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The Bordoodle is a mongrel dog, a cross between the Border Collie and Poodle dog breeds. Friendly, playful and intelligent, these puppies inherit some of the best qualities of their two parents. Bordoodles are also sometimes known as Borpoos and Borderpoos. You can find these mixed breed dogs at shelters and breed-specific rescues, so remember to always adopt. Don’t buy if you want to add a Bordoodle to your home. Bordoodles make excellent family dogs. They are friendly, love company and even become protective of their family. This mixed breed requires relatively little maintenance and tolerates most people, from the youngest to the oldest. You just have to be careful. Because of the Bordoodle’s intelligence, they can begin to exhibit stubborn traits if they do not receive proper socialization and training from an early age. Destructive behavior could even become a problem. But if you make sure you train your dog right, you will have the best dog in the family!
The Bordoodle is a mixed breed dog. They are not pure breeds like their Border Collie or Poodle parents. Bordoodles come in a range of colors and coat patterns, usually incorporating a mix of black, white, gray, and brown. Bordoodles do not shed much. Brushing your dog once or twice a week should be sufficient. These dogs are extremely intelligent, but that intelligence can sometimes manifest itself in destructive behavior if the dog is left alone or not properly trained. Children and Bordoodles are a great mix. In general, you couldn’t ask for a better family dog than the Bordoodle. Still, it is important to supervise playtime with all children and dogs. A couple of walks a day, about 45 minutes total, should be enough to keep the dog happy and healthy. Although, due to the intelligence of the mixed breed, it is very beneficial to incorporate obedience tasks into the exercise mix to keep the dog alert.
The Bordoodle is one of the more recent dog breeds, so there is not a lot of accurate information about its appearance. But if you take a look at the history of its parent breeds, You can begin to understand where the Bordoodle comes from. The poodle breed dates back to the time of ancient Egypt. Later, the dog became popular in France as a duck hunting dog. As for the Border Collie, the breed is said to have been loved by Queen Victoria and descended from British sheepdogs. At one point, the Border Collie was even known as the Scottish sheepdog. The Bordoodle has become a designer dog breed, but many of them end up, unfortunately, in shelters. So consider contacting local rescue groups and shelters if you are thinking of adding the Bordoodle to your home.
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