The Bernedoodle is a crossed dog that’s a combination of a Poodle as well as a Bernese Mountain Dog. There are in fact three kinds of Bernedoodle. The typical which is a combination between the Bernese Mountain Dog and a Standard Poodle, the Mini Bernedoodle that will be a combination of a Miniature Poodle using a Bernese Mountain Dog and the Toy Dog or Tiny Bernedoodle that’s due to crossing a Mini Bernedoodle using a Toy Poodle. The typical Bernedoodle is a big strain who resides 12 – 15 years, the miniature is a moderate dog who resides for 14 – 17 years as well as toy or the miniature is a small dog that should live 14 – 18 years.

Where does the Bernedoodle come from?

Crossed dogs became popular in the last 10 to 15 years. The primary breeder to promise to have deliberately bred Bernedoodles is Sherry Rupke from SwissRidge Kennels in Canada while there may have been Bernedoodles before this. She has since developed a breeding program for them as their popularity continues to be high and bred her first litter in 2003. The point is to have placid temperament of the Bernese and a combination of the devotion using goofiness and the wisdom of the Poodle. As with any hybrid there could be no promises in what features of every strain the Bernedoodle gets and each one is exceptional.

The Bernese Mountain Dog

The Bernese mountain dog was bred in the Swiss Alps to be a farm dog, where they helped out with things like pulling carts or taking cattle to the marketplace. Being a real mountain dog has existed for at least 2000 years and they were bred to resist the cold. Now she’s an easy going and faithful dog, excellent with great family pets and kids. They love attention plus they bond so strongly making use of their owner that should they need to be re-homed this can be challenging. She’s powerful, versatile and intelligent and contains average demands when it comes to work out. If not socialized she will develop separation anxiety and is able to become skittish and reserved. She’s short lived also having only 7 years as a life expectancy.