Labradoodle Guide

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When a Labrador Retriever breeds with the Standard Poodle, the journey of a Labradoodle begins. Back then, the term “Labradoodle” wasn’t used until 1955. Similar to Bernedoodles and Goldendoodles, Labradoodles are great with children, people with allergies, families, and even guide dogs. This is one of the most popular crossbreed dogs in the entire world.

A Labrador Retriever mixed with a Standard Poodle (or any size Poodle) will result in a Labradoodle. The uptrend in interests for the Labradoodle is mainly due to its temperament. When it comes to a Labradoodle’s temperament, they are intelligent, socializing, affectionate, easy-to-train, friendly, and many other things.

Labradoodle Generations

F1 Labradoodle is a 50/50 cross between a Labrador Retriever and the Standard Poodle. F1b Labradoodle is a cross between an F1 Labradoodle and the Standard Poodle. F2 Labradoodle is an F1/F1b Labroodle mixed with another F1/F1b Labradoodle. F2b Labradoodle is an F2 Labradoodle crossed with the Standard Poodle. F3b Labradoodle is an F3 Labradoodle crossed with the Standard Poodle. Multi-gen Labradoodle is multigenerational, which means they are F1, F1b, F2, F2b + other generations mixed with F1, F1b, F2, F2b + etc.

There are five different sizes when it comes to the Labradoodle. Micro Labradoodle – This Labradoodle weigh between 12 to 20 pounds and 12 to 14 inches at the shoulder. Mini Labradoodle – This Labradoodle weighs between 20 to 26 pounds and 14 to 16 inches at the shoulder. Small Labradoodle – This Labradoodle weighs between 26 to 35 pounds and 15 to 17 inches at the shoulder Medium Labradoodle – This Labradoodle weighs 35 to 50 pounds and 17 to 21 inches at the shoulder Standard Labradoodle – This Labradoodle weighs over 50 pounds and over 21 inches at the shoulder

Two most popular Labradoodle Traits: Adaptability: Because of their adaptability, they’re able to adapt well to different environments. As for owners, they’re very affectionate which makes them perfect for beginner dog owners. Friendliness: Don’t mistake the Labradoodle for an aggressive dog because of its parent breeds’ hunting trait. The Labradoodle is known to be a friendly dog. Not only that they’re friendly to people they know but they’re friendly to strangers as well.

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