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Irish Doodle Dog Registration

Breed Standard for Irish Doodle:

General Appearance:

  • The Irish Doodle is a medium to large-sized dog with a sturdy and well-proportioned build.

  • They should have an elegant and graceful appearance, reflecting the influence of the Irish Setter parent.

  • The overall appearance should convey intelligence, alertness, and charm.

Size:

  • Irish Doodles typically range in height from 20 to 28 inches (51 to 71 cm) at the shoulder, depending on the size of the Poodle parent.

  • Weight can vary widely, but generally falls between 40 to 70 pounds (18 to 32 kg).

Coat:

  • The coat of the Irish Doodle can vary widely depending on the genetic contribution from the Poodle parent.

  • It may be curly, wavy, or straight, and can be of various colors, including red, apricot, cream, and occasionally black or brown.

  • The coat should be of medium length, dense, and may be low-shedding or hypoallergenic, like the Poodle parent.

Head:

  • The head should be proportionate to the body, with a slightly rounded skull.

  • Eyes are typically large, almond-shaped, and expressive, reflecting a warm and intelligent demeanor.

  • Ears may be medium-sized, pendant, and feathered, adding to the dog's elegant appearance.

Body:

  • The body of the Irish Doodle should be well-muscled and athletic, with a deep chest and strong, straight legs.

  • Chest should be well-developed, providing ample room for lung capacity.

  • Legs are straight and sturdy, providing agility and grace in movement.

Tail:

  • The tail of the Irish Doodle may be natural or docked, depending on individual preference and local regulations.

  • When undocked, the tail is typically of medium length and may be carried gracefully.

Temperament:

  • Irish Doodles are known for their affectionate, loyal, and sociable nature.

  • They are intelligent dogs that thrive on human companionship and enjoy spending time with their families.

  • Irish Doodles are typically good with children and other pets when properly socialized from a young age.

irish doodle

The Irish Doodle, a captivating crossbreed born from the merging of an Irish Setter and a Poodle, has been enchanting dog lovers with its stunning appearance and intelligent disposition. This hybrid combines the elegance and grace of the Irish Setter with the intelligence and hypoallergenic coat of the Poodle, resulting in a companion that excels in companionship, agility, and even therapy work. While the Irish Doodle may not be officially recognized as a breed by traditional kennel clubs, registering with the Designer Kennel Club (DKC) holds numerous benefits for both breeders and owners.

 

Unveiling the Irish Doodle
The Irish Doodle typically boasts a medium to large-sized frame, adorned with a luxuriously soft, wavy, or curly coat that comes in various colors, including red, apricot, cream, and occasionally black or brown. Their expressive eyes and gentle facial features exude warmth and intelligence, making them irresistible to dog enthusiasts.

 

In terms of temperament, Irish Doodles are renowned for their affectionate, loyal, and sociable nature. They thrive on human companionship and possess an innate eagerness to please, making them ideal family pets and therapy dogs. Irish Doodles are also highly intelligent and responsive to training, excelling in obedience, agility, and even search and rescue work.

 

The Importance of Registration
While the Irish Doodle may not be recognized as a breed by traditional kennel clubs such as the American Kennel Club (AKC) or the Kennel Club (UK), registering your Irish Doodle with the Designer Kennel Club offers several significant advantages:

 

Breed Recognition: Registering your Irish Doodle with the Designer Kennel Club provides official recognition of this beloved crossbreed. It acknowledges the unique qualities and characteristics that define the Irish Doodle, contributing to its status as a recognized designer breed.
 

Pedigree Documentation: Registration with the Designer Kennel Club ensures that your Irish Doodle's lineage is documented, offering valuable insight into its genetic background. This information can be crucial for breeders making informed breeding decisions and for owners interested in understanding their dog's heritage.
 

Health Monitoring: The Designer Kennel Club maintains records of registered Irish Doodles, allowing for the tracking of health information and genetic data within the breed. This helps identify potential health concerns and promotes responsible breeding practices aimed at preserving the well-being of Irish Doodles.
 

Community Engagement: Registering your Irish Doodle with the Designer Kennel Club facilitates connections with fellow enthusiasts and breeders within the Irish Doodle community. It provides opportunities for networking, sharing knowledge, and participating in events and activities dedicated to celebrating this beloved crossbreed.
 

Preserving the Legacy of the Irish Doodle
The Irish Doodle represents a harmonious fusion of traits from its Irish Setter and Poodle parents, making it an affectionate, intelligent, and versatile companion. While not recognized as a breed by traditional kennel clubs, registering your Irish Doodle with the Designer Kennel Club offers numerous benefits, including breed recognition, pedigree documentation, health monitoring, and community engagement.

By taking this important step, you contribute to the ongoing recognition and preservation of the Irish Doodle breed, ensuring that these magnificent dogs continue to bring joy and companionship to families for years to come.

Question & Answer

Can You Register a Irish Doodle?

Yes, you can register your puppy or dog with the Designer Kennel Club. The DKC is the best registry for the designer dog breed. 

Can I get Papers for a Irish Doodle?

Yes, you can receive registration papers for your puppy or dog. Register your puppy or dog as a Foundation dog.

Can I register my Irish Doodle puppy litter?

Litter registration is offered by the Designer Kennel Club. To register your puppy litter, you must register both parents as Foundation dog, then register your puppy litter. 

Can I register my dog without AKC papers? Yes, you can register your dog as a Foundation dog

How to prove my dog is purebred without papers? registration papers will show proof of breed & ownership. 

What is the best registration for a dog? DKC registration papers are the best for all designer dog breeds. 

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