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 (80 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.
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We had a wonderful experience with premier pups. They were so helpful! They take great care of their pups and I would recommend them to anyone looking for a furry addition to their family. Our mini goldendoodle has fit right into our family! We love our Lucy Lou. Thank you premier pups!
Anna just turned 1 year old today! She is the sweetest dog on earth. So glad we chose Premier Pups to find her. They were so nice to send pictures while we waited til we could pick her up and bring her home. They provided all sorts of great information and even sent her home with some puppy meds. I would love to get another puppy from Premier but my husband says one is enough at our age!
We searched for a mini Goldendoodle for over a year and could never find one in a shelter. I was scared to buy a dog online, never seeing it or where it came from. But I kept coming back to Premier’s website every day. I fell in love with this girl who was named Scarlett, renamed Talia. We picked her up at 9 weeks, weighing 3 lbs 8 oz. She is 5 months now, weighing 9 lbs, and is the absolute joy of our home. She is so loving, playful and easy to train. We bell trained her and she is for the most part potty trained....except when someone comes to the house and she is so excited to see them she just can’t contain it!! She has learned to sit, stay, paw and we are working now on lay down. We have never had a dog before so we were so anxious, but Premier made it easy for us. Talia is a healthy and growing mini who we are simply swooned over.
Picked op Howie a week ago. Transition has gone great. Pup is healthy (per outside vet) happyand adjusting well. The experience has been great!
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.
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!