Bernedoodle - Mini Puppies for Sale


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Overview

Looking for a Mini Bernedoodle puppy for sale? This designer breed started appearing in 2003 and has continued to grow in popularity ever since. These pups have the hypoallergenic coat of a Mini Poodle, and many of the handsome traits of the Bernese Mountain Dog. Because the two parent breeds have similar temperaments, these pups have predictable personalities.

Even though this breed is fairly new, recognized variations are already appearing. F1b’s are bred to include a quarter Bernese heritage and three-quarters Poodle to increase the probability of a hypoallergenic coat. Some breeders have developed a Teddy Bear variant, a pup with two Bernedoodle parents. The Australian Bernedoodle includes Labradoodle bloodlines.

This breed is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can also be registered

through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine

Association, Inc.).

  • Country of Origin: N/A
  • Weight: 30 - 80 lbs
  • Height: 13 - 25 inches
  • Color: These dogs can come in a variety of coat colors but are usually bred to be black, black and white, or tri-color. A coat with colors and markings resembling a Bernese Mountain Dog is prized.

Temperament

If you want to buy a Mini Bernedoodle puppy, it’s smart to do a little research first. These puppies are intelligent, easy-going, and docile. They can also be stubborn, especially during the puppy phase. While they learn commands quickly, some will resist training at first, so be firm, gentle, and consistent.

These pups love children and usually do well with other dogs and pets. However, they can be shy around strangers if they are not properly socialized in the puppy stage.

These sweet puppies love to cuddle. Mini Bernedoodles enjoy lots of indoor time with their masters and don’t like to be left by themselves for long periods. They have moderate exercise needs. A few short walks every day keep them happy.

Health

If you’re considering adopting a Mini Bernedoodle puppy, make sure you understand this breed’s health considerations. This breed lives an average of 12-15 years. This hybrid breed is robust and benefits from the inherent vigor of genetic diversity.

Because the breed is new, information about health concerns is somewhat limited. Early observations show that they carry some risk for Cancer. Additional health issues to watch for include:

  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Epilepsy
  • Malignant Histiocytosis

Keep your pup trim and active to reduce the chances of health concerns. All dog owners should keep their pets current on shots and vaccines and schedule regular checkups with their veterinarian.

Coat & Coat Care

It is desirable for their long coat to be wavy or curly. Dogs with straighter coats may trigger allergies.

These curly coats can mat and irritate their skin, so thoroughly brush your pup 2-3 times a week. Some owners prefer to trim the coat every few months to make grooming easier. Bathe infrequently to protect the coat’s natural protective oils.

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