Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs2019-01-21T21:30:14+00:00
 
Can bernese mountain dogs live in hot climates?2019-01-14T22:29:58+00:00

The breed was developed by the Swiss to live in the Alps where temperatures rarely reach 75°, even in the hottest months. Most Bernese Mountain Dogs love coldweather and snow. … Berners do best in a climate-controlled environment during hot weather.

Does a bernadoodle shed?2019-01-14T22:29:01+00:00

The curlier the coat the less it will shed. Most Bernedoodles have the wavy type coat that is low- to non-shedding. Straight Coat: like the Bernese coat – it may have a slight wave to it. … Curly Coat: Similar to the Poodle coat and will not shed.

What are the characteristics of a bernadoodle?2019-01-14T22:28:37+00:00

A hybrid dog combines the traits and characteristics of its purebred parents; with careful, conscientious breeding, the resulting pups may end up with the best attributes of each. In the case of the Bernedoodle, the blend of the Bernese and the Poodle produces a smart, friendly, playful dog.

What is the lifespan of a bernadoodle?2019-01-14T22:28:05+00:00

At this point, I can only estimate an average lifespan: I predict Standard Bernedoodles will live 12-15 years; Mini Bernedoodles up to 17 years; and Tiny Bernedoodles up to 18 years. Usually, the smaller the dog the longer it lives.

Are bernadoodls hypo-allergenic?2019-01-14T22:27:39+00:00

While there is no such thing as a fully-hypoallergenic dog, Bernedoodles tend to be allergy-friendly. Most people with allergies to dog dander (i.e., those who experience sneezing, watery eyes) are fine with a Bernedoodle. Every Bernedoodle has a different coat. The curlier the coat the less it will shed.

Are bernadoodles good family dogs?2019-01-14T22:25:46+00:00

Bernedoodles seem to get many of the best personality traits from the Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle breeds. … Bernedoodles tend to be highly intelligent, hardworking when necessary, loyal, and just a bit goofy. They are good with children and other dogs, provided they have been well socialized.

How large can bernadoodles get?2019-01-14T22:25:14+00:00

Bernedoodles come in different sizes, depending on the parents and the vagaries of genetics. Females are usually smaller than males. Standard Bernedoodle – results from crossing a Standard Poodle with a Bernese Mountain Dog, will generally be 50 lbs. and up, and around 23-29 inches at the shoulder.

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