Labradoodle study reveals dogs are actually mostly poodle

Labradoodle study reveals dogs are actually mostly poodle

English cocker spaniels and American cocker spaniels also made small contributions in some dogs.“The thing that we didn’t expect to such a degree was that the Australian labradoodle retains a huge amount of poodle genome and doesn’t retain a lot of the Labrador retriever genome,” she said.

International Dog Day: Can you guess these dog breeds in our quiz?

International Dog Day: Can you guess these dog breeds in our quiz?

It’s all about those very good boys and girls in other words – but on the lighter side, just how well do you know your dog breeds – and can you identify them from the above compilation of doggy photos?

Eight dogs pose for a nativity scene to capture ‘the real essence of Christmas’

Eight dogs pose for a nativity scene to capture ‘the real essence of Christmas’

The dogs posed in budget-friendly outfits in Lois’ living room, which the pair transformed into a stable with a borrowed bale of straw (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Lois and Claire think the photo will remind people of ‘the real essence of Christmas’ – Jesus’s birth.

Man who invented labradoodle says it is his 'life's regret'

Man who invented labradoodle says it is his 'life's regret'

Conron decided to breed a poodle and a labrador following a request from a blind woman in Hawaii, who needed a guide dog that wouldn’t inflame her husband’s allergies.

Causes of canine alopecia

Causes of canine alopecia

— are caused due to external parasites, fungal and bacterial skin infections, certain drugs, hormonal/endocrine imbalances. Areas with a poor blood supply do not have healthy hair growth. Bacterial skin infections can cause alopecia with redness, skin crusting, and circular patterns of hair loss.

Neglected poodle so badly matted he couldn’t open his mouth to eat

Neglected poodle so badly matted he couldn’t open his mouth to eat

The animal is still being looked after by Mrs Murray’s Cat and Dog Home (Picture: SWNS)‘He was then taken to a vet where his entire coat had to be shaved and he received extensive dental treatment.

Do you look like your dog? Canine-human lookalikes in pictures

Do you look like your dog? Canine-human lookalikes in pictures

Gerrad Gethings says: “Certain breeds would be essential because of their unique characteristics: Afghan hounds, poodles, pugs, bulldogs etc. Many of the subjects I stopped in the park or on the bus, and had to find a tactful way of saying you look exactly like a poodle, can I take your photograph?

Franken-Dogs: 9 Wickedly Cute Mixed Breed Dogs

Franken-Dogs: 9 Wickedly Cute Mixed Breed Dogs

One reason this adorable cross breed dog skyrocketed into pupularity is because it requires less grooming compared to a regular Golden Retriever, thanks to its Poodle side, but has the wonderful laid-back personality for which goldies are known.