F1 vs. F1B Goldendoodle: What’s the difference?

Let’s first break down the meaning of “F1” in the word F1 Goldendoodle. The letter “F” stands for the word filial, which simply means that the dog is a crossbred dog and not a purebred dog.

What Does F1 Mean?

An F1 Goldendoodle is going to be 50% Poodle and 50% Golden Retriever by genetics. The F1 Goldendoodle is a cross between a 100% Poodle and 100% Golden Retriever which yields a first-generation F1 Goldendoodle that is 50% Poodle and 50% Golden Retriever.

What is a F1 Goldendoodle?

The meaning of F1B is the same as F1, except the letter “B” stands for Backcross. Backcross means that an F1 dog is a backcross bred with a purebred parent breed.

What Does F1B Mean?

The F1B Goldendoodle is the most popular Goldendoodle generation amongst breeders because it is more nonshedding and hypoallergenic than an F1 Goldendoodle.

What is a F1B Goldendoodle?

There are significant differences between an F1 vs. F1B Goldendoodle because an F1 Goldendoodle is 50% Poodle vs. an F1B Goldendoodle that is 75% Poodle. Most dog owners prefer to get a breed that has more Poodle genes because the Poodle coat is nonshedding and hypoallergenic.

Differences between F1 vs. F1B Goldendoodle

Yes, F1 Goldendoodles can be hyper! Both the Poodle and Golden Retriever are hyper, energetic, and playful dogs. Mixing them results in a breed that is just as playful and energetic!

Are F1 Goldendoodles hyper?

F1 Goldendoodles are a low-frequency shedding dog, meaning they don’t shed too much! You can expect some shedding, of course, but far less than other breeds. Many people consider F1 Goldendoodles to be zero shedders, but this is a myth.

How much do F1 Goldendoodles shed?

Swipe up to learn more!