is close with its owners, but at the same time is careful to defend its territory. He is also a very independent dog that loves to play and explore on his own.

Overall, the Scottish Terrier and Poodle mix is a very loving and intelligent breed that tends to become affectionate quickly and is very loyal. He really likes to be with his master and mistress, but is also very good at playing and learning on his own. He is a very beautiful and kind dog who loves his families and loves to have adventures.

What diseases can occur in Scottish terrier and Poodle mix.

Scottish terrier-poodle mixes are a popular dog breed produced by specific breeding. They are very affectionate and one of the most trainable dog breeds. However, there are certain diseases that unfortunately plague these dogs far too often.

Some of the most common diseases that occur in Scottydoodles are:

  • Atopy,
  • arthritis,
  • allergies,
  • Nutritional disorders,
  • kidney problems and
  • cancer.

Atopy is an allergic reaction to certain substances in the environment, such as pollen, molds or chemicals. This can lead to asthma, itching, eczema, and breathing problems. Arthritis is a condition in which joints become inflamed and painful, causing limited mobility and pain in sufferers. Allergies are common as their immune system is sensitive to certain allergens and has increased fat production, which can lead to itching and rashes.

Nutritional disorders are also common in this breed. These include hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, which are often caused by an unbalanced diet. Hypoglycemia is a condition in which blood sugar falls below normal levels, while hyperglycemia is a condition in which blood sugar rises above normal levels. Kidney problems are often caused by the use of certain medications, but also by poor diet or poor hygiene. Cancer is also unfortunately common in this breed.

For most of these conditions, there are treatments that can help relieve symptoms and improve the dog's quality of life. A healthy diet and regular exercise can help reduce the risk of some diseases.

The coat color of a Scottish Terrier and Poodle mix is usually black or brown. However, it can be of a different color, ranging from white to various shades of gray. The coat of this breed is usually extremely curly, while in many dogs you can also see a soft and dense smooth coat. Some animals with only one parent dog may also have a thinner or longer coat. The color of the coat is often unique and very attractive.

The coat of the mix is very soft and is therefore popular for cuddling. However, some dogs may have a longer coat that needs to be brushed and trimmed regularly to keep it clean and groomed. This breed is very affectionate and loyal, making it an ideal companion.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

Scoodle are usually petite dogs. It weighs about 5-7 kg and is about 25-35 cm tall. Their shaggy coat is shorter than that of a purebred terrier, but longer than that of a poodle. It is usually black in color with fine white markings. The head is usually round with patchy plumage and full beard. Some dogs also have a pointed muzzle. The ears are long and stand proudly on the head. The build is light and athletic. The tail is usually long and likes to be twisted in a ring.

Fur length medium - long
Fur curly - flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Standing Ears
Tail lang - short
Anatomy slim, sporty, muscular, rugged, square
Size ♀ 23 - 60 cm
Weight ♀ 7 - 28 kg
Size ♂ 25 - 60 cm
Weight ♂ 8 - 28 kg
Suitable For suitable for allergy sufferers, Beginner, Blind people, Children, Seniors, Children, Seniors
  • Epilepsy

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

  • 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.

  • Patellar problems

    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.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Cancer

    May be common in older dogs.

  • The Scoodle, a mix of Scottish Terrier and Poodle, combines several characteristics of both breeds. They are intelligent, very playful, gentle and lovable.

  • Most Scoodle reach a size of 35-45 cm and a weight of about 8-14 kg.

  • Scoodles can have many different coat colors, including black, white, brown, gray, cream and sable.

  • Due to the different coat and grooming needs, special care must be taken with Scottydoodles. It is important to brush the dog's teeth regularly, but regular brushing and combing of the coat is also essential.

  • Scottydoodles have a very balanced and temperamental nature inherited from their parents.

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