Here you will find general information on Catlow Labradoodle puppies. If you have questions that have not been answered on this page, contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We are more than happy to talk about our Labradoodle puppies! You may also purchase recommended Labradoodle care books as well as related gifts from our gifts and books section.
How much are our Labradoodle puppies?
Catlow Labradoodle puppies are currently priced from £500. All puppies will have received a vet check-up and first vaccination. They are all expertly socialised by my three willing children and come complete with vaccination certificate, Family Tree and care instructions.
Anyone who adopts a Catlow Labradoodle puppy is welcome to contact us for advice, for as long and as often as is required.
Do Labradoodles make good family pets?
Labradoodles are the ultimate family companion.
They adore the attention and company of children and they love to join in and play games. Labradoodles are patient, intelligent, sociable, loving, loyal and kind. They are non-aggressive and love to make you laugh and will go to great lengths to make you happy. They also thrive when living close to you and tend to gravitate towards the younger members of the family.
However it is important to give young puppies a safe place so they can have "time out" from playing with young children.
Boys or Girls - which makes the best family pet?
Both male and female Labradoodles make excellent pets. With the Labradoodle's excellent temperament it is a purely personal preference. You can ask your vet's advice about having your puppy neutered; this will stop your bitch from having seasons (bleeding twice yearly) and your dog from marking his territory.
De-sexing of puppies
We do not neuter our puppies, we leave this decision to the new owners, so they can consult with their vet and decide wther to have this done. Some breeders de-sex their puppies before they are 8 weeks old, but we believe this practice is cruel and detrimental to the puppy's development. We prefer to select our pups' new families carefully, rather than take these drastic actions.
Most vets will recommend you wait until your puppy is at least 6 months old before you neuter them.
Are all Labradoodles non-shedding ?
No, some Labradoodles shed and some don't. Labradoodles that shed hair tend to be low-shedding. While most people with dog allergies seem to do well with them, there are always exceptions. It is always a good idea to spend some time with Labradoodles before you commit to having one in the family.
What health problems affect Labradoodles?
Labradoodles are generally healthy dogs. Nevertheless, as with other long-eared breeds, they can suffer from infections of the ear. Regular cleaning and checks from time to time will help prevent this. Regular health checks with your vet are highly recommended, and a healthy Labradoodle should live between 13 and 16 years.
How much exercise do Labradoodles need?
Labradoodles are energetic dogs, but as with all puppies under 12 months old, exercise needs to be restricted. This is to prevent hip and joint problems, which can be induced at this time of rapid growth. Free play in the garden or 15 - 20 minutes walking on the lead are sufficient, with a gradual increase as they become older.
As an adult, your Labradoodle will need a moderate amount of exercise; they make great running, jogging, cycling and even swimming companions. Labradoodles excel at agility and obedience, are eager to learn, and make great working/gun dogs.