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Good morning, welcome and congratulations on the expected arrival of a new Labradoodle!
I don't know of any vets in your area at all, but I thought I'd give you my experiences with vets regarding Labradoodles...most have been so excited and happy to have us as customers...most have found the dogs to be excellent in both health and temperament.
My current vet (cares for my puppies and my adult dogs) had never seen doods before and she continually raves about them...she can't imagine why everyone doesn't have one! She thinks they are the best dogs she has ever seen. :D
I did go to one vet and, while I was standing there ready to sign in for the first time, the office staff approached with the insulting questions...what IS this breed? When I told her, she do that ON PURPOSE??? And then said that she would go and get the muzzle...whereupon I said, "No, you won't muzzle my dogs." and I left...I wish that I would have said more...
Anyway, you will get both reactions. Most reactions will be very positive...but watch for the one or two negative ones and just go elsewhere.
I suggest that you meet with a couple of vets in your area, ask them directly how they feel about Labradoodles and if they have any negative reaction...keep looking.
I don't think that the health issues of Labradoodles are that much different from other breeds, so experience with Labradoodles shouldn't be a requisite...loving, gentle, knowledgable care and understanding should be.
If you like the office staff, and the vet, I'd say give them a try.
You might want to find out what the emergency policies are available will your vet be?
Good luck! I hope that you post a picture of your new puppy when (s)he arrives!
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