Samoyed Poodle Mix


The Samoyed Poodle Mix is a mixed breed dog resulting from breeding the Samoyed and the Poodle. Both of these are very friendly and sweet dogs. It is a rather unique mix, but not really that crazy when you think about it. This has become a very common hybrid and designer dog. We will examine some common questions about the different Samoyed Poodle mixes below.  Continue reading below to see pictures, videos, and learn more about the beautiful  Samoyed Poodle Mix. Note that this hybrid can consist of the brindle or other iterations.

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Here are some pictures of the Samoyed Poodle Mix




Samoyed Poodle Mix History

All hybrid or designer dogs are tough to get a good read on as there isn’t much history to them. Breeding specific dogs like this has become common in the last twenty years or so even though I am sure that this mixed breed found it’s share of dogs to the shelter due to accidental breeding. We will take a closer look at the history of both parent breeds below.  If you are looking at breeders for new, designer dogs please beware of Puppy Mills. These are places that mass produce puppies, specifically for profit and don’t care at all about the dogs. Please sign our petition to stop puppy mills.

Poodle History

The Poodle originally came from Germany, just like the Rottweiler. So, this is a German sucker. They were initially bred for collecting waterfowl for hunters. They are known for being extremely intelligent as well as very good swimmers. Their funky haircuts came about to make them more buoyant in the water. While there are three sizes of Poodle they are not individual breeds just small Poodles bred to get small Samoyed Poodles. They are hypo-allergenic so are good for families with allergies and are highly intelligent and eager to please which means they are good at training and learning. They are loyal and good natured dogs but highly energetic so need a lot of stimulation and exercise.

Samoyed History

Samoyeds came from Siberia at the end of the 19th century and the early part of the 20th century. They came from the Samoyede people they served in northwestern Siberia to pull sledges on Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. They were originally used to hunt, herd reindeer, and haul sleds. The Samoyede tribesmen were peaceful people, who respected their dogs and treated them as members of their family.



Awesome videos of Samoyed Poodle Mix puppies


Samoyed Poodle Mix Size and Weight

Poodle

Height: 18-24 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 45 - 70 lb.

Lifespan: 8 -15 years


Samoyed

Height: 19 - 24 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 35 - 65 lb.

Lifespan: 12 - 13 years



Samoyed Poodle Mix Personality

This mix is a very intelligent, devoted and loyal companion. Both of these dogs are very friendly and loving dogs. The  Samoyed will probably offset some of the higher energy from the Poodle. The Samoyed will also make it a more protective dog. If you are a couch potato or don’t like to be active this isn’t the breed for you. She is calm, intelligent, confident and eager to please. While friendly she is wary of strangers and alert making a good watchdog. She gets along well with everyone and is quite a well mannered dog! She loves to have fun and play too and will need some outdoor space to do this in. She is loving, reliable, brave and warm.



Samoyed Poodle Mix Health

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems as all breeds are susceptible to some things more than others. However, the one positive thing about getting a puppy is that you can avoid this as much as possible. A breeder should absolutely offer a health guarantee on puppies. If they won’t do this, then look no more and don’t consider that breeder at all. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about health problems in the breed and the incidence with which they occur. Health clearances prove that a dog has been tested for and cleared of a particular condition.

The Samoyed Poodle mix might be prone to: hip dysplasia, epilepsy, allergies, skin problems, and PRA

Note that these are just common problems in both breeds.



Samoyed Poodle Mix Care

What are the grooming requirements?

The Samoyed Poodle mix should be a relatively easy maintenance dog. The Samoyed does need more grooming than the Poodle, however. Either way, get ready to invest in a good vacuum if you want to keep your floors clean! Give them baths as needed, but not so much that you dry out their skin. Never tie your dog up outside - that is inhumane and not fair to him.

What are the exercise requirements?

Like all dogs they will do better if they get plenty of exercise. This should be a higher energy dog that will need regular exercise. Plan on exercising them daily to keep their energy level down. He might be bouncing off the walls so get ready. A tired dog is a good dog. Never tie your dog up outside - that is inhumane and not fair to him.

What are the training requirements?

Though intelligent, it might be stubborn and demanding. It will need a strong, firm handler that is consistent and won’t let this dog take advantage of them. All dogs respond best to positive reinforcement. So make sure to praise her when she does well. She is an intelligent dog who loves to please, and loves a physical challenge. The more exercise she gets the easier she will be to train. Proper socialization is imperative to all dogs and puppies. Make sure to take her to the park and doggy day care to get her around as many people and dogs as possible.



Samoyed Poodle Mix Feeding

A lot of times diet is done on a per-dog basis. Each one is unique and has different dietary requirements. Most dogs in the U.S. are overweight. A mix like this one that is prone to hip and elbow dysplasia should really be on fish oil and glucosamine and chondroitin supplements as soon as possible.

Overfeeding any dog is not a good idea as that can really exacerbate health problems such as elbow and hip dysplasia.

A good diet to look into is Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet will be especially good for the Wolf background.


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