The Double Doodle is a hybrid made by different combinations of the Labrador Retriever, the Golden Retriever and the Poodle. The Dog Registry of America recognizes this breed.
- They are adept at searching, retrieving, hunting and detecting narcotics
- Due to its funny name, people get confused and ask “what is a double doodle?”
Facts About Double Doodle
|Breed Group||Designer and Watchdog|
|Country of Origin||U.S.A.|
|Other Names||Golden Labradoodle, North American Retriever|
|Size & Height||Average to large|
|Competitive Registration/ Qualification Information||DRA|
|Color||Black, white, golden, tan, cream, silver, chocolate, red and brown|
|Life Expectancy||11-14 years|
|Coat||Curly or straight, rough or silky|
Temperament & Personality
Double Doodles are gentle and amicable dogs who love to please their family. They demand attention from their owner and mingle well with kids and other dogs. It is a good watchdog and barks at strangers to alert people. Apart from the cold weather, they are fine in every climate. Due to the numerous combinations of this breed, the character may vary in each dog.
Moderate exercises are adequate to keep them in good shape. Mental stimulation is also vital to keep them happy. Besides, long walks at a dog park or a fenced yard is highly essential. Play sessions will help them adjust to other people.
Depending on their skin type, Double Doodles require moderate maintenance. The curly skin will need occasional brushing while the straight one requires lesser brushing. Clean and wipe their eyes and ears and brush their teeth.
The health complications can vary from dog to dog due to different variations of the breed. To get an idea of possible disorders, seek health clearances of the animal and its parents from the breeder.
Double Doodles are smart in learning new tricks and can improve steadily if the owner invests time and energy. With obedience and socialization skills, the dog will behave appropriately and listen to its master’s commands. As a pack leader, the owner must use positive methods like praises and treats during the training sessions.
Consult the breeder regarding the particular food for Double Doodles. High-quality dry dog food can be given one to two cups for puppies and up to 3 cups for adults, split them into two meals.