Australian Labradoodles Alexandria VA
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Australian Labradoodles Serving Alexandria, VA

Australian Labradoodles in Alexandria, VA

Discover the World of Labradoodles and Australian Labradoodles: A Tale of Two Breeds

In the canine kingdom, Labradoodles and Australian Labradoodles have been stealing hearts left and right. Both breeds are the result of combining the best traits of Labrador Retrievers and Poodles, yet they’re distinct in their own ways.

The journey of the Labradoodle began in the 1980s, aimed at crafting the perfect guide dog for allergy sufferers. By blending the intelligence and friendliness of the Labrador Retriever with the Poodle’s hypoallergenic coat, a new breed was born. Yet, being the newcomers on the block, Labradoodles present a rainbow of appearances and temperaments. From curls to waves or straight fur, and despite the hypoallergenic aim, not every Labradoodle fits the bill.

Enter the Australian Labradoodle, the breed with a mission emerging in the 1990s. This version was refined with a cocktail of breeds like the Irish Water Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel, all in the pursuit of perfection. The result? A breed boasting uniform coat types, magnetic personalities, and a nod to those with allergies, all wrapped up in hypoallergenic, non-shedding coats available in a range of sizes.

But it’s not just about looks. Australian Labradoodles shine with their remarkable temperaments. Thanks to selective breeding, these dogs are not just smart; they’re intuitive, making them fabulous family pets and stellar in therapy roles. Predictable and delightful, they offer a consistency that makes them stand out from their Labradoodle relatives.

While the Labradoodle’s lively spirit is admired, it’s the Australian Labradoodle’s balanced nature that often captures hearts, especially for families. They’re quick learners and gentle with kids, and despite their calm demeanor indoors, they’re always up for playful adventures outside. Australian Labradoodles in Alexandria, VA might be the right fit for you, so contact us today!

  • 1. Families decide which litter interests them.

  • 2. Submit your application and wait to hear from us. Will be in touch very soon!

  • 3. Discuss size, gender, color, coat, timing, temperament, and any other needs or wants.

  • 4. Read what you get with a Welcome Acres Labradoodle by going to our Pricing page.

  • 5. Once your application is approved and we have spoken, then you will need to submit your application fee/deposit (Paypal or Credit Card only). To reserve a specific puppy or to be added to a litters waiting list. Payments are non-refundable.

  • 6. Approved Application is then sent to the “Forever Family”.

  • 7. Due to Parvovirus we do not offer pre visitation days.

  • 8. Welcome Acres Puppies can and will be designated at various ages of their lives, with the primary designation done at 6 weeks (+ or -) of age. Welcome Acres does the selection based on priority of reservation, needs & wants, and most importantly the “Doodle Fit”.

  • 9. Around 8 weeks of age the Welcome Acres Labradoodle’s chosen veterinarian will continue protocol, vaccinate, flea & heart worm preventative, & exam.

  • 10. Generally, the puppies go home at 8 weeks old.

  • 11. Welcome Acres Labradoodles reserves the right to retain any puppy(s) in a litter for breeding purposes. Therefore, not every puppy in every litter will be available.

  • 12. Speak directly with Welcome Acres Labradoodles in regards to your final payment options.

  • 13. Welcome Acres requires a signed Spay / Neuter Contract before delivery of the Welcome Acres Puppy (except in the case of a designated Welcome Acres Breeder).

Long Distance?

From Alexandria, VA, you can adopt a puppy from us with the following options:

  • You can pick up your Puppy
  • Utilize our flight nanny
  • Personal delivery (for additional fees, depending on location)

Your Welcome Acres Labradoodle will include:

  • An extensive multi-generational pedigree
  • Two years of genetic health warranty
  • A thorough health checkup by a veterinarian
  • An identification microchip
  • Official registration with the Australian Labradoodles Association
  • A comprehensive record of your puppy’s health
  • Age-specific deworming treatments
  • Your puppy’s initial vaccinations
  • Basics in housebreaking, crate use, and leash training
  • A starter pack containing the puppy’s current diet is provided to ensure a seamless transition to your preferred food choice
  • A WAL (Welcome Acres Labradoodle) puppy package, including a folder of your puppy’s documents and helpful tips for care, plus a collar, leash, blanket, and two puppy toys
  • A promise of ongoing support throughout your pet’s life!

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About Us

Welcome to Welcome Acres Labradoodles in La Plata, Maryland, your premier destination for Australian Labradoodles! Nestled just 25 miles south of Washington, D.C., our charming town is surrounded by scenic waterways and boasts a delicious food scene, famous for its Blue Crab and Maryland Stuffed Ham. Our goal? To bring you Australian Labradoodles that are as beautiful to look at as they are loving and gentle in temperament, perfect for therapy and companionship.

At Welcome Acres Labradoodles, we go above and beyond in breeding. Not only do we adhere to the highest health and genetic standards, guided by the ethical principles of the ALAA and WALA, but we also ensure our dogs live happy, fulfilled lives as part of our family or with our trusted guardians—never in kennels. But that’s not all! We’re also the proud owners of Bark of the Town Pet Spa, offering top-tier grooming services that promise to pamper your pet like royalty. Our commitment doesn’t end there. We’re dedicated to providing you with a Labradoodle that’s not just a pet but a lifelong family member. Through meticulous breeding, we ensure each puppy is healthy, joyful, and ready to bring
endless happiness into your home.

Our love for these dogs is boundless, and we cherish them as family. That’s why we focus on breeding not just any Labradoodles but micro mini and mini Australian Labradoodles known for their excellent health, delightful temperaments, and luxurious, hypoallergenic coats—perfect for allergy sufferers.

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About Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, Virginia, is an independent city in the northern region of the Commonwealth of Virginia. It has a rich and storied past. Founded in 1749 and named after the family of John Alexander, who originally owned the land, Alexandria quickly grew into a bustling port town due to its strategic location along the Potomac River seven miles south of Downtown Washington D.C.

In its early days, Alexandria was a significant player in the tobacco trade, and its waterfront was a hub of economic activity. During the American Revolutionary War, the city served as an important supply depot for the Continental Army. However, in 1791, Alexandria was included in the area selected to become the District of Columbia. It remained part of the District until 1846, when it was retroceded to Virginia.

The Civil War brought significant changes to Alexandria as it was occupied by Union troops, becoming a center for logistics and hospitals. This period also marked the beginning of Alexandria’s transition from a predominantly agrarian society to a more industrial and commercial one.

In the 20th century, Alexandria saw further growth and development, particularly with the expansion of the federal government and the arrival of numerous defense-related industries. The city’s historic Old Town area has been meticulously preserved, showcasing its vibrant colonial architecture and cobblestone streets, and is now a popular destination for visitors and residents alike. In 2020, the population was 159,467, making it the 6th most populous city in Virginia.

Alexandria has a distributed park system with approximately 950 acres spread across 70 major parks and 30 recreation centers. The city is home to Cameron Run Regional Park, which includes a water park with a wave pool and water slides, as well as a miniature golf course and batting cages.