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Types and Colors of Australian Labradoodles

The dam and sire breeding pair determines the resulting classification, coat type, coat color, size, and other characteristics of the Australian Labradoodle.

Types and Characteristics of Australian Labradoodles

  Definition Breeding Pair Results Coats Shedding Notes
F1 In the Labradoodle breed, this is the coding for first-cross - First generation Purebred Poodle to purebred Labrador Retriever Mixed, as this is not the breeding of two "like" dogs, or dogs that resemble each other Sparse hair to fleece Moderate to low shedding F1 means "first generation" and is a common scientific term
F1B Additional "B" refers to backcross F1 Labradoodle to a Purebred Poodle Mixed results, as this is not the breeding of two "like" dogs, or dogs that resemble each other Hair or fleece Low to non-shedding if both parents are non-shedding  
Australian Labradoodle     Offspring share characteristics, though some pairings of parent dogs will produce a more mixed litter Hair or fleece Non-shedding coat as much as any dog can be non-shedding, if both parents are non-shedding Carries the DNA of the Labrador, Poodle and Cocker Spaniel (American or English)
Multigen Australian Labradoodle Multigen refers to Multigenerational Breeding of one Australian Labradoodle to another   Hair or fleece Non-shedding coat, as much as a dog can be non shedding, if both parents are also non-shedding Once an Australian Labradoodle has been bred to another Australian Labradoodle in four consecutive matings, it will be considered purebred by the ALAA.

Australian Labradoodle Sizes

Between 14 and 24 inches (35 to 63 centimeters) in height at wither but not more than 25 inches. Weighs between 15 and 65 pounds (7 to 30 kilograms).

At this stage in the breed"s development, the Australian Labradoodle comes in three size ranges. Inter-size breeding is acceptable and expected at the moment.

  Minimum Height at Wither Maximum Height at Wither Approximate Weight
Miniature Range 14-16 inches (35-42 cm) 17 inches 16-28 lbs
Medium Range 17-20 inches (43-52 cm) 21 inches 28-45 lbs
Standard Range 21-24 inches (53-63 cm) 25 inches 45-65 lbs

Australian Labradoodle Colors