Schnoodle Large

Crossbreed, Medium-Large

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

The Schnoodle was bred as a companion dog from the 1980s onwards. They vary in size as there are three sizes of Poodles and three sizes of Schnauzers that can be used.


Attractive to ...

Someone who likes the look of a Schnoodle but wants a big dog.

Not the best for ...

Anyone not looking for an active dog. Poodles and Schnauzers both need stimulating activities to keep their bodies and brains busy.



Cross between

SchnauzerPoodle (Standard)


United States


Big, but will still fit in a small car.

Exercise Needs

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


variable (spikey, progroom)


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

Life expectancy

12 years

Good first dog?



Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

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