Dog Breeds

Labradoodles 101

Written by Alessia

Only around since the late 1980’s Labradoodles have quickly become one of the most popular dog breeds around. Famous owners of these adorable pooches include Jennifer Aniston, Tiger Woods, and Vice President Biden. Labradoodles were created in Australia by a vet who was allergic to dogs (that must have been one passionate vet!). He combined the intelligent Labrador Retriever with the low – non shedding Poodle to create the Labradoodle, a basically hypoallergenic, non shedding dog. There are a few different types of Labradoodles since they are a mix between two breeds, and this does slightly affect the degree to which they are hypoallergenic. The three types of coats on a Labradoodle are hair,

hair

fleece,

fleece

and wool, which is the curliest and most allergy friendly.

wool

Like Labradors, Labradoodles are prone to hip dysplasia and potential eye issues, so it is important to get them checked out regularly for such problems. They are intelligent dogs that are energetic and easy to train, as well as social and very docile when need be. They are easy to groom and make excellent family pets.

I’m a little obsessed with this breed right now, so check out this post on why Labradoodles would be a good addition to your family.

Alessia xx

About the author

Alessia

I'm Alessia, owner of a rottweiler/beagle mix named Lucas (aka Lucifer - you can put two and two together on why he gets that nickname). I love all things dogs and puppies, among many other things such as babies, coffee, and nail polish. I like to write a lot and take loads of pictures, so blogging is right up my alley. Look out for posts by me on this blog, as well as my personal blog.