A cross between the nation’s much-loved Labrador and Poodle breeds, Labradoodles are kind and affectionate with plenty of energy and a playful nature, making them an ideal family dog. High energy, these active dogs are best suited to families who can take them for long, interesting walks of up to an hour a day. Labradoodles are very playful and can remain puppy-like well into their senior years.
|Size:||Medium to large|
|Coat:||Three types: hair coat, wool coat and fleece coat, hypoallergenic|
|Exercise:||1 hour a day for adult dogs|
|Life span:||12-15 years|
|Breed group:||Crossbreed (Gundog & Utility)|
|Temperament:||Intelligent, friendly, curious|
Extremely friendly and outgoing, the Labradoodle’s characteristics are similar to that of a small child – playful, busy, eager to please and curious about the world around them.
Fun-loving Labradoodles have lots of energy and tend to be easy to train. For a high-energy Labradoodle, exercise should include at least an hour of physical activity each day. Making games a part of your Labradoodle training plan will help exercise their minds and prevent boredom too.
Labradoodle coat type can vary depending on the dominance of their parents’ genes. All coat types are considered non to low shedding, but regular maintenance is essential.
Labradoodles love food and eating and will happily try to eat anything that they find, even if it’s not edible!
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