What is a Bernedoodle?

A Bernedoodle is a cross between a Poodle and a Bernese Mountain Dog. This cross creates a healthy, beautiful pup which often has the goofiness of a Poodle and is generally easy going and very loyal, like the Bernese. They will be low -to-non shedding and hypoallergenic. Because of the hybrid, no two puppies are alike. We are just as thrilled as anyone to see the diversity of each litter of pups!

 

What is the average adult Bernedoodle’s weight?

Average of a Standard Bernedoodle is between 70-90 lb. Average of a Medium Bernedoodle is 45-65 lb.

 

How high will my Bernedoodle grow?

A Standard Bernedoodle will grow to be approximately 23-29 inches at the shoulder. A Medium Bernedoodle will grow to be about 18-22 inches at the shoulder.

 

 

At what activity level is a Bernedoodle?

Moderate; they love to play but also are content to crash with you on the couch.

 

What is the life expectancy of a Bernedoodle?

Approximately 12-15 years. We use health tested parents in our breeding program. Since the Bernedoodle is a hybrid, our puppies are healthier than their purebred counterparts.

Where is Willow Brooke Bernedoodles located?

We are located in Baden, Ontario, Canada.

 

How soon should the puppy see a vet?

We recommend within three days of you adopting it.

 

What dog food are you feeding?

Your puppy is being fed Royal Canin Medium Puppy food. See Nutrition & Food for more details.

 

Are the mom and dad on-site?

Yes. You will be able to meet them when you come out to choose your puppy.

Do you accept visitors?

At this time, we are only accepting visitors who have placed a deposit prior to their visit.

 

How soon can I bring my puppy home?

We recommend waiting until 8 weeks old.

How soon can I bring my puppy home if I live in the US?

Unless you apply for an exemption from the CDC, you will need to wait until your puppy is 16 weeks old. So far, each of our clients who have applied have been approved by the CDC and were able to receive their puppy at the time they requested. We are happy to assist you with this process.

 

What do your puppies come with?

We will have them dewormed, micro-chipped, vet checked and their vaccinations will be up-to-date. They also come with a two year health guarantee that covers any inherited disease that comes with either breed. It also covers any genetic defect that may have been missed on the initial vet check.

 

Do you ship?

Yes. We ship out of Pearson International Airport in Toronto.

 

May I contact you with questions about my puppy after I bring it home?

Absolutely. DSC_0057

 

I’ve heard Bernese Mountain Dogs can be stubborn. Is this also true of a Bernedoodle?

Yes, Bernese can have some stubborn traits in them, such as lying on their backs when given a command. Both the Bernese Mountain dog and Poodle are highly intelligent making them very receptive to training and puppy obedience classes.

 

What kind of a personality does a Bernedoodle have?

Bernedoodles have plenty of character that goes along with their outgoing, happy, friendly personality. They are friendly and full of love for all ages. They are highly intelligent social creatures that love to please.

 

Does the Bernedoodle shed and if so, how much?

Bernedoodles are classed low to non-shedding. They can have three different coat types: curly, wavy, and straight. The curlier the coat on a Bernedoodle, the less likely your dog will shed. The curly coats will also possess more of the poodle traits such as being hypoallergenic. Choosing a puppy with a curlier coat means more time and money spent on grooming.

 

How often will I need to groom my Bernedoodle?

If you keep your Bernedoodle’s coat brushed daily or at the very least weekly, it’s coat should stay free of mats. If mats develop, the best and easiest way to get rid of them is by buzzing the coat. If you keep your Bernedoodle brushed, once every three months should suffice for a hair-cut.

 

How do I contact you?

If you need to contact me immediately, please call. My name is Ron and my phone number is 519.580.5865. Or you can email. My email is info@bernedoodles.ca.

 

Willow Brooke Bernedoodles has the right to reserve 1-2 puppies from each litter for breeding/training purposes.

 

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