Doodle Breeds Overview – Which Breed is Best For Me?

Types of Doodle Breeds We Raise at Poodles 2 Doodles

Are you wondering, “Is a Goldendoodle or Bernedoodle better for a large family”? Or maybe, “How large are Sheepadoodles compared to Goldendoodles”? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! Here we attempt to answer which Doodle Breed is best for you and your situation. Below is an exhaustive comparison of the types of puppies we raise at Poodles 2 Doodles. If you have any further questions regarding our Doodle Breeds, please contact us.

Comfy mini Goldendoodle sitting in bed with a cup of coffee!

Mix: Golden Retriever and Poodle

Sizes: Standard (45 – 100 lbs), Mini (30 – 45 lbs), Micro/Tiny (15 – 30 lbs)

Colors: Black, copper, white, cream, gray, apricot, red, abstract, parti, merle

Personality: Laid back, adaptable, intelligent, easy to train, hypoallergenic, and friendly

Best suited for: Families with young kids, novice owners, or active individuals who love being outside

Not well suited for: Small apartments and being indoors all day

Takeaway: If you’re looking for a dog that you can take camping or on a long hike, as well as a dog that will cuddle with you and play gently with small children – then a Goldendoodle is a great choice!

A full-size standard Bernedoodle laying on a cot

Mix: Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle

Sizes: Standard (55 – 75 lbs), Mini (30- 55 lbs), Micro/Tiny (18 – 30 lbs)

Colors: Black, brown, black and white, brown and white, phantom (brown and tan), sable, black and white and red, merle

Personality: Happy, friendly, social, loyal, hypoallergenic, and a bit goofy

Best suited for: Big families who can give them the social attention they need or active individuals who can walk them daily

Not well suited for: Being alone for long periods of time

Takeaway: If you’re looking for a dog that will always be happy to see you with a goofy, loving personality then a Bernedoodle is the dog for you!

2 Sheepadoodles sitting on a couch relaxing

Mix: Old English Sheepdog and Poodle

Sizes: Standard (45 – 80 lbs), Mini (20- 40lbs), Micro/Tiny (Less than 20 lbs)

Colors: Black and white, mostly black, mostly white, blue merle, red and white (rare)

Personality: Highly intelligent, easily trainable, active, energetic, loving, hypoallergenic, and a bit goofy sometimes

Best suited for: Active people and families, families with young children, families with other animals

Not well suited for: People who can’t give them mental stimulation or proper exercise

Takeaway: If you’re looking for a dog that is intelligent and athletic, but sort of a goofball sometimes, a Sheepadoodle is a great fit.

2 Irish Doodles sitting together on carpet

Mix: Irish Setter and Poodle

Sizes: Standard (45 – 65 lbs), Mini (30 – 40 lbs)

Colors: Solid red (always!)

Personality: Intelligent, sensitive, fond of people, very active, able to retrieve/hunt

Best suited for: Very active individuals or families on land, hunters, families with older children

Not well suited for: Small apartments or not getting very regular exercise

Takeaway: If you’re looking for a dog with a bit more of a prey drive than the other doodles, the Irish Doodle might be the best choice! They are the most active of our doodles and have long-lasting energy, making them excellent camping or running companions

Golden Cavapoo puppy

Mix: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Poodle

Sizes: Small, growing up to 15 lbs at the largest

Colors: Black, white, chestnut, white and tan, gold, red and white abstract, black and red and white

Personality: Get along with everyone and everything, get strongly attached to one person, intelligent and easily trainable

Best suited for: Families with young kids, elderly people, individuals in smaller houses or apartments

Not well suited for: Very active families or individuals

Takeaway: If you’re looking for a dog that is loyal, doesn’t need a lot of exercise, and who will love everyone or everything, then the Cavapoo is an ideal breed for you!