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What Makes Australian Labradoodles So Dang Special?

Hello, fellow dog enthusiasts! Let’s talk Doodles – Australian Labradoodles, to be exact.  These humans in a fursuit are a breed that’s stolen hearts worldwide and could just become your next must-have companion. Known for their irresistible appeal and fantastic traits, Australian Labradoodles are not just pets; they’re a lifestyle upgrade!

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The Enchanting Origins of Australian Labradoodles

Born from a magical mix of Labrador Retriever and Poodle back in 1988 by visionary Australian breeder Wally Conron, Australian Labradoodles were initially bred to be hypoallergenic guide dogs. This breed combines the best traits of both parents: the Labrador’s loyalty and the Poodle’s minimal shedding coat. Today, these pups have found their roles expanded well beyond service duties, becoming beloved family members worldwide.

Why Australian Labradoodles Are the Ultimate Companion

Hypoallergenic Coats: Many people with mild dog allergies can now say goodbye to constant sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, and stuffed up noses and say hello to endless cuddles! While no dog is 100% hypoallergenic, Australian Labradoodles come incredibly close, thanks to their Poodle lineage, making them a great option for allergy sufferers.  That said, it is important to note that if you have a canine protein allergy (saliva/urine) there is NO BREED OF DOG safe for you.  While there is a new breed of cat that has no animal protein, there is no such thing in dog breeds.  Please do not bring a companion animal into your home if you have an animal protein allergy.  It will not end well for you, or for the animal, as rehoming will become a necessity.

Born to Please: Their Labrador Retriever heritage means they are naturally eager to please, making training a breeze. Whether it’s basic commands or more complex tricks, these dogs are up for the challenge…especially when there are treats involved!

Diverse Sizes for Every Lifestyle: While we have chosen to specialize in the original standard-sized Australian Labradoodle for a variety of reasons, these living stuffed animals do come in three sizes—standard, medium, and mini—ensuring there’s a perfect match for every home and lifestyle.

A Rainbow of Colors: Australian Labradoodles come in a spectrum of stunning colors, from the deepest black to the richest red and everything in between.  They also come in a variety of patterns, including parti, tuxedo, abstract, solid, roan, phantom and more, allowing you to find your ideal aesthetic match.  While it’s okay to have a preference for these aesthetic matters, it is really important to understand that getting a puppy with the right temperament for your family structure and lifestyle is truly the most important aspect of welcoming one of these enchanting creatures into your home.

Lifestyle Perks of Owning an Australian Labradoodle

Active Companions: Forget expensive gym memberships; your Labradoodle has your back. These dogs adore physical activity, making them perfect workout partners for hikes, runs, or playful days at the park.

Social Butterflies: Australian Labradoodles thrive on social interaction. They adore making new friends, on two feet, or four, and with their intuitive and intelligent dispositions, they often excel as therapy dogs, spreading joy wherever they go.

Family-Friendly: With a gentle nature and robust energy, they are fantastic with children. They match the youthful spirit of kids and are patient and protective, ensuring they’re not just pets but family guardians.

Love Personified: Above all, Australian Labradoodles are deeply loving creatures. They live to share affection and connection with their families, creating deep, enduring bonds.

Commitment to Their Care

Despite their many perks, Australian Labradoodles do require regular grooming to keep their coats in tip-top condition and to prevent matting. This includes daily light brushing, weekly deep brushing, and regular professional grooming appointments for both bath & tidies and full grooming.  They also need mental stimulation to stay sharp. Think puzzle toys, training sessions, exercise and regular playdates.

Find Your Forever Friend

Considering adding an Australian Labradoodle to your life? Please choose to work with a Reputable Breeder to ensure you’re bringing home a healthy, happy pup. Alternatively, these dogs often end up in rescues due to fly-by-night, backyard breeders breeding bad quality dogs without any health or temperament testing, their natural energy and size, so if it works for your situation to adopt a dog with an unknown background and unknown breeding, consider adoption to give a loving home to a dog in need.

Australian Labradoodles are so much more than just dogs; they are a joyful addition to your life, bringing laughter, activity, and endless amounts of love. If you’re ready for a journey filled with unconditional love and constant companionship, the Australian Labradoodle might just be your perfect match. Come see why owning one isn’t just a want—it’s a delightful necessity!

Whether you’re a seasoned dog owner or considering your first furry friend, an Australian Labradoodle can bring endless joy and companionship into your home. Ready to experience the magic? Join the countless happy families who’ve made Australian Labradoodles a beloved part of their lives and contact us today!

Happy Tails,



Alana Holst
Australian Labradoodle Breederat

Since 2011, I've dedicated myself to breeding Standard Sized Australian Labradoodles, fueled by a passion for holistic practices and exceptional quality. My focus lies in fostering strong bonds between humans and dogs, crafting loyal companions for therapy, service, and family — spreading love, one precious puppy at a time.

Alana Holst

Alana Holst

Australian Labradoodle Breeder

We make a heartfelt promise to our cherished puppies and their new families, dedicating ourselves to the health, happiness, and lifelong well-being of every Labradoodle we raise and to fostering a supportive community among our adoptive families. Learn more about us.

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Australian Labradoodle Momma at Big Rock Labradoodles

Where Care Meets Excellence!

At Big Rock Labradoodles, we champion a comprehensive, science-based, and holistic approach in breeding and nurturing exceptional standard-sized genuine Multigenerational Australian Labradoodles. Our commitment to atypical rearing strategies ensures that we never settle for the ordinary — we strive for extraordinary dogs destined for prolonged and fulfilling lives. Learn more about our code of ethics and our adoption process. When you feel ready to welcome a new family member, we invite you to fill out our adoption application — the first step towards finding your new furry family member.

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