WHOODLE

History

The Whoodle is born by crossing the Standard Poodle and the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. There is no detailed record of this breed’s history and origin. These dogs come in wide variety of appearance, some resemble their Standard Poodle parents, while others resemble Soft Terrier. The Whoodles have a muscular shoulder with thick hind legs, and quite a dense coat.

Temperament & Personality

These dogs have an extreme level of energy and are a bit dominant so they can be a headache for the owner at times. Whoodle puppies are playful and fun-loving, especially with small children. Because of its non-aggressive nature, both the child and the dog will share good vibes between them. Like any other breed of medium size, these dogs are not prone to either barking or growling frequently.

They can be a great companion dog, but also inhibit in themselves the negative trait of having an independent strike, especially if they incline more towards their Poodle parents. The owner will easily fall in love with these small wonders, but should also remember the fact that the Whoodle is a peculiar breed.

Whoodle Characteristics

Adaptability To Apartment Living
Good for 1st Time Owners
Sensitivity
Tolerance Levels
Affection towards Family
Kid Friendliness
Stranger Friendliness
Ease of Grooming
General Health
Trainability
Prey Drive
Exercise Needs
Energy Level

Exercise

Mini Whoodle is not an extremely active breed so they will not need a massive amount of activities. These dogs do require a short run or a small walk on a daily basis. They will profoundly appreciate if their owner takes out on a play session once in a while. A game of Frisbee or a game of flyball will also be an excellent option. If deprived of regular activities, these dogs can become destructive, in extreme cases even dangerous for the entire family. Afterall, one should always remember the fact that they are also a being with various kind emotional level. Its funny name makes pet lovers ask, "what is a whoodle?"

Grooming

The luscious and shimmering coat of the Whoodle dog will need a daily brushing session by the owner. Their great grooming is the result of the inheritance of the genes from both of their parents. Vet approved grooming items like pin brush, nail clipper, and a regular clipper will make the entire grooming process much hassle free for the groomer.

Health Problems

This breed can suffer from Sebaceous Adenitis, Kidney Problems, Addison's disease, Elbow dysplasia, and Cataracts.

Training

Basic training like leash training, obedience training, crate training taught at their puppyhood will shape a well-behaved dog in the future. Any kind of training if complimented with food rewards and frequent praises will accelerate the entire training process.

Feeding

Any diet plan if fixed after prior advice from a Vet doctor will provide the dog with all-around nourishment. The owner needs to keep the fact in mind that these dogs will need a high-quality dog food instead of some unbranded food that can affect the dog’s health.

Whoodle Facts

Breed Type:

Characteristics:

Other Names:

Sweatenpoo, wheaten terrier poodle mix

Height & Weight:

19-25 inches & 25-55 pounds

Color:

Silver, red, apricot, chocolate

Competitive Registration / Qualification Information:

IDCR, DBR, DDKC, ACHC

Shedding:

Low Shedding

Hypoallergenic:

Average Litter Size:

3-6 puppies

Lifespan:

12-15 years

Coat:

Soft, wavy

Price:

Usually Whoodle Puppies for Sale range between $1900 to $5000

Adaptability To Apartment Living
Good for 1st Time Owners
Sensitivity
Tolerance Levels
Affection towards Family
Kid Friendliness
Stranger Friendliness
Ease of Grooming
General Health
Trainability
Prey Drive
Exercise Needs
Energy Level

2 Comments

J

Jill

We are considering getting a whoodle. Is this article about the standard whoodle or a mini whoodle, or both? paraphrased � �These dogs have an extreme level of energy, can be dominant. Mini whoodles is not an extremely active breeed so don�t need a massive amount of activity (need daily run or walk). Can be destructive or even dangerous if not given sufficient activities�?

R

Rom

I have on and I don�t think he is especially active or aggressive. We love ours. Best dog ever.

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