Australian Labradoodles Tampa FL
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Australian Labradoodle Breeders Serving Tampa, FL

Australian Labradoodles in Tampa, FL

A Labradoodle might seem like a straightforward cross between a Labrador and a Poodle, but it’s not as simple as that! In fact, there are various types of Labradoodles, each with its own unique characteristics. It’s crucial to recognize these differences to fully understand what sets each type apart.

Dog lovers everywhere have fallen for the charm of both the Labradoodle and Australian Labradoodle, breeds that combine the best of Labrador Retrievers and Poodles with their own special twists.

The journey of the Labradoodle began in the 1980s, aiming to create the perfect guide dog for allergy sufferers. This led to a breed that mixes the smarts and friendliness of Labradors with the Poodle’s allergy-friendly coat. However, Labradoodles come in a wide array of looks and personalities, from curly to
straight coats, and not all of them are as hypoallergenic as intended.

On the other hand, the Australian Labradoodle story started in the 1990s and involved carefully mixing additional breeds like the Irish Water Spaniel and the English Cocker Spaniel. The goal was to craft an even better version of the breed. This effort resulted in dogs with consistent coat types, wonderful personalities, and genuinely hypoallergenic, non-shedding coats in various sizes.

But what really makes the Australian Labradoodle stand out is not just how they look. Thanks to thoughtful breeding, these dogs aren’t only smart; they’re also incredibly intuitive, making them perfect family pets and excellent in roles such as therapy dogs. Their consistent and lovable nature makes them distinct from their Labradoodle cousins.

While the Labradoodle is known for its lively spirit, the Australian Labradoodle wins hearts with its balanced temperament, making it a favorite among families. They learn quickly, are gentle with kids, and although they’re calm inside, they love getting out for some fun. Australian Labradoodles in Tampa, FL 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 Tampa, FL, 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)

When you adopt a Welcome Acres Labradoodle, you will receive:

  • Ancestral lineage spanning multiple generations
  • Two-year warranty on genetic health
  • Comprehensive veterinary examination
  • Identification through microchipping
  • Certified registration with the Australian Labradoodles Association
  • Detailed health documentation for your puppy
  • Deworming treatments suited to your puppy’s age
  • First round of puppy vaccinations
  • Basics in-house training, crate familiarity, and leash walking
  • A starter supply of the puppy’s current food
  • Welcome Acres Labradoodle puppy package, complete with a folder of your puppy’s records and essential care tips, plus a collar, leash, blanket, and two toys for your puppy
  • Ongoing support throughout your pet’s lifetime!

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About Us

Step into the magical realm of Welcome Acres Labradoodles, tucked away 25 miles south of Washington, DC, in the charming La Plata, Maryland. This hidden treasure in the DMV region is renowned for its exquisite local cuisine, including Blue Crabs and Maryland Stuffed Ham, all surrounded by breathtaking waterways. La Plata doesn’t just serve as the scenic setting for our breeding program; it’s also home to our upscale grooming salon, Bark of the Town Pet Spa, catering to the needs of well-deserved pets.

Dogs have always held a special place in our hearts, being integral members of our family across generations. We are deeply committed to breeding superior Australian Labradoodles, focusing on health, beauty, and temperament tailored for therapeutic companionship, ensuring they bring unparalleled joy and happiness to families for years to come. Our breeding practices are rigorously aligned with the standards of the ALAA and WALA, guaranteeing the highest quality.

Our philosophy in dog rearing is deeply embedded in familial care. We treat every dog and puppy as part of our family, whether they stay with us or are placed in one of our nurturing guardian homes, to provide them with a life full of love and freedom from kennels. Our guardian home program is designed to give our breeding dogs a forever home from the outset, promoting their well-being and social development.

Specializing in Micro Mini and Mini Australian Labradoodles, we pride ourselves on producing dogs with exceptional health, remarkable temperaments, and sumptuous, allergy-friendly coats. Our unwavering commitment to quality ensures that every Labradoodle from Welcome Acres stands as a proud example of our dedication to excellence.

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About Tampa, FL

Tampa is a city on the Gulf Coast of the state of Florida. The city’s borders include the north shore of Tampa Bay and the east shore of Old Tampa Bay. Tampa is the largest city in the Tampa Bay area and the seat of Hillsborough County. With an estimated population of 398,173 in 2022, Tampa is the 49th most populous city in the country and the 3rd most populous city in Florida after Jacksonville and Miami.

Tampa was founded as a military center during the 19th century with the establishment of Fort Brooke. The cigar industry was also brought to the city by Vincente Martinez Ybor, after whom Ybor City is named. Tampa was reincorporated as a city in 1887 following the Civil War. Tampa’s economy is driven by tourism, health care, finance, insurance, technology, construction, and the maritime industry. The bay’s port is the largest in the state, responsible for over $15 billion in economic impact.

During the first few decades of the 20th century, the cigar-making industry was the backbone of Tampa’s economy. The factories in Ybor City and West Tampa made an enormous number of cigars—in the peak year of 1929, over 500 million cigars were hand-rolled in the city.

During the 1950s and 1960s, Tampa saw record-setting population growth that has not been seen since. This growth spurred the expansion of the city’s highways and bridges, bringing thousands into the city and creating opportunities for Tampa business owners. It was during this time period that two of the most popular tourist attractions in the area were developed – Busch Gardens and Lowry Park. Many of the well-known institutions that play an important role in the economic development of the city were also established during this time period. The University of South Florida was established in North Tampa in 1956 and opened for students in September 1960.

Tampa has a diverse culinary scene, from small cafes and bakeries to bistros and farm-to-table restaurants. The food of Tampa has a history of Cuban, Spanish, Floribbean and Italian cuisines. There are also many Colombian, Puerto Rican, Vietnamese, and barbecue restaurants. Seafood is very popular in Tampa, and Greek cuisine is prominent in the area, especially around Tarpon Springs. Food trucks are popular, and the area holds the record for the world’s largest food truck rally.