Aussiedoodle or aussiepoo - Characteristics, Origin and Care

Aussiedoodle or aussiepoo: find out what this animal is like, its physical characteristics, character, behavior, etc. Intelligent, active, strong and cuddly, here are 4 adjectives that...

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Intelligent, active, strong and cuddly, here are 4 adjectives that would perfectly define the Aussiedoodle. These dogs, also called Aussiepoo, have become extremely popular thanks to their very good character and their cute physique.

Originally from Australia, Aussiedoodles have gone viral, becoming absolutely unavoidable in every corner of the world in just a few short years. With their incredible character and their impressive skills, the Aussiedoodles deserve to be known, which is why, at PlanèteAnimal, we have prepared this interesting breed sheet for you in which you will learn everything there is to know about the Aussiedoodle.


  • Oceania
  • Australia

Physical Characteristics

  • Muscular


  • Large


  • 35-45

Adult Weight

  • 10-25

Life expectancy

  • 12-14

Recommended physical activity

  • High


  • Balanced
  • Society
  • Smart
  • Active
  • Affectionate
  • Docile

Ideal for

  • Children
  • Apartment
  • House
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Therapy
  • Elderly people
  • Allegric people

Recommended climate

  • Temperate

Hair type

  • Medium
  • Curly

Origin of the Aussiedoodle or Aussiepoo

Although the Aussiedoodle is native to Australia, it has become so popular in recent years that there are now more specimens in the United States than in Australia.

" This hybrid breed arose from the cross between an Australian Shepherd and different types of Poodle. That&39;s why it&39;s called the Aussiedoodle or, sometimes, the Australian Poodle. They are also called Aussiepoos in reference to the Australian Shepherd and poo, short for Poodle, English for Poodle."

Like other popular hybrid breeds, the Australian Poodle is not officially recognized by international cynological bodies, and therefore is not considered an independent breed by these bodies.

Characteristics of the Aussiedoodle or Aussiepoo

The Aussiedoodle can be of different heights and sizes, concretely they differ according to the type of parent Poodle. Thus, specimens resulting from the cross between an Australian Shepherd and a Toy Poodle are much smaller than those born from the cross between an Australian Shepherd and a Medium Poodle. Their weight varies between 11 and 31 kilos, while their height at the withers varies between 25 and 45 cm. Their average life expectancy is around 12-15 years.

These dogs have a well-proportioned body, with flexible and developed musculature. Their muzzle is elongated and rather thin, especially towards its dark nose.His eyes, very expressive, are normally brown, although there are exceptions that have amber eyes or, even, heterochromia, that is, they have one eye of a different color to the other. Its ears are erect and of medium size and its tail can be straight or curved.

The Aussiedoodle's coat is medium long and very dense and curly. These dogs are considered hypoallergenic because they have almost no dandruff, so they don't trigger allergic episodes that much. In the following article we tell you about the best breeds of hypoallergenic dogs.

The Aussiedoodle Puppy

The Aussiedoodle is an exemplary puppy, very active but not overactive, cuddly but not clingy, intelligent, attentive and generally not overly vocal or destructive.

He is very curious and he will discover everything around him, a characteristic that you can use to your advantage in order to introduce him to all your family and other pets, because he does not will have no problem cohabiting with other animals, and even less so if he has been well socialized from an early age.

However, it is always recommended to start training your dog as soon as possible, trying to inculcate basic knowledge and training when he is a cute little puppy.

Aussiedoodle Colors

The Aussiedoodle can present different colors, among which we find:

  • Red tricolor.
  • Black tricolor.
  • Red Merle.
  • Blue merle.
  • Tan.
  • Grey.
  • White.
  • All other colors mixed with black.

Character of the Aussiedoodle or Aussiepoo

One of the great characteristics of the Aussiedoodle dog breed is its exemplary character. The Aussiedoodle is a cuddly, attentive, affectionate and extremely empathetic dog who will bring tenderness and love to all around him.

They are very intelligent, which is why they learn very quickly, which combined with their predisposition for work, inherited from the Australian Shepherd, makes them learn at a mind-blowing speed. Added to all that, they are rather docile dogs who will not refuse training.

These dogs have a great capacity for adaptation, being able to live in apartments as well as in houses, whether they are in the countryside or in the city, whether or not they have a garden and they are one size or another. However, as they are active dogs, it is advisable that if they do not have sufficient space to run and play in the house, they can do so outside, in a park or in suitable open spaces.

As for their relationship with others, the Aussiedoodle is gentle and affectionate with everyone, the elderly, children, other animals, no matter who they are with, they will get along super well with everyone !

Caring for an Aussiedoodle or Aussiepoo

The main cares to consider when sharing accommodation with an Aussiedoodle are those related to their diet and daily physical activity. When it comes to his diet, we must ensure that his diet is adequate and adapted to his nutritional and energy needs. The easiest way to do this is usually to give it quality food. If you wish to opt for another type of diet, do not hesitate to seek advice from your veterinarian.

These dogs are very active, which is why they will need daily exercise. To do this, in addition to walks, they need to exert themselves by playing or doing Agility circuits, in which they excel.

Its fur does not require much care, in the event that the specimens have fur similar to that of poodles, it will be enough to brush it regularly, about once a day, or even once every two days.It should be groomed approximately every 8 to 12 weeks. In case he has fur similar to that of an Australian Shepherd, he will need less care.

As for hygiene, just wash it just when it gets very dirty. However, it will be necessary to periodically auscultate his ears, teeth and eyes, in order to clean them. Don't forget to trim his claws regularly.

Education of the Aussiedoodle or Aussiepoo

As we said before, Aussiedoodle dogs are extremely intelligent and attentive. This, combined with their predisposition to action, makes them very easy to train.

They are very curious and active, therefore a good training technique will be to include games in training, because you will maintain their attention and they will learn much faster.

Aussiedoodle or Aussiepoo He alth

The Aussiedoodle is not a dog that tends to get sick frequently, however, it can inherit certain congenital conditions from the Australian Shepherd or Poodle.One of the most frequent and problematic conditions is the infamous hip dysplasia, which in the most serious cases requires complicated surgical procedures. To know the state of your pet's joints and be able to assess it, it is necessary that you take it regularly to the veterinarian for check-ups. These must include, in addition to blood tests, preventive and diagnostic x-rays.

They have a tendency to develop hearing infections, which is why it's so important that you take care of the condition of their ears by cleaning them regularly.

" Apart from all that, we order you to religiously follow your dog&39;s vaccination schedule as well as the deworming schedule (both internal and external)."

Adopt an Aussiedoodle or Aussiepoo

Before adopting an animal, the first thing to do is to take into account its needs, emotional as well as physical and mental.In this sense, the Aussiedoodle needs company, affection, quality food and high doses of exercise, because it is an active dog.

Adopting this dog can be a great idea for people with dog hair allergies, as he is considered a hypoallergenic dog for two reasons: he barely sheds and he doesn't have much dandruff .

If after considering its needs you are still thinking of adopting an Aussiedoodle, we recommend that you go to the nearest SPA to see if there is an Aussiedoodle up for adoption.

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