Meet The Loveable Bernedoodle (Bernese Mountain dog & Poodle mix

The Bernedoodle is a cross of a Poodle and a Bernese Mountain Dog, also known as Bernese Mountain dog Poodle Mix. The Bernedoodle is a medium-large dog at about 23 to 29 inches tall, slightly bigger than a Poodle but smaller than a Bernese Mountain Dog. This crossbreed’s lifespan is 12 to 18 years.

What makes the Bernese Mountain dog Poodle Mix so special, that’s what we will cover below in detail.

The Bernese and Poodle as separate breeds don’t share many characteristics, but when combined – the intelligence, calm disposition, and hypoallergenic coat make for a dream dog for many owners!

In fact, through the course of my research for this article – I think that I may have convinced myself that this might just be the next dog for our little family to welcome into our home!

Before you can fully appreciate the Bernedoodle, it is, of course, important to understand where he comes from. So, let’s take a look at his purebred ancestors and their good points, and not so good points!

 

This tri-colored large breed dog is famous for its placid nature, an ideal family dog due to its gregarious nature. The breed standard calls for a chilled-out dog that is friendly to strangers, and free from anxiety, quite the perfect breed.

PROS

  • The docile temperament.
  • Great with children.
  • They make exceptional guard dogs.

CONS

  • A relatively short lifespan of seven years.
  • Prone to numerous health conditions.
  • Requires plenty of exercise.