The Labradoodle is a popular pet in Australia. Here is your informative A-list of Labradoodle. The Labradoodle is not a purebred dog. This dog breed is crossing between Labrador Retriever and Poodle. The first Labradoodle was bred in 1988. This dog breed is originated from Australia. Some of the first dogs were imported to other countries, this breed has become popular around the world. The first and second generation dogs are available, the first generation Labradoodles are crossing between Labrador Retriever and Poodle, whereas second generation is inherited from hybrid Labradoodles. Today, Labradoodle serves as family pet and guide dog.

Facts about Labradoodle

  • Temperament – Labradoodles are friendly, energetic, affectionate, loyal, playful and intelligent. They can get along with children and other pets. Labradoodle puppies need early training and socialization. Obedience commands are easily pick up by them easily. They will be able pick up training easily because both parents are smart. The Labradoodles are good swimmer as their parents. Do not leave them alone for long period because they do enjoy spending time with family.
  • Appearance – There are three types of Labradoodle, which are standard, medium and Miniature. The Labradoodle appearance can be varying; it depends on Labradoodle take after which parent. There are usually two types of coat, which are wool curly coat and fleece coat. One of the reasons that Labradoodles are popular because of their coat is non-shedding and allergy friendly.

Labradoodle Breed Information

Size Standard, medium or miniature
Height 23 – 26 inches for the standards (male and female)
18 – 21 inches for the mediums (male and female)
14 – 17 inches for the miniatures (male and female)
Weight 45 – 60 pounds for the standards (female) 55 – 77 pounds for the standards (male)
40 – 55 pounds for the mediums (male and female)
26 – 55 pounds for the miniatures (male and female)
Colour Apricot cream, chalk, gold, red, apricot, black and silver, café and chocolate
Group Hybrid Breed Dog
Life Span 13 – 15 years
Exercise Ability They are energetic and daily walk is needed. They love to play and run around
Grooming Requirements Labradoodle need regular brushing and trimming. They are little shedder
Environment Indoor or fenced yard
Barking Average

Some common health issue for Labradoodles is ear infections if they have poodle’s ears. Basically Labradoodles are healthy breeds. Here are some sharing about Goldendoodle and Schnoodle.

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