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Old 04-27-2019, 01:43 PM
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Our is 16 1/2 years old now
getting old but she has been a great family pet. Loyal, loving, calm and very smart. She is a toy mix, weighs 35 lbs
Never very athletic, so if that's your thing, I would not rec.
no shedding ( few fuzz balls around her bed). I have pet allergy, bet never to her.
Healthy breed.
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Old 04-27-2019, 01:51 PM
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Thx. We’re happy. Spoke with Breeder and a few others. This one has a good size boarding and grooming also. From conversation she sounds very into the genetics and health. I guess this is an F1B. Not liking to go for runs with the dog. But I think it’ll be a nice fit with 2 little boys and our boating / weekend adventures.

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Old 04-27-2019, 02:05 PM
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Bigger question to ask is to find a great breeder. They should be able to tell you past litters and what types of puppies they have produced. We currently have a Bernedoodle and he is the best dog I have ever had. Smart as a whip and beyond loving.


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Old 04-28-2019, 03:59 AM
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Saw a large and med bernadoodle yesterday. Kids love them !
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Old 04-28-2019, 04:13 AM
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I love mine.
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Old 04-28-2019, 08:48 AM
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This thread hurts a bit. Our labradoodle, see post 8, died in our house fire. She was only 2 years old.

Fast forward a year and a half, and we will be moving into the new home very soon. We will be getting a puppy within the next few months. This thread has me going to research bernadoodles now. Keep up the info.
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Old 04-28-2019, 10:17 AM
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I'll just parrot what everyone else says about the GD breed. We have a 1.5 year old that is a great dog. Kids can grab him while he's eating and has never once growled or snapped. Just wags his tail.
unbelievably athletic too. I swear he can jump 6' off the ground and when he gets what my kids call the "zoomies" look out!
He runs around our large property at full speed jumping over things and cutting thru bushes and trees, never slowing down. He's really agile and fast!
im very allergic but I've never had an issue with ours.
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Old 04-28-2019, 10:43 AM
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If any of y’all are in North Florida there is a great breeder in Crestview.
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Old 04-28-2019, 12:43 PM
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13 years ago I had the same reaction when my wife brought up the idea. I was driving near my office in the industrial park in Naples and
saw a large white dog in the window of a tool rental business nearby. I turned around and went in and met Max, a beautiful young (1yr) doodle
that the owner brought into work. I was amazed by his calm intelligent personality. They call them F1B's which means one parent is 50/50 and the other
is all poodle. This mix (2/3 poodle) is how you get the almost non shedding, hypoallergenic dog. If the parents are all standard size poodles on both sides,
you get a big, (tall not heavy) dog. They also breed with small poodles for a smaller, (mini doodle, the small ones cost more) I got breeders info,
Moss Creek Golden Doodles. They are located near Plant City FL. Check out there site and talk to Kelli the owner.

We wound up with Ruffles, (I know, my nine year old son chose the name after seeing his pic on line and the wavy puppy coat). I was one of those times you
give into your kid and in the end it was a perfect name.

He came to work with me every day and had my staff at his beck and call. He loved the boat and the beach!

We lost him about 15 months ago shockingly and unexpectedly. Think it was bloat, the stomach flips and if your rush it can be fixed with
emergency surgery. I did not know and went to bed and woke up and found him gone. Apparently it happens with large chested dogs and horses.

My vet recently told be they were using the same incision during spaying to go in and staple the stomach in place.

He was a one in a lifetime Dog. . .

However we are one week into starting over with Rusty, our new Red Coated doodle! Highly recommend Moss Creek
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Old 04-28-2019, 01:12 PM
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Another golden doodle fan here...awesome dogs, easy to train (ours rings her bell when its time to go out) very smart, doesn’t really shed and just loves people.Got ours at Moss Creek as well - they are pricey and I bitched about it when my wife decided we had to hav one...best money I have ever spent!!

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Old 04-28-2019, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by buddy29766 View Post
Great dogs, grows hair like nothing else. Have to trim around his eyes all the time so he can see. Playful, smart and very loving. Have always had Golden Retrievers and Doodles are even better looking.

The only quirk is mine burps like a human.......kind of funny.
I have two Standard Poodles that do the same thing. You should see them stretch and yawn when they get up in the mornings. Frigging hilarious

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Old 04-29-2019, 06:41 AM
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Where are you guys finding all these "great" Golden Doodles? Everyone I have ever been around has led me to believe they might be the perfect case of two rights making a wrong.

Niece has one. It might be the most terminally stupid dog I have ever seen and I can't believe it is still alive. Jumped out her car window to chase a car and got hit by another car and broke its back leg, broke a front leg jumping off the back porch, almost drowned in their pool, barks all the time and is completely wild and un-trainable. It is friendly though.

Neighbors had one. Nobody could get near it, even them. Would never even go in the house. Would bark for hours at pine cones laying on the ground and everything else too. They got so many complaints about it, they had to give it away.

Parent's Neighbors had one. Similar behavior to the one my neighbors had. Turned into a killer and killed several neighborhood cats along with other wildlife including a fawn. They had it put it down.

Some friends have one now. It is just a puppy but they are pretty frustrated at it. It is working with a trainer now and its's not going well.

My only reasoning behind such erratic behavior is that when the dogs became popular, the breeders didn't do their homework on the behavior of the sires & dams. Just got whatever registered dog they could find in a rush to make some $$$.
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Old 04-29-2019, 10:33 AM
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Wife researched it for months, end up with an F3 or something golden doodle. He's super chill, playful, probably is a golden for personality that looks like a poodle. Every one else that has them says they are a nightmare though. One of our friends has one and he won't swim. Ours just swims for the fun of it. They do need lots of attention. They jump like a freakin' deer too. Really good swimmer, and hypoallergenic for sure, not a hair ever found in the house (hardwood floors).

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Maybe I'm a retriever snob but I'm not a real big fan of these purpose bred designer mutts. I'd be curious what percentage of the "great breeders" actually do health clearances on the dogs they are breeding.
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Maybe I'm a retriever snob but I'm not a real big fan of these purpose bred designer mutts. I'd be curious what percentage of the "great breeders" actually do health clearances on the dogs they are breeding.
wouldn't any purebred be the ultimate "purpose-bred designer" dog?? you know, retrievers retrieve, dachshunds dig for badgers, yorkies dig fat ladies...whatever....
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Its a shame we have so many dogs needing a home but people still get dogs that are probably from a puppy mill.
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Originally Posted by Stammer91 View Post
wouldn't any purebred be the ultimate "purpose-bred designer" dog?? you know, retrievers retrieve, dachshunds dig for badgers, yorkies dig fat ladies...whatever....
You could make a case for that but until the 'whatever doodle' is a recognized breed it's basically a high priced mutt. And like I questioned... I doubt there are too many doodle breeders that are all that concerned with the health clearances of the dogs they are breeding. I have a field bred lab. Every dog in his lineage had the best available health clearances available at the time... and there's a bunch of them. That is a responsible breeding done to further the breed. Unfortunately because of the popularity of Golden retrievers finding one that has good health clearances that would make good healthy breeding stock is pretty hard.
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I love how people came to discuss their furry family members, and others can't help but shame dog owners for seeking their preferred breed because dogs are available for adopting. Vegans and cross fitters can't go 5 minutes without spewing their self-righteous life choices. I give shelter pet owners 6 minutes.
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Originally Posted by Fish Hunter IV View Post
Where are you guys finding all these "great" Golden Doodles? Everyone I have ever been around has led me to believe they might be the perfect case of two rights making a wrong.

Niece has one. It might be the most terminally stupid dog I have ever seen and I can't believe it is still alive. Jumped out her car window to chase a car and got hit by another car and broke its back leg, broke a front leg jumping off the back porch, almost drowned in their pool, barks all the time and is completely wild and un-trainable. It is friendly though.

Neighbors had one. Nobody could get near it, even them. Would never even go in the house. Would bark for hours at pine cones laying on the ground and everything else too. They got so many complaints about it, they had to give it away.

Parent's Neighbors had one. Similar behavior to the one my neighbors had. Turned into a killer and killed several neighborhood cats along with other wildlife including a fawn. They had it put it down.

Some friends have one now. It is just a puppy but they are pretty frustrated at it. It is working with a trainer now and its's not going well.

My only reasoning behind such erratic behavior is that when the dogs became popular, the breeders didn't do their homework on the behavior of the sires & dams. Just got whatever registered dog they could find in a rush to make some $$$.

I have encountered a lot of them over the course of the 4 years I have been taking my dog to the park. My neighbor has two as well. I think the same way you do about two rights making a wrong. Almost every one of the 3 or so dozen I have met has been anywhere from a little off to totally whacked. I have not yet met one that was calm, affectionate, obedient, focused and smart. May were hyper, aloof, ill-trained or otherwise maladjusted. I was seriously considering one before I opted for my lab. I am glad I didn't.
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I have encountered a lot of them over the course of the 4 years I have been taking my dog to the park. My neighbor has two as well. I think the same way you do about two rights making a wrong. Almost every one of the 3 or so dozen I have met has been anywhere from a little off to totally whacked. I have not yet met one that was calm, affectionate, obedient, focused and smart. May were hyper, aloof, ill-trained or otherwise maladjusted. I was seriously considering one before I opted for my lab. I am glad I didn't.
Ours is like 1 in a million. All his brothers/sisters are whackjobs too we found out.
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