What is a Goldendoodle?


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A Goldendoodle is a mixed-breed dog, a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. The name Goldendoodle was coined in 1992 by combining “Golden”, from Golden Retriever, and “doodle” as in Labradoodle. Poodle hybrids have become increasingly popular and it is likely that the combination of Golden Retriever and Poodle has been duplicated by breeders in various countries at different times.

History
The first Goldendoodles were likely due to accidental breeding between Golden Retrievers and Poodles. Later, in the 1990s, intentional crossing of Golden Retrievers and Standard Poodles was done in both North America and Australia.

The Goldendoodle is usually bred to be a family companion dog. Some are bred and selected for careers in service to humans as Guide Dogs, Therapy Dogs and other types of assistance dogs.

Many people select a Goldendoodle because they love Golden Retrievers, but would prefer a dog that sheds less hair. Some have lost their Golden Retriever or Poodle to cancer or inherited disease, and hope that the hybrid cross will give their new pet a better chance of reducing those risks. Others may desire a dog that may not affect their allergies, although not all Goldendoodles will exhibit the low shedding coat type of the Standard Poodle. Cross-breed dogs do not exhibit standard characteristics, and while Goldendoodles may shed less than a Golden Retriever, the degree of shedding will vary from dog to dog. Grooming requirements are as varied as coat types, with the least shedding coat types requiring more regular grooming than the coat types that shed.[6] While some breeders claim that the Goldendoodle is a hypoallergenic dog, allergists warn that there is no such thing as a truly hypoallergenic animal. There have been no studies to date verifying that any canine is completely hypoallergenic.[citation needed] Goldendoodles can make good bird dogs if they inherit those characteristics from the Golden Retriever parent. Goldendoodles often are good swimmers, a characteristic of both parent breeds.

Like any other cross-breed, the Goldendoodle varies from individual to individual, displaying differences in size, coat type, and color. A Goldendoodle s size is generally somewhere between that of the Poodle and the Golden Retriever parents, and the range includes standard, medium and miniature. Some standard-sized Goldendoodles have weighed over 100 pounds. Upon reaching adulthood, a standard Goldendoodle will often weigh 45 pounds or more; a medium Goldendoodle will weigh between 30-45 pounds, and a miniature Goldendoodle will weigh approximately 15 to 30 pounds.

Goldendoodles have different coat types: wool, fleece, hair or a combination. The wool coat is more like a traditional poodle coat. A fleece coat can be either curly, wavy or straight, with hair more similar to that of a golden retriever. As a general rule, the more curly the Goldendoodle s coat, the less shedding there will be as the dog has more features of the poodle coat. Common colors are white, cream, apricot, gold, and red. Less common colors are black and silver. Rarer colors include brown, parti, and phantom.

Goldendoodles are classified as various types depending on the breed of the Goldendoodle s parents. Standard descriptions include:

    F1 Goldendoodle = offspring of a Poodle mated with a Golden Retriever
    F1B Goldendoodle = offspring of a Poodle or Golden Retriever mated with an F1 Goldendoodle
    F2B Goldendoodle = offspring of two F1B Goldendoodles.

Temperament

Similar to the Golden Retriever and the Poodle. Intelligent, affable, trainable, very human oriented, yet friendly toward other dogs. Moderately high energy dogs, much like their parent breeds.

The Goldendoodle is not a purebred; rather, it is a specific type of mixed-breed dog or crossbreed. As such, it is not accepted for registration by recognized registries of purebred dogs such as the American Kennel Club, the Canadian Kennel Club, or The Kennel Club (United Kingdom).

Some breeders prefer to restrict breeding to first generation (F1) dogs (i.e. offspring of a Golden Retriever and Poodle mating) in order to maximize genetic diversity, and thus try to avoid the inherited health problems that have plagued many dog breeds. Other breeders maintain that a Backcross (F1B) Goldendoodle (i.e. offspring of a Goldendoodle and Poodle mating) is less likely to shed, and may therefore be more suitable for people with allergies to fur and/or dander. The offspring of a F1B cross are genetically 75% Poodle and 25% Golden Retriever. Still other breeders are attempting to take this one step further and develop the Goldendoodle as a breed via selective breeding.
                                                                                                   

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Peaches is doing wonderfully!  She has adjusted very well, she loves all of her new toys and her big backyard!  Her favorite activity right now is running in circles with our wheaten terrier and chasing leaves!  Both dogs have adjusted well, our wheaten has been THRILLED with her playmate.   She is eating very well.  The potty training is going incredibly!  She has not had ANY accidents in the house or in her crate!!! She stands and stares at the back door when she would like to go out.  It's hard to believe how seamlessly she has integrated into our family!   So thank you very very much for my precious, happy, smart puppy!
Dam Petunia and Sire King Litter 9-04-2014
Nov 2014      

Just an update on Charlie. He is doing great! He has already learned to sit and shake. He is doing much better with the potty training, and we are in the process of training him to ring a bell when he needs to go potty.

~Thanks, Emma
Update: March 2015
Rower has made himself at home. He is very protective of our toddler and we just done know what we ever did without him! he has LOVED this snow which was a pleasant surprise for us. He sleds with our children and loves a good snowball fight. He is loved.
Gretchen (formerly Kaytee)
What will I usually receive with my goldendoodle puppy?
Your puppy will come complete with its' • First shots • Dewormings • Vet examination • Microchip
• CKC registration papers • Health Record •1 Yr Genetic Health Warranty!
     (Puppy Pak: to help get you started your goldendoodle will usually come with a small bag of it's (Royal Canin) food,  A coupon offer, a puppy guide, a small collar, a chew toy and its microchip registration papers!)


If you feel you are ready to reserve a Furever little one, first review our Policy Page and then click on the PayPal button below the puppies' photo's to submit a $250. deposit or just call us for a deposit via credit card or check. (your balance will be due + 6% KY tax upon pickup at around 7 weeks old)    *Prices vary based on coat, color, etc
Customers are saying;
Aug 2015

Hi Shrock Family!   We just wanted to give a quick update on Gretchen (formerly Kaytee). She is getting so big...already 14 lbs! She has developed quite the personality and is such a delight to have around. She's been very quick to learn house manners - she rings the bells to go outside and has learned basic sit and stay commands all in her first month at home! We plan to start our puppy obedience classes this coming weekend.

We absolutely adore her and her goofy antics. Thank you so much for all the work you put into her first few weeks of life. She's growing up to be a beautiful, healthy pup and we're so excited to have her as a part of our family!


Best, Chelsea and Paul

Cream, Apricot, and Black Goldendoodles

Our F1 & F1b Goldendoodle Puppies!

Blessed Hope's MELINDA

F1B GOLDENDOODLES
PARENTS  Dam: MELINDA Sire: SERGEANT
Litter Born October 5th 2019
Expected size at maturity: 50-65lbs 
($250 Deposit to Reserve) Balance due upon pickup!
Ready to go to their new homes by Saturday Nov. 23rd!
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1275 MACBETH (Female) RSVD for C Cecil
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1275 MACBETH (Female) RSVD for C Cecil

CHRISTMAS
F1 GOLDENDOODLES
PARENTS  Dam: KASSIE Sire: SERGEANT
Litter Born October 26th 2019
Expected size at maturity: 50-65lbs 
($250 Deposit to Reserve) Balance due upon pickup!
Ready to go to their new homes by December 14th!
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KADEN (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KADEN (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KANDER (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KANDER (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KODY (Male) RSVD for Tony E
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KODY (Male) RSVD for Tony E
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KINGSTON (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KINGSTON (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KENNEDY (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KENNEDY (Male)
Blessed Hope's LANCE
Blessed Hope's PRINCESS


F1 GOLDENDOODLES
PARENTS  Dam: Princess Sire: Lance
Litter Born October 14th 2019
Expected size at maturity: 50-65lbs 
($250 Deposit to Reserve) Balance due upon pickup!
Ready to go to their new homes by December 2nd!
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KONDOR (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KONDOR (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 PEYTON (Male) RSVD by Jace M
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 PEYTON (Male) RSVD by Jace M
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 POLICE (Male) RSVD for Tara M
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 POLICE (Male) RSVD for Tara M
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 PANZEY (Female) RSVD for Johnathon Murphy
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 PANZEY (Female) RSVD for Johnathon Murphy
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KEVEN (Male) RSVD for Jessica S
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KEVEN (Male) RSVD for Jessica S

CHRISTMAS
F1B GOLDENDOODLES
PARENTS  Dam: MARYLIN Sire: SERGEANT
Litter Born November 2nd 2019
Expected size at maturity: 50-65lbs 
($250 Deposit to Reserve) Balance due upon pickup!
Ready to go to their new homes by December 21st!
Blessed Hope's MARYLIN
Accepting Deposits Now!
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1375 MACY (Female) RSVD for Peter H
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1375 MACY (Female) RSVD for Peter H
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1475 MYA (Female) RSVD for Clay & Jamie Rogers
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1475 MYA (Female) RSVD for Clay & Jamie Rogers
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1375 MISTY (Female) RSVD for Alicia S
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1375 MISTY (Female) RSVD for Alicia S
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1375 MAXWELL (Male) RSVD for R Gibson
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1375 MAXWELL (Male) RSVD for R Gibson
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1275 MACINTOSH (Male) RSVD for Matthew Lankford
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1275 MACINTOSH (Male) RSVD for Matthew Lankford
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1175 MAVIS (Male) RSVD M Lankford
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1175 MAVIS (Male) RSVD M Lankford
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1275 MIDNIGHT (Male) RSVD for Stephen Hahn
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1275 MIDNIGHT (Male) RSVD for Stephen Hahn
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1175 MARLEY (Male) RSVD for H Hunter
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1175 MARLEY (Male) RSVD for H Hunter
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F1b Goldendoodle DOB 10-05-2019 Sergeant and Melinda
F1b Goldendoodle DOB 10-05-2019 Sergeant and Melinda
F1b Goldendoodle DOB 10-05-2019 Sergeant and Melinda
F1b Goldendoodle DOB 10-05-2019 Sergeant and Melinda
F1b Goldendoodle DOB 10-05-2019 Sergeant and Melinda
F1b Goldendoodle DOB 10-05-2019 Sergeant and Melinda

CHRISTMAS
F1 GOLDENDOODLES
PARENTS  Dam: KATIE Sire: SERGEANT
Litter Born October 29th 2019
Expected size at maturity: 50-65lbs 
($250 Deposit to Reserve) Balance due upon pickup!
Ready to go to their new homes by December 17th!
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KODAK (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KODAK (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KIRBY (Male) RSVD for SCOTT O'BRIEN
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KIRBY (Male) RSVD for SCOTT O'BRIEN
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KNOX (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KNOX (Male)
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KAYA (Female) RSVD for M Durham
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KAYA (Female) RSVD for M Durham
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1175 KANNON (Female) RSVD for D Webb
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1175 KANNON (Female) RSVD for D Webb
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KALINA (Female) RSVD for Laura Haas
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 KALINA (Female) RSVD for Laura Haas
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F1b Goldendoodle Price $1175 MORRIS (Male) RSVD for Berry R
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1175 MORRIS (Male) RSVD for Berry R
F1 Goldendoodle DOB 10-14-2019 Princess and Lance
F1 Goldendoodle DOB 10-14-2019 Princess and Lance
F1 Goldendoodle SERGEANT and KASSIE DOB 10-26-2019
F1 Goldendoodle SERGEANT and KASSIE DOB 10-26-2019
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F1b Goldendoodle Price $1175 Miles (Male)
F1b Goldendoodle Price $1175 Miles (Male)
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F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 POLICE (Male) RSVD for Tara M
F1 Goldendoodle Price $1075 POLICE (Male) RSVD for Tara M
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