Breed group : Sporting
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GENERALBreed group: Sporting Type: Hybrid
Talent: Agility, Jogging, Narcotics detection, Obedience, Search & rescue, Tracking, Tricks, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: 30-50 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Curly
Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Gray / Salt & Pepper, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 10-13 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Not good for cold climate
The Labradoodle Miniature is a mix between a purebred Labrador Retriever and a purebred Poodle Miniature. They are called hybrid dogs due to their origination from two different pure breeds. These dogs are small to medium in size, standing in between 15 to 28 inches and weigh around 20 to 50 pounds. They are family oriented, loving and affectionate dogs that love to be with their family. They are highly intelligent and amusing dogs with a back ground of one of the parent breed (the Poodle) from circus. These dogs are high energy and need lots of physical as well as mental stimulation to keep their body and mind occupied. They have a strong sense of scent and can be very good tracking dogs. These dogs are very gentle and patient with children and make good playmates. They also get along well with other dogs and pets in the family with proper socialization. These dogs are very alert and attentive and will make very good family and watch dogs.
They are found in different parent breed colours like black, black and tan, brown, red, white and yellow or any mix of these colours.
They may have a typical Poodle coat that is dense and curly or they can have a Labrador coat that is short and coarse. Either coat is low shedding.
Friendly, loving, affectionate, intelligent, docile and eager to please are a few of the very best characteristics of these dogs. They are also very good with all the family members and specially children. They are very social dogs that get along well with other pets in the family. These dogs are high energy dogs and would need lots of physical exercises. They are very intelligent and can learn to perform simple and more complex tricks. These dogs are alert and will make very good and alert watch dogs. They are very good family as well as watch dogs.
Their coat needs to be brushed regularly. They are high energy dogs with lots of intelligence and need to be constantly busy mentally as well as physically to relieve their excess energy. Lack of proper exercise will result in behavioral problems in these dogs.
They are very easy to train dogs that thrive on reward based training.
The Labradoodle Miniatures will need to be taken for daily long walks. They can be good jogging partners as they like to run and play besides daily walks.