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Cute and Incredible Poodle Mixes

Rachel, Critter Culture Staff
Updated Sep 4, 2020

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The poodle is consistently rated as one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. Poodles are intelligent, hard-working, and good with children. A poodle mix and can combine the best personality or physical traits of poodles and another breed of dog.

Poodle mixes come in a wide variety of sizes, from toy breeds that are ideal for apartments to large ones that require a big back yard. They can also be a perfect choice for allergy sufferers who still long for canine companionship: most poodle mixes are considered hypoallergenic because of their minimal shedding.

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The labradoodle

White Labradoodle smiling on grass on a sunny morning Jovanka_Novakovic / Getty Images

Labradoodles are a mix between a standard or miniature poodle and a labrador. The breed was originally created in Australia by the Royal Guide Dog Association with the aim of creating a hypoallergenic dog. They are the most popular breed of mixed poodles in the world, and about 50% of people looking for a mixed poodle want a labradoodle.

They are friendly and intelligent dogs who are very good with children and are perfect for active families. They have a lifespan of between 10 to 15 years making them ideal longterm companions.

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The Maltipoo

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A Maltipoo is a Maltese mixed with a miniature or toy poodle. They are lively and intelligent dogs that are well-suited to apartment living due to their small size. They don't require a huge amount of physical activity but do require lots of personal time making them a popular choice for senior citizens. This particular breed has a life span of between 10 and 15 years.

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The Goldendoodle

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The goldendoodle is a medium-sized dog with long hair that doesn't shed. They are a mix between golden retrievers and standard poodles resulting in an intelligent dog that is very easy to train. While they do not shed, their coats need to be groomed and washed on a regular basis.

They are very friendly dogs who are good with children and are the ideal dog for an active family with a large back yard. Owners must be willing to take the dog for plenty of walks as this breed does require a lot of exercise.

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Cockapoo

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Cockapoos were one of the first designer dog breeds and they are a mix between a cocker spaniel and standard poodle. The cockapoo is highly intelligent, gentle, and friendly making them a good choice for families with young children. Cockapoos do need regular grooming services as they have moderately long hair which can get knotted.

They are very active and require lots of exercise on a daily basis. Owners should have a large back yard so that these dogs have plenty of space to roam in addition to regular walks and play sessions.

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Yorkipoo

Spoiled Yorkiepoo Puppy Sitting in Bed of Toys Renphoto / Getty Images

The Yorkipoo is a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a toy poodle. These two dog breeds both have playful and energetic natures, making the Yorkipoo a very lively dog. This is a breed that works well for apartment owners or those with small back yards. Yorkipoos can have a problem with excessive barking and need to be trained from a very early age to only bark at appropriate times. They are friendly and intelligent dogs who are good with children and strangers.

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Schnoodle

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Schnoodles are a cross between schnauzers and toy or miniature poodles. Their size, demeanor, and intelligence make them great therapy dogs. They come in a wide variety of colors, including tan, black, brown, gray, and sable. They are a low maintenance breed and don't require large amounts of grooming and washing.

They are a small breed and are ideal for people living in apartments or with small outdoor areas. Schnoodles do require about an hour of exercise a day to stay healthy. They are friendly and gentle, making them an excellent choice for seniors and families with small children.

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Sheepadoodle

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The sheepadoodle is a relatively new designer breed created by crossing an Old English sheepdog and standard poodle. They are a large breed making them a good choice for active families who willing to spend a lot of time playing with the dog or taking it for a walk. Sheepadoodles require a large amount of outdoor space where they can roam and play.

They do not shed or drool and are hypoallergenic making them a good choice for allergy sufferers. Sheepadoodles are gentle, intelligent, and friendly dogs that are very easy to train.

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Shihpoo

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The shihpoo is a cross between a toy poodle and Shih Tzu. This dog is very playful and friendly. Given its small size, this breed does not require a large amount of space and is perfect for those living in apartments. Shihpoos are a fragile breed and can be easily hurt by rough play. They love spending time on laps and getting plenty of cuddles, making them ideal for seniors or people who spend a lot of time at home. Shihpoos are very obedient and are easy to train.

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Chipoo

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A Chipoo is a cute mix between a Chihuahua and a miniature poodle. These tiny dogs don't need much space and their independent nature makes them the ideal companion for those who live a busy lifestyle. Chipoos are also popular lapdogs for seniors as they are low maintenance. They are good with kids, but their small stature makes them more vulnerable to injuries, so rough play should be avoided.

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Aussiedoodle

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The aussiedoodle is a mix between the Australian shepherd and a poodle. There is a large variation in size in this mix as both dogs have standard and miniature versions that have been bred together.

These dogs have a large amount of energy and require plenty of exercise, making them suitable for active families with young children and a large backyard. They come in a wide variety of colors thanks to the natural colors of the Australian Shepard, including the popular merle coat

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