The Labradoodle is a crossbreed between standard Poodle and Labrador. There are many possibilities of appearance and size, but generally speaking, they are medium sized dogs with good and cheerful temperament and equipped with the wavy, thick or tightly curled coat.
Labradoodles were developed in Australia, and soon afterward, they were adopted first by the United States, and later in countries from all over the world. This particular breed was developed for companion purposes; in the same time, they are hypoallergenic breed because they don’t shed at all.
They are known for gentle and easy going nature, as well as high levels of awareness and intelligence. They are extremely patient with children, other pets and for elderly people. This particular breed is very responsive to consistent, clear and good training, and they need lots of exercise in order to stay physically and mentally stimulated.
Their sizes can vary, but standard Labradoodles can reach up to 50 cm and 45 kg in weight.
They live up to 14 years.
Suitability for Children – High
Tendency to Bark – Low
Energy – High
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Medium
Grooming Requirements – More than Once a Week
Trimming Required – Every 6 weeks
Amount of hair shed – Little
Food Cost – $10 to $15
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $58