This designer dog cross between a Poodle and a Golden Retriever has proven incredibly popular. They don’t have an aggressive bone in their bodies, are gentle and loving, and have proven highly intelligent. Socialization is needed to prevent fearfulness or shyness. While they make ideal family pets, they do require a lot of activity and are not suited to apartment living.
1. Goldendoodles 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Goldendoodle Temperament and Training
3. Goldendoodle Diet and Feeding
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Goldendoodles generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Goldendoodles. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Goldendoodle with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.