The size of a Schnoodle can vary depending on the size of the parents, with Miniature Schnoodles being the smallest and Giant Schnoodles being the largest.
Schnoodle dogs have a hypoallergenic coat, making them a good choice for people with allergies, and are also known for being low-shedding, which can also make them a good choice for people who don’t want a lot of dog hair in their homes.
Cost of Owning a Schnoodle in the First Year
You will probably need to pay for your Schnoodle to be neutered or spayed. The average cost of a spay or neuter procedure in the US is around $400 for a Schnoodle. However, this cost can be much higher if your pup faces any complications or needs to stay in the vet’s care for an extended amount of time.
The cost of feeding a Schnoodle in the first year of life can vary depending on factors such as the size of the dog, its activity level, and the quality of food you choose to feed. On average, it can cost about $500 to feed your Schnoodle in the first year of life.
This estimate is calculated based on feeding your Schoodle an average-priced dog food at the suggested serving size for your dog’s size.
You should also pay for your Schnoodle to be vaccinated, dewormed, and have a flea and tick treatment. You will need to organize this at the vet appointment when you go for the initial check-up for your Schnoodle. The price of this check-up, the vaccinations, dewormer, and flea and tick treatment should be around $400 for your Schnoodle.
You should also ask your vet to microchip your Schnoodle. The average cost of microchipping a dog in the US is $80 and does not tend to vary too much. This cost also includes the price of registering the chip to your details.
You may also need to purchase some first-time dog owner essentials and some treats and toys for your Schnoodle. The cost of these extra accessories can vary dramatically depending on how much or how little you would like to spend. We have included a total of $100 for accessories for your Schnoodle in the first year.
This brings us to $1,480 for owning your Schnoodle in the first year. This total does not include any additional services like dog grooming, walking, or pet sitting. It also does not include any emergency vet care or pet insurance.
Annual Cost of Owning a Schnoodle
The biggest cost of Schnoodle ownership per year will be dog food. For a happy and active Schnoodle, you can expect to spend an average of $450 per year on dog food for your Schnoodle in the US. Of course, this can vary a lot but our average is based on feeding the correct amount of dog food for a Schnoodle and purchasing average-priced dog food.
Another larger cost will be your annual vet visit. During this visit, you should organize your Schnoodle’s vaccination, flea and tick treatment, and deworming treatment. The cost of this visit and the necessary treatments is on average around $200 for a Schnoodle.
You will probably need to invest in dog poop bags if you and your Schnoodle want to go out and about in public places. The average annual cost of poop bags for a Schnoodle is around $80 in the US.
You might also want to grab some treats and toys for your Schnoodle. This is a cost that could potentially get very high if you choose to spend a lot of money on extra accessories for your Schnoodle. We will budget an average of $100 for treats and toys for a Schnoodle in the US.
Overall, the average annual cost of owning a Schnoodle is around $830 in the United States. This total does not include any emergency vet bills, pet insurance, grooming, walking, or training.
Lifetime Cost of Owning a Schnoodle
The average lifespan of a Schnoodle is around 12-15 years. This is considered a relatively long lifespan for a dog and can be attributed to the breed’s generally good health and small to medium size. This also means that the average lifetime cost of owning a Schnoodle is between $10,610 and $13,100.
Schnoodle Puppy Price
The price of a Schnoodle puppy can vary depending on several factors, including the breeder, location, and the size of the puppy. On average, Schnoodle puppies can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $2,500.
Miniature Schnoodles may be on the lower end of the price range, while Giant Schnoodles may be on the higher end. It’s important to keep in mind that purchasing from a reputable breeder who raises healthy and well-socialized puppies is important and may come at a higher cost.