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Bernedoodle vs Newfoundland vs Aussiedoodle – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Bernedoodle vs Newfoundland vs Aussiedoodle" Compare Bernedoodle and Newfoundland. Which is better: Bernedoodle or Newfoundland or Aussiedoodle?
Name Bernedoodle Newfoundland Aussiedoodle
OriginsCanada Canada United States Canada
Group Designer Dogs Working Dogs Designer Dogs
Popularity Rank60536619
Reviews110
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Other Names Cross between the Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle. Bernese Mountain Poo Bernedoodles Newf, Newfie, The Gentle Giant, Blackbear Cross between the Australian Shepherd and Poodle. Aussiepoo Aussiepoodle
Breed Type Cross Breed Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Hybrid Club Designer Dogs Kennel Club Designer Breed Registry American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club Not recognized by any clubs.
Price 700-4500 $1500-$2000 700-1300

General Appearance - Bernedoodle vs Newfoundland vs Aussiedoodle

Size Small Large Medium Giant Large Medium
Weight 10-90 pounds (4.5-41 kg) Male: 130-150 pounds (59-68 kg), Female: 100-120 pounds (45-54 kg) 25-70 pounds (11-32 kg)
Avg. Weight 50 pounds (23 kg) Male: 140 pounds (63.5 kg), Female: 110 pounds (49.5 kg) 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg)
Height 10-29 inches (25.5-74 cm) Male: 27-29 inches (69-74 cm), Female: 25-27 inches (63-69 cm) 10-15 inches (25-38 cm)
Avg. Height 19 inches (48 cm) Male: 28 inches (71.5 cm), Female: 26 inches (66 cm) 12.5 inches (31.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Bernedoodle vs Newfoundland vs Aussiedoodle

Coat Curly Wavy Straight Fluffy Waterproof Thick Wavy Tight Short
Colors Black Black & White Brown & Black Tricolor Gray Brown White Black Blue Merle Red Merle Black & Red Black & Tan Sable
Grooming
Average: The Bernedoodle requires average grooming effort.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Average: The Aussiedoodle requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Bernedoodles shed none to minimal.
Newfoundlands are heavy shedders.
Aussiedoodles shed moderately.

Characteristics - Bernedoodle vs Newfoundland vs Aussiedoodle

Temperament Clever Goofy Gentle Loyal Stubborn Cheerful Intelligent Social Gentle Courageous Loyal Sweet Smart Playful Loyal Goofy
Intelligent Rank
Very smart: Bernedoodle is an excellent dog breed.
Smart: Newfoundland's has great intelligence.
Very smart: Aussiedoodle is an excellent dog breed.
Trainability
Bernedoodles are easy to train.
Newfoundlands are easy to train.
Aussiedoodles are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Bernedoodle is a highly playful breed.
Newfoundlands, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Aussiedoodle is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Aussiedoodles have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Affection Level
Bernedoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Newfoundlands are highly affectionate dogs.
Aussiedoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Bernedoodles are a social breed.
Newfoundlands are a social breed.
Aussiedoodles are a social breed.
Barking
Average: The Bernedoodle barks occasionally.
Low to Average: The Newfoundland rarely barks.
Low to Average: The Aussiedoodle rarely barks.
Watchdog Ability
Bernedoodles are average watchdogs.
Newfoundlands are one of the best watchdogs.
Aussiedoodles are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Bernedoodles are average defenders.
Newfoundlands are extremely protective guard dogs.
Aussiedoodles are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Bernedoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Newfoundland has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Aussiedoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Bernedoodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Newfoundlands have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Aussiedoodles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Bernedoodles have average wanderlust potential.
Newfoundlands have average wanderlust potential.
Aussiedoodles have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Bernedoodles have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Newfoundlands have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Aussiedoodles have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Apartment Friendly
Bernedoodles are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Newfoundlands are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Aussiedoodles are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Adaptability
Bernedoodles adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Newfoundlands adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Aussiedoodles adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Bernedoodles do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Newfoundlands do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Aussiedoodles do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Bernedoodle vs Newfoundland vs Aussiedoodle

Stranger Friendly
Bernedoodles are average friendly towards strangers.
Newfoundlands are stranger friendly dogs.
Aussiedoodles are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Bernedoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Newfoundlands are very kid-friendly dogs.
Aussiedoodles are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Bernedoodles are average friendly towards cats.
Newfoundlands are very cat-friendly dogs.
Aussiedoodles are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Bernedoodles are dog-friendly dogs.
Newfoundlands are dog-friendly dogs.
Aussiedoodles are dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Bernedoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Newfoundland is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Aussiedoodle is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
Senior Citizens Friendly
Bernedoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Newfoundlands are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Aussiedoodles are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Bernedoodles are generally with other pets.
Newfoundlands are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Aussiedoodles usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Bernedoodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Newfoundlands are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Aussiedoodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Yes
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Bernedoodle breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Yes
Newfoundland breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Aussiedoodle breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Bernedoodle vs Newfoundland vs Aussiedoodle

Health Issues
Bernedoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Very healthy dog breed.
Aussiedoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems Hip Dysplasia Elbow Dysplasia Eye Problems Skin Diseases Allergies Addison's Disease Bloat Cancer Cataracts Cherry Eye Cystinuria Elbow Dysplasia Epilepsy Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis Hip Dysplasia Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) Cataracts Ivermectin sensitivity
Life Expectancy 12-18 years 9-12 years 10-13 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Bernedoodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Newfoundlands have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Aussiedoodles are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Bernedoodles have an average exercise need.
Newfoundlands have an average exercise need.
Aussiedoodles need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Bernedoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Newfoundlands sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Aussiedoodles don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 1 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 3 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average to High.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers cold weather
The Newfoundland can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Low
The Bernedoodle has a low chance of bad smell.
High
The Newfoundland has a high chance of bad smell.
Low
The Aussiedoodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Bernedoodle is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Newfoundland is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
The Aussiedoodle drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.

Reproducibility - Bernedoodle vs Newfoundland vs Aussiedoodle

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 3-10 puppies 4-12 puppies 3-7 puppies

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