32-44 lbs
Tibetan Terrier

The affectionate Ttoodle is a designer dog breed created by combining a Poodle and a Tibetan Terrier. Most commonly bred from standard Poodles, they stand an average of 15 to 18 inches and weigh in at 30 to 50 pounds. They have single curly or dense double coats that come in several different colors, including black, white, blue, apricot and gray. The breed is highly intelligent, and the Ttoodle makes an excellent family pet. This energetic breed requires plenty of activity and enjoys having space to run. They are adaptable to make environments and do well in apartments as well as larger homes. 

purpose Purpose
history Date of Origin
ancestry Ancestry
Tibetan Terrier, Poodle

Ttoodle Health

Average Size
Male Ttoodle size stats
Height: 15-19 inches Weight: 32-45 lbs
Female Ttoodle size stats
Height: 14-19 inches Weight: 32-44 lbs
Major Concerns
  • Patellar Luxation
  • Bloat
  • Eye Problems
  • Von Willebrand's Disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Addison's Disease
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
  • Cushing's Disease
Minor Concerns
  • Hip Dysplasia
Occasional Diagnoses
  • Skin Infections
Occasional Tests
  • Hip X-Rays
  • Heart
  • Thyroid Tests
  • Eye Examination
  • Physical Examination
  • Blood Tests

Ttoodle Breed History

Because the Ttoodle is a relatively new hybrid breed, very little of its history is known. The history of the parent breeds, however, is well documented. The Poodle is one of the world’s oldest breeds and is believed to have originated in Germany. The Poodle we are familiar with today, though, was likely developed in France by combining several European dogs. Another theory suggests that the breed has ancestors from the Asian steppes who ended up in Portugal. While most commonly kept as a companion in modern times, Standard and Miniature Poodles have also been used for duck hunting and gathering truffles. The breed became recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1888 and remains a popular breed. The Tibetan Terrier is another dog breed with ancient roots. Originating in Tibet more than 2000 years ago, these friendly dogs were bred to serve as companions for monastery monks. They were also used by nomadic herdsmen to herd sheep are were believed to bring good look to their owners. Once known as “The Holy Dogs of Tibet,” they were often given as gifts as thanks for favors. They were never sold as the Tibetans believed they would be selling their luck away. The first Tibetan Terrier was brought to England in 1922 by Dr. Grieg. The doctor was later given a second Tibetan Terrier, and she began breeding them. In 1956, two Tibetan Terriers from the kennels of Dr. Grieg were brought to the United States. Despite the breed’s lengthy history, it only became recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1973. In 2016, the winner of the non-sporting breed category of the National Dog Show was a Tibetan Terrier named Clue. 

Ttoodle Breed Appearance

The Ttoodle is a medium-sized dog with a proportionate head and body. The coat comes in many colors, including white, black, blue, brown, apricot, gray and brindle and varies in texture from wavy to curly. Some Ttoodles have a single coat while others have a double coat. In either case, the coat is quite dense. Most Ttoodles have coats that resemble that of one parent or the other rather than a random mix of the two. The ears are long and floppy, and the snout is average length. The eyes are expressive and dark, and the tail is long and straight. 

Eye Color Possibilities
brown Ttoodle eyes
Nose Color Possibilities
black Ttoodle nose
brown Ttoodle nose
isabella Ttoodle nose
Coat Color Possibilities
brindle Ttoodle coat
brown Ttoodle coat
black Ttoodle coat
gray Ttoodle coat
fawn Ttoodle coat
cream Ttoodle coat
Coat Length
Short Medium Long
Coat Density
coat density
Sparse Normal Dense
Coat Texture
coat texture
Ttoodle wavy coat texture
Straight Wiry Wavy Curly Corded

Ttoodle Breed Maintenance

The hypoallergenic Ttoodle requires frequent grooming, including brushing at least three times per week and regular trimming. This breed is a low to moderate shedder depending on whether the coat is more like that of the Poodle or the Tibetan Terrier. Poodle-like coats tend to shed more, but regular brushing helps reduce loose hair. Regular trimmings make the coat easier to maintain. The face needs trimmed about once per month while the rest of the body needs trimmed every two to three months. The teeth should be brushed a few times each week, and the ears need to be cleaned and checked for infection weekly. Trim the nails as needed.

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Brushes for Ttoodle
Pin Brush
Pin Brush
Nail Clipper
Nail Clipper
Brushing Frequency
fur daily fur weekly fur monthly
Ttoodle requires daily brushing
Daily Weekly Monthly

Ttoodle Temperament

Ttoodles are well-loved because of their gentle, affectionate natures. They are exceptional family dogs and do well with children. They are somewhat leery of strangers, but they are friendly when properly socialized. Ttoodles often exhibit dominance issues with other dogs, but again, they do well when properly socialized. This breed requires constant attention and does not do well when left alone. Highly intelligent and eager to please its owners, the Ttoodle also has an independent streak that makes training moderately easy. This breed is very agile and excels in agility training. Ttoodles also do well in obedience training, especially when started at a young age. 

Ttoodle Activity Requirements

The Ttoodle is a moderately active and energetic breed. Because of its size, it does well in virtually any environment, including apartments, as long as there is enough space for indoor play. This breed also needs a couple walks each day and will enjoy spending time at an off-leash dog park. Expect to spend at least 30 minutes exercising your Ttoodle on top of indoor play time. Because they are an intelligent breed, Ttoodles also need plenty of mental stimulation. Treat dispensing toys are an excellent way to engage your canine companion’s mind. Ttoodles also enjoy going for jogs and engaging in agility training. 

Activity Level
low activity medium activity high activity
Low Medium High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week
7 miles
walk mileage
Minutes of Activity Per Day
40 minutes
activity minutes

Ttoodle Food Consumption

Cups Per Day
2 cups
cup per day cost cup per day cost
Daily Cost
$1.20 - $1.40
food bowls daily cost
Monthly Cost
$34.00 - $45.00
food bag monthly cost

Ttoodle Height & Weight

6 Months
Male Ttoodle size stats at six months
Height: 8.5 inches Weight: 17.5 lbs
Female Ttoodle size stats at six months
Height: 8.5 inches Weight: 16.5 lbs
12 Months
Male Ttoodle size stats at 12 months
Height: 13.5 inches Weight: 24.5 lbs
Female Ttoodle size stats at 12 months
Height: 13.5 inches Weight: 22.5 lbs
18 Months
Male Ttoodle size stats at 18 months
Height: 15.5 inches Weight: 35.5 lbs
Female Ttoodle size stats at 18 months
Height: 15.5 inches Weight: 35.5 lbs

Ttoodle Owner Experiences

Charlie Bear
18 Weeks
2 People
Hrs cheeky and loveable
5 years, 11 months ago
9 Weeks
3 People
House & Yard
only had her 2 days so limited experience but very affectionate, prefers company and intelligent
3 years, 2 months ago
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