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Brittnepoo Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Brittnepoo so you can get to know the breed more.

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Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Brittany and Poodle mix

Brittnepoo Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Brittnepoo puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of a Brittnepoo in the United States? How much money is a Brittnepoo?

Where to buy a Brittnepoo with a good pedigree?

$1000-$1500
If you choose to purchase the Brittnepoo, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Brittnepoo for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Brittnepoo gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Brittnepoo? How many Brittnepoo are there in the world?
Very frequent: The Brittnepoo is quite easy to get. There is a risk of overbreeding, as it is an extremely popular breed.

Inbreeding is common because of its popularity. A new study suggests that inbreeding contributes to the incidence of disease and health problems.

So be careful, buy from a trustworthy place or kennel and seek the help of an experienced person, a professional, to make the right decision.

Brittnepoo Size

Size
Is a Brittnepoo small, medium or large dog?

How big do Brittnepoo get?

What is the average size of a Brittnepoo?

Medium
Weight
How much does the Brittnepoo weigh? How much should a Brittnepoo weight? What is the normal weight of a Brittnepoo? How much does a full-grown Brittnepoo weight?
Male: 45-70 pounds (20-32 kg), Female: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Brittnepoo?
Male: 57.5 pounds (26 kg), Female: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Brittnepoo? Brittnepoo height:
Male: 17-21 inches (43-53 cm), Female: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Brittnepoo?
Male: 19 inches (48 cm), Female: 19 inches (48.5 cm)

Brittnepoo Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Brittnepoo have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FeatheredCurly
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Brittnepoo coats?
BlackGray Red Blue Cream White SilverBrownFawnOrangeLiverRoanBeige Apricot
Grooming
How to groom the Brittnepoo and how often? How often should I take my Brittnepoo to the groomer?
Advanced: The Brittnepoo requires a lot of grooming. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer can be helpful sometimes.

Regular brushed dog's coat is less likely to shed. Ears and eyes should be cleaned often to avoid infections.

Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Occasional dog nail trimming and dog baths are important.

Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and to give your Brittnepoo a pleasant experience of a dog bath.

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Brittnepoo, search for the best dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment.

Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk-in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Brittnepoo dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Brittnepoo? Do Brittnepoo dogs shed a lot?
Brittnepoo dogs are low shedders. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Brittnepoo need a bath? How often should you give a Brittnepoo a bath? Can I bathe my Brittnepoo every day?
6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

For example, short-haired dog breeds can go a very long time in between baths. These short-haired breeds shed regularly and that shedding works to naturally remove excess dirt and oil. So unless your weenie dog got into the garbage can, you can probably hold off on a bath for a while.

Brittnepoo Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Brittnepoo have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
ActiveIndependentAlertIntelligentResponsiveSocialTrainableFaithfulInstinctual
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Brittnepoo? Is the Brittnepoo breed dumb or smart?
Outstanding: Brittnepoo is one of the brightest dog breeds. They desire to learn tricks and commands often. The limit is your creativity. They understand and memorize new commands in fewer than 5 repetitions. This breed obeys the first command 95% of the time or better.

The Brittnepoo is one of the best breeds in the dog intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Brittnepoo dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Brittnepoo?
Brittnepoo dogs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Brittnepoo is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Brittnepoo sensitivity:
Sensitive: Brittnepoo dogs don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.

This breed's emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Brittnepoo a good family dog?
High: Brittnepoo dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dogs for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Brittnepoo need? Brittnepoo social needs:
Brittnepoo dogs need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Brittnepoo dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Brittnepoo bark?
Average to High: The Brittnepoo is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is Brittnepoo good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Brittnepoo dogs are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and a sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Brittnepoo dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Brittnepoo dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Brittnepoo dogs strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential
Do Brittnepoo bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Brittnepoo? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Brittnepoo? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Brittnepoo has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Brittnepoo has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Brittnepoo? How much bite force does a Brittnepoo have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Brittnepoo bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Brittnepoo, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Brittnepoo do?
Brittnepoo dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Brittnepoo dogs need to be taught a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Brittnepoo to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Brittnepoo roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Brittnepoo is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Brittnepoo have high prey drive?
Brittnepoo dogs have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Brittnepoo dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Brittnepoo good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Brittnepoo in an apartment?
Apartment-friendly dog the Brittnepoo breed. It is best if you have a small garden where it can occasionally go out to do its business, but this is not important at all. You can exercise him enough with a walk or two a day, so he's comfortable in an apartment.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Brittnepoo dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Brittnepoo be left alone? How long can you leave a Brittnepoo alone?
Brittnepoo dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Brittnepoo Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Brittnepoo temperament with other people:
Brittnepoo dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Brittnepoo dogs get along with other pets? Are Brittnepoo dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Brittnepoo dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Brittnepoo dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Brittnepoo temperament with children:
Brittnepoo dogs are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Brittnepoo dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Brittnepoo breed live with a cat?
Brittnepoo dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Brittnepoo good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Brittnepoo dogs get along with other dogs?
Brittnepoo dogs are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Brittnepoo can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Brittnepoo breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Brittnepoo breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Brittnepoo dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Brittnepoo dogs good office canines? Do Brittnepoo dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
No
Brittnepoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Brittnepoo dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Brittnepoo temperament with senior people? Are Brittnepoo dogs good for elderly owners?
Brittnepoos are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Brittnepoo Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Brittnepoo dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Brittnepoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Brittnepoo breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Brittnepoo breed? Most common health risks of Brittnepoo:
CataractsHip DysplasiaLegg-perthes DiseasePatellar LuxationAllergiesHypothyroidismProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Von Willebrand's DiseaseBloatEpilepsySebaceous AdenitisEar InfectionsAddison's DiseaseCushing's SyndromeRunny EyesCanine Atrial Septal Defect (asd)Neonatal Encephalopathy (news)Optic Nerve HypoplasiaPremature Graying
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Brittnepoo breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Brittnepoo see the vet?
Average
The Brittnepoo should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Brittnepoo dogs live? How old can a Brittnepoo be? What is the age limit of the Brittnepoo? How many years can the oldest Brittnepoo live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Brittnepoo?

How long is the lifespan of a Brittnepoo?

11-15 years
The average lifespan of Brittnepoo: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Brittnepoo breed hypoallergenic?
No
Brittnepoo dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Brittnepoo have? What is the activity level of the Brittnepoo?
Brittnepoo dogs are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Brittnepoo need? How much exercise do Brittnepoo dogs require per day?

Do Brittnepoo dogs need a lot of exercises?

Brittnepoo dogs need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Brittnepoo breed need?
Brittnepoo dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Brittnepoo need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Brittnepoo breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Brittnepoo? How much food should I feed my Brittnepoo?
2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Brittnepoo risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Brittnepoo's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Brittnepoo weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Brittnepoo has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Brittnepoo drool?
The Brittnepoo is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Brittnepoo could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Brittnepoo.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Brittnepoo As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Brittnepoo be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Brittnepoo breed is a good choice for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Brittnepoo be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Brittnepoo be an emotional support animal?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Brittnepoo breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Brittnepoo be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. 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.

Brittnepoo is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Brittnepoo be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Brittnepoo is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Brittnepoo be a boat dog?

Yes

Brittnepoo breed usually likes being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, as a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Brittnepoo be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Brittnepoo is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Brittnepoo dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Brittnepoo Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Brittnepoo pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Brittnepoo breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Brittnepoo: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Brittnepoo have in a litter? How many puppies can the Brittnepoo breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Brittnepoo have? How many puppies can a Brittnepoo give birth to?
1-11 puppies, average 6

Brittnepoo Recognition

AKC Group
Is Brittnepoo recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Brittnepoo recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.

Brittnepoo Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Outstanding: Brittnepoo is one of the brightest dog breeds.
  • Trainability: Brittnepoo dogs are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Apartment-friendly dog the Brittnepoo breed.
  • Shedding Level: Brittnepoo dogs are low shedders.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Brittnepoo is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Brittnepoo dogs are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Brittnepoo dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Brittnepoo dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Brittnepoo dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Brittnepoo dogs are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Brittnepoos are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Brittnepoo dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Brittnepoo breed usually likes being on a boat.

    Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

    Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages.

Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Brittnepoo dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Grooming: Advanced: The Brittnepoo requires a lot of grooming.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Brittnepoo's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Mouthiness: Brittnepoo dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Brittnepoo is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Brittnepoo dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Brittnepoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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