The Irishdoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Irish Setter and the Standard Poodle breed. The Irishdoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).
- Country of Origin: N/A
- Weight: 45 - 70 lbs
- Height: 18 - 25 inches
- Color: The Irish Setter colors are Chestnut, Mahogany or Red are their coat colors. They may also have white markings on their chest or feet.
The Irishdoodle is playful, fun loving, energetic, affectionate & gentle. This breed enjoys interaction with people and other animals. They do not do well alone for extended periods of time.
The most common health issue to occur in the Irishdoodle is hip dysplasia. Other health concerns to watch for are:
• Progressive Retinal Atrophy
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.
Their coats is usually curly and short or long to the length. They are usually hypoallergenic and shed very little. Their curly coat should be soft to the touch.
Daily brushing will help maintain their silky coat. Much more attention to their coat will be needed during seasonal changes. Only bathe when necessary. Bathing too frequently can deplete oils in their water resistant coats.