English Boodle

Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized
Overview
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.

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Character
The English Boodle is of average size. They typically have a large head and dark facial features. They are hardy and agile.

Does your English Boodle bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Temperament
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.
Care
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.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The coat of the English Boodle will typically be soft, curly, or slightly wavy. It may also be fine and short.
Training
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. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new English Boodle puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
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. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
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.

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English Boodle Questions

What's the difference between an English Boodle and an English Bulldog?

Answer:
The English Bulldog is a purebred dog while the English Boodle is a mix breed/hybrid or designer breed of dog that is half English Bulldog and half Miniature or Standard Poodle.

Would an English Boodle be ok if left alone for 2 months?

Answer:
If you have to travel and are unable to take your dog with you, it is best to leave him/her in the care of someone you trust. Either a licensed and properly cared for Pet Boarding facility, a family member or friend's place.

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