Facts & Origin
Labrador Retriever and Miniature Poodle mix - a hybrid breed.
The Labrador Retriever and Miniature Poodle mix is a great choice for families looking for a friendly and energetic dog. This mixed breed is known to be outgoing and playful, and is a good choice for families with young children.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Labrador Retriever-Dwarf Poodle mix breed has a short, dense coat that is black, brown or chocolate in color. They have a square head with a moderate stop, and their muzzle is short and blunt. Their ears are medium sized and hang close to the head. They have a deep chest and a muscular body. The tail is of medium length and is usually docked. This breed typically weighs 10-15 kg and has a shoulder height of 35-45 cm.
|Origin||UK - Germany|
|Life expectancy||10 - 17 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Labrador Retriever and Miniature Poodle mix - Such is probably his nature.
Labrador Retriever and Miniature Poodle mix is very popular among many dog owners. This mixed breed is known to be intelligent, friendly and easy to train. They are also known to be good with children and other pets.
What diseases can occur in Labrador Retriever and miniature poodle mix.
The Labrador Retriever miniature poodle mix breed, also known as the Labradoodle, is a popular designer dog. Despite their popularity, little is known about their health. However, there are some health problems associated with this breed.
One of the most common health problems in Labradoodles is hip dysplasia. This is a condition in which the hip joint does not form properly, resulting in pain and lameness. It is a genetic condition that occurs in many large breeds, but can be especially problematic in Labradoodles due to their size.
Labradoodles are also prone to ear infections. Because of their long, floppy ears, they cannot ventilate as well as other breeds and are therefore more susceptible to infections. Ear infections can be painful and frustrating for both the dog and the owner.
Another common health problem with Labradoodles is allergies. Many of them are allergic to grass, pollen and other outdoor allergens. This can make life difficult for them and their owners during the spring and summer months.
Despite these health concerns, Labradoodles are still popular dogs. They are generally friendly, outgoing and intelligent. With proper care and regular veterinary checkups, they can live long, happy lives.
What does this mongrel look like?
This dog has a soft, fluffy coat that is somewhere between the Labrador Retriever and the Poodle in terms of texture. The most common colors for this breed are black, brown and white, although there are some variations within each of these colors. The coat may have different colored markings such as spots or patches.
|Fur length||short - medium|
|Fur||flat coated - curly|
|Ear shape||Triangle - Floppy Ear|
|Anatomy||rugged, massive, dainty|
|Size ♀||28 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♀||3 - 32 kg|
|Size ♂||28 - 63 cm|
|Weight ♂||3 - 32 kg|
|Suitable For||Beginner, Blind people, Children, Seniors, suitable for allergy sufferers, Beginner, Children, Seniors|
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
In some breeds, joint damage can occur later in life, affecting the musculoskeletal system.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.
Ureteral ectopy (also known as ureteral ectopia) is an inherited condition where the ureter (known as the ureter) does not end in the bladder as usual due to a misalignment.
The size of a dog depends on many factors such as genetics, diet and exercise. However, on average, a Labrador Retriever Miniature Poodle mix weighs between 10-15 kg and has a shoulder height of 35-45 cm.
The life expectancy of a Labrador Retriever Miniature Poodle mix is 10 to 12 years.
The exercise needs of a Labrador Retriever Miniature Poodle mix are moderate. They need daily exercise, including a brisk walk or run, but they do not need strenuous activity.
The grooming needs of a Labrador Retriever Miniature Poodle mix are high. They need to be brushed daily to prevent matting and keep their coat beautiful. They also need to be clipped every six to eight weeks.
Labrador retriever miniature poodle mix health problems include hip and elbow dysplasia, von Willebrand disease, and epilepsy.