The pedigree for your dog contains the lineage of ancestry information specific to your dog. This historical information tells a breeder about the very valuable heritage of the dog including size, colors, health information, and its origin. In sum, a dog’s pedigree is its identity and should be protected. The ALAA verifies every pedigree when
What is the difference between an F1, F1B, and the various types of Australian Labradoodles? How are Labradoodles graded?
F1: The “F” stands for “filial generation”. “F1” means “first generation” and is a common scientific term. This, in the Labradoodle breed, is the coding for first-cross, purebred Poodle to purebred Labrador Retriever. The results are mixed, as this is not the breeding of two “like” dogs, or dogs that resemble each other. F1 Labradoodles
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The Australian Labradoodle is a breed that has been carefully developed since the 1980s, bred over generations with focus on temperament, coat quality and soundness through diligent health testing and planned matings. Australian Labradoodles are multigenerational, meaning both parents of the dog were Australian Labradoodles. No other “doodle” breed has been developed over generations like
The carefully bred, low- to no-shedding coat of an Australian Labradoodle makes them an allergy-friendly dog, but no dog is truly hypoallergenic. Australian Labradoodles are not the same as other “doodles."
Currently there are 3 size ranges of the breeds, defined by measuring from the ground to the wither, the highest point on the dog's shoulder blades. Miniature: Between 14 and 16 inches (35 to 42 centimeters). Medium range: Between 17 and 20 inches (43 to 52 centimeters). Standard range: Between 21 and 24 inches (53
A Labradoodle is a cross between the Labrador Retriever and Poodle. Australian Labradoodle is a cross between the Poodle, Cocker Spaniel and the Labrador Retriever, Poodle and Cocker Spaniel.
Australian Labradoodles are fun and active dogs that require daily exercise. This can be anything from simple morning and evening walks or a creative obstacle course, as Australian Labradoodles excel at agility training.
Australian Labradoodles need to be groomed regularly, to prevent its coat from becoming tangled and matted. They are low odor and should be low- to no-shedding. LEARN MORE
The breed was originally created by a Royal Guide Dogs Association trainer in the 1980’s who wanted to create an allergy-friendly guide dog. When carefully bred for temperament, the Australian Labradoodle can make an ideal therapy dog as they are intuitive, intelligent, and love people. Service Dog: The American with Disabilities act (ADA) defines