Irish Doodles, also called Irish Setterpoos, are a very cute cross between an Irish Setter and either a Standard Poodle or a Miniature Poodle. Learn more fun facts about Irish Atlanta Doodles from the Dogs Now YouTube channel.
Irish Doodles don’t shed as much as many other breeds due to the Poodle side of the family. Irish Doodles for sale are sometimes touted as hypoallergenic dogs, but in truth, there is no such thing as a 100% hyperallergenic dog. Some people with allergies have fewer symptoms with low-shedding dogs like Irish Doodles.
Owners generally opt to clip the coat for easier maintenance; but if you choose to leave it in its natural state, expect to brush it about once every week or two. If he’s clipped, he’ll still need a good brushing every few weeks.
Irish Doodles are friendly and love to please people. They tend to get along well with other pets and children. They are also energetic dogs that need a good long walk of about an hour every day, as well as playtime. This makes them great for families that like to be active.
Irish Doodles tend not to bark as much as other breeds of dog. Even if they do bark, they can, like most dogs, be taught not to bark. Both Poodles and Irish Setters are highly trainable dogs because they like making their people happy. It’s still a good idea to take obedience classes or puppy socializing classes to help you learn how to better communicate with your Irish Doodle.