The Perfect Family Puppy

All of Bella’s Labragotto’s have gone to their new homes.
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If you’re looking to start your application for a future Sweet Pine Puppy, click the button bellow. We will have Bernotto (Bernese Mountain Dog cross with Lagotto Romagnolo) and Golden Retrievers and Goldendoodle (Golden Retriever cross with Poodle) in the Summer and Fall of 2022.

Labradoodle Reinvented

America’s Only Labragotto Puppy Breeder!

The Perfect Family Dog! Labragotto puppies have arrived!

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Bred to be the Perfect Family Dog

We believe that the perfect family dog is intelligent, loving, playful, loyal and friendly. Non-shedding and hypoallergenic are also good qualities for family dogs. The Labradoodle was bred for these traits and has been in American homes for several years now. However the Poodle mix can bring a hyperactive and nervy aspect to their personality which can make them a little less perfect as a family dog.

Poodles came from an Italian dog called the Lagotto Romagnolo. These dogs gave the Poodle their non-shedding and hypoallergenic coats, but they are much smaller and have a calm and independent attitude. Due to this, they require less exercise and tend to be very loving household pets with very few demands.

Why Lagotto Romagnolo?

The American Kennel Club Describes Lagotto Romagnolo as:

  • Personality: Easy going, affectionate, and eager to please
  • Energy Level: Somewhat active; curious and upbeat, but not hyper
  • Good with Children: Better with supervision
  • Good with Other Dogs: Yes
  • Shedding: Infrequent, hypoallergenic
  • Grooming: Occasional
  • Trainability: Eager to please
  • Height: 17-19 inches (male), 16-18 inches (female)
  • Weight: 28.5-35 pounds (male), 24-31 pounds (female)
  • Life Expectancy: 15-17 years
  • Barking Level: Infrequent

By Crossing the Lagotto Romagnolo with a Labrador Retriever, a Labragotto will be slightly larger, even better with children, and live longer. This will also reduce the size and barking level of our already very quiet Labrador.

Pros and Cons of the Labrador and Lagotto Romagnolo

Pros of the Labrador:
Easy to Train
Eager to please
Soft Mouth
Loves to play in water

Pros of the Lagotto:
Quick to learn new things
Can be trained to find Truffles
Good family Dogs
Few genetic issues

Cons of the Labrador:
Can get overweight
Shed a lot
22 genetic variants

Cons of the Lagotto:
Can be shy around new people
Can be vocal

Bella – Labrador Retriever

She is calm, sweet and loving. She’s just had her first litter and is an amazing mama!

Bella is our Labrador Retriever.

Bella was the first Dam in our program, she is a purebred black Labrador retriever bred by Duckmasters in Salem, Oregon. Her Dad was a champion at Field Trials and has a very strong pointing tendency which is greatly desired by upland hunters. She came to us at 8 weeks old on a Father’s Day weekend and we were excited to say the least! We were all shocked at how easy going she was. Honestly she spent most of her days napping and when she was awake she just hung out inside or outside, she didn’t care. She loved to watch our old dog Rosco who was teaching her how to bark at the coyotes and deer! She only had 1 pee accident in the house ever, she never chewed up a single thing and was the easiest dog to teach. She was a dream puppy!

She loves to retrieve and will drop the ball at your feet or I taught her how to set the ball in your hands. Have you ever tried to play fetch with a dog that won’t give up a ball? It’s so annoying! Words can’t really describe Bella but if I had to try I would say she is intelligent, kind, loyal, obedient & friendly. She loves nothing more than to make her people happy and protect the farm from the deer, coyotes and the neighbors goats. I know the Berners and Goldens are more flashy in color but everyone that leaves our farm wants to steal our Bella.

The Sweet Pine Puppies Mission

Our mission is to breed the best family dog possible. We aim to create a loyal, friendly, sweet & smart puppy that will fit into anyone’s lifestyle.  We focus on ethical breeding practices, and ensure quality over quantity every time. Due to this, we will likely only have a few litters per year. Updates will be posted on our Upcoming Puppy page.

Labradoodle Reinvented

America’s Only Labragotto Puppies!

The Perfect Family Dog! Labragotto puppies have arrived!

Contact us for more info.

Meet the owners of Sweet Pine Puppies:

Anna Sanders and Katie Aden. Living in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, we created Sweet Pine Puppies together.  Our properties are adjacent, giving us a combined 50+ acres to properly raise our families and puppies. Being best friends, neighbors, and raising our children alongside each other, we enjoy giving our puppies the best care and most love possible!