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Labradoodle Information

Name Labradoodle
Other Name -
Mix of Labrador Retriever and Poodle Mix
Build Type Three sizes, Standard, Medium, and Miniature.
Life Cycle 12 to 14 years.
Character Alert, Affectionate, Submissive, Welcoming, Playful, and lively.
Height Miniature: 14 to 16 inches, Medium: 18 to 20 inches, Standard: 21 to 24 inches
Weight Miniature: 15 to 25 pounds, Medium: 30 to 45 pounds, Standard: 50 to 65 pounds
Color Gold, Caramel, Apricot, Chalk (A Chalky White), Black, Red, Cream, Café, Silver, Chocolate, Parchment, And Blue. The Parti-colored coat is consisted of brindles, phantom, patched, or sable.

Qualities

Good with Kids Maybe excellent with kids, if proper socialized in early ages. Sometimes exuberant with smaller kids.
Cat Friendly Early socialization can make it cat-friendly.
Child Friendly Can be excellent with children, if well introduce in early ages. Exuberant with too young children.
Dog Friendly With proper socialization can be Dog-friendly.
Trainability Easy to train, highly trainable.
Grooming/Care Grooming depends on type of the caot, however it needs regular brushing.
Talent Alert dogs, Assistance dogs, Guide dogs and Family pets.
Exercise/Activity Regular exercise, daily walk is good.
Popularity Highly Popular
Hypoallergenic Some maybe hypoallergenic

Labradoodle

Overview

The king of hybrid dogs, Labradoodles are a mixed-breed originated by crossing a Labrador Retriever and the Standard, Miniature or Toy Poodle. In 1988, it got popularity, when it started to be used as allergen free guide dog for blinds. They are not recognized by any major kennel club as a breed. Not all but some may hypoallergenic dog, even so, there is no actual hypoallergenic dog in the world, but the term is mostly used loosely. In addition to its qualities being multi-talented family and therapy dog, the Labradoodles are enjoying a great popularity being a hypoallergenic service dog. The people-oriented Labradoodle can so happy when it is with the individuals it loves. It is abounded with affection and loyalty, loyal and affectionate with its family. It may own work ethics of both the Labrador Retriever and Poodle, however, can come with innate energy of Labs. By efforts of this dog’s fanciers, it may get climax in popularity in the future. The Labradoodles may tend welcoming enthusiastically to each new friend. You can teach this dog correct doggy manners by using correct training methods. The Labradoodles are mostly easy to train since intelligent and eager to please the owner. With a good deal of proper socialization in early ages, the Labradoodles can tend good with kids, other pets, and other household animals. Sometimes it can tend excited and may injure a young kid accidently. However, it can tend excellent pet for naïve owner. A Labradoodle dog may suffer from health issues commonly seen in both parents. Some may come with hip dysplasia, eye disorders (PRA) or Addison’s disease. There are three types of coat, the coat colors include Gold, Caramel, Apricot, Chalk (A Chalky White), Black, Red, Cream, Café, Silver, Chocolate, Parchment, And Blue. The Parti-colored coat is consisted of brindles, phantom, patched, or sable. The coat of the breed should be brush regularly and trimmed twice a year. Ears must be checked regularly. The life cycle of the Labradoodle may extend from 12 to 14 years.

“BEWARE – It maybe a nice pet, but being a hybrid/mutt dog, it cannot have a certain breed standard as purebred dogs have. The temperament, the coat type, the grooming needs, the exercises requirement, and training & socialization commitment may vary from dog to dog in mixed-breeds. So never compare an “uncertain hybrid" dog with a purebred dog."

Temperament

These dogs may possess an excellent temperament like their parents. It can tend get along well everyone at home, welcoming the new friends. These dogs may be playful, loving and tender with kids, however they can tend excited with smaller kids and may knock them down accidently. The allergen-free guide dog, the Labradoodle can alert, assistance dog, therapy dog, and family dog. The Labradoodles may have plenty of affection toward owner, however, patient and gentle with a wonderful personality of a companion dog. It may like to be around family and thrive in human company. The Labradoodles may be loyal and dedicated dogs with a submissive nature. These dogs can be lighthearted and loving dog. These dogs may be playful, loving and tender with kids, however they can tend excited with smaller kids and may knock them down accidently. It will need an early socialization and good training to establish its temperament in right directions. The purposeful early socialization and training can make it nice behaving dog. If lacked a positive and consistent training and purposeful socialization, It can rude and rough in handling. So it should train and introduce well. Mutt/Hybrid dogs have not guarantee of their temperament.

Owner Should Know

  1. The Labradoodles are human-friendly, excellent with children and it can co-exist with other animals at home, however they can tend excited with smaller kids and may knock them down accidently. They can tend good with other dogs and household animals also.
  2. A negligence behavior of an owner toward dog’s early socialization and training can end up with a behavioural disorder. So it must be trained and socialized consistently when in early years of age.
  3. The Labradoodles own playful nature and intelligence of parent breeds, so it can simple and easy to train. It can dog well and maybe nice for a naïve owner as well.
  4. Playful, energetic and sparkling Labradoodles need a good deal of daily exercises, It can excel in activities and become destructive if it did not exercise sufficiently. These dogs are not ideal for apartment livings.
  5. Being mixed-breed, it has three types of coat, the grooming mostly depends on a specific type of the coat. However, while it comes to grooming may need regular brushing.
  6. It may inherit some hereditary diseases so you should buy a hybrid dog/puppy only by those breeders who can offer you health clearance certificate for the puppy’s parents. Always prefer an honest breed when you are purchasing a puppy/dog.
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