We're accepting applications in July for Autumn 2014 litters!
Welcome to Shedless in Seattle Labradoodles, breeders of outstanding family companions. Our family team trusts that you are enjoying your research on perhaps the most ingenious combination of traits ever bred in the canine world.
Our family lives in the lush Northwest, very near Seattle. We are nestled between Mt. Rainier and the majestic Olympic Mountains, near the waters of the Puget Sound. This is a spectacular place to call home or to visit.
We are a small and personal family breeder. Our dogs live in our home and scamper around our wooded property. Our doodles are constant companions and entertainment for our family. We have four children at home, as well as their entourage of buddies. Our dogs receive abundant attention from people of all ages. Our dogs each sleep with a child at night. They are happily crate-trained, but spend minimal time there, as we are at home most days. Our family schools at home, which allows breeding to dovetail into our lifestyle. Our dogs spend their days on trampolines, on jogs, on couches - but never in a kennel. We are not a kennel breeding operative and have no plans to become one.
Breeding is a family endeavor in which we each play specific roles. Our roles span from web developer to pooper-scooper to financier. You may speculate who gets each role!
As we add breeding females to Seattle Labradoodles, they will live in the homes of carefully chosen guardian families, as their forever pets.
Our interest in Labradoodles began with our beloved Lab, Duke. He is 108 lbs. of love and a few more of shedding hair. Several of our family members have allergies; two have asthma. When we wanted to add an additional dog to our family, it made sense to look toward an allergy-friendly addition.
A second reason we became interested in breeding has to do with that "nurturing desire" which doesn't seem to diminish for some of us old mothers. Breeding allows me to still hear the pitter-patter of little feet, without paying for their college tuition!
Finally, the care, responsibility, and decision-making for breeding with excellence is an invaluable life lesson for our children. Hence, what began as a family quest for the perfect dog, led to a family endeavor which in my husband's words "may or may not break even, but sure provides plenty of memories and laughs." It certainly has.