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What are some fun facts about mini labradoodles?

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Miniature Labradoodles are a cross breed of Labrador retrievers and poodles, and they typically live between 12 and 14 years. The average miniature Labradoodle eats between 1.5 and 2.5 cups of dry food each day. Exact features vary between dogs, but hair, fleece and wool coats are all common to the breed.

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Miniature Labradoodles typically stand 14 to 17 inches tall, regardless of gender. A miniature Labradoodle is roughly the size of a bulldog or a beagle. The breed is prone to ear infections as well as ear and hip dysplasia. Epilepsy and allergies are also common problems.

Miniature Labradoodles bark occasionally, but generally, they are friendly, attentive and loyal. They require 30 to 60 minutes of daily exercise, and they are playful and energetic. The breed tolerates cold weather well. These dogs also require a grooming routine that includes brushing teeth and cutting nails.

A miniature Labradoodle's coat should be 4 to 6 inches long. Breeders typically avoid hair coats for this breed if possible. A wool coat is more dense than a hair coat and has loose curls. A fleece coat is either straight or wavy and has a silky texture. Wool and fleece coats shed less than hair coats.

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