Q. What is a standard goldendoodle and how much do they weigh as adults? A. A standard goldendoodle is a cross between a golden retriever and a standard poodle. They weigh between 50 and 80 pounds as adults.
Q. What is a miniature goldendoodle and how much will they weigh as adults? A. A miniature goldendoodle is a cross between a golden retriever and a miniature poodle. They will weigh between 20 and 45 pounds as adults.
Q. What is a Tiny Goldendoodle and what will their size be as adults? A. A Tiny Goldendoodle is made when breeding an F1 Mini Goldendoodle with a Toy or Mini Poodle. Their adult size will be 15-25 pounds and they will be approximately 12-15 inches at the shoulders.
Q. What is the difference between an F1 Goldendoodle and an F1b Goldendoodle? A.The F1 Goldendoodle results from breeding a Golden Retriever to a Poodle. The F1b Goldendoodle results from breeding an F1 Goldendoodle back to a Poodle which makes a more allergy friendly dog because of the Poodle dominance. If a Miniature Poodle stud is used to breed we then produce Miniature Goldendoodles (F1 or F1b).
Q. Do these dogs shed and if so how much? A. These dogs are classed as a low to non-shedding dog. If they shed it will be moderate when comparing it to a golden retriever. They have hair and not fur. The F1b goldendoodle is definitely better for the non-shedding characteristics.
Q. Are goldendoodles intelligent and what kind of personality do they have? A. Goldendoodles are very intelligent dogs that will learn very quickly and have a wonderful, happy, loving, and gentle temperament. They are said to get the intelligence from the poodle and the friendliness from the golden retriever. So in other words you get the best of both breeds.
Q. Do you allow people to see the puppies before they have been vaccinated and checked over by the veterinarian? A. Yes, we do allow potential customers to see the puppies before they have been vaccinated and checked over by our veterinarian. We will not allow you to handle them before they have been vaccinated. The reason for this is for the health of our puppies. We want to be able to provide our customers with a happy, healthy puppy that will be free of sickness and infectious diseases when they take him/her to its new home. We ask that you refrain from visiting other kennels the day you visit us. This will help to cut down tracking disease from one kennel to the next.
Q. Will we be able to see both parents when we come to see the puppies? A. You will see the mom to the puppies and possibly the dad as well, however our studs are family co-owned and you may not be able to see him when the puppies are ready to go.
Q. Do you socialize your puppies in the weeks prior to them going to their new homes and do you recommend training school for your puppies? A. We spend an extensive amount of time with our puppies prior to them going to their new owners. This is a very critical time of their lives and we want to ensure they have been well socialized for their new homes. We highly recommend that you have your puppy enrolled in training school where he or she will learn many valuable lessons that will make him the well behaved dog you hoped for. The puppy will also learn how to interact with other dogs.
Q. What do your puppies all come with? A. When you come to purchase your puppy it will have been dewormed twice, vet checked, given its first vaccinations, and they will be microchipped. We also offer a two year written guarantee against genetic defects. This covers the hips, eyes, heart, etc.
Q. Do you require any puppy applications prior to us buying a puppy from you? A. We ask you to fill out a short application in order to find the puppy that suits what you are looking for. We do not require you to share a lot of personal information however,we are very concerned that our puppies go to good homes where they will be well taken care of and will see the vet when required. We ask that you only purchase a puppy from us if you are committed for the life of the dog.
Q. What should we buy for our new puppy? A. You should buy a nice sized crate, a collar and leash, and a bed for him to sleep on and claim as his spot in the house. You should also purchase a quality whole life, all natural pet food. We feed and highly recommend 4 Strong Paws Dog Food.
Q. Do you have any good websites I could go to for methods of puppy house training? A. I have found an excellent website that has all the help you will ever need in the area of puppy training. Go to www.perfectpaws.com
Q. Can we contact you about situations we encounter with our puppy after we purchase it? A. Yes, feel free to contact us in the years ahead with questions you may have regarding your puppy and we will try our best to fill you in with answers.
Thanks for taking the time to read this page and hopefully you are now filled in on most of the questions you may have had! If you have any more that were not covered here, let us know and we'll do our best to help you with them.