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Labradoodle Adoption

Full Grown Labradoodle

A Labradoodle adoption of a full grown Labradoodle from a reputable breeder may be just what you need. These Labradoodle dogs are looking for a new home to bring love and joy to. It is a re-homing situation, not a Labradoodle rescue, as these adult Labradoodles have lived full and enriched lives with their breeder family.

In order to ensure Labradoodle breeders can continue to produce the best, most well socialized, home raised puppies, which keeps well behaved puppies out of the shelters, they need to retire their breeding Labradoodle dogs and bring in new bloodlines to their program. There may be a point when the house is too full and a Labradoodle that is retired from breeding is put up for adoption. These are the best behaved and healthiest Labradoodles available if they come from a reputable Labradoodle breeder.  and you miss the potty training and chewing puppy phase if you adopt an adult Labradoodle.

Labradoodle Adoption

Adopting an older Labradoodle

Adopting an older Labradoodle from a reputable breeder can be a rewarding experience. In order to find a reputable Labradoodle breeder, check with your nearest reproduction veterinarian clinic for referrals.

Here are some steps and considerations to help you through the process:

1. Understand the Benefits of Adopting an Older Dog

  • Trained and Socialized: Older dogs often come with basic training and are usually well-socialized.
  • Known Temperament: The breeder can provide information on the dog’s personality and behavior, making it easier to match the dog to your lifestyle.
  • Less Intense Care Needs: The retired Labradoodle you would get from a reputable is usually in the prime of their life. Older dogs generally have less intense exercise and training needs compared to puppies.

2. Ask the Right Questions

  • Health History: Inquire about the dog’s health history, vaccinations, and any medical issues.
  • Temperament: Ask about the dog’s temperament and any known behavioral traits.
  • Reason for Re-homing: Understand why the dog is being re-homed. It could be due to the breeder retiring the dog from their breeding program or the dog not fitting into their program as expected.

3. Meet the Dog

  • Spend Time Together: Visit the breeder to spend time with the dog. Observe its behavior and interactions with people and other animals.
  • Observe Interaction: Pay attention to how the dog interacts with you and the breeder. This can give you insight into the dog’s personality and compatibility with your home.

4. Transition Period

  • Adjustment Time: Give the dog time to adjust to its new home. Be patient and consistent with training and establishing routines.
  • Support: Stay in touch with the breeder for advice and support during the transition period.

By following these steps, you can ensure you have a smooth and successful adult Labradoodle adoption or Labradoodle rescue. By providing a loving home for a full grown Labradoodle, you get all the benefits, companionship and joy that an older dog can bring without the extra training time that is required when you get a puppy.