Labradoodle (Labradoodle, Labradoodle) – smart and sociable a dog that quickly gained high popularity in the USA and Australia Hybrid breed was developed as a hypoallergenic guide dog by crossing a poodle and Labrador Retriever. Labradoodle is an amazingly affectionate breed, received the best from two parent breeds: beautiful character from a Labrador, and shedding wool from a poodle.
A beautiful dog from all sides really enjoys its popularity and wide popularity. Labradoodle, although it was bred as a service hypoallergenic breed, already proven its versatility as an excellent family pet, and how therapeutic dog.
Labradoodle loves to be with people he loves and will bathe them in your boundless love and devotion. Energy Labrador and the pleasant disposition of both breeds are likely to end up being give the breed worldwide fame and provide first place in charts of the most popular dogs.
If you see a calm and quiet labradoodle while he is lying, curled up at your feet, be sure that after moment he may be ready to jump and play with you. Labradoodle almost everything is done with enthusiasm, but especially with regard to training. He is easy to train, as he is smart and always tries to please (the poodle is one of the 3 smartest breeds). Breed usually Get along well with other dogs and pets. Like Labrador, he also gets along well with children.
Yes, from all sides Labradoodle is an almost perfect dog, but many of the dogs of this hybrid breed do not match originally bred guide dog. The main problem of the breed instability of the offspring remains, even if two are divorced purebred labradus for.
A feature of Labradoodle is the lack of stable and consistent breeding results so that dogs get certain fixed characteristics. The fact is that even after several generations, Labradoodle for the most part does not certain entrenched characteristics. And the popularity of the hybrid, apparently aggravated this problem as many breeders who are new to breeding practices. Eventually, some labradoodles are more like regular poodles, they’re smart, loyal, quiet enough and do not fade. Others, by contrast, are larger look like labradors: they are noisy and molt very much.
Labradoodle must be a hypoallergenic, or non-shedding breed, like a poodle, so wool often becomes a major factor in choosing a puppy. However, apart from wool, the size of the puppies also remains unstable, even within the same litter. To some owners those allergic to dogs have to abandon their Labradoodle due to molt.
Thus, if you are going to get a Labradoodle puppy, you should know about their high price, which is usually much higher puppies of a poodle or labrador, as well as about a possible molt, which can be not only seasonal, but also permanent, like Labradors. Anyway, if you are going to pay a fairly high price for the purchase of Labradoodle for you should as You can learn more about the breeder and the breed itself.
Labradoodle was bred in Australia, so it also has another name is Australian Labrudoodle. For the first time the breed received fame in 1988 when breeder Wally Conron in charge of guide dog breeding program in Australia, conducted the first cross between standard poodle and labrador retriever.
The first dog, nicknamed Sultan, was not hypoallergenic wool, but had developed mental abilities to become effective guide dog. After other breeders saw the potential of a new hybrid breed, Labradudule soon of time has become the most popular doodle breed.
Australian Labradoodle Club and International Association Labradoodles are attempting to produce a recognizable and viable breed using multi-generation breeding. They are hopes to give this designer breed a registered status. Today, thanks to these groups, many breeders continue work together to achieve defined and stable standards breed.
Labradoodle has three varieties, like a poodle – standard (large), medium (small) and miniature.
- Standard Labradoodle reaches a height of 59 to 65 cm (males) and 55 – 60 cm (females). Their weight varies from 22 to 30 kg.
- Medium Labradoodles should be 49-55 cm tall (males) and 45-50 cm (females). Their weight can vary from 15 to 21 kg.
- Miniature labradoodle are much smaller, their average weight is 7-14 kg, and height is from 30 to 45 cm.
With proper training and socialization, Labradoodle can become An ideal family pet. This friendly dog necessarily become the best friend of his family. She will be completely devote yourself to your people will be gentle and joyful companion.
The nature of Labradus depends on several factors, including from heredity and training. Properly brought up puppies are playful and curious, ready to approach a person and help him. From point of view complaisance, it is better to choose an average puppy who does not hide in corner, but also does not bully brothers and sisters. Also recommended see at least one of the parents to make sure that he has nice and comfortable character.
Like other dogs, Labradoodle needs to be properly and timely socialization: as early as puppy he must to see many different people, places, sounds, devices and machines. The development of social skills will give you a guarantee that the puppy will grow up well balanced dog.
Diseases and Health
Labradoodles tend to have good health and average life expectancy is from 12 to 14 years, but, like all breeds, prone to certain diseases and disorders. Not everyone labradoodles will have these disorders, but if you want to take yourself, you should know about them.
The breed is prone to the following diseases: dysplasia hip and elbow joint, hypothyroidism, von disease Von Willebrand, ear infections, epilepsy, progressive allergies retinal atrophy and diabetes.
Maintenance and care
Labradoodles successfully adapt to any environment, but their It is not recommended to keep in small apartments. They need 60 minutes of walks and exercise every day, including energetic activities untied activities so that they can burn their irrepressible energy.
Labradoodle will be a great partner for running or riding the bike. In addition, he will also need a field for intellectual activity, otherwise, if he becomes bored, he can become a machine for destruction.
The breed is also well established as the first dog for inexperienced owners. She is smart, loyal, and even passes beautifully. complex types of training, if we apply the method of sequential and positive reinforcement.
Labradoodle, like most other breeds, cell accustoming will be invaluable, will guarantee safety property, and, of course, protect it from possible accidents houses. A cage can also be a great place to sleep. Training to a cage or paddock at an early age will help your pet calm down if he needs to be immobilized or hospitalization. However, you should not leave Labradoodle for cage all day. This is not a place of detention, and it should not spend longer than a few afternoon hours a day.
Children and other animals
Labradoodle gets along well with children and can be affectionate even with a small child. Of course, sometimes a dog can be awkward, and accidentally can knock a child down, but she will always love his.
As with other dogs, you should teach children how to approach and interact with the dog. Always control interaction between the child and the dog to prevent possible bites and prohibited methods on both sides.
Teach your child never to touch a dog when she is sleeping or eating. Not a single dog, regardless of its upbringing and friendliness, should be left unattended with the child.
Labradoodles also usually get along well with other dogs and pets. However, like other breeds, he needs training and socialization, including interaction with many other puppies and dogs.
- Labradoodle is a mixed breed bred using Crossing a poodle and a Labrador Retriever.
- The breed is well suited for beginner breeders.
- In terms of molting, Labradoodles have three different types coat: non-shedding, slightly shedding and hypoallergenic (dog practically does not fade).
- The breed is very playful, affectionate and tender with children, and is usually good gets along with other dogs and pets.
- Labradoodles have a lot of energy and require 30 up to 60 minutes of exercise per day. Particularly energetic representatives breed requires at least 60 minutes of walks and exercises in day.
- They need one or two combing a week.
- Labradoodles are extremely intelligent dogs and require mental and physical stimulation.
- Small apartments due to the vigor of the breed are not An ideal place for labradoodle.
Labradoodle is poorly distributed in Russia and the CIS countries and often imported from other countries. The price of puppies is relatively high and usually starts from $ 2000 or 50 – 100 thousand rubles. The cost of puppies for breeding can be more than $ 10,000.