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What is a Bernedoodle?

A Bernedoodle is a crossbreed between a Bernese Mountain Dog and a Poodle. This intentional crossbreeding combines the desirable traits of both breeds, creating a unique hybrid breed known as the Bernedoodle. They are often sought after for their charming appearance, friendly nature, and hypoallergenic or low-shedding coat. Bernedoodles come in various sizes, including standard, miniature, and tiny, providing options for different living situations and preferences. The specific traits and characteristics of a Bernedoodle can vary based on the individual dog's genetics and the particular crossbreeding. Overall, Bernedoodles are known for their intelligence, loyalty, goofiness, and adaptability, making them popular family pets and companions.

FAQ's About Bernedoodles

Are Bernedoodles 

Easy to Train?

While poodles are easy to train, Bernese are a bit stubborn and can be sensitive. These traits can be passed down to some Bernedoodles. The good news is that most will outgrow their stubbornness by the time they become adults, and positive reinforcement training is great for sensitive pups. 

What size do 

Bernedoodles come in?

Bernedoodles come in 4 sizes: Standard, Medium, Mini, Tiny. Standard size is 60-100 lbs, with height of 23-29 inches. Medium is 35-55lbs, and 19-25 inches. Mini is 25-49lbs, and 18-22 inches. Tiny is 10-24lbs, and 12-17 inches.

What are the 

Bernedoodle Generations?

There are many doodle generations.

-F1 is a cross between a pure Bernese Mountain Dog and a pure poodle.

-F1b is a F1 (50/50) back crossed with a pure poodle or Bernese Mountain Dog. This will result in a more hypoallergenic pup (backcross with a poodle) or a lighter shedding flat coated or wavy dog (backcross with a Bernese).  

-F2 is a F1 bred with a F1. This sometimes results in flat coated unfurnished pups. However it can also result in double furnished coats.

Multigen is any mix of F2 and F2 or F1b and F2, etc.

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