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Cadoodle: 13 Facts You Won't Believe!

Learn some cool Cadoodle facts

The Cadoodle is a friendly, loyal cross-breed between a collie and a Standard Poodle. They are named Colliedoodles or Colliepoos too. They are known to be sweet, intelligent, and energetic. When socialized properly, they are great family dogs and are best kept in warmer climates or indoors as they detest the winters.

Typically, the Cadoodle hair is either black, blue, or white but can also carry on a merle coloring. This often depends on whether it’s a first-generation Cadoodle or the product of two Cadoodle parents. They have a dense coat which sometimes requires grooming, but they are hypoallergenic. The source of the Cadoodle is unknown as it’s a new hybrid breed.

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Cadoodle Interesting Facts

What type of animal is a Cadoodle?

The Cadoodle is a dog. It is a hybrid coming from Collie and Poodle.

What class of animal does a Cadoodle belong to?

Cadoodles are hybrid dogs belonging to the mammal class.

How many Cadoodles are there in the world?

Since the Cadoodle dog is a mixed breed, their population is not estimated yet. The prime factor for crossbreeding is to reduce and eliminate diseases that affect the original dog breed.

Where does a Cadoodle live?

Cadoodles, adopted or bred, live in houses with humans.

What is a Cadoodle's habitat?

Cadoodles prefer warm climates. They do not like cold weather.

Who do Cadoodles live with?

Cadoodles are dogs who live with humans as pets as they are known to be an intelligent mix of poodle and collie.

How long does a Cadoodle live?

Cadoodles manage to live between 12-15 years. Still, it can be prone to some genetic health issues as it is a hybrid including hip dysplasia, seizures, progressive retinal atrophy, osteochondritis dissecans, lens luxation, hypothyroidism, patent ductus arteriosus, and eye disease. So, their lifespan depends upon the care they receive from puppy age.

How do they reproduce?

Cadoodles are hybrid reproduced from the Collie and Poodle. They possess the characteristics of both the parent breeds.

What is their conservation status?

 The conservation status of a Cadoodle is not evaluated yet as they are a mixed dog breed.

Cadoodle Fun Facts

What do Cadoodles look like?

A typical cadoodle coat is either black, blue, or depending upon the parent breed. They also have a thick coat which sometimes requires grooming, but they are hypoallergenic. The species is a loving, loyal cross between a Collie and a Poodle.

*Please note that this is an image of a standard poodle, one of the parent breeds of the Cadoodle. If you have an image of a Cadoodle, please let us know at [email protected]

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How cute are they?

The Cadoodle is not only cute but also intelligent, active, and smart breed dogs. The parent breeds of the Cadoodle are known for intelligence and do well with early obedience training. The Cadoodle dog is known for its ease, so it will pick up signals quickly. It is also are known for its calm temperament and has a great willingness to learn. Activity is perfect for them since they are flexible and love to learn.

How do they communicate?

Cadoodles vocalizations or auditory communication are similar to other dogs, including barks, growls, howls, whines and whimpers, screams, pants, and sighs. The communication is also done by utilizing scent and pheromones. They also wag their tail in an active way showing signs of happiness and joy. Cadoodles love to cuddle because they are devoted and passionate towards their families.

How big is a cadoodle?

Cadoodle can grow up to 22-26 in (55.88-66.04cm).

How fast can a Cadoodle run?

Since the Cadoodle is a cross-bred coming from the parent breed of standard poodle and collie poodle, their pace also varies. They are highly active and smart species.

How much does a Cadoodle weigh?

Cadoodles typically weight is between 50- 75 lb(22.6-34.01 kg). This is only an evaluation since the breed is a hybrid, and its origin is unknown.

What are the male and female names of the species?

There is no specific male or female name of the mixed breed.

What would you call a baby Cadoodle?

A baby Cadoodle is called a puppy like other dog breeds. Cadoodle puppies are little balls of fluffy love. They are the ones who will win your heart at first glance.

What do they eat?

Cadoodles are a large breed, and the diet should contain food that helps them grow up happy and healthy. Grain-free and all-natural diets are advised to maintain their lean body and keeping them from gaining extra weight. A supplement called Glucosamine supplements should be given for adult/aging Cadoodles’ joints as they are prone to joint issues as they age.

These dogs are also prone to allergies. Keeping this in mind, it is best to put the dog on a grain-free diet that doesn’t have chicken in it.

Are they slobbery?

It is unknown whether Cadoodle is slobbery or not as it is a mixed breed of Collie poodle and Standard poodle.

Would they make a good pet?

Cadoodle can make good family dogs. While growing up, they’re highly active and need a lot of interaction. Having multiple family members around to engage and play with a Cadoodle is a plus. If they are familiarized from an early age, Cadoodles can be great with children and guests too. The most amazing feature is that they’re naturally very protective and make great guard dogs.

Not only with children and guests, but this dog breed can also learn to get along well with other pets if they’re acquainted with them at a young age. They’ll learn to get used to them if mingled early and often. As long as you do this, they’ll be great with other dogs, cats, and more. Also, this dog's maintenance and grooming are not that tough. Thus, with these qualities, they make a good pet.

Did you know...

Cadoodles are a great choice for somebody with allergies. One of the famous reasons that Poodles the most obvious choices while choosing a breed to create a different dog species is because of their dense, curled coat that does not shed, so they are known as a hypoallergenic dog breed. The non-shedding coat traits are often passed down to the designer breed, and that is the case with the Cadoodle mix. 

Some other fun crossbreeds are the Akita Chow mix and the Pekingese pug mix.

The American Kennel Club does not approve of the Cadoodle dog breed as it is a designer dog. It simply means that you cannot participate in dog events or register your name with the organization. However, other clubs that accept them are The Designer Dog Breed Registry, The American Canine Group.

Cadoodles are lively dogs, so mental exercise is just as important as physical. They need to be incited either through agility, obedience training, puzzle games, to keep them happy and stable.

By creating a hybrid breed, the health issues prevalent in the parent breeds tend to get propagated. Therefore it is imperative to find a reputable breeder with a history of both parents.

Getting your own Cadoodle  

Poodles are popular for their thick, curled coats. Cadoodles often get these genes and have a very similar coat of nappy, curly hair that will easily get twisted and tangled without proper care. Also, their coat could differ depending on what purebred parent he favors most in that area. Hence, it’s important to identify that, grooming maintenance will vary from Cadoodle to Cadoodle. However, they don’t need daily attention or grooming. Combing once or twice a week should satisfy, making sure to get out the mats and tangles.

Are Cadoodles hypoallergenic? 

Yes. One of the essential features that poodles are prized for is their hypoallergenic fur. Their coat is thick, dense, and curly. With 50% of this kind of gene flowing through their blood, Cadoodles have the capacity to take after their Poodle family and develop similar fur. Their dense fur demands grooming not always but when it grows.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly animal facts for everyone to discover! For more relatble content, check out these Victorian Bulldog facts and welsh springer spaniel facts pages.

You can even occupy yourself at home by coloring in one of our free printable cadoodle coloring pages.

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