Hybrid Origin: The Labradoodle is a hybrid between the Labrador Retriever and the Poodle. Original Purpose: The Labradoodle is a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: Labradoodles are known for their pleasing disposition, loyalty and intelligence. The Labradoodle is active, outgoing and eager for human companionship and attention. The Labradoodle fits well into the family environment and enjoys interaction with its human family members. The Labradoodle is a designer breed that loves human attention and enjoys outdoor activities and exercise.