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Cadoodle - Information on the Dog Breed, Puppies, Breeders, For Sale, Behavior and Characteristics

Cadoodle is a mixed breed dog obtained by cross breeding a collie and a standard poodle.

Cadoodles have a graceful and dignified looks. Cadoodle puppies have a very cute appearance, and they are rather playful as well.

An adult cadoodle dog stands at 21 to 26 inches and weighs around 25 to 32 kilos. A cadoodle may have differently colored coats such as white, tricolor, or even blue merle.

Cadoodles have a thick and stiff top coat and a soft but thick undercoat. The average life span of a cadoodle dog is 12 to 14 years.

Behavior and Characteristics of Cadoodle Breed

The general behavioral and inherent characteristics of the cadoodle dog breed are listed below:

• Cadoodle dogs are very social, affectionate, loyal,and jovial in nature. They can easily mix with children and other members of the family. In fact, they are ideal companions for children in the house.

• Cadoodles are a very intelligent breed and can be easily trained. They are very keen about obeying the orders of their masters and following their commands.

• Some cadoodles may be shy and need supervision while coming across strangers.

• They are very alert, agile and protective as well. They will protect their owners if they sense any danger coming their way.

• Cadoodles are very tough dogs with very good stamina. In fact, they can be very good police and herding dogs.

• Since the cadoodle is an active and agile breed, these dogs need to be taken out for regular exercises and long runs. If you go out for regulars long walks, a cadoodle can be a very good companion for you.

• Cadoodles are very strong and do not have any serious health issues. Even grooming cadoodles is very easy as all they need is daily brushing, which keeps their coat protected against matting.

Cadoodle Breeders and Puppies For Sale

If you are planning to own a cadoodle, you can search on the Internet to find a cadoodle breeder in your local area. Also, often home breeders who have cadoodle puppies for sale put up ads on the Internet and in local papers and magazines. However, while buying a puppy,you must ask the cadoodle breeder to provide you with complete information about the puppy’s ancestral history so as to determine the authenticity of the breed. For more details, you can also consult your local pet store or a vet.

For any further details regarding cadoodle information, you can contact the American Kennel Club or visit their website.
  Submitted on September 27, 2011  

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