Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized
Weight: 15-55 lbs
Height: 12-16 inches
Color(s): Varying colors of gray, cream, black, brown, red, fawn; may be solid or a combination.
The English Boodle is created by the crossing of two breeds: English Bulldog and Poodle. They are typically referred to as a "designer dog" and are not known to be as popular as the many other Poodle crosses.
The English Boodle is of average size. They typically have a large head and dark facial features. They are hardy and agile.
Affectionate, loyal, and gentle, the English Boodle is family oriented. They do not do well if left alone for extended periods of time and will become destructive and bark incessantly if bored or lonely. They do well in homes with considerate children. They do best with dogs and other household pets they have been raised with. The English Boodle is an adept watchdog who will alert their family to visitors or out of the ordinary sounds.
Regular brushing is recommended for the English Boodle. Bathing should be done when necessary using a mild shampoo. They may be prone to such health issues as skin infection, PRA, epilepsy, and heart disease.
The coat of the English Boodle will typically be soft, curly, or slightly wavy. It may also be fine and short.
The English Boodle may be stubborn. However, they will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with firmness, fairness, patience, and consistency.
The exercise needs of the English Boodle will vary. They are well-suited for apartment living. They enjoy family activities, securely leashed walks, and off-lead play time in a securely fenced yard.
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