Mini Goldendoodle Puppies
Affectionate ~ Intelligent ~ Loving ~ Social
Mini Goldendoodle puppies are fantastically equipped when it comes to qualities. Having inherited the agility and intelligence of the Miniature Poodle, the sweet and loyal nature of the Golden Retriever, and the cuddly good looks of both parent breeds, the Mini Goldendoodle is known to thrive as a therapy dog. The Miniature Goldendoodle is a pretty sweet sight to see. The colors of the Mini Goldendoodle can vary and the coat can vary quite a bit in look and texture as well from short to long and from straight to wavy or curly. The Miniature Goldendoodle is a fairly new and highly sought after designer hybrid breed with a variety of cross types. A cross between a purebred Golden Retriever and a Miniature Poodle (known as F1 Mini Goldendoodle), a mix between an F1 Mini Goldendoodle and a Miniature Poodle (known as F1B Mini Goldendoodle) or a cross between two F1 Miniature Goldendoodles (known as F2 Mini Goldendoodle). Small in appearance, with shiny round eyes, a dark button nose and long floppy ears, with an average weight between 20 to 35 pounds for F1B Mini Goldendoodles and between 25 to 45 pounds for F1 Mini Goldendoodles with an average height between 13 to 22 inches.Read more
Affectionate, Intelligent, Loving, Social
|Adult Weight||F1B: 20-35 lbs/F1: 25-45 lbs|
|Adult Height||13-22 in|
|Life Expectancy||10-14 yrs|
|Rating||5.0 ( reviews)|
First bred in 1969 between a Golden Retriever and a Miniature Poodle, the Mini Goldendoodle was originally bred as a hypoallergenic guide dog. Gaining popularity in the early 1990’s these beautiful dogs became would spread out over three generations.
- A first generation is known as a F1, this is a purebred Golden Retriever crossed with a Miniature Poodle.
- The second generation is known as a F1B Mini Goldendoodle, this is a F1 cross bred with a Miniature Poodle.
- The third generation is known as a F2, this is where a puppy has two Goldendoodle parents.
Most widely known for their affectionate, friendly, gentle and intelligent traits, they are often used in a variety of mental and physical activities including agility, hunting, narcotics detection, obedience, retrieving, and search and rescue.
Appearance and Grooming
The colors of a Miniature Goldendoodle coat can vary from black, copper, white, cream to gray, golden, apricot and red apricot, golden, red, white, and yellow. It’s coat also varies a lot in look and texture. Some dogs have fur that is shaggy like a Golden Retriever, others have curls like a Poodle, and some dogs are perfect hybrids. It doesn’t shed too much, but needs regular brushing and occasional bathing.
Mini Goldendoodles are a joyful companion that are loyal, brave and obedient and, most of all, it enjoys human company. Its temperament depends on heredity, training and socialization. Its general characteristics are the curiosity, playfulness, gentleness and patience. It will bark and alert its owner when visitors or intruders appear. It has a protective behavior and acts fearless towards aggressors in order to protect its family. It is suitable for family with kids due to its playful, energetic and affectionate temperament.
Family and Companionship
They are very good with children and agile, feature that makes it a smart watchdog. Its agility was inherited from Golden Retriever. It is sociable and gets along well with other pets and humans, but needs early socialization to prevent aggressive behavior. It is recommended to expose it to different environments, places, persons and experiences to become a well-rounded puppy. It is easy to train as it is eager to learn and to please its master. The trainer should use reinforcement methods such praise and rewards to motivate it. It will listen to commands and obey its owner and it will learn fast the instructions. It shouldn’t be left alone for long periods of time, as it can suffer from separation anxiety.
Being a smaller dog, they do not require nearly as much exercise. This is not to say that these dogs don’t have their fair share of energetic personalities and will often grow bored if not regularly exercises. A recommended 20 to 30 minute walk, twice a daily, and some added play time will be sure to burn some energy! In addition to games of fetch and chase these lovable pups also love to swim!
Training and Socialization
The influence of the parent breeds result in a dog that loves to learn and is eager to please their owner. They are known for forming a strong bond with their owner during the training phase, which may lead to separation anxiety, so in addition to taking them for walks to encourage socialization make sure to leave your puppy at home alone for little bits of time in the beginning to eliminate their fear. Consistent, fun and short training sessions will make this breed easy to train.
Frequently Asked Questions
At full growth the average height of a Female Minature Goldendoodle is between 17-19 inches with an average weight of 20-35 lbs. For Male Miniature Goldendoodles their average height is between 16-17 inches with an average weight of 18-30 lbs.
They can have a straight, wavy or even a curly coat. You can best tell what type of coat your puppy will have when they reach about 6 weeks of age.
These pups can come in solid colors or with patterns. The most common colors include: cream, fawn, brown, isabella, grey, red and black.
F1 is a breeding of a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. The standard doodle would be with a standard size poodle and the mini would be with a mini size poodle. F1B is a breeding of an F1 Goldendoodle with a Poodle. This means 75% poodle and 25% golden retriever. F2 results from breeding F1 golden parents. This results in a 50% golden retriever-50% poodle ratio.
Yes! Their friendly nature, strong intuition and unmatched intelligence, allows them to excel in areas of service and therapy.
Currently, a miniature goldendoodle is considered a “Hybrid Designer Breed” and the AKC does not recognize them as a pure breed at this time.
Miniature Goldendoodles are a cross breed and therefore their coats can vary. Some do not shed at all and some have light shedding that occurs. Generally speaking, they are a great choice for allergy sufferers.
Because this Miniature Goldendoodle is considered a hybrid the only genetic diseases they can be prone to would be those shared by both the Golden Retriever and the Standard Poodle, both of which have no major concerns. As with any dog as they begin to age you can expect common concerns. For this hybrid they may be prone to CHD, PRA, VonWillebrand's, Elbow and patella disorders.
The average life expectancy is 10 to 15 years.
Yes! Aside from their loving and sweet temperament, Miniature Goldendoodles make great pets for families with kids or just friends visiting with children. These dogs are very energetic and love to run and play with kids.
It depends on the look you’re going for. Ideally Miniature Goldendoodles with a longer hair length need professional grooming every 6-8 weeks. If you like to keep your Mini with a shorter clip, they will need professional grooming every 8-10 weeks.
If you’re looking for a more active Miniature Goldendoodle then you may want to think about a female. Though, the males are still active they have a tendency to be more laid back.
Miniature Goldendoodles energy levels are average. In addition to a daily walk they will need about a half to an hour of play each day to stay fit and trim.
Yes, very much so. Miniature Goldendoodles are highly sociable dogs who form long-lasting bonds with their humans.
Goldendoodles are loyal, gentle and affectionate. They have the obedience of the golden retriever and the intelligence of the Poodle. They are sociable animals who love to be around the company of people.
Riley Grace is turning 4 in June. Since I meet up with so many people asking where she came from I thought it was about time I left a review. She is the sweetest pup, we can hardly walk through our bustling little city without people admiring her. She loves to greet people by standing up and turning so her back nuzzles against their legs. She is a Certified Therapy Dog and has visited cancer patients and a shelter for homeless women and children. I was so pleased with easy it was to find her, after a FaceTime visit I was sold. She was sent to us quickly with starter food and medication. Thank you Premier Pups for this great joy in my life.
Thank you Premier Pups. A friend of mine referred me to you when I told her I was looking for a Mini Goldendoodle. I was a little skeptical about buying a puppy online but since my friend had a good experience with a puppy she bought I felt comfortable. My husband told me to buy two of them since "Felisha" had a brother named Freddie and a sister named Fiona and the video was absolutely adorable. I was uncertain how well she would train and I was about to start a new job in a few weeks , so I only bought "Felisha". Felisha who we named Bella or Bellabear is what we like to call her is an amazing puppy. She trained in 1 month time. She is an extremely smart dog. She is a loving, fun, happy puppy and she brings us all so much joy. My 3 kids, my husband and myself could not imagine our lives without her. She has such a great temperament. Based on our experience I have been recommending Premier pups to family and friends. Bella has an Instagram account if you would like to follow us: bella_minigoldendoodle
I could not have loved my experience with PP any better! They walked me through the entire experience, regular calls, and also follow-ups after Bentley came home to me. Bentley arrived at our home on Sept. 13 and was born on July 10. He is full of energy and very intelligent. He quickly became our entire life and our son as well as a grandson. Highly recommend a Mini Goldendoodle and PP as a way to get to your next bundle of joy! If your pup is from this litter, would love to hear from you as well! :)
We adopted Simba from premier pups last August and he is the best pup we could have asked for as first time dog owners. He is so full of playful and sweet. He was potty trained in under a month and we are currently in the process of house training him. He picked up on training words (sit, down, wait, paw) within a few days as well. I would highly recommend this breed and premier pups!
We got Winnie from premier pups last August 2020 at just 8 weeks old and it was the best decision we ever made! She has been such a love and sweet girl. She is a fast learner and is so sweet to anyone she meets! I would 100% buy from premier pups again in a heart beat!!!
I was so very stressed pickingup out a puppy I had never met... I looked for 6 months. Today I can not get over our pups personality... I would love to meet who raised her!!! So loving and sweet and friendly. I can't believe how much we love her!! We also have a 5 year old golden retriever, and they now are best of friends... I am so impressed with the family who raised our little girl!! Thank you so much for giving us this gift!!
We bought our sweet Evie, our quarantine pup, April 2020 and we could not be any happier. Since we were in a pandemic, we were not able to met her before we picked her up or even go as a family to meet her. However, the way Premier Pups described her online was exactly how she is. I drove over three hours to pick her up, their instructions were well laid out and when we did have questions about eating schedules, they were extremely quick to answer. Evie is sweet, non-shedding, a great family dog and loves to cuddle with our kids. She has been the perfect fit to our family especially in a time where we all needed more love and cheer! Evie is a petite golden doodle and is currently at 18.5 lbs and is not expected to get much bigger. The perfect size for a petite.
Seamless puppy buying experience. Jacob and Roger were always responsive towards answering our questions throughout the whole process. We are happy to have Maisie (aka Tayla) here as a part of our family.
I had been looking for a goldendoodle for months. I wanted a girl but fell in love with my boys sweet face as soon as I saw him on the website. Him and his sister (boxer names Olive) are the lights of my life. He has the best temperament. He goes to the office with me and my colleagues cannot believe what a calm and laid back personality he has. He has been the easiest dog to train ever. The Premier team was great throughout the process and the flight experience was completed without a hitch. I will definitely go back to Premier when I'm ready for another one.
I was very wary of any place that I would get my first dog from. I did all the research for local places for Mini Goldendoodles, but stumbled upon Premier Pups, and knew this was the place to get my pup. My one concern of a place too far to drive to was having him in cargo for flights. Wrigley ( Formerly Sawyer), had two flights to get to me. One to Atlanta, and one to Tampa. I was able to track his flight the whole way, a picture was sent to me of him during transfer in Atlanta, and picking him up from cargo was easy & Wrigley was unbothered from the journey. I've heard horror stories of people who got "mini" Goldendoodles, and they're now 90-140 lbs. Wrigley is now a year and a half old, full-grown, and 25 lbs- a typical mini size. He's the most amazing dog, constantly learning, and so cuddly and sweet to every person and dog. The only thing I wish I knew about this breed is how often they need to be groomed. After about 8 months old, it's an every 6 week process, which gets expensive. A small cost to a worthwhile companion though. The one concern I voiced about my process with Premier Pups afterward the whole ordeal was swiftly handled. I received a call from the owner who apologized and corrected the small problem. 10/10 will use for my next puppy.