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Double Doodle

Double Doodle

Double Doodle Characteristics: The Sociable and Faithful Double Doodle is a breed of large dog is a Hybrid / Mix crossbreed, bred from a Golden Retriever or Labrador Retriever / Poodle. The Double Doodle, is characterized by its gorgeous, appealing, energetic appearance with its friendly, obedient and loving  expression.

This "designer dog" hybrid breed exhibits the combination of characteristics, and a temperament mix, associated with the Labrador Retriever or the trainability, obedience and Golden Retriever and a Poodle. The goal of crossing the combination of breeds was to create 'Double Doodlepoo' puppies that might incorporate the agility and kind and confident nature of the Labrador Retriever or the distinct gold or cream coloring and passive nature of the Golden Retriever with the devotion, high intelligence and non-shedding coat of the Poodle.

The temperament of the Double Doodle can be described as Good natured, clever, loyal. The coat type of the Double Doodle is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits in assorted colors.  Due to its characteristics and qualities, the Double Doodle demonstrated the desired traits of a Watch dog, Companion and Pet dog and is known by its nick name the "Golden Labradoodle". The origin of the Double Doodle dog breed was in United States where it was developed in the mid to late 1900's.

Double Doodle Dog Type - Hybrid / Mix (Unrecognised as a breed): Golden Retriever or Labrador Retriever / Poodle: The Double Doodle is one of the many types of dogs described as a Hybrid / Mix, bred from the Golden Retriever or Labrador Retriever / Poodle.

Other names for the Double Doodle: The Double Doodle is known by the nickname of the "Golden Labradoodle". Other names for this breed of dog include the Double Doodlepoo, North American Retriever and Golden Labradoodle

Origin of the name: The origin of the name "Double Doodle" derives from a combination of the names of the dog's parents.

Double Doodle History and Origin: The country of origin of the Double Doodle breed was in United States during the mid to late 1900's. The lineage of the hybrid Double Doodle is a combination of three dog breeds. The Labrador Retriever, the "Fisherman's Friend", originated in Canada as a gun dog during the 1800's.

The Poodle, the "Caniche", began as a water dog, specifically as a duck retriever, in Germany during the 1500's. The Golden Retriever, the "World's Most Popular Dog" was trained in England to pick up, or retrieve, small game or water fowl in the 1800's. Around the 1990's dog breeders began to create the so-called 'Designer Dogs" developing a brand new breed based on the combined qualities of the Golden Retriever or Labrador Retriever  and the Poodle.

The breeding programs resulted in the Double Doodle, an impressive dog that exhibited the athleticism and engaging qualities of the retrievers with the high intelligence and low shedding coat of the Poodle. The hybrid Double Doodle was found to be a real live wire.

The clever, sociable and energetic Double Doodle became a great success with families and in rural areas. The hybrid Double Doodle is currently recognized by the Designer Dogs Kennel Club (DDKC) and the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC).

Double Doodle Height: This breed is classified as a large sized dog. The height to the shoulder of a male dog is 20-24 inches. The height to the shoulder of a female dog is slightly less.

Double Doodle Weight: Not surprisingly for a large sized dog, the weight of a male dog is 50-80 lbs. The weight of the smaller female dog is slightly less than the male.

Double Doodle Coat Type: The coat type of the Double Doodle is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits  and can therefore be short or long  soft or silky, rough or wired hair that can result in a loose wavy coat, a tight curly coat or a straight coat.

Double Doodle Coat Colors: The colors of the Double Doodle dog breed consist of assorted colors most commonly consisting of black, white, black and tan and brown.

Double Doodle Grooming Requirements: The grooming needs of the Double Doodle is dependent on the type of coat it has inherited from its parents, either the Golden Retriever, the Labrador Retriever or the Poodle. The Golden Retriever has moderate grooming requirements, the Labrador Retriever has low grooming requirements and the Poodle has high grooming needs. The grooming needs and requirements should include bathing the dog on a monthly basis and making regular checks of the teeth, nails, eyes and ears.  

Double Doodle Litter Size: The litter size of this dog breed ranges from 3 to 5 puppies. Double Doodle puppies for sale can be obtained reputable breeders and from rescue centers. The cost of Double Doodle puppies varies depending on location, pedigree history and the dog breeder.

Double Doodle Temperament and personality: The temperament and personality of this popular dog breed is described as Sociable, Good natured, clever, loyal and Faithful.

Double Doodle Exercise Requirements - HIGH Exercise Requirements: The exercise requirements of this breed of dog is high. The Double Doodle requires regular daily exercise consisting of approximately one to two hours each day. This large dog has an smooth, strident gait with strides of a moderate length and requires a brisk walking speed or jogging by the owner to meet the exercise requirements of the Double Doodle.

Double Doodle Diet: A fully grown Double Doodle should be fed twice a day. A diet consisting of a premium dog food can be balanced with fresh food eaten by the family. The question is What Can Dogs Eat?. Check out our comprehensive list of what dogs can and what dogs cannot eat.

Double Doodle Health Problems: Potential health problems of the Double Doodle breed have not yet been fully established, but there is the possibility of inherited, genetic health issues. Resolving health problems can prove to be expensive and it is always wise to obtain pet insurance or dog health insurance when buying a dog. Is the Double Doodle dog breed said to be Hypoallergenic? Answer: Yes (Refer to Hypoallergenic Dogs).

Double Doodle Lifespan: The life expectancy of dogs vary according to the size, breed of dog and any serious health problems. The typical lifespan of the Double Doodle breed is 10 to 13 years.

Double Doodle Male Dog Names: Male Dog names are most often chosen to reflect favorite names of the owner or the strength, size, coloring and country of origin of the Double Doodle breed. To give you some inspiration regarding good male Double Doodle names our small selection might be of help with naming boy dogs. Out top male dog names are: Tyson *** Hunter *** Hank *** Coco *** Frankie *** Rusty *** Zeke *** Ace *** Bubba *** Copper *** Kobe.

Double Doodle Female Dog Names: Female Dog names tend to be softer, prettier and reflect the temperament of the girl dog. Our top choice of good female Double Doodle names are Penny *** Gracie *** Lady *** Ellie *** Phoebe *** Marley *** Lexi *** Delilah *** Bonnie *** Belle.

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