What Makes Up the Name: labradore + poodle

This one's obvious. They've been making dog mashups forever, but did you know that there are more, betterer animal portmanteaus? It' true.

Origin: According to the "ultimate labradoodle community," the breed came about in 1988 by an Aussie breeder named Wally Cochran.

See Also: shichi, cockapoo, morkie, schnoodle, et al.