Hybrid Origin: The Schnoodle is a hybrid between the Schnauzer and the Poodle. Erroneous Alias: Schnoodle Country of Origin: Schnoodles originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Schnoodle is a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: Schnoodles generally are very curious, intelligent, and affectionate. Schnoodles tend to be very friendly towards children and other animals. The Schnoodle tends to be outgoing, friendly, playful, eager to please. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Schnoodle is 10 - 13 years.