Labradoodle Medium

Medium Large Size

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

Labradoodles were originally bred in Australia in an attempt to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. As well as becoming popular pets they are also well-suited to working as therapy dogs.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

Someone looking for a clever dog. The Poodle intelligence is thought to be second only to the Border Collie so Labradoodles tend to be smart.

Not the best for ...

Someone who is looking for a very specific 'look'. The Labradoodle coat can be anything from soft to wiry, and can be straight, wavy or curly.

Aliases

None

Cross between

Poodle (Miniature) x Labrador Retriever

Origin

Australia

Size

Medium Large
A bit smaller than a Labrador

Exercise Needs

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

Coat

variable (smooth, progroom)

Shedding

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?

Maybe

HOW IT WORKS

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