What is the difference between F1, F1B, and F2?
An F1 doodle is the offspring of two full-blooded parent dogs, i.e. a poodle and a retreiver. Their coats are generally wavy to flat, and have varying degrees of shedding; from none to minimal to more than expected. F1 goldendoodles seem to experience less shedding than F1 labradoodles, but F1 labradoodles shed less than a full blooded lab. Within the litter, puppies can exhibit more qualities from either parent, especially as far as their coats are concerned. One puppy may be extremely flat coated and very retriever like, while another may be more poodle-like. Usually, the puppies are a very good mix of both parents. Puppies from this litter are excellent for people who really want a retreiver-looking dog, without as much shedding as a full-blooded retriever. An F1B doodle is the offspring between a parent doodle and a poodle. This breeding is done to produce more hypoallergenic and non-shedding qualities in the puppies. Coats of F1B’s are much curlier than F1’s, even to the extent of