The St. Berdoodle is created by the crossing of two breeds: Saint Bernard and Standard Poodle. They are commonly referred to as "designer dogs" and are the largest and least popular of the crosses.
The ideal St. Berdoodle is muscular, powerful, and large. They should possess dark eyes and a keen and intelligent expression.
Does your Saint Berdoodle - St. Berdoodle bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety
is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Loyal, good-natured, and affectionate. The St. Berdoodle is not recommended for homes with small children due to their massive size. They do well with dogs and non-canine pets they have been with since puppyhood. They are family oriented and do not do well if ignored. Loneliness will lead to destructive behavior. The St. Berdoodle's are suspicious of strangers and will protect their family, property, and territory.
Depending on coat type, the St. Berdoodle requires frequent brushing or professional clipping. Bathing should be done when necessary using a mild shampoo. They may be prone to such health issues as Wobbler Syndrome, hip dysplasia, PRA, ear infections, Von Willebrand's Disease, skin problems, and bloat.
If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet
The St. Berdoodle will typically possess a curly coat. However, the coat may be a combination of curly, rough, and smooth.
Early socialization and obedience are a must. They require a dominant owner. St. Berdoodle's 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 Saint Berdoodle - St. Berdoodle puppy.
Consider crate training
if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
The St. Berdoodle is not recommended for apartment living. They are active, energetic, and do best in a suburban or rural setting with ample safe space to roam, run, and play. Socialization
is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Male: 150-200; Female: 110-160 lbs
Male: 27-30; Female: 24-27 inches
Solid white, black, apricot, fawn; may have markings in white, black, mahogany
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