Whoodle Puppies & Breed Information

Whoodle

Whoodle Puppy Characteristics


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Whoodle Breed Information


Breed Group: Not AKC Recognized

Weight: Male: 20-40; Female: 20-40 lbs

Height: 12-20 inches

Color(s): Black, apricot, white, wheaten; may be solid or sabled

Overview

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.

Character

The ideal Whoodle should have a sturdy, well-proportioned appearance and lively expression. Whoodle's should be hardy, strong, and agile.

Temperament

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.

Care

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.

Coat

The coat of the Whoodle may be slightly wavy, profuse, soft and silky; curly; or a combination.

Training

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.

Activity

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.

Ownership

If you are looking for Whoodle puppies for sale from reputable Whoodle breeders or to adopt Whoodles from a Whoodle rescue then make sure you understand as much about the dog breeds you are interested in as you can. Every puppy breed is different. Begin your research by reading the breed information about the Whoodle puppy above. Search our dog breeds section to find Whoodle puppies that make great pets.


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Updated: 4/23/2014
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