Are you in search of a dog who is friendly and can easily get frank with your family member and other pets? if yes then you are at the right place I think Irish doodle is for you.
Let’s Have Look on Quick List Of Characteristics.
- 1 History:
- 2 Irish Doodle Information:
- 3 General information
- 4 Life Expectancy:
- 5 Size of doodles:
- 6 Other Names:
- 7 Recognition:
- 8 Recognized Names:
- 9 Appearance:
- 10 Coloration:
- 11 Hypoallergenic:
- 12 Irish Doodle Temperament:
- 13 Health:
- 14 Maintenance of Irish doodles:
- 15 Nature:
- 16 Activity and exercise:
- 17 Diet:
- 18 Training Your Irish Doodle:
- 19 How does she behave with the children and other pets?
- 20 Selecting Irish doodle as a pet is suitable?
- 21 THE DESIGNER DOG: common saying about them:
- 22 Related Posts:
The first basic thing to know about this dog breed called Irish doodle is that the very basic knowledge we know and have come across different sites and books is that they are also known as the Irish Doodle Setter, Irish Poo Setter, Irish Setterdoodle, and Irish Setterpoo. In the early 1800s, the breed was popular not just in Ireland, but also throughout the British as well.
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They were imported into the United States as gun dogs.T here are various types in Irish doodle as well. This is also called “A designer dog”.
These dogs are actually intentionally hybrid, they are cross between two canines bred dogs i.e (an Irish Setter and a Poodle).
The Poodle is often associated with France but it was actually developed in Germany, where it was known as a Pudlehund.
Actually puddle meaning is to splash around, and hand meaning is dog.
The main reason for this intentional cross between the canines bred is the hunting and retrieving skills, both of which are typically intelligent, sensitive, and active animals with a devotedness for people.
The main aim l of breeding an Irish Doodle is to bring healthy puppies with the friendliness and happy nature of the Irish Setter, combined with the non-shedding coat of the Poodle.
It’s ideal for anyone seeking a dog who won’t shed a lot and who will be loyal, social, and intelligent with them.
Irish Doodle Information:
As above, this is one of the crossbreeds. The two canines are crossed to have this cute pup. None of the Irish pups are of the pure breeds so let’s dive deep to know more about it.
She is a great watchdog and will bark to let you know if someone has entered the home. She can adapt to different climates and is a rare barker.
She will need to be fed 2 1/2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry dog food each day divided into at least two meals. Her this too caring nature is one of her best quality.
As recorded from different sites and books the average span of Irish doodles are 10 to 13 years.
Size of doodles:
The average size of these dogs is about 35-70 pounds.
- Irish Doodle Setter
- Irish Poo Setter
- Irish setter doodle
- Irish setter poo
- American Canine Hybrid Club
- Designer Breed Registry
- Dog Registry of America, Inc.
- International Designer Canine Registry
- American Canine Club = Irish Doodle
- Designer Breed Registry = Irish Doodle Setter
- Designer Dog Kennel Club = Irish Doodle Setter
- International Designer Canine Registry = Irish doodle Setter
The Irish Doodle or Irish setter doodle is a medium to large dog with a square build and a fairly narrow, elegant head and a long muzzle that can be either square and sturdy like.
They have medium to dark brown eyes that can be either almond or oval shaped and their ears are set slightly below the level of the eye and hang down to the sides of their face.
Coat of the Irish Doodle may vary somewhat from dog to dog but mostly the coat appearance of doodles are too soft like cotton long silky hairy body mostly of wavy texture.
Irish doodle coat is long, wavy and shaggy. If you are a person who hates to clean up fur every morning because of the dog shedding so this is a perfect dog for you.
Irish doodle shedding is very low because of it long and strong coat that sheds minimally and it requires almost no grooming to keep it in control.
Mostly are Apricot, black, white, black and tan, brown in colors.
Yes, Irish doodles are one of the most hypoallergic dogs you’d ever face in life.
Irish Doodle Temperament:
These are one of those breeds which a person would desire to have as a pet. They are eager to please and have significant native intelligence inherited from their parents.
All superb quality found in one dog consisting of Loyalty, devoted nature, quiet mostly, social, intelligent, and friendly dog.
It is their intelligent mind and careful disposition that have made them equally good with kids and other family pets. Not do they just love the members of their families, but they are also comfortable meeting strangers.
They are generally healthy dogs, but as they’re not of the pure breed but hybrid ones there is still the possibility a puppy might inherit conditions one or both its parents are at risk of.
For the Irish Doodle, these include Addison’s Disease, Bloat, Cushing’s disease, epilepsy, Hypothyroidism, Legg-Perthes, Patellar Luxation, SA, Von Willebrand’s Disease, OCD, CAD, HOD, Joint dysplasia, eye problems and Panosteitis
Maintenance of Irish doodles:
Irish setter doodle are extremely intelligent and they love to learn, making them an exceptionally trainable animal, in fact, some may take after the Irish Setter and once they learn something you will be hard pressed to get them to unlearn it.
Things that you want them to learn, like obedience and manners, and sometimes to things you didn’t intend for them to learn.
They are more physically sensitive than others, startling easily and excessively due to stimuli like quick actions, unexpected touch, and loud sounds.
Due to these fascinating characteristics of Irish doodles, they mark a different place than all others have.
In most cases, however, this combination will result in a happy-go-lucky companion who loves to play and to learn.
In short, An ideal pet.
Activity and exercise:
The Irish Doodle is an energetic, active and athletic animal which requires a large time commitment when it comes to exercise.
For them to be at their peak level of happiest and healthiest nature, the Irish Doodle should get at least 90 to 120 minutes of vigorous exercise per day.
This can be in the form of walks or jogs, advanced obedience training, or even swimming.
Because of their this unique nature of trainability, you might be able to acclimate a mature Irish Doodle to diggings if you provide them with additional exercise each day, but for the most part, they are too active and vocal for this type of environment.
Medium sized dogs like and Irish doodles will require a high-quality canine food to keep them healthy.
You can feed them with dry dog food, wet dog food or both mixed. A good place to start is to feed your dog about 2 1/2 to 3 cups of dry dog food, divided into two meals a day.
You may also feed them more, actually it depends upon the activity level of your doodle, more active dog will require more energy and as a result, they must be fed with more amount of food.
Training Your Irish Doodle:
The trainability of the Irish doodles is not that much easy.
We know that the standard poodles are easy to train, But it’s not the case of Irish doodles, and sometimes, they will require a lot of commitment and patience from the owner.
Training them is difficult, but once, the training session is over, they will be the best-trained dogs in the neighborhood.
Begin obedience and leader training from an early age. Socialize them and train them to get accustomed to meeting new faces. Like their parent breeds, the Irish doodles are naturally clean, and hence, are easy to be house trained.
How does she behave with the children and other pets?
When training and early socialization is completed she is very good with children and other pets.
They will be happy to play and affectionate towards them. They try always to win the heart of the people.
Children should be taught how to play nicely with any dog, and that things like ear or tail pulling or messing around with their food at feeding time is not acceptable.
They might get aggressive at times they’re disturbed at feeding time.
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Selecting Irish doodle as a pet is suitable?As you read previously in my blog above the bottom study related the Irish doodles different nature, breeds, and other characteristics. I personally would refer this dog as the best pet for those who are very serious tight pet lovers. After studying about Irish doodles I’d desire to have such a companion who is always ready to play, learn and be obedient.
Having such a companion is even rare. Because of their activeness, and playful nature they can be marks unique.
I would personally recommend these pups for more active people and families with more energetic children. They will be perfect for the person wanting a devoted running companion.
THE DESIGNER DOG: common saying about them:
Irish Doodles also called designer dogs are affectionate, loyal, and devoted to their families.