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Shepadoodle History

The Shepadoodle is a mixed-breed puppy of unknown ancestry that is the result of breeding a Standard Poodle and a Labrador Retriever. The Shepadoodle is a hybrid, or designer, breed that was developed by a breeder named Ann Baker in the 1990s. The Shepadoodle is a playful, energetic, and affectionate family pet.

Time of Origin


Country of Origin

United States Of America

Shepadoodle Physical Characteristics

The Shepadoodle is a cross between the Poodle and the Sheppah. The Shepadoodle is typically a small, large-sized breed that generally stands between 16 and 20 inches tall at the shoulder and weighs between 30 and 60 pounds. They have a large, slightly rectangular build with a moderate, athletic bone structure. Their heads are medium in size and they have a soft, curly, non-shedding coat that is any color or combination of colors. They have hanging ears and a tail that curls over the back. They are intelligent and affectionate dogs that are easy to train. ## Provide a detailed description of the physical characteristics of the Siberian Husky dog breed? The Siberian Husky is a medium to large sized breed of sled dog originally bred for the frigid temperatures of the Arctic tundra. They are muscular, medium sized dogs known for their silky coats, webbed toes, and striking blue eyes. Their eyes can be any shade of blue, ranging from a medium blue color to a dark, almost black, blue color. Their nose is colored similarly to their eyes, but is usually a much lighter, sky blue, teal, or violet color. Their ears are typically floppy and rounded, either small or large shaped. Their teeth do not overlap. The Siberian Husky has a thick, double-coated, weather resistant, and insulating fur. The undercoat is longer and thinner, while the top coat is shorter and thicker, and is longer on the tail and belly. The undercoat helps insulate them from the harsh, cold conditions,

Eye Colors


Nose Colors

Black, Brown

Coat Colors

Gray, Black, Brown, Fawn, White

Height Range

Male Height Range: 22 – 28 inches

Female Height Range: 22 – 28 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 50 – 90 lbs

Female Weight Range: 50 – 90 lbs

Shepadoodle Health

Description of breed health.


12-14 yrs

Shepadoodle Health Concerns

Panosteitis, Hip Dysplasia, Pannus, Hemophilia, Degenerative Myelopathy, Gastric Dilation Volvulus (GDV) or Bloat, Sebaceous Adentitis, Elbow Dysplasia, Demodicosis, Seborrhea, Diabetes, Von Willebrand’s Disease, Cleft Lip or Palate, Cervical Vertebral Instability, Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA), Mitral Valve Dysplasia, Eye Conditions

Shepadoodle Temperament and Behaviour

The Shepadoodle is a cross between a purebred Poodle and either a purebred or mixed-breed Golden Retriever. They are a highly intelligent, playful, loving, and sociable breed. They are easy to train, but are sometimes prone to excessive barking. They are generally very good with small children and are known to be very gentle.

Shepadoodle Activity Requirements

Shepadoodles are a recently created hybrid of a poodle and a schnauzer. While they are a relatively new crossbreed, they are gaining popularity in the dog world. While there are no official standards for how much Shepadoodles should weigh, they are typically quite slender. Because they are a crossbreed, they can vary quite a bit in size and appearance. In general, though, they are a small to medium-sized dog. Shepadoodles are an active, intelligent dog. They will need an active owner who can provide them with plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. Because of their high energy levels, they also do best in a home where they have a yard where they can run around.

Miles Per Day

12 miles

Activity Per Day

90 minutes

Daily Food

3 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Shepadoodle is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Shepadoodle is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Shepadoodle is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Shepadoodle is part of the Unclassified group.

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