The breed known because the ‘Labradoodle’ is unique in so many ways. Nevertheless, with an explosion in popularity of all breeds ending in ‘-oodle’ these days, it pays to know the distinction between a curly coated fourth generation and a miniature parti… and everything in between.
The one thing that you must know first about labradoodles is that there are varying distinct sizes. While the miniature Labradoodle can develop as much as 42 centimetres, the medium Labradoodle can attain a height of fifty two centimetres and the standard Labradoodle can grow anywhere from fifty three-60 centimetres tall.
Labradoodles additionally generally are available two coat types: the fleece coat and the curly. Fleece-coated Labradoodles have a loose curl or wave and are non-shedding. The curly-coated Labradoodle (sometimes also referred to as a wool coat) displays a tighter curl that sits closer to the body and can be non-shedding.
There are additionally a large number of colour variations available within the fashionable Labradoodle. These embrace black, chalk, cream, gold, red and chocolate coats, which it is vital to note, needs to be an excellent color throughout. Additionally available is caramel, cafe, apricot and phantom, all of which can have various pigments within the coat. A parti coat will be any color patched with a white variation.
One Australian breeder has also created a new labradoodle variation by way of careful breeding, known as the Paddy Melon Labradoodle: this stunning little dog is purposefully bred to be the smallest labradoodle specimen, at only 25-27 centimetres in height. The Paddy Melon labradoodle is at the moment only bred within the red and parti colour variations.
In fact, despite its small dimension and standing as a new child on the block, the Paddy Melon Labradoodle still features all the best qualities of a Labradoodle. It’s marketed as an ideal combination of the loving, loyal nature of the Labrador retriever combined with the low-allergy coat of the Poodle. Like the older labradoodle types, they’re naturally intelligent and have a predisposition to being simply trained. They’re also very active canine with docile temperaments, which make them the right household pet, and the Paddy Melon Labradoodle is even more suitable for owners with small homes.
Not to be confused with a ‘toy dog’, these one-of-a-kind Labradoodles are more than just a smaller model of the labradoodle breed, and it is necessary that you do not get duped into believing that any small canine will do the trick.
Irrespective of the dimensions or colouring, our Labradoodle puppies‘ temperament is always constant and kind, rising into loyal, family-pleasant canines displaying longevity and hybrid vigour.
As with any family pet, it is imperative to always buy your dog from a revered breeder to ensure you are getting a true labradoodle with the correct colouring, health standards and temperaments. You must also always guarantee that your pet or canine comes with all of the legal paperwork — ideally together with a breeding history showing exact lineage.