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Bernedoodle vs Labradoodle vs Double Doodle – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Bernedoodle vs Labradoodle vs Double Doodle" Compare Bernedoodle and Labradoodle. Which is better: Bernedoodle or Labradoodle or Double Doodle?
Name Bernedoodle Labradoodle Double Doodle
OriginsCanada Australia United States
Group Designer Dogs Designer Dogs Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank605556518
Reviews110
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Other Names Cross between the Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle. Bernese Mountain Poo Bernedoodles Labrador Retriever + Poodle North American Retriever, Golden Labradoodle
Breed Type Cross Breed Cross Breed Cross Breed
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Hybrid Club Designer Dogs Kennel Club Designer Breed Registry Australian Labradoodle Association International Australian Labradoodle Association International Designer Canine Registry
Price 700-4500 $1000-$2000 600-800

General Appearance - Bernedoodle vs Labradoodle vs Double Doodle

Size Small Large Medium Large Medium
Weight 10-90 pounds (4.5-41 kg) 50-64 pounds (22-34 kg) 30-70 pounds (14-32 kg)
Avg. Weight 50 pounds (23 kg) 57.5 pounds (26 kg) 50 pounds (23 kg)
Height 10-29 inches (25.5-74 cm) Male: 22 - 24 inches (50 – 60 cm), Female: 20 - 22 inches (50 - 55 cm) 20-24 inches (50-61 cm)
Avg. Height 19 inches (48 cm) Male: 23 inches (58 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) 22 inches (55.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Bernedoodle vs Labradoodle vs Double Doodle

Coat Curly Wavy Straight Fine Variety of coat types Wiry Curly
Colors Black Black & White Brown & Black Tricolor Gold Apricot Caramel Chalky white Black Café Cream Silver Chocolate Parchment Blue They can also have parti-colored coats, which consist of brindles, phantom, patched, or sable colors. Black Brown Golden White Tan Cream Silver
Grooming
Average: The Bernedoodle requires average grooming effort.
Average: The Labradoodle requires average grooming effort.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Bernedoodles shed none to minimal.
Labradoodles shed moderately.
Double Doodles shed moderately.

Characteristics - Bernedoodle vs Labradoodle vs Double Doodle

Temperament Clever Goofy Gentle Loyal Stubborn Affectionate Intelligent Alert Affectionate Friendly Intelligent Social Alert Gentle Loving
Intelligent Rank
Very smart: Bernedoodle is an excellent dog breed.
Smart: Labradoodle's has great intelligence.
Smart: Double Doodle's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Bernedoodles are easy to train.
Labradoodles are easy to train.
Double Doodles are very easy to train.
Playfulness
The Bernedoodle is a highly playful breed.
The Labradoodle is a highly playful breed.
The Double Doodle 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.
Double Doodles don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Bernedoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Labradoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Double Doodles are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Bernedoodles are a social breed.
Labradoodles need a lot of social interaction.
Double Doodles are a social breed.
Barking
Average: The Bernedoodle barks occasionally.
Average: The Labradoodle barks occasionally.
Average: The Double Doodle barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Bernedoodles are average watchdogs.
Labradoodles are good watchdogs.
Double Doodles are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Bernedoodles are average defenders.
Labradoodles are average defenders.
Double Doodles are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Bernedoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Labradoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Double Doodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Bernedoodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Labradoodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Double Doodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Bernedoodles have average wanderlust potential.
Labradoodles have average wanderlust potential.
Double Doodles 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.
Labradoodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Double Doodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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.
Labradoodles are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Double Doodles are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Bernedoodles adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Labradoodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Double Doodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
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.
Labradoodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Double Doodles 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 Labradoodle vs Double Doodle

Stranger Friendly
Bernedoodles are average friendly towards strangers.
Labradoodles are very stranger friendly dogs.
Double Doodles are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Bernedoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Labradoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Double Doodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Bernedoodles are average friendly towards cats.
Labradoodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Double Doodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Bernedoodles are dog-friendly dogs.
Labradoodles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Double Doodles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Bernedoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Labradoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Double Doodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Bernedoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Labradoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Double Doodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Bernedoodles are generally with other pets.
Labradoodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Double Doodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Bernedoodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Labradoodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Double Doodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn 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.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect 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.
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.
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
Labradoodle breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Double Doodle 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.
Not really
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 Labradoodle vs Double Doodle

Health Issues
Bernedoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Labradoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
The Double Doodle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Hip Dysplasia Elbow Dysplasia Eye Problems Skin Diseases Allergies Ear Infections Hip Dysplasia Elbow Dysplasia Epilepsy Allergies Canine Diabetes Mellitus Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) Hypothyroidism Allergies Bloat Cataracts Ear Infections Elbow Dysplasia Epilepsy Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism Osteochondrosis Dissecans Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) Von Willebrand's Disease
Life Expectancy 12-18 years 12-14 years 12-15 years
Hypoallergenic No Yes No
Energy Level
Bernedoodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Labradoodles are high energy dogs.
Double Doodles are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Bernedoodles have an average exercise need.
Labradoodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Double Doodles need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Bernedoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Labradoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Double Doodles sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption 1 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average to High.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Low
The Bernedoodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Low
The Labradoodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Double Doodle has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Bernedoodle is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Labradoodle is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Double Doodle is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Bernedoodle vs Labradoodle vs Double Doodle

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 4-10 puppies 2-5 puppies

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