How Long Do F1b Bernedoodles Live? The Shocking Truth

Let’s start by saying that a F1b Bernedoodle is a mix between a first generation bernedoodle and a purebred poodle. The first generation bernedoodles are considered to be 50% poodle and 50% bernese mountain dog, but for the second generation it is not the same because in terms of F1b, it is 75% poodle and only 75% bernese mountain dog.

It’s said that the bernedoodle of an F1 generation varies in sizes depending on the poodle. However, it can be a bit difficult to tell the exact trait that an F1b Bernedoodle will inherit, but it will definitely gear more towards the poodle than the bernese mountain dog.

How Long Do F1b Bernedoodles Live

How Long Do F1b Bernedoodles Live?

When it comes to bernedoodle lifespan it tend to vary from 7 up to 18 years, depending on the size of the bernedoodle. It is said that tiny F1b bernedoodle can live up to 18 years when compared to standard and miniature bernedoodles. Miniature bernedoodle on the other hand has a lifespan of around 12 years, while standard bernedoodle can live up to 8 years.

Apart from the size of your dog, there are several factors that comes into play when it comes to the maximum age of an F1b bernedoodle. With that being said, we have put together a list of factors that plays a role on how long an F1b Bernedoodle can live.

Health Issues

The first thing you’ll probably need to take into consideration is the maximum age limit of the breed generation. Not only that, but you should keep in mind that health issues such as cancer, heart disease, hip and elbow dysplasia can significantly affect any bernedoodle life. But due to the fact that these are Fb1 generation, they are less likely to get any severe infection from their parents.


It is safe to say that food does play a role in the age of any bernedoodle. If it’s a case where your bernedoodle is getting the right amount of nutrition, then they will have a better chance at growing healthier. Unhealthy food can be dangerous for your dog which may lead to severe health issues over time.

Weather Condition

It’s always best when the environment your bernedoodle lives in is moderate. You never want the condition to be too cold or too hot for your bernedoodle. Whenever the condition is moderate your dog will be comfortable which is good for them.


You should take the time out to train your bernedoodle as this will increase the lifespan of your dog. Whenever you train your bernedoodle for certain type of activities this will prevent them from having any form of disorder. So, make sure that your bernedoodle gets the training that they deserve.


As you can see there are several factors that plays a role in a F1b generation Bernedoodle lifespan. These factors include the bernedoodle diet and health conditions with some form of training and exercise.

Alwayne Gray

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