The Sheepadoodle is a mixed breed combining the Old English Sheepdog with a Standard Poodle. And the cuteness level of the puppies is off the charts, with their teddy bear looks and fluffy soft coat. Moreover, this designer mix has been successful in developing a calm temperament with a playful personality.
Sheepadoodles are highly trainable, making great therapy, guide, and assistance dogs. And boy these smart dogs love toys! Use a variety of toys to keep them both mentally and physically challenged. Sheepadoodles are loving and eager to please, making them excellent family dogs. In addition, they are very social, loving all the attention they can get.
Sheepadoodles have a life expectancy of 11-14 years.
Size & Activity Level
The Sheepadoodle is a large crossbreed maturing between 60-80 pounds. They are fairly active, happiest playing and romping in the yard with the family.
For more on the Sheepadoodle mix, see the Wikipedia Sheepadoodle
article on them.
Sheepadoodle Care & Grooming
The Sheepadoodle's soft fluffy coat can vary from straight to curly, but all coat types are low shedding and low dander. Grooming a Sheepadoodle can be time-consuming as they require frequent brushing to avoid matting. Sheepadoodles look adorable in a puppy cut which will cut down on grooming time considerably.