Notable for their calm temperament as adults and love of people, the Sheepadoodle makes a GREAT family dog. A Sheepadoodle is considered a designer breed, or a cross between an Old English Sheepdog and a Poodle
Their puppies have the best of both breeds, and they are a nearly hypoallergenic breed with long, soft coats that range anywhere from straight to curly. Hypoallergenic means most likely to cause LESS of a allergic reaction then most other breeds. Hypoallergenic is on a Person by Person basis. The OES is 98% shed free and the Poodle is 100% shed free but the hair dander is still in the follicle of the dog's hair which is what causes the reaction in individuals that are allergic. If allergic, you never should be the one brushing out your dog.
Sheepadoodles should generally be groomed every 6-8 weeks.
Sheepadoodles & Sheepadoodle puppies are incredibly intelligent and easily trained, but do require quality training. This can not be left to those who have not trained a dog before. They make for a wonderful family pet and can even be very good health care service dogs or guidance dogs. They love to be with their family, play, go for walks, or just be by your side. Because they are very family oriented dogs, they want to please you in every way. The OES (Old English Sheepdog) is a herding dog so the Sheepadoodle can show some herding characteristics too. They may nibble or move their butt to herd kids where they think they need to be. None of this is aggressive behavior but more breed characteristic. This all can be worked on with training but needs to be supervised by adults.
The Sheepadoodle is becoming a very popular breed . Do your research before buying from your breeder. Question if health testing is done on both parents before they were bred. Hip and elbow displasia, seizure, and thyroid porblems are all health issues for both the Poodle and OES. VonW for the poodle is another issue.
Sheepadoodles have the best of both breeds, with long, soft coats that range anywhere from straight to curly. Sheepadoodles are known for being energetic, friendly, gentle, intelligent, loving, playful, quiet, and sweet. The standard Sheepadoodle is known for being calm also. Sheepadoodle puppies are incredibly intelligent and easily trained. Sheepadoodles make for a wonderful family pet and many have even been trained as service dogs. Sheepadoodles love to be with their family, play, go for walks, or just hang out with you. Because Sheepadoodles are very family oriented dogs, they want to please you in every way. Notable for their love of people, the Sheepadoodle make a great family dog. It’s rare to see a Sheepadoodle with a straight coat as an adult but some do most are wavy to curly.
Behavior difference between Standard, Mini, Micro. The difference is only in the poodle. A Standard poodle is a total different breed when it comes to energy level compared to a Miniature or Toy. The Standard is very calm and relaxed. The miniature and toys are much higher energy.
As with all dogs for their protection from strays and the occasional squirrel or cat, which they will want to go round up, a fenced in yard is recommended.
F1 results from crossing a Standard Poodle with a Old English Sheepdog, will generally be 60 lbs. and up.
F1B-results from crossing a Standard Poodle with a F1 Sheepadoodle, will generally be 55 lbs. and up.
F1 results from crossing a Moyen(Sm Standard) Poodle with a Old English Sheepdog, will generally be
45 lbs. and 80lb.
F1B results from crossing a Moyen(Sm Standard) Poodle with a Sheepadoodle, will generally be 45lbs. and 80lb.
F1 results from crossing a Miniature Poodle with a Old English Sheepdog, generally ranges from 12"-21" 20-49 lbs.
F1B -results from crossing a Miniature Poodle with a Standard Sheepadoodle, generally ranges from 12"- 18" 25-45 lbs.
F1B results from crossing a Miniature Poodle with a Mini Sheepadoodle, generally ranges from 10"- 18" 15lb-30 lbs. (We do not currently breed this size)
Sheepadoodles are like all other breeds and sometimes can vary from these weights as mature adults.
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