Labradoodle Large

Crossbreed, Medium-Large

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

The term Labradoodle first appeared in 1955 but the crossbreed was not very popular to begin with. It wasn't until Labradoodles were used as guide dogs in the late 1980s that the breed really took off.


Attractive to ...

Water lovers. Both the Labrador and Poodle are strong swimmers so Labradoodles naturally enjoy being in water too.

Not the best for ...

Those who suffer from allergies who believe the Labradoodle to be hypoallergenic. No breed can give that guarantee.






Big, but will still fit in a small car.

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.


variable (smooth, progroom)


Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

12 years

Good first dog?



Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

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