Hybrid Origin: The Sheepadoodle is a hybrid between the Poodle and the Olde English Sheepdog. Country of Origin: Sheepadoodles originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Sheepadoodle is a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: Sheepadoodles tend to be calm tempered, playful and intelligent. Sheepadoodle makes a exceptional family dog when properly socialized. Sheepadoodles commonly are fairly hypoallergenic with long and soft coats that range anywhere from straight to curly. Sheepadoodle tend to be fairly easy to train do to their high intelligence. Some Sheepadoodle have be successful service and guide dogs. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Sheepadoodle is 10 - 13 years.