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The aussiedoodle is a hybrid dog breed which is the offspring of an Australian Shepherd and a Poodle. As a mixed breed the aussiedoodle will display physical and behavioral traits from both parent breeds. Not all aussiedoodles will receive equal traits from the parents, as some will have more poodle characteristics and others may have more Australian shepherd characteristics. This can lead to diversity between aussiedoodles (even in the same litter) and is a major reason why the breed is not accepted by many kennel clubs.
Ideally aussiedoodles will inherit the positive traits from both parent breeds. However, this is not always the case. Generally traits common both parent breeds will be visible in all aussiedoodles, but the traits unique to the Poodle or the Australian shepherd may or may not be inherited. Due to the uncertainty of the traits the aussiedoodle may inherit, it is recommended that future owners research both parent breeds to get a better understanding of the potential characteristics the aussiedoodle may display.