The Miniature Goldendoodle is a crossbreed between Golden Retriever and the toy, miniature or standard Poodle. Its popularity has raised since it was first developed in 1990.
Its size can vary depending on the generation to which belongs.
It has a wavy to curly coat and longer hair on the tail, body, ears and legs. Its coat can vary from black, copper, white, cream to gray, golden, apricot and red.
It doesn’t shed too much, but needs regular brushing and occasional bathing. It needs daily teeth brushing to prevent gum disease and bad breathe and nails trimming twice a month.
It is a joyful companion that is 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 is 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.
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.
It should be fed several times per day with small meals consisting in quality food to keep it in a good shape as it is prone to gastric torsion or bloat. It needs daily exercises as it has a medium energy level and it is resistant to cold or hot weather.
Generally, the Goldendoodle is a healthy breed. It is prone to ear infections, patellar luxation, hip dysplasia and allergies.
If you think of a companion that should make you smile every day, you may choose a Goldendoodle from our website. We’ll help you to find details about your pup’s parents so you can evaluate how it will be at maturity. Premier Pups sells small breed puppies from reputable breeders in Ohio and in the nearby states such as: West Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Illinois and Pennsylvania.