Why Labradoodles Puppies make Great Pets
Fuzzy, cute, and smart, the Labradoodle is a hybrid designer breed that has become a popular choice for people looking for mixed breed. Crossed between the Poodle and a Labrador Retriever, this dog is mixed from the best of both worlds. Originally bred to be a hypoallergenic guide dog, this breed has quickly become a popular designer hybrid breed in recent years. Filled with love and joy, they are at their happiest when with their owners.
Easy to care for, they also have the possibility of being a hypoallergenic breed. Their demeanor is also friendly like its parent breeds, making them an excellent choice for families with children. Here are three facts you should know about the Labradoodle:
1. The Labradoodle can come in varying sizes.
The mixed-breed can vary in size due to the varying sizes of the Poodle. There are three sizes this breed can come in: a mini Labradoodle, medium Labradoodle, and a standard size Labradoodle. Their size all depends on the size of the Poodle the dog was bred from. They can weigh from 15 to 60 lbs and their height range from 14 inches to 24 inches. Because of the variation in sizes, there is a Labradoodle for any sized family and home.
2. Their temperament makes them a great family pet.
Bred from intelligent breeds, you can expect this dog to be as smart. This makes it easy to train them for competitions or average obedience training. Their friendly and loyal attitude makes them a joy to have as they are not a typically aggressive hybrid breed. Their energetic spirit is seen as they are playful and will jump all over you; again, with proper training and socialization, this breed makes for a wholesome pet.
3. This breed can be hypoallergenic.
There is not always a 100% guarantee when it comes to hybrid breeds like this one, which is why it is important to note that not all Labradoodles are hypoallergenic. Due to the breeding with the Labrador Retriever, there is always a 50/50 chance this dog can be hypoallergenic. If your puppy minimally sheds, then they are a great choice for allergy sufferers. They, however, still needs daily grooming to avoid knots and tangles in their fur.
Traditional breed associations such as the AKC, the UKC, and the CKC, do not recognize the Labradoodle hybrid, mix-breed, designer breed dogs as a breed. In some cases, they might accept the registration of hybrid, mixed-breed dogs for performance events. The Continental Kennel Club does acknowledge Labradoodles as a pedigree as long as the parents have breed registration.