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10 Most Popular Poodle Mix Dog Breeds

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Best Poodle Mix Dogs

Best Poodle Mix Dogs

Why Are Poodle Mix Dogs Great?

Poodle mixes are one of the most popular dog breeds (and for good reason). They are highly intelligent—and super cute! Poodles are hypoallergenic dogs that do not shed, so they make good pets for people allergic to dogs. Poodle mix dogs, if well-trained, are reliable with children, strangers, and other pets. They are an active and lively dog, but if getting daily walks and exercise they do just fine with apartment living.

They are an excellent choice for many people and make a good family pet.

Labradoodle: Top most demanded poodle mix dog breed

Labradoodle: Top most demanded poodle mix dog breed

1) Labradoodle

Labradoodles are in high demand in the Poodle mix dogs category. They are often compared with Goldendoodle dogs. Labradoodle was bred by crossing a Labrador retriever with a Miniature or Standard poodle. They are highly intelligent, gentle, and lively. They are moderately active dogs that get along well with other pets, strangers, and children. They're a suitable family companion for apartment living and for couples with young kids.

Labradoodle Breed Information

Origin

Australia

Height

14 to 24 inches

Weight

50–90 pounds

Life Span

10 to 15 years

Breed Group

Mixes and More

Labrador and Poodle mix

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

Most popular Poodle mix dog, Goldendoodle

Most popular Poodle mix dog, Goldendoodle

2) Goldendoodle

The Goldendoodle is the second most popular Poodle mix designer dog in the world. Goldendoodles are intelligent, obedient, devoted, and active dogs. If you are interested in a medium to large size dog that sheds minimally, a Goldendoodle may be right for you! With proper training, they are known for being good with kids, strangers and other pets. They do need a lot of attention in the grooming department, and owners must be prepared to brush and groom them frequently.

Fastest Growing Poodle Mix (in Popularity)

The Goldendoodle is growing in recognition and popularity. Goldendoodles are the second most popular puppy breed and the fifth most popular dog breed according to Rover.com.

Goldendoodle Breed Information

Origin

USA / Canada

Height

13 to 24 in.

Weight

50–90 pounds

Life Span

10 to 15 years

Breed Group

Mixes and More

Golden retriever and Poodle mix

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

Cocapoo

Cocapoo

3) Cocapoo

Cockapoos are the top demanded dogs among small sized designer dogs and most popular poodle mix dog. Around 28% percent people likes them, who is looking for Poodle mix dogs.
Also, they are the first designer dog breeds, which were developed by mixing between the Cocker Spaniel and Poodle. They are intelligent, friendly, lively and affectionate dogs that love everyone and good with other pets and strangers. Also they are easy to train that do well in agility and doesn’t shed and good for children and allergic people.

Cockapoo Breed Information

Origin

Europe (UK)

Height

9–15 in.

Weight

10–30 Pounds

Life Span

14 to 18 years

Breed Group

Hybrid Dogs

Cocker Spaniel / Poodle mix

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

Maltipoo

Maltipoo

4) Maltipoo

Maltipoo is a small poodle-mix created by mixing between a Maltese and a toy or Miniature Poodle. They are active, lively, and intelligent dogs that are bet suitable for apartment living, families with kids, or seniors. Their size makes them especially versatile.

Maltipoo Breed Information

Origin

United States

Height

Up to 14 inches

Weight

5–15 pounds

Life Span

10 to 15 years

Breed Group

Designer / Hybrid dogs

Pomeranian and Poodle

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

Yorkipoo

Yorkipoo

5) Yorkipoo

Yorkipoo is one of the most popular Poodle mix small dogs, from the crossbreed and designer dog category. They are a mix between the Yorkshire terrier and a Toy or Miniature Poodle. They are lively, intelligent, and friendly dogs most suitable with families with children or apartment living. They have the tendency to bark and need to be taught early in life when to bark and when not to bark.

Yorkipoo Breed Information

Origin

United States of America

Height

~11 inches

Weight

8–15 pounds

Life Span

15+ years

Breed Group

Mixed Breed

Yorkshire Terrier/ Miniature Poodle mix

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

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Schnoodle: The poodle mix dog

Schnoodle: The poodle mix dog

6) Schnoodle

Schnoodles are another popular small dog breed from the poodle mix designer dog category. They are the cross between a Schnauzer and a poodle. Both schnauzers and poodles are intelligent, lively, and energetic dogs. They are hypoallergenic dogs that have inherited non-shedding features from their parent breeds. Schnoodles are good with kids and strangers and good for apartment living, but they need to be socialized at an early stage and exercised frequently.

Schnoodle Breed Information

Origin

USA

Height

15 to 17 Inch

Weight

20–80 pounds

Life Span

10 to 15 years

Breed Group

Cross breed / Hybrid Dogs

Mixed between, Schnauzer & Poodle

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

Shih-Poo : Poodle mix dog breeds

Shih-Poo : Poodle mix dog breeds

The Shih-poo is a small Poodle mix designer dog breed, which was created by mixing between a Poodle and a Shih Tzu in effort to breed a new hypoallergenic dog breed. They are relatively a new breed. Shih-poo dogs are friendly, lively, and devoted dogs. They do best living with families with young kids and do well in small apartments. They are easy-going!

Shihpoo Dog Breed Information

Origin

United States

Height

8 to 15 inches

Weight

7–20 pounds

Life Span

15 or more years

Breed Group

Designer / Hybrid dogs

Pomeranian and Poodle

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

PeekapooPoodle mix dog, Peekapoo

PeekapooPoodle mix dog, Peekapoo

8) Peekapoo

Pekepoo is one the oldest cross breeds. They were first bred in 1950 by breeding a Pekingese and Toy Poodle. Pekepoo is also known as Peke a poo, Pekapoo, Peek a poo, and/or Peekapoo. They were developed for individuals with allergies. Pekingese and Toy Poodles are both non-shedding, thus the Pekepoo has inherited this feature. They are an active, lively, adorable dog that makes a perfect family pet. They are reliable with small kids, other pets, and strangers with the right training.

Peekapoo Breed Information

Origin

United States

Height

8–15 inches

Weight

7 to 20 pounds

Life Span

12 to 14 year

Breed Group

Designer / Hybrid dogs

Cross of the Pekingese and Poodle

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR, DDKC, DRA, IDCR

Poodle mix dogs, Sheepadoodle

Poodle mix dogs, Sheepadoodle

9) Sheepadoodle

Sheepadoodle is a relatively new designer dog breed that was created by mixing a purebred Old English Sheepdog and a purebred Standard Poodle. They have gained popularity in the past 5–10 years. They are gentle, playful dogs that are good for family and apartment living. One thing to keep in mind is that Sheepadoodles are gigantic. They also appear hairy, but they are hypoallergenic dogs that do not shed much. They can be great for people with allergies.

Sheepadoodle Breed Information

Origin

United States of America

Height

~19 inches

Weight

45 to 80 pounds

Life Span

10–13 years

Breed Group

Mixes and More

Old English sheepdog and Standard Poodle

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR

Pomapoo (Poodle Mix Dog)

Pomapoo (Poodle Mix Dog)

10) Pomapoo

Pomapoo is poodle mix and a very popular designer dog. They are a cross between a Pomeranian and a Toy Poodle. They are intelligent and affectionate dogs, and are active and happy indoors. They are not aggressive, but they can act reserved with strangers and outside dogs. They need early bark training. Generally they are healthy and happy dogs, but they are predisposed to eye infections and suffer from fur staining around the eyes.

Pomapoo Breed Information

Origin

United States of America

Height

~9 inches

Weight

5–15 pounds

Life Span

12 to 14 years

Breed Group

Designer / Hybrid dogs

Pomeranian and Poodle

Breed Recognition

ACHC, DBR, DRA

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Comments

super mackenzie on November 21, 2019:

thanks this article helped a lot THANK YOU!

special thanks goes to ARADHYA !

ARADHYA (author) on February 01, 2019:

Yet the behavior of these dogs is not well studied. But I think early training can be useful.

Vanessa Kirkpatrick on January 25, 2019:

I love these poodle mixes. At the moment I have 2 maltpoos who I love dearly but they can bark excessively. Had a dog trainer come in but was not successful. My two prior dogs were shitzpoos who not big barkers. At the moment maybe blaming the maltese but not sure

ARADHYA (author) on May 22, 2017:

Thanks Penny Sebring!

Yes, you can see these two breeds are gaining popularity in recent years (Specially Sheepadoodle).

[The cart at the end has popularity interest for lat 15 years].

Penny Leigh Sebring from Fort Collins on May 22, 2017:

I have met just about all of these breeds with the exception of sheepadoodles and peekapoo. Lovely animals!

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