F2B Labradoodle Complete Guide
The F2b Labradoodle is a second generation crossbred dog. On one side of the family they have a Labradoodle parent and Labradoodle grandparents. On the other side of the family they have a purebred Poodle parent, and of course therefore pedigree Poodle grandparents too. They are around 35% Labrador Retriever and 65% Poodle. F2b Labradoodles are usually curly or wavy coated and relatively low shedding, if not hypoallergenic. They are very active, outgoing dogs that do well in homes that love positive reinforcement training, spending time with their puppy and getting plenty of exercise. Today we’ll look at how an F2b Labradoodle compares with an F1, F1b and F2 Labradoodle. And we’ll share the typical traits, behaviors and appearance of an F2b Labradoodle dog.
For those planning on bringing a Labradoodle into their life, you’ve probably noticed these dogs are often ascribed letters like f1, f2, or f2b, as in f2b Labradoodle. These letters and numbers represent different generations, which can significantly impact what your puppy will be like as an adult. Admittedly, it can be confusing, so we’ll start with a crash course on Labradoodle genetics.
What is an F2b Labradoodle?
If you’re looking into purchasing a Labradoodle, you might be confused or overwhelmed by all of the options. I know I was at first! However, knowing the difference between generations of Labradoodles will help you make the best choice for which fuzzy companion you welcome into your life.
The letter F stands for “filial hybrid,” which simply means that this is a deliberate cross between two purebreds to create a hybrid breed.