Goldendoodle - Miniature Puppies for Sale
The Mini Goldendoodle has become a very popular puppy in America. The Goldendoodle gained popularity in the 1990’s, and breeders soon began developing a smaller Goldendoodles by introducing the Mini Poodle into the breed mix of a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. Poodle hybrids like this breed continue to grow in popularity because they produce significantly less dander, making them better choices for people with allergies.
Miniature Goldendoodles are extremely attractive, lovable, and loyal puppies. If allergies are a concern, it’s wise to look for their second generation, better known as F1b. These dogs will have a curlier coat and is more likely to be hypoallergenic.
This breed is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).
- Country of Origin: N/A
- Weight: 20 - 40 lbs
- Height: 15 - 20 inches
- Color: The most common colors are cream, golden and red. Some other colors can be chocolate, black or others. It is also common to have some white on the chest, face or feet.
The Miniature Goldendoodle combines many of the gentle, loving personality traits of the Golden Retriever with the coat qualities of a Poodle. This puppy is extremely social and outgoing. They have a non-aggressive nature and is confident, playful, and affectionate.
This dog has a keen desire to please and to learn, which makes him easy to train. He is an intelligent designer breed that likes people and other pets and is especially happy to be with other dogs. Mini Goldendoodles are also a good choice for homes with children because of their loving and playful nature.
The life expectancy for Mini Goldendoodles is 10-14 years.
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having fewer health concerns because of their genetic diversity. They benefit from “hybrid vigor.” However, all breeds are at risk for some health issues. When caring for your Mini Goldendoodle puppy, here are some health concerns to watch for:
- Progressive Retinal Atrophy
To keep your puppy healthy, make sure you provide him with plenty of exercise. Keep your dog at a healthy weight, take your dog in for regular checkups, and stay current on all shots and vaccinations.
Coat & Coat Care
The Mini Goldendoodle’s coat is usually curly and short. Because they are bred to have the coat qualities of a Poodle, these pups are usually hypoallergenic and shed very little. Their curly coat should be soft to the touch.
Brushing 2 – 4 times weekly will help remove dead hair and prevent tangling and matting. Owners can maintain a healthy coat by bathing every other month. To keep the coat looking neat and manageable, the Mini Goldendoodle should be clipped every 4 – 6 weeks.