The fact that some Goldendoodles are hypoallergenic is good news for people that suffer from allergies when they come into contact with dogs – this won’t happen when you meet a Goldendoodle so long as you choose carefully at the breeders. Check out their parentage, pups from the same litter can have different coat types, as we mention above the fleecy, woolly coats are the very low allergen ones.
Some breeders breed from working type Golden Retrievers as it is thought the working breed have a lower hip score, and they are also slightly smaller and have a wider gene pool so result in healthier pups all round.
Generally a healthy dog, but ensure you check their hip score with the breeder.
What health problems can Goldendoodles inherit?
You may have heard the term “hybrid vigour” mentioned in conversations about the Goldendoodle. This refers to the natural health that crossbreeds develop as a result of their mixed bloodlines. Whilst this is true for the Goldendoodle, to a certain extent, it doesn’t mean the breed is entirely immune to hereditary diseases from the Golden… Read More »
What do Goldendoodles need to be happy?
The best kind of Goldendoodle owner is one that actively looks for ways to make their dog happy and healthy. Here are some important things that every Goldendoodle needs to stay happy. Space to play If you have a garden your Goldendoodle will just love being let out a few times a day to frolic… Read More »
Top grooming tips for Goldendoodles
Grooming can seem like a daunting task when you’ve recently become the owner of a Goldendoodle. Don’t worry – it’s easier than it seems! Just follow these simple tips. Start grooming when your Goldendoodle is a puppy Although your pup may not have acquired his adult coat yet, he still needs to be groomed so… Read More »
The Goldendoodle temperament
What kind of personality does the Goldendoodle have? What is the Goldendoodle like as a family pet? Here are some useful answers. Friendly with strangers The Goldendoodle tends to be quite confident and makes friends easily with any new people he is introduced to. Whilst some breeds are suspicious, aloof or fearful with strangers, the… Read More »
Is the Goldendoodle right for me?
The Goldendoodle, with his wonderful coat and gentle temperament, makes an excellent family pet. However, not everyone is right for this breed. Find out all you need to know below. Do you need a guard dog? If you’re looking for a dog that can warn you of intruders, or ward off strangers, the Goldendoodle is… Read More »
How to train your Goldendoodle
The Goldendoodle is quite an intelligent breed. He has both the heritage of the Poodle and the Retriever on his side, both of which have a history of working closely with humans to perform specific tasks. Here are some techniques you can use to train your Goldendooodle. Positive reinforcement training Perhaps the most popular training… Read More »
Here are some frequently asked questions about this lovable breed, with some important things you’ll need to know if you’re going to own one of these dogs. Where do Goldendoodles originate from? Goldendoodles have been bred both in the US and in Australia since the early 1990s. However, they were probably around a lot earlier… Read More »
If you’re the owner of one of these great little dogs, you’ll want to know as much as you can about them. Here are some important facts to know about the Goldendoodle. Goldendoodles have “hybrid vigour” The term “hybrid vigour” refers to the health of dogs that are crossbreeds. Rather than having the usual hereditary… Read More »
Developing the Goldendoodle breed
The Goldendoodle is a modern breed, created as a “hybrid” or crossbreed in order to gain the advantages of both the Golden Retriever and the Poodle. Here are some interesting facts about the breed’s development. Goldendoodles emerged in the late 1990s We don’t know when exactly, but in the late 1990s a number of Goldendoodle… Read More »
Choosing a Goldendoodle
So, you’ve decided to get a Goldendoodle because you’ve heard that they are a healthy, friendly and good natured breed. But did you know that all of these qualities will also depend on the type of breeder and puppy you choose? Unfortunately, not all Goldendoodles are created equal so you will need to choose wisely… Read More »