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Bernedoodle vs Saint Berdoodle vs Old English Sheepdog Comparison - Dog breed selector: Cross between the Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle. or Cross between the Saint Bernard and Poodle. or Bobtail? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Bernedoodle vs Saint Berdoodle vs Old English Sheepdog" Compare Bernedoodle and Saint Berdoodle. Which is better: Bernedoodle or Saint Berdoodle or Old English Sheepdog?
Name Bernedoodle Saint Berdoodle Old English Sheepdog
OriginsCanada United States England
Group Designer Dogs Designer Dogs Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs)
Popularity Rank60559370
Reviews201
User Ratings

Other Names Cross between the Bernese Mountain Dog and Poodle.
Bernese Mountain Poo
Bernedoodles
Cross between the Saint Bernard and Poodle.
Saint Berpoo
St. Berpoo
St. Berdoodle
Bobtail, OES
Breed Type Cross Breed Cross Breed Purebred
AKC Group Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1888 as a Herding breed.
FCI Group Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Sheepdogs and Cattledogs (except Swiss Cattledogs) group, in the Sheepdogs section.
Breed Recognition American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Designer Breed Registry
Not recognized by any clubs. 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
Price 700-4500 500-2000 $1200-$1500

Bernedoodle vs Saint Berdoodle vs Old English Sheepdog General Appearance Comparison

Size Small
Large
Medium
Small
Giant
Large
Weight 10-90 pounds (4.5-41 kg) 110-200 pounds (50-91 kg) Male: from 65 pounds (29 kg), Female: from 60 pounds (27 kg)
Avg. Weight 50 pounds (23 kg) 155 pounds (70.5 kg) Male: from 65 pounds (29 kg), Female: from 60 pounds (27 kg)
Height 10-29 inches (25.5-74 cm) 24-30 inches (61-76 cm) Male: 22-24 inches (56-61 cm), Female: 20-22 inches (51 cm)
Avg. Height 19 inches (48 cm) 27 inches (68.5 cm) Male: 23 inches (58.5 cm), Female: 21 inches (51 cm)

Bernedoodle vs Saint Berdoodle vs Old English Sheepdog Hair & Care Comparison

Coat Curly
Wavy
Straight
Wiry
Rough
Curly
Smooth
Waterproof
Shaggy
Double
Colors Black
Black & White
Brown & Black
Tricolor
White & Brown
White & Black
White & Red
Blue
White
Merle
Grizzle
Gray
Grooming
Average: The Bernedoodle requires average grooming effort.
Easy to groom: The Saint Berdoodle doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Bernedoodles shed none to minimal.
Saint Berdoodles shed moderately.
Old English Sheepdogs are heavy shedders.

Bernedoodle vs Saint Berdoodle vs Old English Sheepdog Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Clever
Goofy
Gentle
Loyal
Stubborn
Friendly
Intelligent
Loyal
Affectionate
Social
Protective
Gentle
Loving
Easygoing
Adaptable
Intelligent
Playful
Protective
Bubbly
Loving
Sociable
Funny
Intelligent Rank
Very smart: Bernedoodle is an excellent dog breed.
Smart: Saint Berdoodle's has great intelligence.
Smart: Old English Sheepdog's has great intelligence.
Trainability
Bernedoodles are easy to train.
Saint Berdoodles are quite easy to train.
Old English Sheepdogs are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Bernedoodle is a highly playful breed.
Saint Berdoodles, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Old English Sheepdog is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Saint Berdoodles have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Old English Sheepdogs 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.
Saint Berdoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Old English Sheepdogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Bernedoodles are a social breed.
Saint Berdoodles are a social breed.
Old English Sheepdogs need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The Bernedoodle barks occasionally.
Average: The Saint Berdoodle barks occasionally.
Average: The Old English Sheepdog barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Bernedoodles are average watchdogs.
Saint Berdoodles are average watchdogs.
Old English Sheepdogs are good watchdogs.
Territorial
Bernedoodles are average defenders.
Saint Berdoodles are average defenders.
Old English Sheepdogs strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Bernedoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Saint Berdoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Old English Sheepdog has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Bernedoodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Saint Berdoodles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Old English Sheepdogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Bernedoodles have average wanderlust potential.
Saint Berdoodles have average wanderlust potential.
Old English Sheepdogs tend to escape less than other breeds.
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.
Saint Berdoodles 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.
Old English Sheepdogs 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.
Saint Berdoodles are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Old English Sheepdogs 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.
Saint Berdoodles adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Old English Sheepdogs 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.
Saint Berdoodles 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.
Old English Sheepdogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
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.

Bernedoodle vs Saint Berdoodle vs Old English Sheepdog Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Bernedoodles are average friendly towards strangers.
Saint Berdoodles are stranger friendly dogs.
Old English Sheepdogs are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Bernedoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Saint Berdoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Old English Sheepdogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Bernedoodles are average friendly towards cats.
Saint Berdoodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Old English Sheepdogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Bernedoodles are dog-friendly dogs.
Saint Berdoodles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Old English Sheepdogs are dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Bernedoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Saint Berdoodle is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Old English Sheepdog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Bernedoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Saint Berdoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Old English Sheepdogs are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Bernedoodles are generally with other pets.
Saint Berdoodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Old English Sheepdogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Bernedoodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Yes
Saint Berdoodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Old English Sheepdogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used 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.
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.
Not really
Saint Berdoodle breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Old English Sheepdog 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.

Bernedoodle vs Saint Berdoodle vs Old English Sheepdog Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Bernedoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Saint Berdoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
The Old English Sheepdog 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
Hip Dysplasia
Ear Infections
Wobbler's Syndrome
Bloat
Skin Diseases
Von Willebrand's Disease
Allergies
Cataracts
Deafness
Diabetes
Entropion
Heat Intolerance
Hip Dysplasia
Life Expectancy 12-18 years 8-12 years 10-12 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Bernedoodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Saint Berdoodles have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Old English Sheepdogs have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
Bernedoodles have an average exercise need.
Saint Berdoodles have an average exercise need.
Old English Sheepdogs have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Bernedoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Saint Berdoodles sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Old English Sheepdogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 1 to 8 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 12 to 14 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. Recommended daily amount: 2.5 to 4.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average.
Average to High.
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Old English Sheepdog can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness Low
The Bernedoodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Low
The Saint Berdoodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Old English Sheepdog has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Bernedoodle is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Saint Berdoodle is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Old English Sheepdog is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.

Bernedoodle vs Saint Berdoodle vs Old English Sheepdog Reproducibility Comparison

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 6-10 puppies 5-8 puppies

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