Aussiedoodle is a crossbreed, you can also hear that they are designer dogs or hybrid dogs. It all means the same thing. The Aussiedoodle is a crossbreed between two popular purebred dogs – the Australian Shepherd and the Poodle – most often Standard or Miniature Poodle.
2) Playful and Bouncy
Aussiedoodles are very playful. They love toys and you should spend a lot of time playing with them. Tug of war is one of their favourite plays. Aussiedoodles are also very bouncy and overall fun to be around. They can jump as if there isn’t a bone in their body.
They might not look like dogs who like to have some work to do, but it is true. Their ancestors, the Poodle and especially the Aussies are hard workers and the Aussiedoodles inherited this trait as well. Aussiepoos live to please and like to be given tasks, thus for these busy little dogs, learning tricks can be just as important as running around to keep both mind and body engaged.
Just like with all crossbreeds, it is hard to predict what type of coat they will have. Their coat can vary from very soft and sleek like an Australian Shepherd or curly and wirehaired like a Poodle. Because they are Poodle ancestors, there is a chance that their coat will be non shedding and hypoallergenic, but most of the time it is not true and they shed a little.
Both of the breeds used to create Aussiedoodles are considered to be canine Einsteins. So its no wonder that Aussiedoodle is extremely smart as well. That is why you will need to keep their mind stimulated. You can provide them some job to do, and you can definitely buy them some food puzzle toys or teach them new tricks
The Aussiedoodle maintance mostly depend on the coat type it inherits. If it is a curly coat, it will require brushing almost 3 times a week. The less wavy the coat is, the less brushing is needed. You should keep your on eye on the Aussiedoodle nails, eyes and ears and trim or clean them when necessary.
7) Separation anxiety
These dogs love their owners and their family and they want to spend every minute with them. If you get an Aussiedoodle, you will never be alone again. If you are not paying attention to them, they might bark and whine at you. But if you will leave them alone for long periods of time, they are prone to developing a separation anxiety.
Aussiedoodles are very active dogs and they need at least 90 minutes of daily exercise. You can split it into multiple walks or vigorous playtime. If they get bored, they can become destructive, because they will need to exhaust their energy other way.
9) Therapy dogs
Thanks to their loving nature, Aussiedoodles have great potential to become a therapy dogs. They also make great emotian support animals. They are just extremely affectionate and gentle, which will make people feel good.
Aussiedoodles tend to be healthy dogs, but just like all breeds, they are prone to some health issues. The biggest problem of Aussiedoodles tend to be the hip dysplasia. It is important, that your Aussiedoodle is not obese and they have good diet to prevent this disease.