Goldendoodle

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Size

Medium

Life span

20 Years

Weight

20 Kg

Group

Hybrid Dogs

Goldendoodle Overview

The Goldendoodle is a cross between a Golden Retriever and Poodle. They have a wonderful temperament and make an excellent addition to any family household. the Goldendoodle is very friendly, intelligent and energetic and great with children. They love the outdoors and playtime and also love a good snooze. The Goldendoodle is easily trainable and eager to learn new tricks.

The Goldendoodle weighs between 14-20kg and their height varies between male and female. Male: 61-66cm and female: 56-58cm.

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Goldendoodle Characteristics

Size InformationIntelligence
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Size InformationExercise Needs
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Size InformationDogs Health
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Size InformationChild Friendly
  • 5
Size InformationApartment
  • 1
Size InformationShedding
  • 2
Size InformationGrooming Needs
  • 4
Size InformationBarking
  • 3
Size InformationAlone
  • 3
Size InformationTrainability
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Size InformationEnergy Levels
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Size InformationDog friendly
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History & Origin

The Goldendoodle was first bred back in 1969 by Monica dickens. They grew very popular in the 1990s when breeders in the US and Australia began cross-breeding the standard Poodle and the Golden Retriever. 

Goldendoodle Temperament

The Goldendoodle are affectionate and very gentle dogs. They have an easy-going temperament and are extremely intelligent. They're very sociable and love to spend time with their loved ones.  

The Goldendoodle makes a wonderful family pet with children of all ages. 

Training

Training a Goldendoodle is relatively easy because of their intellect. They love to learn and are eager to impress. Positive enforcement training should always be provided and to get the best outcome, they should also be rewarded for their efforts. 

Grooming

The Goldendoodle require moderate levels of grooming. They should be brushed 2-3 times a week and regular trimming of their nails is also important. As with all dog breeds, they require regular teeth brushing and cleaning of their eyes and ears. 

Health

The Goldendoodle is prone to a few health issues like the majority of dog breeds and these are as follows:

  • Hip dysplasia
  • Elbow dysplasia
  • Eplicsipy 
  • Ear infections
  • Bloat
  • Patella luxation 

Exercise

The Goldendoodle requires moderate levels of exercise on should be walked 60-80 minutes a day with plenty of time off their lead. They love to run and explore, so would suit an individual or family with large outdoor space. 

They also require plenty of mental stimulation to remain positive and well-balanced dogs. 

Children and other pets

The Goldendoodle is great with children of all ages and other household pets provided they are trained and socialised correctly from a young age. The Goldendoodle is a wonderful cross-breed because of their loving ways and the desire to play and have fun with their loved ones. 

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