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Man who came up with the Labradoodle regrets it.

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by BiKERcc, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. BiKERcc

    BiKERcc PetForums Senior

    Jan 29, 2011
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    This surprised me...

    Labradoodle 'creator' regrets his decision - News Hound | Dog Time - Dog Blog Network

    "Wally Conran, 81, who crossed a Labrador Retriever and a Poodle in 1988 and then coined the term "Labradoodle," wishes he'd never done it. He originally bred the two dogs after receiving a letter from a woman in Hawaii who was looking for a seeing-eye dog for her husband, who had allergies.

    "But now when people ask me, ‘Did you breed the first one?' I have to say, ‘Yes, I did, but it's not something I'm proud of,'" he said. "I wish I could turn the clock back."
  2. metaldog

    metaldog PetForums VIP

    Nov 11, 2009
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    It's like he's the poor bloke who opened the lid of Pandora's Box.

    I can see why he would regret it...
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