Wally Conron came up with the labradoodle while searching for the perfect guide dog for a woman who needed an animal that did not shed, given her husband’s allergies. Photo: Shutterstock

Labradoodle creator Wally Conron says making ‘Frankenstein’s monster’ is his life’s regret

  • Australian behind popular Labrador retriever-poodle mix says it sparked ‘mania’ of irresponsible breeding, which came with health problems for dogs
  • His comments prompted debate over the beloved hybrids as well as the pursuit of new canine combinations
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Wally Conron came up with the labradoodle while searching for the perfect guide dog for a woman who needed an animal that did not shed, given her husband’s allergies. Photo: Shutterstock
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