The Labradoodle is a cross between a Labrador Retriever and Standard Poodle. Other names for a Labradoodle are; American Labradoodle, Labradorpoo, Labradordoodle, Labrapoo, Labrapoodle, and a Standard Labradoodle. The Labradoodle is not a dog considered to be a purebred but instead a cross between two purebred dogs; the Labrador Retriever and the Standard Poodle.
F1 = 50% Labrador and 50% Poodle.
F1-B = 25% Labrador + 75% Poodle.
F2 = F1 Labradoodle + F1 Labradoodle.
F3 = F2 Labradoodle + F2 Labradoodle.
Multi-generation = F3 or higher generation Labradoodle and
F3 or higher generation.
The Labradoodle is an irresistible dog which have become quite popular. They have great personalities and make great family dogs. They are a good choice for someone who suffers allergies because when the Labrador are mixed with the poodle it makes their hair more hypoallergenic.
More information on Labradoodles: their head’s tend to be broad; well-defined eyebrows; and their coats come in many different colors. The hair can come in three styles; Straighter, Fleece (which is wavy) and Wool (which is the curler). It’s a toss up when trying to guess which type of hair these puppies will have until they after they are born. No matter what type of hair, their hair is low maintenance as long as you brush them daily to keep the hair from tanging.
The Labradoodle need lots of exercise, so plan on having a playmate with these breeds. They love swimming, running, catching balls and frisbees.
Now here’s a little more about the Labrador Retriever and Standard Poodle below.
The Labrador Retriever was named the number one dog in the US for the 26th year in a row. They make a wonderful family pet, companion, and a great hunting dog. This bird dog loves to swim. They have webbed feet which helps when they are swimming and retrieving birds in the water, or just a swim with their owner. This is a very active, high energy dog who is very outgoing and friendly. The Labrador Retriever makes a great family pet and a great hunting dog too.
The Standard Poodle is also a bird dog and an excellent retriever of all types of birds. They too love to swim and will retrieve the duck you shot from the water. Most people would not think of the Standard Poodle as a hunting dog but this is what they were originally breed for. This breed makes a great family pet and because of the hair makes them a hypoallergenic dog. They are very smart and take commands well. Standard Poodles are used for service dogs and make superb police dogs as well.