Labradoodles were first bred in Australia in the 1980s, intended to be hypoallergenic guide dogs.
Medium-large size, athletic build, curly coat that ranges from wavy to tight curls in various colors.
Affectionate, energetic, smart. Need regular exercise and training but make great family dogs.
Require regular brushing and professional grooming every 6-8 weeks. Shed minimally.
Respond extremely well to positive reinforcement training. Eager to please owners.
Prone to hip and elbow dysplasia, eye diseases and ear infections. Lifespan is 10-12 years.
Require 30-60 minutes of daily exercise like walking, running, swimming.