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.
Spencer is now 3 months old and doing quite well. He is fully potty trained and is learning to walk on a loose leash and sit, stay and come. He is a terrific addition to our family! We enjoy his energy, super sweet loving behavior and good nature. Spencer has been one of the best dogs we have owned. We are thrilled with Premier Pups support and service. We would not have found Spencer if it wasn't for such a terrific service. Thank you!
Everyone meet Cali, formerly Brandi! After having our human baby, we knew she’d want a companion. She loves dogs so we started researching and quickly came to the conclusion a Mini Goldendoodle was the best choice! These two are inseparable! Cali will not leave our 6 month olds side. Thank you Premier Pups!
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.
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.
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 purchased Finn (formally Baron) on March 14th 2020. Best decision we have ever made. He has brought so much happiness to us during a very strange time. He is so loving and has the best temperament. Premiere pups was an awesome place!!!
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.
we picked winnie on the website in late april, premier was very helpful (and patient) with us and all of our questions we had about the pickup process and trying to get more pictures of her! she has been the perfect edition to our family, and she has been the sweetest, and most loving puppy we could’ve asked for, we will be forever grateful for premier, as they were able to help us find our sweet girl!
Was definitely nervous ordering a dog online... but it was the best decision I ever made in my life! Had been dreaming of a goldendoodle for years and my Jordy boy is so much better than I ever could have imagined. He is the sweetest little boy with the most beautiful coat I have ever seen! Being an F1 there was a chance he would shed, but he hasn’t shed at all! Premier pups was amazing from start to finish. They let me FaceTime him before making a decision and that did me in! If I ever were to get Jordy a sibling it would absolutely be from premier pups.
My aunt purchased a goldendoodle from premierpups about 10 months ago. Although after losing our 13 year old yorkie 6 months ago I never thought I'd buy another dog. I fell in love with my aunt's dog and reached out to premier pups. The staff was amazing; emailing back quickly, FaceTime with our family, putting our new baby on a plane. When she arrived we were thrilled! She was happy, healthy, and ready to play! The team at premier pups answered all questions I had and still send emails to check up on us. I couldn't be more pleased!