Curly Coated Retrievers were used too, but these lines were discontinued. Some breeders prefer to restrict breeding to early generation dogs bred from a Poodles and Labradors rather than from two Labradoodles to maximize genetic diversity and maintain hybid vigor as a way to avoid the inherited health problems that plague many recognized dog breeds. Throughout those early years Kate Shoeffel, a vet in NSW Australia began breeding first generation F1 Labradoodles from Labrador and Poodle matings. Her F1's were amongst the first Labradoodles to be exported from Australia to America. Because of their immense rise in popularity, people began crossing any Labrador with any poodle without any regard to genetics, bloodline, or temperament and calling the puppies "Labradoodles. In cases where the Goldendoodle is bred from a Toy or Miniature Poodle, however, this may not always be the case – these dogs are more likely to be inpatient around children and they may be less tolerant of other dogs.

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So which pet is the right choice for your family?This is something that has to be decided depending on your lifestyle, but one of the most sought after pets for American families is a beloved canine companion.