If you want to buy a dog, you should think twice about it. Because he now assumes responsibility for a living being with an individual character and individual needs. And that for the next 15 years. Here you will get to know a selection of dog breeds that are by nature quite relaxed and are not a pain in the ass. We introduce you to 10 calm and family-friendly dog breeds, some of which are also suitable for beginners. There is a profile for each breed with size, character, temperament, tips on grooming, how much exercise they need, and much more.
The Irish Wolfhound – a lovable giant
Origin and character: Sighthounds are the ancestors of the Irish wolfhound, which was prized by the ancient Celts in Ireland as early as the 3rd century. In Great Britain, large hunting dogs have been used for hunting big game and especially wolves for centuries. Finally, in the 19th century, the borzoi and the Great Dane were crossed, making the wolfhound even larger and stronger.
The Irish Wolfhound is a lovable giant with a good-natured personality: friendly, open and patient. A wonderful family dog. However, he still has the characteristics of a hunting dog, which you can sometimes see on a walk. With good socialization, he gets along well with other dogs and other animals.
Husbandry, Grooming, and Health When you see an Irish Wolfhound, it’s pretty obvious. This dog is not for an apartment. A house with a garden and lots of exercise are ideal for keeping the gentle giant. A kennel would be a disaster for him because he is very people-oriented and affectionate. He needs a lot of exercises, so owners should be active people. Long daily walks with short sprints, like greyhounds love, and ball games are a must and keep him busy. Dog sport is a great activity for the Irish Wolfhound to really work it out. He is in his element when tracking. As for barking, this is rather an exceptional situation in the Irish Wolfhound. He is considered quiet, friendly and reserved. Regular brushing of the coat is sufficient. Like many large dog breeds, the Irish Wolfhound has a tendency towards joint problems and osteochondrosis. Bone cancer, heart disease and gastric torsion are also observed in Irish wolfhounds. Pneumonia can be life-threatening. Without immediate treatment, the dog usually dies within a few days. It is important to note that Irish Wolfhounds can tolerate even light anesthesia relative to their weight. It is therefore advisable to ask the veterinarian whether this is also known.
Height, weight, and life expectancy: males reach a height at the withers of 81 cm and more, females at least 76 cm tall. Males weigh 57 kg and females around 50 kg. On average, males live to be around 7.5 years old, while the life expectancy of females is slightly higher at around 8.5 years.
The retriever – large, trusting, and not a guard dog
Origin and character: The Golden Retriever comes from Great Britain and was bred for hunting ducks and wildfowl. The Retriever bears the traits of the Tweed Water Spaniel, Bloodhound, Irish Setter, St. John Waterdog, and Black Retriever. In Germany, the breed became more and more popular in the 1980s, and in the 1990s it was the fashion dog par excellence. Originally bred as a hunting dog, it was important for the Golden Retriever to be obedient and trainable. The breed has always been fixated on people and very trusting. Characteristics that make him a family dog today. Children are no problem for him if he is socialized accordingly. He is affectionate and friendly even to strangers. So the Golden Retriever is not really a guard or protection dog.
Husbandry, care and health: A house with a garden near a lake and an active family – that’s what a Golden Retriever would say if he could have a wish. However, keeping an apartment is also conceivable if sufficient exercise and activity is provided. Long walks are an absolute must. You can make him very happy with dog sports. He is also happy to be trained as a rescue or therapy dog. He is unsuitable for being kept outside or even in a kennel. He would like to be with his people all the time. Regular combing and brushing is completely sufficient for grooming. However, the mouth and teeth, eyes and ears as well as the claws and paws should be given a little more attention and, if necessary, cleaned with the appropriate care utensils. As with all dogs, dental care should be a daily routine to prevent tartar build-up.
Diseases typical of the breed: As with other large dog breeds, hip joint and elbow dysplasia are usually the lot of the Golden Retriever. These diseases are partly genetic and are therefore hereditary diseases. Furthermore, various eye diseases such as cataracts or retinal atrophy are typical of the breed and can lead to blindness in the dog. However, most dogs seem to be fine with it. Epilepsy is also common among retrievers. Epilepsy usually appears within the first three years of life and can be treated with medication.
Size, Weight, and Life Expectancy: The Golden Retriever is a medium-sized, deep-chested dog. Its head is broad with drooping floppy ears. Males reach a height at the withers of at least 56 cm, females 51 cm. Males weigh around 32 kg, females are usually lighter at 25-32 kg. The average life expectancy of the Golden Retriever is around 10-14 years.
The Elo – peaceful, easy to care for, and undemanding
Origin and character: The Elo is a relatively new and unknown dog breed from Germany. It was created in 1987 under the name “Eloschaboro”, which is derived from the original breeds – Eurasier, Bobtail and Chow-Chow. A particularly family-friendly dog was developed that neither shows hunting instincts nor barks a lot. The Elo is therefore considered to be a calm, relaxed dog with a strong character who seems alien to aggressiveness. An ideal companion and family dog. Suitable for young families or singles. He loves his home and has no urge to go exploring and move away from his master or mistress.
Husbandry, care and health: An Elo is extremely adaptable and depends entirely on its people. It can be kept both in the big city and in the country. He doesn’t need strict training because he’s obedient and doesn’t show any aggression toward other dogs. The Elo is easy to care for and undemanding. Brushing the fur here and there is enough. Only when changing the coat does additional care have to be expected. The only disease that is typical of the Elo breed is a hereditary inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands (Sebadentis).
Size, weight, and life expectancy: Elos comes in two sizes. The small Elo has a height at the withers of at least 35 centimeters, the large one 46 centimeters. The weight of the small Elo is at least 10 kilograms, the large Elo can weigh 22 to 35 kilograms. In addition, both sizes are available in two fur variants, rough and smooth fur. The Elo has a life expectancy of around 12 to more than 14 years.
The Labradoodle – friendly, docile, and adaptable
Origin and Character: Labradoodles have been around since 1989. They hail from Australia and are a cross between a Labrador and a Poodle. A dog with allergy-friendly fur, like that of a poodle, should be created. In addition, he should be suitable as a therapy or guide dog, like a Labrador is. Since the Labradoodle is a mixed breed and it is not known exactly whether Labrador or Poodle parts predominate, its character is not necessarily predictable. Nevertheless, they combine the qualities that the Labrador and the Poodle have given them: they are smart, docile, family-friendly, and affectionate. They adapt and accompany their humans everywhere. Cheerful and uncomplicated, they simply put you in a good mood.
Husbandry, care and health: The friendly Labradoodle gets along well with people and animals. It can be kept in the city or in the country, is adaptable and extremely friendly. He doesn’t need hour-long mammoth walks, but of course regular exercise should be anyway. Many Labradoodles are extremely fond of swimming and retrieving. They love to learn little tricks and are easy to train. Labradoodles rarely shed at all. The wavy to curly coat only needs to be combed and brushed from time to time. In the summer you can have the fur of particularly curly dogs trimmed.
Diseases typical of the breed: Since the breed is still developing, it is free from overbreeding symptoms. Labradoodles are therefore less susceptible to hereditary diseases. However, there is a tendency for the Labradoodle to develop hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia (ED) and the eye disease progressive retinal atrophy (slow death of the retina leading to blindness).
Size, Weight, and Life Expectancy: The Labradoodle is a medium to large-sized dog, standing between 53 and 65 centimeters at the shoulder. The life expectancy of a Labradoodle is around 12 to 14 years.
The Eurasier – uncomplicated, calm, and balanced
Origin and character: The Eurasier was bred from the start as a family dog. It was created in the 1960s and early 1970s from a combination of the three breeds Chow-Chow, Wolfsspitz, and Samoyed. The name Eurasier refers to the origin of the original breeds from Europe and Asia. The Eurasier is confident, calm, and even-tempered. He wants to spend the day with his people and be a reliable guardian for them. The Eurasier is very attached to his family and is a lovable playmate for children. The Eurasier behaves neutrally towards strangers, making it a pleasant companion on walks.
Husbandry, care and health: The Eurasier lives best where his family is, in the apartment or in the house. The Eurasier is unsuitable for those who are out of the house all day and have to leave the dog alone. The Eurasier always wants to be with its people. He is a very intelligent dog and knows how to gently get his way with people. The care of the long-haired breed is uncomplicated. The Eurasier does not need to be bathed as its coat has a protective greasy film. The young dog needs daily grooming, for the adult dog brushing twice a week is sufficient. When the hair changes in spring and autumn, however, it should be brushed daily for about three weeks in order to remove the undercoat in this way. As far as health is concerned, the Eurasier is vigorous and robust, diseases typical of the breed do not really play a role.
Height, weight, and life expectancy: Males reach a height of 52-60 cm and weigh around 23-32 kg. Bitches are slightly smaller with a height of 48-56 cm. Accordingly, they are also somewhat lighter and weigh between 18 and 26 kg. Eurasiers reach an age of about 12-15 years.
St. Bernard – the cozy giant
Origin and character: Everyone knows the breed St. Bernard, or St. Bernhard dog. The St. Bernhardshunde lived and worked around 200 years ago in a hospice run by monks on the Great St. Bernhard in the Alps. However, the original St. Bernard weighed no more than 40 or at most 50 kg. Meanwhile, males of 100 kg and more are not uncommon. The severe health consequences are easy to imagine. In the meantime, the Friends of the St. Bernard have taken action against this undesirable development in pedigree dog breeding and are breeding St. Bernards based on the old model. The St. Bernard exudes a noble calm and serenity. He is balanced and confident. Nothing can harm him. Despite his impressive size, he is very sensitive and has a gentle nature. The St. Bernard is also very affectionate and sociable.
Husbandry, care and health: The St. Bernard is an easy-going family dog with a tendency to be lazy. Nevertheless, because of its size, it is not suitable for housing. The family dog is extremely unsuitable for being kept in a kennel. He definitely has a large footprint. A spacious house with a spacious garden is ideal for keeping him. Although he likes to lie around, he needs regular exercise and exercise to prove his strength and endurance. He loves contact with people. He gets along well with other dogs. Nevertheless, the St. Bernard is not a dog for beginners or people with little time, since consistent training is also necessary for the St. Bernard so that it does not become stubborn. It should also be noted that St. Bernards tend to salivate heavily and can drool all over the apartment. St. Bernards are quite demanding when it comes to grooming. The long-haired ones need to be brushed daily, the short-haired ones weekly. In addition, a scrutinizing look at the eyes must be thrown every now and then. Frequent climbing of stairs should be avoided in order to protect joints and muscles.
Size, weight and life expectancy: Males are between 70 and 90 cm high at the withers and weigh between 60 and 90 kg. Females are slightly smaller with a height of 65-80 cm and can also reach a weight of 60-90 kg. There are also St. Bernards that weigh around 100 kg, a breed that is too heavy for them to be able to stand up well on their own. The St. Bernard is one of the dogs with the lowest average life expectancy. Today’s giants reach just 6 to 8 years, in exceptional cases they reach an age of 10 years and more.
The Lhasa Apso – a small dog with a big character
Origin and Character: The Lhasa Apso comes from Tibet and is a very old breed. More than two thousand years ago, Lhasa Apsos lived in the monasteries of the highlands and were considered lucky charms. Anyone who thinks the Lhasa Apso was originally a lap dog is wrong. Among the nomads and farmers, he was valued as a small guard dog that could also be used as a herding dog. Lhasa Apsos are also called “little people” and behave like one. The family dogs are affectionate and adaptable, somewhat suspicious and reserved towards strangers, very proud, stubborn and self-confident. A bit like a cat. When a Lhasa Apso is new to the home, it may take a little longer for them to warm up to their people. Once it is done, he is a loyal companion and wants to be there everywhere. Staying alone for longer is therefore not for the little Tibetans. Because Lhasa Apsos were bred to be companion dogs, they have no real hunting instincts. However, they are small guard dogs and report abnormalities by barking.
Husbandry, care and health: The Lhasa Apso is not very demanding. He can very well be kept in an apartment in the city. Despite its image as a lap dog, it should never be forgotten where it originated: from the rugged mountains of Tibet. The little nature boy does not really want to be carried by nature and likes to move. Longer hikes, for example, are no problem for him. The upbringing of the cute four-legged friend should not be underestimated: he can be very stubborn and stubborn. The Lhasa Apso is therefore not a beginner dog. Strong, consistent, but loving leadership is needed to raise him. However, one must not suspect malicious defiance behind his disobedience, but must always consider the independence that was demanded of the Lhasa Apso in his harsh homeland. Regular grooming is a must. For the sake of the dog, the coat should also be kept shorter so that it can see and walk well. Not to mention the dirt he carries into the apartment with his long fur.
Breed-related diseases: The Lhasa Apso is very robust and hardy. The dense fur protects the Lhasa Apso from cold and heat. The Lhasa Apso is also not overly burdened with hereditary diseases. Sometimes the short bridge of the nose can cause problems.
Size, weight, and life expectancy: Males and females are about 25-28 cm high at the withers and weigh about 5-8 kg. The Lhasa Apso has a life expectancy of around 12-14 years.
What is a Goldendoodle?
The Goldendoodle is a cross between the Golden Retriever and the Poodle. The four-legged friend is not a dog breed in the true sense, but a so-called hybrid dog. The FCI (cynological umbrella organization) has not yet recognized the breed.
Temperament and essence
No uniform breed standards have yet been defined for the Goldendoodle. Because of this, it’s difficult to accurately predict character development. It also depends heavily on the parents. Since the Golden Retriever and the Poodle were originally hunting dogs, the following characteristics are usually attributed to the Goldendoodle:
Goldendoodles enjoy working with people.
- They are intelligent and constantly want to be challenged by you.
- Hybrid dogs usually like to fetch.
- The four-legged friends love the water and are good swimmers.
- You can also promote the serenity and balance of the Golden Retriever in your
- Goldendoodle if you pay attention to sufficient rest and relaxation phases during puppyhood.
UNembellished: The character development of hybrid dogs, including the Goldendoodle, is difficult to predict. This also applies to its external appearance. If certain security and reliability for these aspects are important to you, you should decide on another dog.
Keeping/training and grooming
The Goldendoodle is an empathetic dog and likes to get your attention and the attention of those around him. Before you decide on the Golden Retriever Poodle mix, here are a few things you should know:
- Always keep your Goldendoodle close to your family.
- As a rule, Goldendoodles are sporty and active dogs. If you like to call yourself a couch potato, the hybrid breed might not be suitable for you.
- With enough activity, you can keep the dog in an apartment.
- If you socialize your Goldendoodle early on, living with children and other animals will be easy.
You should also not underestimate the grooming of your Goldendoodle, as the fur can quickly become matted, depending on the type of fur. You should integrate regular brushing or clipping into your weekly schedule. In addition, your grooming routine should include parasite screening, nail trimming, and veterinary exams.
Family and beginner dog
Due to its loyal, attentive and playful nature, the Goldendoodle is suitable as a family dog. During the puppy stage, you and your family should ensure adequate rest periods and avoid excessive exercise and jumping. With healthy, full-grown Goldendoodles, on the other hand, you can romp around as you please and spend your time together with various sporting activities, such as B. Dummy work, Hoopers Agility, or Dog Diving.
Since the golden quadruped’s parent generations were originally hunting dogs, a goldendoodle will occasionally want to challenge you. This can be overwhelming for some beginners in stressful situations. Therefore, think carefully about whether you want to have a Goldendoodle by your side if you have little or no experience with dogs. The role of a conscientious dog owner also includes being aware of your strengths and weaknesses.
If the individual characteristics of your Goldendoodle fit and you bring the appropriate requirements, it is also conceivable that you use your four-legged friend as a visit, assistance, working or therapy dog.
Is the Goldendoodle suitable for allergy sufferers?
Many people who suffer from an animal dander allergy resort to Golden- and Labradoodles if they don’t want to give up living with a dog. The fact that you, as an allergy sufferer, do not automatically show any symptoms with your Doodle is a fallacy:
- It does not guarantee that your Goldendoodle will not shed. No one can predict how the
- Poodle’s shedding trait will prevail in the crossbreed between this breed and the Golden Retriever.
- It has been scientifically proven that the amount of allergens in a Doodle’s coat is no different than that of other dog breeds.
- No matter which Goldendoodle you choose, you will never have a guarantee that you will never show symptoms as an allergy sufferer.
UNFINISHED: So there is currently no hypoallergenic dog breed. If you are allergic, you should pay close attention to the puppies during your visit to the breeder. It is only after you have spent some time interacting with the cubs that you can roughly determine how you react to the unique Goldendoodles that your breeder raised.
Origin and history
The Goldendoodle’s country of origin is the USA, where it was bred in the 1990s. Similar to the Labradoodle, the aim of the crossing was to create a dog that is also suitable for allergy sufferers and combines the positive characteristics of the Goldie and the Poodle.
This process was preceded by media coverage of the Labradoodle, a cross between a Labrador and a Poodle. The Labradoodle was bred in Australia to create a suitable guide dog. Its popularity led to the emergence of other hybrid breeds such as the Maltipoo (Maltese + Poodle), the Cockapoo (Cocker Spaniel + Poodle) or the Aussiedoodle (Australian Shepherd + Poodle).
Unfortunately, the sudden interest in hybrid dogs also has a downside: Without considering the health of the animals, a large number of sometimes dodgy dealers took advantage of the market situation and bred the so-called designer dogs to meet the high demand. Therefore, especially with the popular crosses with poodles, make sure that you put yourself in the hands of a conscientious breeder.
Goldendoodle Mini, Medium, and Standard: Breed Traits
Breeders breed the Goldendoodle in three different sizes: Standard, Medium, and Mini:
- In the case of the Standard Goldendoodle, breeders cross Golden Retrievers and Standard Poodles. These reach a size of 50 to 73 cm and a weight of 20 to 42 kg.
- The smaller representatives are crosses with the Miniature Poodle.
- The offspring from these crosses are called F1 dogs.
- When breeders crossbreed F1 Goldendoodles again with a Poodle or Golden Retriever, F1B dogs are the result.
The coat color and texture of the Goldendoodle can vary widely:
- The mostly medium-length coat can be straight or curly.
- Cream, gold, brown, auburn, black, and many color combinations can appear.
Once it is clear that you and your family want to adopt a Goldendoodle as a new family member and you have clarified all the requirements for purchasing a puppy, you must start looking for a suitable breeder.
Even if hybrids are considered healthier due to the so-called heterosis effect (increased fitness through genetic mixing), this is only the case if the parent animals are healthy. Therefore, keep in mind that both the Golden Retriever and the Poodle are predisposed to eye and joint diseases. It is best to only deal with reputable breeders who only breed animals that are not affected by hereditary diseases:
- When visiting the breeder, ask specifically about the Goldendoodle’s health results.
- Conscientious breeders can show you the results of the eye, HD, and ED (hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia) exams upon request.
- Trusted breeders will give you insight into the pedigree and where the puppies were raised.
- Even after the puppies have been handed over, good breeders are always available for you.
UNFINISHED: Even if you have found a reputable breeder, you must be aware that the Goldendoodle is not a breed recognized by the FCI. Because there are no set standards, you can e.g. B. do not participate in exhibitions of the FCI.
Poodle Dog Breed
Essence and character
The poodle is a playful and happy dog. In all its variations, from toy poodles to standard poodles, it shows itself to be a very enterprising animal. The poodle is a very trainable dog and shows a high level of adaptability in all situations. He is intelligent and can be trained well, which is why he is still used as a family and working dog.
The poodle is a loyal dog that prefers to be with its master or with its family. In contrast to many other breeds, the smaller toy and miniature poodles can be taken anywhere without any problems and also do well in small apartments. At the same time, the poodle is also a very sensitive animal that is tenderly attached to its master and family. He shows great attention to his loved ones and is able to immediately recognize any mood swings in his owner.
Activities with the poodle
Due to its affectionate and cheerful nature, the poodle is particularly popular as a companion and family dog. His high learning ability also makes him a popular dog for trick dogging. Although the poodle is rarely used as a working animal today, its high level of comprehension and agility is still evident in the various dog sports disciplines. Sporting activity also offers the intelligent and active poodle the necessary challenge in everyday life. In addition, standard poodles in particular are used successfully as search and guide dogs.
Origin & History
Just as diverse as the character traits of the poodle are the tasks that have been entrusted to them over the centuries. He is originally descended from the southern European water dogs, which were used as working and hunting dogs in much of Europe from the 16th to the 18th century. The poodle also owes its name to this task; the term poodle is derived from the word pfuhl or puddle. In addition to its function as a hunting and working dog, the poodle also developed into a fashion and salon dog for the nobility. France is considered to be the country of origin of the poodle, where poodle breeding has been practiced since the end of the 19th century.
Breed characteristics of poodles
In the classification of the largest cynological umbrella organization “Fédération Cynologique Internationale”, the poodle belongs to group 9 “companion and companion dogs” and includes a separate section “poodle” in this group. The breed is divided into four types of poodles: toy poodle, miniature poodle, miniature poodle and standard poodle. A standard poodle reaches a size of 46-60 cm and weighs around 20 kg; the miniature poodle weighs about 10 kg and is 36-45 cm tall. The size of the miniature poodle is 28-35 cm, its weight is about 6 kg. The toy poodle, as the smallest type of poodle, reaches a size of up to 28 cm with an ideal size of 25 cm. He weighs about 3 kg.
The poodle is bred in five different colors. The recognized colors are black, brown, white, gray, and apricot. Two-colored animals are also widespread; however, these species are not officially recognized by the “Fédération Cynologique Internationale”.
The poodle has a harmonious physique with a body length exceeding shoulder height by about 10%. The head is in good proportion to the body with an oval and well-formed skull. The bridge of the nose is well developed and either completely black or black to dark brown, depending on the color of the animal. The poodle has fiery and alert almond-shaped eyes, which can also vary in color from black to dark brown. Also characteristic of the Poodle are the long, rounded ears that hang down to the side and have very curly hair.
The Poodle has a strong neck, muscular limbs and sloping muscular shoulders. The croup is rounded and merges into a high set tail. The paws are small with arched toes. Another characteristic of the poodle is its thick, woolly hair, which can be curly, curly, or formed into cords. There are set standards for clipping the poodle; thus the coat of hair is left on the limbs and brought to a length which increases from top to bottom. The hair on the body is trimmed to a length of 0.5 cm and on the back and shoulders to a length of 4-7 cm, depending on the poodle species.
What is a Maltipoo?
The Maltipoo is a cross between a Poodle and a Maltese and is therefore a so-called hybrid dog. Crossing the Maltese with a toy, miniature, or miniature poodle is possible. The breed is becoming increasingly popular in Germany, as it is commonly advertised as robust and allergy-friendly. However, the largest cynological umbrella organization (FCI) does not recognize them.
Temperament and essence
As a rule, the characteristics of the parent animals appear in the Maltipoo:
- Owners and breeders describe him as a happy, curious, bright, and docile dog.
- With good socialization, the small dog breed gets along well with their peers, other animals, and children.
- If you get involved with him, the Maltipoo will be happy to become your loyal, friendly and affectionate companion, who will always look for and appreciate the connection to you.
UNSMOOTHED: The Maltipoo tends to be aloof with strangers, and the breed sometimes tends to bark a bit. You should also consider that, contrary to what is often claimed, not only the positive characteristics of the parent animals are passed on. Although many breeders and owners would like it to be so, hybrid dogs are by no means “super dogs”.
Upbringing and attitude
In view of the character traits that are difficult for you to assess, you should educate your Maltipoo consistently:
- Excessive harshness is not appropriate when training the small dog and could damage his relationship of trust with you in the long term. A loving approach, on the other hand, lays the pillars for a trusting basis.
- See yourself more as a confident and reliable partner at your Maltipoo’s side.
In particular, make sure you have a well-established recall and impulse control system, and make sure that walking on a loose leash is easy.
- As a puppy, you should take your Maltipoo outside every 2 to 3 hours to house train him. Also, teach him to calm down. Specially designed courses in a good dog school can also help you with this.
- Just because your Maltipoo is a small dog doesn’t mean he doesn’t have the urge to exercise and run around. Because he is an agile dog who loves to learn and who likes to go outside even in the rain and when the temperature is below zero.
If you don’t pay enough attention to grooming your Maltipoo, his fur will become matted:
- It would be a misperception to think that non-shedding dogs do not require grooming.
- You will need to regularly comb and trim your Maltipoo’s wavy, frizzy, or curly coat.
- From time to time you should bathe the little dog with dog shampoo to care for his fur.
- However, avoid bathing too often so as not to strain the natural protection of his skin.
Grooming also includes nail care, regular vet check-ups, deworming, vaccinations, and dental care. Try to get your Maltipoo used to clipping their claws and regular brushing from a young age.
Maltipoo for allergy sufferers?
Again and again breeders praise that Maltipoos and other hybrid dogs like the Golden- or Labradoodle are suitable for allergy sufferers:
- In fact, hybrid dogs shed significantly less than other dogs, but they also lose scale and saliva, which allergy sufferers can react to.
- According to the current state of knowledge, one cannot say in general that allergy sufferers can buy a crossbreed with a poodle without hesitation.
- If you are allergic, we strongly advise you to test your reactions to the puppies with the breeder several times. You should not allow a puppy to move in with you until you are 100% sure that the dog you have chosen will not cause you any allergic reactions.