Frequently Asked Questions
History of the Labradoodle


    Labradoodles are bred in three sizes, depending on the size of the Poodle used for first-
    generation breeding.  The 3 sizes are Standard, Medium and Miniature.

    What is a mini labradoodle?
    The average size for a Miniature Labradoodle is between 14 to 16 inches and 15 to 25
    pounds.
         
    What is a medium labradoodle?
    The Medium Labradoodle should be 18 to 20 inches high for a male and 17 to 19 inches
    high for a female, with both weighing from 30 to 45 pounds.
        
    What is a standard labradoodle?
    The Standard Labradoodle should be 22 to 24 inches in height for a male and 21 to 23
    inches in height for a female, while both can range in weight from 50 to 65 pounds.
Labradoodle Sizes
What is a mini, medium or standard labradoodle?


    What is an F1 labradoodle?
    An F1 labradoodle refers to a First Generation labradoodle - The first cross of a
    Labrador to a Poodle.

    What is an F1B labradoodle?
    An F1B labradoodle refers to an F1 Backcross.   This is an F1 labradoodle bred back to
    a poodle. These off-spring are 75% poodle but still look different to a poodle. Most of
    these pups have lovely silky fleece / wool coats and a few will be at the more curly-
    poodle end of the spectrum.



    What is an F2 labradoodle?
    An F2 labradoodle refers to a True second generation labradoodle ... This cross is an
    F1 labradoodle bred with another F1 labradoodle.

    What is an F2B Labradoodle?
    An F2B labradoodle refers to an F1B labradoodle crossed with an F1 labradoodle.

    What is an F3 labradoodle?
    An F3 labradoodle refers to a Third generation labradoodle   
    Some examples would be:
    an F1B labradoodle crossed with an F2 labradoodle
    an F1B labradoodle crossed with another F1B labradoodle
    an F1B labradoodle crossed with a Multigenerational Labradoodle
    an F2 labradoodle crossed with another F2 labradoodle 



    What is a multigenerational labradoodle?  
    After four generations labradoodles are considered “MULITIGENERATIONAL”
    labradoodles. After six generations they are considered  “ PURE ” labradoodles.
Labradoodle Generations Explained
What is an F1, F1b, F2, F2b, or F3 Labradoodle?