Sheltiepoos (also known as Sheltiedoodles) are a cross between an AKC Shetland Sheepdog and an AKC miniature poodle. Shetland Sheepdogs and Poodles are known for their incredible loyalty, intelligence, and being fantastic companions for families and children. Shelties can be vocal when excited and love to “talk”. Miniature Poodles are excellent lap companions. This cross creates what breeders call “hybrid vigor”. This means that our puppies gene pool is broadened and creates a healthier puppy. The perfect couch and cuddle companion.
How Big Will My Puppy Get?
Your puppy could range anywhere from 10lbs up to 25lbs. Most however will range around 15lbs. Miniature Poodles are typically 11lbs to 15lbs. Shetland Sheepdogs are typically 14 to 30lbs. This means that your puppies adult size will range between the two parents sizes.
Hair Type and Care
Your new Sheltiepoo’s hair can range from very curly to shaggy and non shedding to light shedding. There are clues at puppy hood that help us guess what they’re adult coat will be like however each puppy is unique. We want prospective buyers to know that these little guys are going to need to be professionally groomed and brushed regularly. We offer a training course on how to groom your puppy at home for those who would like to learn how to groom their Sheltiepoo themselves.
The Sheltiepoo is affectionate, loyal and intelligent. Their warm demeanor and their awareness of their masters moods make them the perfect companion.
The lifespan of a well loved and cared for Sheltie Poo is anywhere from 12 to 15 years.