Schafpudelhund dogs are smaller than the classic poodle but are a very good all round breed. There is an inherent risk in Schafpudelhund puppies that they will suffer from birth defects, but more often these defects are covered by insurance. However, this coverage is not available in all states and costs can increase if the puppy is shipped. Breeders who have received custom quotes for their Schafpudel Hound puppies should not take any chances and inquire about coverage, shipping costs and insurance from the breeder. If the puppy has birth defects, it is best to have the puppy tested by the vet.
Schafpudelhund dogs were developed as a cross between the Standard Schnauzer and the Poodle. The Schafpudelhund was intended to be a medium-sized companion for the family and as such was bred for years to achieve proper proportions. The dog’s physique is extremely muscular with a large, pointed tail and deep chest. The dog must have a high level of activity, good health and be free from genetic errors. There is a long history of Schafpudelhund dogs participating in dressage, show jumping, herding, obedience tests and other exhibitions. Due to their temperament and athleticism, Schafpudelhunds are considered to be very graceful, responsive and intelligent dogs.
Schafpudel Hound puppies can expect to spend most of their lives indoors as they are extremely sensitive to cold and hot weather. A Schafpudelhund almost always gets plenty of exercise and is eager to please. They are great with children and other pets and are so loyal that they are destructive. Due to their active nature, Schafpudel needs a large space to run and play, a large garden to play in and plenty of room to move around. It is important that the dog gets enough food and is around other dogs when growing up.
Schafpudelhund dogs have a long history of efficacy in medicine and are used by veterinarians around the world. The dog is extremely trainable and obedient. Because of their strength and athleticism, they make excellent service and police dogs. Schafpudelhunds are also known to shed a lot, so it’s important that they get plenty of exercise to avoid getting overly wet.
Schafpudelhunds were originally bred as hunters. However, the dog has been used as a working dog all over the world. Due to their intelligence, agility and hard work, Schafpudelhunds are often used in dog fighting. To protect itself from other dogs, the Schafpudelhund has an exceptional sense of smell. It has incredible agility and stamina and can outrun any other breed.
Due to their size, breeders prefer Schafpudelhund dogs to have a double coat. The coat should have all weather and waterproof properties. The dog’s coat needs protection from the harsh weather conditions and frequent brushing. Schafpudelhund dogs are very protective of their owners and often bark at intruders if they don’t get a chance to run away. The breed is also very friendly and loyal and can grow fierce if left to its own devices.