The Whoodle is created by the crossing of two breeds: Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier and Poodle. They are commonly referred to as "designer dogs" and may be difficult to obtain.
The ideal Whoodle should have a sturdy, well-proportioned appearance and lively expression. Whoodle's should be hardy, strong, and agile.
Does your Whoodle bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety
is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
The Whoodle is friendly, playful, affectionate, and good-natured. They do best in a home with older, considerate children or children they have been raised with. They do well with dogs they have been with since puppyhood. They are not recommended for homes with non-canine pets. Whoodle's bond closely to their family and do not do well if ignored or left alone for extended periods of time. Boredom or loneliness will lead to destructive behavior and incessant barking. They are suspicious of strangers and will alert their family to visitors and out of the ordinary sounds.
Daily combing of the coat is required to prevent matting, tangling, and to remove loose hair. Professional clipping is needed twice a year. Bathing should be done when necessary. The ears must be cleaned regularly to prevent infection. The Whoodle may be prone to such health issues as PRA, bloat, hip dysplasia, sensitivity to flea bites, and PLE.
If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet
The coat of the Whoodle may be slightly wavy, profuse, soft and silky; curly; or a combination.
Early socialization and obedience are a must. Whoodle'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 Whoodle puppy.
Consider crate training
if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
The Whoodle will do okay in an apartment provided they are sufficiently exercised and mentally stimulated. They do best in a home with a fenced yard where there is ample space to roam and run. The Whoodle enjoy's securely leashed walks and family play sessions. Socialization
is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Male: 20-40; Female: 20-40 lbs
Black, apricot, white, wheaten; may be solid or sabled
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