When we talk about the Sheepa doodle and Bernedoodle, the sheepa doodle is a cross between old English sheepdogs and poodles, and the Bernedoodle is a cross between Bernese mountain dogs and the poodle.
Both have their own benefits depending upon their features. Let’s discuss the different features of both including coat type, color, size, life span, temperament, and cost to know which is better.
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The sheepa doodle has two different coat types, which are straight or wavy coat, while the Bernedoodles has three different coat types, including the straight, wavy, and curly coat. Both dogs need the grooming after 6 to 8 weeks. The Bernedoodle coat is less shedding as compared to the sheepa doodle.
The sheepa doodle and the Bernedoodel both come in different colors depending upon their parent’s color. The most popular colors are black, brown, and white. When we talk about Bernedoodle, they have a variety of bi-colors and tri-colors.
When we talk about the size, both can come in different sizes depending upon their parent’s size. But the Bernedoodles have a more variety of sizes as compared to sheepa doodle. The sheepa doodle weight range can vary from 45 to 80 pounds, while the Bernedoodle weight can vary from 15 to 110 pounds with a large variety. So we can say that the Bernedoodles has the maximum size range.
The life span of the Bernedoodles and sheepa doodles can vary depending upon their size. Usually, the smaller dogs have a more life span as compared to the bigger ones. But when we talk about the average life span, both have the same average life span of 12 to 15 years. Moreover, the toy size of the Bernedoodles can live even above 15 years.
The sheepa doodle and Bernedoodle both have the poodle parent common. So both dogs have almost the same temperament. Both dogs are brilliant, loyal, and attached to families. They love to spend maximum playtime with the children. Moreover, you can efficiently train these dogs due to their intelligent nature.
Both dogs are love to exercise and outdoor trips with their owners. But when we compare, the sheepa doodle is more active as compared to the Bernedoodles. They can spend more time in exercise and play as compared to Bernedoodles.
Due to their same poodle parent, maximum health issues are the same in both dogs. Both dogs can have hip and elbow dysplasia. There is a little difference in health like the sheepa doodles are more prone to cancer and skin issues.
When we compare both dogs, the Bernedoodles are expensive as compared to the sheepa doodle due to their high demand. When we talk about the price, the sheepa doodle price can vary in the range $1000 to $3000, while a Bernedoodle range can vary from $2500 to $5000.
From all the above discussion, we can conclude that the sheepa doodle and Bernedoodle both are almost the same in maximum features because both have the same poodle parent. But somehow the Bernedoodles have more variety in size, color, coat, and life span. Moreover, this variety of Bernedoodles also reflects in their cost demand.
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