Sheepadoodle Size: How Big Do Sheepadoodles Get?
Sheepadoodles are crossbreeds that are easy to train and maintain. They are playful pets that make great family dogs. So, how big do Sheepadoodles get?
If you have one or plan to adopt one, you might be worried or confused about its size and growth. In this article, we will discuss the size of Sheepadoodles as well as the factors that affect their growth. Keep reading to learn more.
What Is A Micro Sheepadoodle?
Micro Sheepadoodles are the smallest version of the breed. They originate from a cross between a Toy Poodle and an Old English Sheepdog. Sometimes breeders even take the smallest Sheepadoodle of this original litter and then continues breeding smaller sized Sheepadoodles until they get an even smaller micro size.
How Big Does A Micro Sheepadoodle Get?
Micro Sheepadoodles get up to 15 inches tall (up to 38.1cm) and weigh between 10 and 25 pounds (4.5kg to 11.3kg).
Micro Sheepadoodle Temperament
There is no evidence that the size of a Sheepadoodle affects its temperament in any significant way. Micro Sheepadoodles like other Sheepadoodle sizes are commonly described as an easy going dog that is playful and sweet.
As a mixed breed dog it can become difficult to pin point exactly what traits they will inherit from their parents. That is why some Micro Sheepadoodles have a temperament closely aligned to that of a Poodle while others are more similar to an Old English Sheepdog.
How Much Do Micro Sheepadoodles Weigh?
On average, Micro Sheepadoodles weigh between 10 and 25 pounds (4.5kg to 11.3kg) however they can weigh more or less than this depending on the size of the respective parents and also the generation of the breed.
How Much Does A Micro Sheepadoodle Cost?
Micro Sheepadoodles cost between $2500USD to $5000USD. They are slightly more expensive than other sizes of Sheepadoodle as they are highly sought after and the litter sizes are usually quite small in comparison to larger versions of the breed.
Micro Sheepadoodle Life Expectancy
On average, Micro Sheepadoodles live for 10 to 12 years. They have the shortest lifespan of all Sheepadoodle sizes as they suffer from the most health issues. Micro and Teacup dog breeds often suffer from many size related health issues.
What Is A Micro Mini Sheepadoodle?
A Micro Mini Sheepadoodle is the same as a Micro Sheepadoodle. They are interchangeable names that breeders use to refer to the same size of dog. However, if a breeder does make a distinction between the two sizes generally Micro Mini Sheepadoodles are slightly larger than Micro Sheepadoodles but not by much.
How Big Is A Micro Mini Sheepadoodle?
A Micro Mini Sheepadoodle is a small dog that gets up to 15 inches tall (up to 38.1cm) and weighs between 10 and 25 pounds (4.5kg to 11.3kg).
What Is A Mini Sheepadoodle?
Mini Sheepadoodles are the middle size of the breed. They are the result of breeding a Miniature Poodle with an Old English Sheepdog. Mini Sheepadoodles are in between the size of a Micro Sheepadoodle and a Standard Sheepadoodle. They are the most popular Sheepadoodle size.
Mini Sheepadoodle Temperament
Mini Sheepadoodles have an easy going temperament much like the Old English Sheepdog. They are often described as very calm and gentle yet also quite playful which makes them a perfect addition to a growing family. They are also very loving and obedient. Mini Sheepadoodles are more suited to the family setting than Micro/Micro Mini Sheepadoodles as they are slightly larger and therefore not as fragile or prone to injury.
What Does A Mini Sheepadoodle Look Like?
Mini Sheepadoodles look like teddy bears with their floppy ears, fluffy paws and shaggy faces. They have a sturdy build with medium length wavy or curly fur that usually comes in a bi-color pattern of black and white. Their coats can also be solid black, grey or brown. As a mixed breed dog, Mini Sheepadoodles can either look more like an Old English Sheepdog or a Poodle and this is generally seen in the face shape that will either be more square like an Old English Sheepdog or domed like a Poodle.
How Big Does A Mini Sheepadoodle Get?
Mini Sheepadoodles get to a height of 15 to 20 inches (38.1cm to 50.8cm) tall and weigh between 30 and 35 pounds (13.6kg to 15.9kg) when fully grown.
What Is The Average Size Of A Mini Sheepadoodle?
The average height of a Mini Sheepadoodle is 17.5 inches (44.5cm) and the average weight is 32.5 pounds (14.7kg).
When Do Mini Sheepadoodles Stop Growing?
Mini Sheepadoodles stop growing between 11 and 13 months of age. Between the ages of 4 and 5 months, Mini Sheepadoodles have generally reached half their adult weight. Between 9 and 10 months they are nearly their full height and for the remaining months of growth, they gain muscle mass.
How Long Do Mini Sheepadoodles Live?
Mini Sheepadoodles live for 12 to 16 years. You can give your Mini Sheepadoodle the best chance of living a long life by feeding them a healthy, balanced diet and also by giving them adequate exercise daily to meet their needs.
What Size Is A Mini Sheepadoodle?
Mini Sheepadoodles are classified as a medium size dog. Medium sized dogs weigh between 30 pounds and 55 pounds which means that Mini Sheepadoodles fall into this category.
How Much Does A Mini Sheepadoodle Cost?
Micro Sheepadoodles cost between $2000USD to $5000USD. They are highly sought after due to their smaller size and also because of their status as a designer breed which greatly inflates their price.
What Is A F1b Mini Sheepadoodle?
A F1b Mini Sheepadoodle is a first generation cross back dog. It is the result of breeding a F1 Mini Sheepadoodle back to a Miniature Poodle. F1b Mini Sheepadoodles are 25% Old English Sheepdog and 75% Miniature Poodle. The reason why breeders cross back to a Poodle is to create a Sheepadoodle that sheds even less and is therefore more hypoallergenic.
What Is A F1 Mini Sheepadoodle?
A F1 Mini Sheepadoodle is the first generation of the breed. It is the result of breeding an Old English Sheepdog with a Miniature Poodle resulting in a dog that is 50% Old English Sheepdog and 50% Miniature Poodle. F1 Mini Sheepadoodles have the most hybrid vigor meaning that the have the most health benefits of creating a mix breed out of all the Mini Sheepadoodle generations.
Are Mini Sheepadoodles Hypoallergenic?
Yes, Mini Sheepadoodles are hypoallergenic. Dogs are hypoallergenic when they don’t shed much and hence don’t release much allergy inducing dander (dead skin cells) into the environment. When A Mini Sheepadoodle has a higher percentage of Poodle genes it is even more hypoallergenic. For example a F1b Mini Sheepadoodle is more hypoallergenic than a F1 Mini Sheepadoodle.
Do Mini Sheepadoodles Shed?
Mini Sheepadoodles are classified as as a light to non-shedding breed. One of the reasons why the Poodle was originally crossed with the Old English Sheepdog was to reduce the heavy shedding characteristic of the Old English Sheepdog whilst retaining it’s good nature and temperament.
Sheepadoodles are slightly large dogs of various sizes. There are various types of Sheepadoodles each having its own standard weight and height. Several factors may affect their growth, such as food supply, gender, generation, and parents.