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Are Bernedoodles Hypoallergenic? Here’s the truth.


Hypoallergenic Bernedoodle and owner cuddling on couch

Hello and welcome to Stellie Doodles, affectionately named after our very own Estelle! My name is Nicole, and I'm thrilled to have you join us here. From our beautiful property in Central Pennsylvania, we nurture the sweetest and most delightful Bernedoodle puppies, available right here in PA


These puppies are a popular choice among those seeking hypoallergenic dogs. Today, I’m excited to share everything I've learned about Bernedoodles and their hypoallergenic qualities to help you determine if they're the right fit for your family and lifestyle. Let’s dive into the curly world of Bernedoodles and uncover the truth behind their hypoallergenic fame!


What's a Bernedoodle Anyway?


A Bernedoodle is a fantastic crossbreed, a blend of the loving and sturdy Bernese Mountain Dog with the clever and curly-haired Poodle. These pups come in various sizes, from tiny to standard, thanks to the Poodle's size variety, combining the Bernese's loyalty with the hypoallergenic coat of the Poodle.


The Hypoallergenic Hype


"Are Bernedoodles hypoallergenic?" is one of the first questions many prospective pet owners ask. While no dog is 100% hypoallergenic, Bernedoodles are often more suitable for allergy sufferers thanks to their Poodle lineage. Poodles have a reputation for their curly, low-shedding coat, which produces less dander, the primary trigger for allergies.


Why Bernedoodles Might Be a Good Choice for Allergy Sufferers


Bernedoodles inherit their hypoallergenic traits from their Poodle parent. This means they generally shed less and release fewer allergens into your home. It's this quality that makes them a popular choice among those with allergies.


Not All Bernedoodles Are Created Equal


It's important to remember that Bernedoodles can inherit more traits from the Bernese side, including a coat that may shed more. If you're particularly sensitive to allergens, you'll want a Bernedoodle with a curlier, more Poodle-like coat.


Tips for Prospective Bernedoodle Owners with Allergies


  1. Meet the Parents: Seeing the Poodle and Bernese parents can give you clues about the coat type your puppy might inherit.

  2. Choose an F1b Bernedoodle: These pups have a higher percentage of Poodle genetics, enhancing their hypoallergenic qualities.

  3. Regular Grooming: A well-groomed coat helps minimize allergens, keeping your home cleaner and your allergies in check.

  4. Home Hygiene: Consider investing in a quality vacuum and an air purifier to further reduce allergens.

The Bottom Line


Bernedoodles bring close to hypoallergenic traits, especially if they inherit more from the Poodle side. However, individual allergies vary, so it's good to manage expectations. In my experience, the joy and companionship Bernedoodles offer are well worth the extra steps needed to accommodate allergies.


If you're an allergy sufferer or just looking for a loyal and playful family member, consider a Bernedoodle. They might just be the hypoallergenic cuddle buddy you've been searching for. Dive into the adventure—it's filled with love, laughter, and lots of puppy kisses!


Feel free to explore our website at Stellie Doodles to learn more about these wonderful companions and how you can welcome one into your home. Let's embark on this joyful journey together!


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