Labradoodles are smart and sociable dogs, affectionate with both adults and children, and also pets. They are friendly, energetic, very intelligent, and always ready to play. They love water and they are good swimmers, just like their parents.
Labradoodles may develop health conditions common to both Labrador Retrievers and Poodles, especially if you aren't cautious about whom you buy from. They include hip and elbow dysplasia, an eye disease called progressive retinal atrophy, and von Willebrand's disease, a bleeding disorder.
Extremely friendly and outgoing, the Labradoodle's characteristics are similar to that of a small child – playful, busy, eager to please and curious about the world around them. Easy going and keen to be friends with everyone.
How much exercise does a Labradoodle need? Energetic and playful, the Labradoodle loves to play. They are categorized as a large breed of dog and require sufficient exercise. Experts advise regular exercise, typically two walks a day, both of which are at least an hour long.