Toy Foodle Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Other Names
What other names does the Toy Foodle have?
FoxipooToy FoxdoodleToy Foxpoo
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Toy Foodle Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Toy Foodle puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? How much money is a Toy Foodle?
Unknown
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Availability
How easy is it to get a Toy Foodle? How many Toy Foodle are there in the world?
Average: The Toy Foodle is a commonly available dog breed. There is less risk of overbreeding compared to the very popular dogs.

Of course, they may be more popular in some countries, and inbreeding may occur, so be careful.

Toy Foodle Size

Size
Is a Toy Foodle small, medium or large dog?

How big do Toy Foodle get?

Small Medium
Weight
How much does the Toy Foodle weigh? How much should the Toy Foodle breed weight? What is the normal weight of a Toy Foodle?
9-13 pounds (4-6 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Toy Foodle?
11 pounds (5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Toy Foodle? Toy Foodle height:
10-12 inches (25-30 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Toy Foodle?
11 inches (27.5 cm)

Toy Foodle Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Toy Foodle have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
DenseCurly
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Toy Foodle's coat?
ApricotBrownGraySilverWhiteFawnBlue CreamRedBeigeBlackTanChocolate
Grooming
How to groom the Toy Foodle and how often?
Average: The Toy Foodle requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential.

Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections.

Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes.

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

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Toy Foodle, search for a 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 Toy Foodle dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Foxipoo?
Toy Foodles 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 Toy Foodle need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Toy Foodle every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing.

Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Toy Foodle Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Toy Foodle have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
ActiveFaithfulIntelligentAlertInstinctualTrainablePlayfulFriendlyLoyalSpirited
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Toy Foodle? Is the Toy Foodle breed dumb or smart?
Smart: Toy Foodle's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.

The Toy Foodle is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Toy Foodle dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Toy Foodles are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Toy Foodle is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Toy Foodle sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Toy Foodles don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Toy Foodle a good family dog?
High: Toy Foodles 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 dog 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 Foxipoo need? Toy Foodle social needs:
Toy Foodles need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Toy Foodle dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Foxipoo bark?
Average: The Toy Foodle barks occasionally. 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 Toy Foodle good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Toy Foodles 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 Toy Foodles will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Toy Foodle dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Toy Foodles 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 Toy Foodle bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Foxipoo? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Toy Foodle? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Toy Foodle 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 Toy Foodle has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Toy Foodle? How much bite force does a Toy Foodle have?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Toy Foodle bite force: Weak. Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.

However, it is important to note that despite the fact that their bite force is considered the “weakest” it can still be very dangerous as all dog bites are.

They are usually not aggressive and very friendly towards children and other animals.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Toy Foodle do?
Toy Foodles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Toy Foodles need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Toy Foodle to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Toy Foodle roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Toy Foodle 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 Toy Foodle have high prey drive?
Toy Foodles 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 Toy Foodles are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Toy Foodle good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Very house-friendly dog the Toy Foodle breed. It's good if you have a small garden where he can go out and do his business, but it's not important at all. You can get enough exercise with one or two walks a day, so keeping them indoors shouldn't be a problem.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Toy Foodles 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 Toy Foodle be left alone?
Toy Foodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Toy Foodle Good With

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

Toy Foodle Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Toy Foodle dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Toy Foodle 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 Toy Foodle breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Toy Foodle breed? Most common health risks of Toy Foodle:
Addison's DiseaseAllergiesBloatCanine Atrial Septal Defect (asd)CataractsCushing's SyndromeEar InfectionsEpilepsyHip DysplasiaHypothyroidismLegg-perthes DiseaseNeonatal Encephalopathy (news)Optic Nerve HypoplasiaPatellar LuxationPremature GrayingProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Runny EyesSebaceous AdenitisVon Willebrand's DiseaseDemodectic Mange
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Toy Foodle breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Toy Foodle see the vet?
Average
The Toy Foodle 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 Toy Foodle dogs live? How old can a Toy Foodle be? What is the age limit of the Toy Foodle? How many years can the oldest Toy Foodle live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Toy Foodle?

11-15 years
The average lifespan of Toy Foodle: 13 years
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Toy Foodle: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Toy Foodle breed hypoallergenic?
No
Toy Foodles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the 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 Toy Foodle have? What is the activity level of the Toy Foodle?
Toy Foodles are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Toy Foodle need? How much exercise do Toy Foodle dogs require per day?
Toy Foodles need quite a lot of exercise. Daily walks should be on schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Toy Foodle breed need?
Toy Foodles 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 Toy Foodle need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Toy Foodle breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Toy Foodle? How much food should I feed my Toy Foodle?
1 to 2 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? Toy Foodle risk for obesity:
Average: The Toy Foodle has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks 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 Toy Foodle's 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 Toy Foodle 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 Toy Foodle drool?
The Toy Foodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Toy Foodle could be a perfect 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 minimum compared to others, just like the Toy Foodle.

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

Toy Foodle As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Toy Foodle 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).

Toy Foodle breed is a good choice for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Toy Foodle be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Toy Foodle 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.

Toy Foodle breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Toy Foodle 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.

Toy Foodle is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Toy Foodle 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 Toy Foodle is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

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

Yes

Toy Foodle 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 Toy Foodle 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.

Toy Foodle is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

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

Not really

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

Toy Foodle Reproducibility

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

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Toy Foodle: 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 Toy Foodle have in a litter? How many puppies can the Toy Foodle breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Toy Foodle have? How many puppies can a Toy Foodle give birth to?
2-4 puppies

Toy Foodle Recognition

AKC Group
Is Toy Foodle recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Toy Foodle recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Toy Foodle breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.American Canine Hybrid ClubDesigner Breed RegistryDesigner Dogs Kennel ClubInternational Designer Canine Registry

Toy Foodle Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Toy Foodle's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Toy Foodles are easy to train.
  • Apartment Friendly: Very house-friendly dog the Toy Foodle breed.
  • Shedding Level: Toy Foodles are low shedders.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Toy Foodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Toy Foodles are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Toy Foodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Toy Foodles are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Toy Foodles are very cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Toy Foodles are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Toy Foodles are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Toy Foodles 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: Toy Foodle 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: Toy Foodles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Toy Foodle is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Toy Foodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Toy Foodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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