Mini Goldendoodle Puppies For Sale
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 (53 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.
Bosa changed to Lucky came home in March of 2019. He was born 1/3/19 and we absolutely adore him. The purchase experience from Premier Pups was excellent and we plan to be repeat customers. Our vet was very impressed with Lucky’s health and condition. Siblings can contact us on Instagram @doodimlucky
Say Hello to Paxton, the amazing mini Goldendoodle. Paxton is assimilating quite well in his new environment and doesn't seem to mind the nice sunny weather of Miami FL! A special thanks to Premier Pups for ensuring our adoption of Pax (and his subsequent travel to Miami) was as smooth as possible. We've adopted wonderful pets before but this a first, in terms of travel to his new home. Premier Pups was so patient, knowledgeable and understanding with the many questions we had along the way. We are so excited to have such a new love in our life! Ok, Pax is stating that he'd like to go practice some more of that 'potty training' stuff!
Cooper is now 8 months old, and purchasing him from Premier Pup is probably the best decision my wife and I have made! From the time we first called when we were interested, with lots of questions, all of the staff was friendly and helpful. We picked him up from the Premier pup facility, and it is every bit as nice in person as it is in the pictures. While you can't see all the dogs, they didn't mind showing us the behind the scenes areas at all, and the place was spotless, certainly not a puppy mill or anything of the sort (I was honestly a little worried). As soon as they brought Cooper out to us, we were in love! They called a couple of times the first few days to make sure everything was okay and answers any questions we had. Since then, Cooper has been perfect! While he has grown a bit bigger than their predictions (supposed to be 15-25, is actually somewhere around 30), we think he's the perfect size. He was very quick to potty train and hasn't had an accident in months. He also wasn't difficult to train, probably the best in his puppy class. He's adorable, loving, playful, and perfectly healthy. Everyone who sees him loves him! Couldn't have picked a better puppy. Thanks!!
This is our first puppy and we couldn't be happier with our darling girl. She is smart, sweet, never met a stranger, and loves other dogs. The follow up support from Premier Pups was much appreciated.
Milo is such an amazing addition to our family. He is adorable and everyone loves him. He was very easy to potty train and he rings a bell when he needs to go out! He is 8 months old in the picture and weighs 20 pounds. He is perfect size. Premier pups was great and we were very pleased with our experience with them. I would highly recommend.
I am not the owner of this special pup. It was awarded to one of the participants in the 5th Annual C. Clyde Run, named in my honor. This was a charity event for Shepherd's Crossing, an ecumenical non-profit which assists poor people with rent and utility assistance. The event raised $30,000 (including in-kind donations) and attracted 300 participants. Premier Pups delivered Bear on October 28 and he won the hearts of those who saw him. In addition to donating the Mini Goldendoodle, Michael Schoeff, Premier Pups owner, made a substantial cash donation. Shepherd's Crossing has assisted hundreds of individuals with rent and/or utility payments. Premier Pups and Michael Schoeff play an important role in that support. The puppy arrived in excellent health and adapted to its new surroundings quickly. I can heartily recommend Premier Pups to anyone wanting a puppy.
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.
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
Hello from Charleston South Carolina. Just a short note to share our wonderful experience with PremierPups and Emma's new journey going forward. She is a sweetie! We just visited the Pup Doctor on our second visit (healthy), the Dr. really thinks she is special also. She is bringing a lot of happiness and joy to our family this holiday season! Dana
We've had the best experience getting our puppy thru Premier pups . They were very helpful prior to us getting him and made several follow up calls to check on him. He was in perfect health. His trainer in puppy class said today that wherever you got him, you did real good and we agree!!!