They are pretty much the best ball of fluff you can ask for. The Sheepadoodle is a wonderful family dog. In fact, out of all the new crossbreeds, the Sheepadoodle is probably the best choice for the family.
So what is a Sheepadoodle? Great question. The Sheepadoodle is a mix of a female Standard Poodle and male Old English Sheepdog.
If you’re looking for a dog that bursting at the seams with friendliest, one you can run around with and is great with children at any age then keep reading.
Oh, and did we mention despite all the fluff they are hypoallergenic?!
What is a Sheepadoodle?
A cross between a male English Sheepdog and a female Poodle, Sheepadoodles, not to be confused with Shepadoodles, are highly adaptable dogs. Like all doodle varieties, they rarely shed making them perfect for those with allergy concerns.
They have a have a bit of an interesting history as this crossbreed was first a military experiment by the US Army dating back to the ’60s. However, you couldn’t find a Sheepadoodle anywhere until 2007.
With most crossbreeds or designer dogs, you’ll want to familiar with the parents. It has taken generations after generations to whittle down the gene pool so that a Standard Poodle always acts and looks like a Standard Poodle. This goes for all purebreds, of course.
With a first generation crossbreed like the Sheepadoodle, you don’t have the advantage of easily predicting what your dog will end up looking like.