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Sizes and Colors

Here is everything you need to know about the sizes and colors available in our breeding program.

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CHOCOLATE TRI 

To produce a Chocolate Tri Bernedoodle, specific genetic combinations are required. The "tri" in Chocolate Tri refers to three distinct coat colors – chocolate (brown), white, and tan. To achieve this coloration, the following genetic components are necessary:

CHOCOLATE (b) GENE

This gene determines the brown coloration in the coat. A Chocolate Tri Bernedoodle must inherit two copies of the chocolate gene, one from each parent.

BLACK (B) GENE

The black gene is responsible for the black pigment in the coat. In a Chocolate Tri Bernedoodle, this gene is present in a "hidden" form (recessive), as the brown gene (chocolate) dominates. Therefore, the Bernedoodle must inherit two copies of the recessive black gene (Bb) to allow the chocolate gene to express itself.

AGOUTI (a) GENE

This gene controls the distribution of black and tan in the coat. For a Chocolate Tri Bernedoodle, the tan points are created by the presence of the agouti gene, which allows the tan color to appear on specific areas like eyebrows, cheeks, chest, and legs.

The combination of these genes ensures that the Bernedoodle puppy inherits the necessary genetic makeup to display the Chocolate Tri coloration – rich chocolate, distinct white markings, and touches of tan. It's important for breeders to carefully select parent dogs with the appropriate genetic makeup to produce Chocolate Tri Bernedoodle puppies.

Introducing the adorable Chocolate Tri Bernedoodle – a mix of elegance and comfort. They have a glossy coat with rich chocolate colors, white markings, and touches of tan that make them look amazing. 

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BLUE MERLE TRI

Their coat showcases a mesmerizing marbling effect, where shades of gray and black intermingle in intricate patterns. This striking backdrop is adorned with distinct patches of white and touches of tan, creating a harmonious symphony of hues. Their eyes often stand out with a vibrant blue color, enhancing their unique appearance.

Producing a Blue Merle Tri Bernedoodle requires specific genetic combinations to achieve the distinctive coat coloration. The "blue merle" pattern is characterized by a marbling effect of gray and black shades, while "tri" signifies three primary colors – black, white, and tan. The genetics involved in creating a Blue Merle Tri Bernedoodle include:

MERLE (M) GENE

The merle gene is responsible for the marbling pattern seen in the coat. In a Blue Merle Tri Bernedoodle, the merle gene contributes to the gray and black shades in the coat.

BLACK (B) GENE

The presence of the black gene contributes to the black areas in the coat, including the marbling patterns.

AGOUTI (a) GENE

The agouti gene controls the distribution of black and tan in the coat. The tan points, often seen on eyebrows, cheeks, chest, and legs, are created by the agouti gene.

DILUTION (d) GENE

The dilution gene affects the intensity of black pigment, leading to a gray appearance. In the case of a Blue Merle coat, the dilution gene plays a role in creating the gray shades.

Additional coat color genes: Various other genes contribute to the specific shades of gray, black, and tan, as well as white markings in the coat.

It's important to note that the genetics involved in producing Blue Merle Tri Bernedoodles can be quite complex and involve multiple genes interacting. Responsible breeding practices, genetic health testing, and a deep understanding of coat color genetics are essential to ensure healthy puppies with the desired coat colors and patterns.

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CHOCOLATE MERLE TRI

Their coat boasts a stunning merle pattern, where rich chocolate hues intermingle with captivating shades of gray and black, creating a tapestry of visual delight. Accentuating this exquisite backdrop are the distinctive white markings and charming splashes of tan, adding depth and character to their appearance. The eyes of the Chocolate Merle Tri Bernedoodle often exude a warm and soulful gaze, a reflection of their affectionate and loyal nature. 

Producing a Chocolate Merle Tri Bernedoodle involves specific genetic combinations to achieve the distinctive coat coloration. The "chocolate merle" pattern is a captivating blend of chocolate hues and the merle pattern, while "tri" signifies three primary colors – chocolate (brown), white, and tan. The genetics required to create a Chocolate Merle Tri Bernedoodle include:

MERLE (M) GENE

The merle gene is responsible for the marbling pattern seen in the coat. In a Chocolate Merle Tri Bernedoodle, the merle gene contributes to the gray and black shades in the merle pattern.

CHOCOLATE (b) GENE

This gene determines the brown coloration in the coat. A Chocolate Merle Tri Bernedoodle must inherit two copies of the chocolate gene to express the chocolate color.

BLACK (B) GENE

The presence of the black gene contributes to the black areas in the coat, often seen in the merle pattern.

AGOUTI (Ay) GENE

The agouti gene controls the distribution of tan in the coat. The tan points, often seen on eyebrows, cheeks, chest, and legs, are created by the agouti gene.

DILUTION (d) GENE

The dilution gene affects the intensity of black pigment, contributing to the gray appearance in the merle pattern.

ADDITIONAL COAT COLOR GENES

Various other genes influence the specific shades of chocolate, gray, black, and tan, as well as white markings in the coat.

Creating a Chocolate Merle Tri Bernedoodle involves complex genetic interactions. Responsible breeding practices, genetic health testing, and a deep understanding of coat color genetics are essential to ensure healthy puppies with the desired coat colors and patterns, while also prioritizing the overall health and well-being of the puppies.

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TRADITIONAL TRI

The Traditional Tri Bernedoodle embodies the timeless charm of the classic tri-color pattern. Their coat showcases the signature trio of black, white, and tan hues, creating a striking and harmonious contrast. The black base is adorned with white markings on the chest, paws, and face, while delicate touches of tan enhance their eyebrows, cheeks, and legs. This iconic coat is a testament to their Bernese Mountain Dog heritage, highlighting their connection to a beloved breed.

Producing a Traditional Tri Bernedoodle involves specific genetic combinations to achieve the classic coat coloration. The "traditional tri" pattern is characterized by black, white, and tan markings. The genetics required to create a Traditional Tri Bernedoodle include:

BLACK (B) GENE

The black gene is responsible for the black areas in the coat. A Traditional Tri Bernedoodle must inherit two copies of the black gene to express the black color.

AGOUTI (Ay) GENE

The agouti gene controls the distribution of tan in the coat, resulting in the tan points seen on eyebrows, cheeks, chest, and legs.

WHITE MARKINGS

White markings on the coat are influenced by additional genetic factors.

ADDITIONAL COAT COLOR GENES

Various other genes influence the specific shades of chocolate, gray, black, and tan, as well as white markings in the coat.

Creating a Traditional Tri Bernedoodle involves these specific genetic components interacting to achieve the classic tri-color pattern of black, white, and tan. Responsible breeding practices, genetic health testing, and a deep understanding of coat color genetics are essential to ensure healthy puppies with the desired coat colors and patterns, while also prioritizing the overall health and well-being of the puppies.

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MINI BERNEDOODLES

Our Mini Bernedoodles typically mature to an average weight of 30lbs to 40lbs, offering all the wonderful traits of a Bernedoodle in a more compact and lightweight package. Our meticulous approach ensures gradual size reduction to maintain the integrity of their joints and overall conformation. These dogs share a size resemblance with breeds like the Shetland Sheepdog or Brittany Spaniel!

ESTIMATED SIZE:

30-40 Lbs

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MEDIUM BERNEDOODLES

Our Medium Bernedoodles generally reach an adult weight averaging between 40lbs and 60lbs. It's the ideal size – not overly large or too small – just what you've been searching for! If you desire a lighter-weight furry friend that can match the energy of larger dogs, a medium Bernedoodle is the perfect fit. They share a size akin to purebred Standard Poodles or Australian Shepherds.

ESTIMATED SIZE:

40-50 Lbs

Other Sizes

STANDARD BERNEDOODLES

Our Standard Bernedoodles usually mature to an average weight spanning from 60lbs to 80lbs. If you adore the generous and affectionate stature of the Bernese Mountain Dog, yet seek the appealing appearance and minimal shedding characteristics that Bernedoodles provide, then the Standard size is tailor-made for you! These dogs stand at a height comparable to purebred Bernese Mountain Dogs or Alaskan Malamutes, promising a remarkable blend of size and charm.

Other Sizes

ESTIMATED SIZE:

60-80 Lbs