How to care for your labradoodle puppy

How to care for your Labradoodle puppy

Every loving and responsible owner wants their dog to be as healthy as possible. Fortunately, caring for a Labradoodle puppy takes less time than caring for other breeds.

Labradoodles are a cross between a Labrador Retriever and a Poodle. Labradoodles are hypoallergenic assistance dogs that make excellent family companions. Because of their pedigree, the dogs are bright and easy to train.

If you properly care for your Labradoodle, it will live a long and happy life. Here are some pointers to help you properly care for your dog.

Brushing and grooming

Mini Labradoodles are a high-maintenance breed that must be brushed daily and clipped on a regular basis. Because a Labradoodle inherits a poodle coat, it will require frequent grooming to keep it looking neat and tidy.

When it comes to doggie care, you can take your puppy to a professionally trained groomer to have its hair maintained, its nails examined, and it bathed, resulting in a happy and satisfied puppy. While brushing your puppy’s nails, you should also inspect them once a week. Groomers can clip your puppy’s nails as needed if you take him to the groomer every four to six weeks.

Examine your dog’s skin, nose, mouth, eyes, and feet for sores, rashes, or infection symptoms such as redness, soreness, or inflammation. The eyes should be free of redness and fluid. A weekly physical examination of your dog’s body will allow you to detect any health problems early and seek medical attention.

Brushing one’s teeth

You should brush your Labradoodle’s teeth at least once a week because they are so important. Begin by brushing your dog’s teeth with your finger, then progress to a delicate pass with a small toothbrush the next day, and finally brush all of its teeth the next day. 

As your dog becomes more accustomed to the procedure, it will become easier.  Also, avoid giving your dog human toothpaste because it can be toxic to them.

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Dietary guidelines

Your dog’s food consumption is determined by its size, age, metabolism, and level of activity. Dogs are special creatures that require different amounts of food.

A sedentary dog requires more food than an active dog. It is also important to consider the type of dog food you purchase because the better the dog food, the more nutritious and healthy it will be for your puppy.

Your Labradoodle requires high-quality food to stay healthy and strong. Check the labels on the dog food you buy for it. Look for healthy foods that are high in protein and vegetables. Avoid foods with animal byproducts listed among the first few ingredients. If you’re unsure about what to feed your dog, consult your veterinarian.


When purchasing a Labradoodle puppy from a breeder or another owner, ensure that the dog has received its first distemper vaccination, first round of dewormer, and a medical checkup. After you adopt your puppy, it will need at least two additional deworming treatments, as well as a variety of other immunizations. Consult a veterinarian in this case.

Once your Labradoodle has finished its first year of vaccinations, it should go to the vet once a year for a physical exam and any necessary immunizations. After the age of ten, your puppy should be taken to the vet twice a year.

Have fun with your Labradoodle puppy

Remember that your Labradoodle is a fantastic training dog. Start teaching your puppy as soon as you bring him home, preferably within the first six months, for the best results.

Begin by teaching your dog some basic commands using a reward-based approach. You can start as early as eight weeks, but keep in mind that it may have a short attention span. Be patient, and your puppy will eventually figure it out.

Because it is strong and active, your Labradoodle puppy is an excellent pet for power walking and running, as well as a great jogging or hiking companion. Regular walks and exercise will keep it occupied and satisfied while also allowing it to burn off excess energy.

Remember to introduce it to people of various ages, genders, and sizes, as well as animals of various species. As a result, your dog will not be afraid or hostile to any specific person or animal.

Just in case you're not too sure...

Whether you have questions about Australian Labradoodle, or not too sure about the process of adopting one ~ just ask Karen.  She’ll be happy to advise and clarify any queries you may have.