Crossbreed, Small-Medium

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

Part of the Poodle cross boom, the Jackapoo combines the intelligence of the Poodle with the energy and playfulness of the Jack Russell Terrier.


Attractive to ...

People looking for a clever, high-energy quirky looking dog that they don't mind having to keep busy. Jackapoos love a job to do!

Not the best for ...

Owners looking for a hypoallergenic dog. There are no guarantees that the coat of a Jackapoo won't trigger a reaction in allergy sufferers.


Jackadoodle, Jackapoodle, Jack A Poo, Jackapoo, Jackpoo, Poojack


United States


You could pick them up if you had to in an emergency.

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.


variable (smooth, curlyshort)


Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

13 years

Good first dog?



Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

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