First Generation Labradoodle or F1 – The product of a Labrador Retriever crossed with a Poodle. Coats can be inconsistent; about 30% do NOT shed or shed very little. This cross is usually not desirable for families with allergies.

F1b Labradoodle or F1b – The “b” refers to a backcross, an F1 Labradoodle, bred (or backcrossed) to a purebred Poodle. The result of crossing an F1 Labradoodle to a Poodle. This combination creates a more consistent allergy-friendly coat. The success rate for a light to non-shedding dog is much higher.

Australian Labradoodles – The result of crossing an Australian Labradoodle to an F1, F1b or Poodle, or crossing combination of a Labrador, Poodle and Cocker Spaniel. The result is considered an Australian Labradoodle and are typically allergy friendly.

Multigenerational Australian Labradoodle – Also known as Multigen, is the result of crossing an Australian Labradoodle to any other Australian Labradoodle. This cross is considered allergy friendly and has a consistent conformation.