Are Labradoodles Hypoallergenic

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Labradoodles are a fascinating crossbreed dog created by breeding a Labrador Retriever and a Poodle. They're becoming increasingly popular because they are friendly, loyal, and intelligent. But what's really cool about them is that they don't cause allergies as much as other dogs do. In other words, Labradoodles are hypoallergenic dogs. This is great news for families who have allergies or those who just want a dog that won't make them sneeze and itch. Plus, Labradoodles come in all kinds of sizes, colors, and fur types, so they can fit in with just about any family. But if you still can't decide if they are a great choice, keep reading.

What Makes Labradoodles Hypoallergenic?

Labradoodles are often considered hypoallergenic because of their coat. The reason for this is that they inherit a non-shedding, low-dander coat from their Poodle ancestors. Dogs produce proteins called Can F1 and Can F2 that can cause allergies in some people. These proteins are mostly found in a dog's saliva, skin cells (dander), and urine. Can F1 and Can F2 are considered major allergens that can cause symptoms like itching, sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and even asthma attacks in people who are allergic. If you have allergies or asthma, you may be more sensitive to these proteins and experience more severe reactions.

Non-Shedding Coat

Unlike many other breeds that shed their fur seasonally, Labradoodles tend to shed very little. This is because their hair grows continuously, but does not shed as much as other breeds. They also have unique coats that can help reduce the spread of allergens in the environment.

Low Dander Coat

Dander, composed of tiny skin flakes shed by animals, is a common allergy trigger for sensitive individuals – largely because dander tends to accumulate Can F1 and Can F2. Labradoodles, particularly those with coats resembling the Poodle's curly or fleece-like texture, tend to trap dander close to their skin rather than releasing it into the air, which can potentially reduce allergic reactions in some people. In addition, Labradoodles can have fleece, hair, and wool coats and these types are less likely to produce dander.

Pacagen’s Solution to Humans with Dog Allergies

Pacagen's Dog Allergen Neutralizing Spray (Coming Soon!) is an effective and safe solution to help neutralize dog allergens. This spray is easy to use and neutralizes the allergens present in a dog's fur and dander without causing any harm to the dog's health or well-being. It is a perfect choice for those who love dogs but suffer from allergies, as it solves the problem of dog-related allergies.