A lot of breeders try to crossbreed two different dogs. They do it with an expectation that they will get a new breed that has a good temperament, and also good look. If they are successful in producing dog that is good looking and also has good personality, it is not impossible that the breed will be expensive to buy. Well, talk about crossbreed, have you ever seen the crossbreed between Pitbull and Poodle? Well, if we have a Poodle Pitbull mix, what kind of look and also temperament that they will have?
The characters of a dog that is a result of crossbreeding is a little bit difficult to predict because the puppies will borrow traits from both parents and they will end up with some rather unique characteristics of their own. So, it is better if we see the characteristics of the parents first. Pitbull is a breed that is most loving and loyal. This dog is also kind, sensitive and tend to worship their favorite human and they will obey every instruction of that person. Physically, they have a wide head and also broad jawline. They are also sturdy and muscular. Different from pitbull, poodle has fluffy coat and it makes them require regular grooming. Nevertheless, they do not shed much. Their personality is loving and they tend to have a naughty streak in them. Beside, they are also intelligent, loyal and they can please people.
So, what can we expect from the mix of Pitbull Poodle?The parents are loving and family dogs, so you can expect the puppies to be in the same mold. The dog may also a little stubborn and mischievous as well. However, no matter what kind of the dog is, they need to be trained to follow the basic commands. When they are in the puppyhood is, it is the right time to train them. Then, this mix will also be very loyal and protective. So, socializing is the most important for them. They will also be energetic, playful, and loving with everyone in the family. How about their size? Poodle has 18 to 24 inches in height and 45 to 70 lb in weight with 9 to 15 years of lifespan. While, American Pitbull Terrier has 17 to 19 inches in height and 30 to 85 in weight with 8 to 15 years of lifespan. We can conclude that the size of the mix of them will be around those number.
The mix of Pitbull Poodle is expected to own a clean bill of health if you have picked a responsible breeder. Never go to a dubious breeder or a puppy mill because usually they are not scanned for inherited illness and as a result, the litter will be unhealthy. As we know that pitbull is short-haired and they do not need much grooming. But, if the mix of Poodle and Pitbull takes after the Poodle, you need to invest in regular grooming sessions and give time to brushing his coat daily.