Breed group : Herding
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GENERALBreed group: Herding Type: Hybrid
Talent: Agility, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: 55-85 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Curly
Fur Color: Black, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Gray / Salt & Pepper, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 10-12 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
The Flandoodle is a cross between Bouvier Des Flanders and a Poodle. They are called hybrid dogs. They are around 22-28 inches and weigh between 55-85 pounds. They have a strong and rugged looking body. They are available in fawn to black, salt and pepper or gray and brindle colors. Flandoodle dogs are strong, robust yet compact dogs. They are loyal, loving and intelligent dogs that can make good family dogs.
Common colors for Flandoodles are black to fawn, salt and pepper, gray and brindle.
Flandoodles have a rough, shaggy, tousled coat that can be curly in appearance.
Flandoodles are loving and loyal dogs. They are gentle and good natured dogs. They are high energy dogs that love to be the center of attention. They are alert and protective dogs and will make good guard dogs. They are good with all ages but would need early socialization with children and other pets in the family. They have hunting instincts and can point birds. These hybrids are very calm and gentle dog breeds but they can get bored very easily. They need new things and stimulation to keep them busy. They are naturally protective of their family and will automatically protect them of any potential danger. These dogs are very good with children. They are naturally aloof to strangers and need early socialization from puppy hood to throughout their lives. They are excellent watch and guard dogs and will make very good family pets.
Their coat needs regular brushing and combing and grooming every 2-3 weeks.
These dogs are easy to train and they can learn new tricks very quickly. They, however, become bored with repetition of the training tricks. To avoid this situation, training should consist of new routines.
Flandoodles need moderate level of exercises.