Thinking of getting a Moodle? Get all the information you need in our dog breed guide to see if a Moodle is the right dog for you.
How long will my Moodle live? 12-16 years
What will my dogs energy levels be like? Low - moderate
How big will my Moodle grow? 4-9kg
Will a Moodle be suitable for my family? Moodles are suitable for most families
What size housing is recommended for my Moodle? Backyard not essential
The Moodle is an affectionate, boisterous and playful breed. They generally do well in any type of home and are quite happy around children as well as other dogs and pets, given they have been properly socialised as a puppy. They are a playful and intelligent breed, however training them requires patience and consistency on the owners behalf.
Being a smaller breed, the Moodle can become a fairly vocal breed. It is important to teach them from an early age that unprovoked barking is not okay. If it is an issue that develops it is essential that it is dealt with before it becomes a habit. It is also important to remember not to ‘baby’ small breeds like Moodles, as they can become bossy and demanding - believing they are the top of the hierarchy in your home.
Moodle Health Issues
Eye Discharge: Due to a having shallow eye sockets, tears can spill out and stain lighter coloured fur. Although this is more a cosmetic issue, it is important to regularly clean the affected area.
Dental Problems: Dental diseases are a very common issue, and they generally start with a plaque and tartar build up, which can then cause a variety of problems for your dog. If it is not addressed it can lead to periodontal disease and in more serious cases, kidney and liver diseases.
At Kellyville Pets, we encourage responsible pet ownership.
CARE GUIDE © Copyright 2016 Kellyville Pets - All information found in this care guide is based upon our own experience. The information provided is not the only information available. In any medical situations, you should always consult your vet, including questions regarding your pet's diet.