What is a “Teddybear Goldendoodle”?
A Teddy Bear Goldendoodle is the result of the crossing of an English Cream Golden Retriever and a poodle. English Retrievers are known for their mild temperament, stocky build, square face and beautiful, long, wavy coat. These traits are passed on to the puppies, giving the appearance of a big fluffy “Teddy Bear”.
How big do Doodles get?
The size of the Doodle depends on its parentage. A general rule of thumb is to add both the parents weights together and divide by 2 to get an average adult weight on the puppies. Within any litter there may be puppies that fall above or below the projected adult weights. Standard – A Goldendoodle that is predicted to be 45 lbs or more at adulthood. Medium – A Goldendoodle that is predicted to be 30-45 lbs at adulthood. Miniature – A Goldendoodle that is predicted to be 15-30 lbs at adulthood. Some standard Goldendoodles have grown to more than 100 pounds
What are their coats like?
Are they hard to take care of? Most first generation Goldendoodles shed lightly. F1 Goldendoodles are compatible for most families with MILD allergies. Most F1 Goldendoodles will have plush, straight to loose wavy coat and anything in between. Occasionally, a F1 breeding will produce a more curly coat. The physical appearance of the Goldendoodle runs anywhere from a shaggy-looking retriever to a curl-relaxed poodle, but usually it falls somewhere in-between. Due to the fact that this is a mix breed, we cannot guarantee things like color, size, and shedding. Golden doodles are considered a very low shedding dog. Their coats take a while to fully mature. The process can make their coats seem quit different at various ages. Your F1 doodle may look much like a golden retriever puppy at first and the coat may become wild, crazy, and wispy like teddy bear fur. It may also appear quite uneven especially around 5-6 months old. It takes patience but it will fill in and sometimes it takes up till a year old. As a rule of thumb, the curlier the coat, the less likely it is to shed.
Should I get a male or female?
Males tend to be larger than the females, but other than that there isn’t much difference when choosing between the two. It really comes down to personal preference.
How does the puppy picking process work?
The order we receive deposits is the order in which people get to choose. So if you send your deposit first, you get first choice of whichever gender you have specified. Individual puppies are “chosen” between 5 to 6 weeks of age when personalities and physical traits become more apparent. This is also the time when we allow farm visits (selectively). If you are not able to choose in person, we are more than happy to send pictures/videos.
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