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.
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.
We were skeptical about purchasing our new puppy online but we are so happy that we decided to go with Premier Pups! Rome (Previously Hayden) has been a very healthy and active pup and our vet said he looked great! They made the process very easy and have guided us the whole way and even after we received our new puppy. Would definitely recommend!
We are soooo in Love with Rolo! He warmed up to us so quickly, super smart, & just the cutest pup we’ve ever seen! It was aneasy smooth process through Premier Pups, I would highly recommend!
I have been wanting a puppy for quite a while, having been a cat owner all my life. My neighbor recommended Premier Pups. I am so happy to have found them. First they have great follow up and called every week for three weeks to check in to see how Daisy was doing, how I was doing and if I had any questions. Now to Daisy! She is the sweetest little knucklehead with whom I I am so lucky to share my life! Every day she makes me laugh and it so difficult not to spoil her. She is not a destructive puppy although she has gotten her mouth on paper from time to time and brings new meaning to the term scissor teeth! If you are on the fence, jump off, these puppies will add so much to your life!
Already in love with Ellie ?? and she’s only been a part of our family for 16 days! Ellie learns very quickly and can sit; lie down, shake and come when called. Plus she’s an avid Ohio State fan! Premier Pups has been very supportive and cares about their puppies.
We love our new puppy! He has adapted well to his new environment with our family so quickly. He couldn’t be any sweeter and lovable. He loves to be outside and chase my kids around. The process with Premier Pups was so straightforward and easy. Thank you for making our first pet experience a great one.
Kash (formally Baron), is a beautiful mini golden-doodle puppy that has been home with us for 1 week. He is the most lovable, playful and happy puppy. Adopting him through premier pups was seamless from the start, the entire team of staff are extremely tentative and helpful. I would recommend premier pups to anyone looking to adopt a puppy!!! We love Kash and cannot imagine life without him.
This is Myla. We got her at the end of July and she was the perfect dog for us. Premier pups did a wonderful job with her. They got her all up on shots, took care of her and made sure she was healthy to come home. Myla is the best dog we have ever owned thanks to premier pups. They were kind enough to send us pictures of her, facetime us, and they met us halfway to give her to us. I could tell they truly care for each of the pups they breed and give them unconditional love. I HIGHLY recommend premier pups for your choice of a breeder. Thank you premier pups for giving us the best dog ever!
We got LouLou at the beginning of May and have loved her since the minute we got her! She is the biggest bundle of joy and brings us all so much happiness. Premier Pups was so wonderful through the entire process, and they answered all of the (many) questions we had! We couldn’t be happier!
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.