Hybrid Origin: The Terri Poo is a hybrid between the Australian Terrier and the Poodle. Country of Origin: Terri Poos originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Terri Poo is a exceptional family companion. Breed Characteristics: The Terri Poo is very kid friendly and very affectionate. They tend to be intelligent and easy to train. They are entertaining little dogs that make excellent family companions. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Terri Poo is 10 - 13 years.