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What You Should Know About Giving Your Dog a Bath

What You Should Know About Giving Your Dog a Bath

Your dog needs a bath, but where do you start? From selecting the right products to knowing how to help your dog feel comfortable with getting wet, the process can seem difficult at first. This article will go into three key things you can do so that you can have a...

3 Life Events Dogs May Find Stressful and What Owners Can Do to Help

3 Life Events Dogs May Find Stressful and What Owners Can Do to Help

Life events are stressful to humans, but have you ever thought that life events can also be stressful to dogs? Dogs are very susceptible to change and emotions, and life events are filled with change and emotion, which can be upsetting to the dog. Here are three life...

Potty Training with Instinct: Crate Training Your Doodle

Potty Training with Instinct: Crate Training Your Doodle

Though Goldendoodles are a domesticated pet, they still share instinctive behaviors with their distant cousins in the wild.  Bringing a new puppy into your home is exciting yet comes with many challenges as you both get to know each other and adapt to your new life...

Potty Training with Science: Bell Training for Your Doodle

Potty Training with Science: Bell Training for Your Doodle

Use Pavlovian Theory to meet the challenge of potty training a dog that may be more intelligent than your average human. Intelligent and Friendly Goldendoodles have made a name for themselves for their intelligence and friendly demeanor. This lends itself to,...

What You Can Do to Help Your Dog Feel Comfortable Around Other Dogs

What You Can Do to Help Your Dog Feel Comfortable Around Other Dogs

The relationship we have with our dogs is as intimate as other family members, so when the social interactions are limited by a dog's behavior it can add real stress. The good news is that there are options to help your dog feel comfortable around other dogs. Go to...

Driving Miss Doggy: Tips for Driving Safely With Your Dog

Driving Miss Doggy: Tips for Driving Safely With Your Dog

A lot of dogs like to ride in the car with their owners. Some like to pay attention to the things that they are passing by, and others like the windows open so that they can experience the feel of fresh air on their faces. Of course, most dogs don’t like car rides...

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Goldendoodle Breed Information

Goldendoodle Breed Information

The Goldendoodle is a hybrid that has had a surge in popularity in the last ten years or so. First bred systematically in the 1990s, it is a cross between pedigree Golden Retriever and Poodle parents.

Goldendoodle History

Goldendoodle History

The Goldendoodle breed originated in Australia and North America during the 1990s. Goldendoodles were bred in hopes of creating a guide dog that was suitable for people with allergies by combining the gentleness and trainability of a golden retriever with the low-shedding, hypoallergenic coat of the standard poodle.

Australian Labradoodle History

Australian Labradoodle History

Labradoodles are a relatively new breed of dogs that were first bred by Wally Cochran in 1988. Wally Cochran, of The Royal Guide Dogs in Victoria Australia, was prompted to breed the Labradoodle after receiving a request from a blind woman living in Hawaii.

Puppy Proofing Checklist

Puppy Proofing Checklist

We’ll take you through the basics, below, but please add to our list as you go. Every living situation is unique. And remember, anything you’d take away from a toddler, you should make out of reach from your new baby dog, too.

The RedLetter Doodle Story

The RedLetter Doodle Story

I love seeing families come over (some 3-4 times a week) to pick out a puppy, name him or her, love the puppy and make the puppy a key part of their family culture.

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