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Miniature Goldendoodle

History

Miniature Goldendoodle is a crossbreed between Golden Retriever and Miniature Poodle. It is a good companion dog and became popular in the 1990s because of its unmatched attitude.

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Facts About Miniature Goldendoodle

Breed Group Herding Dog
Breed Type Crossbreed
Country of Origin U.S
Other Names Curly Golden, Curly
Retriever, Golden po, golden retriever and poodle mix, Mini doodle dog
Size & Height 13-20 inches
Weight 15-30 pounds
Competitive Registration / Qualification Information ACHC, DDKC
Shedding Minimal
Hypoallergenic No
Litter Size 4-8 puppies
Color White, Cream, Copper, Gray, Red and Golden
Life Expectancy 10- 14 years
Coat Dense
Price $600-$800

Temperament & Personality

It is a highly social dog that is family oriented, friendly and affectionate. A fenced yard is recommended as it has the knack to follow its nose wherever it leads. It is a weak watchdog, as is friendly towards strangers.

Care

Exercise

Miniature Goldendoodle does not require heavy exercising and 20-30 minutes of short walks will be adequate for this dog. Playing different games with family and friends will also help the dog to stay mentally and physically fit.

Grooming

To maintain a healthy coat of golden retriever poodle mix puppies brush the dog frequently (twice or thrice a week). An experienced trimmer should trim their nails and coats to refrain bleeding and pain. Excess bathing will lead to loss of essential oils, therefore do not bathe the dog until it is incredibly filthy. To avoid gum diseases, brushing thrice a week is vital.

Health Problems

Miniature Goldendoodle’s parent breeds are prone to Hip Dysplasia. Therefore most of these dogs suffer from this disease. Other primary problems seen are Patellar Luxation, Von Willebrand’s Disease, Hypothyroidism, Progressive Retinal Atrophy and Gastric Dilation Volvulus.

Occasional tests include X-rays, Ophthalmic and ear exam, Buccal Mucosal Screening, Full Physical Examination, Diagnostic Imaging, Blood Glucose tests, etc.

Training

Miniature Goldendoodle is very intelligent and trainable. Training is easy and doesn’t need repetitive sessions as they catch things quickly if taught from an early stage.

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Feeding

A large meal will be difficult for the dog to digest, but serve them as small meals. Meat or meat supplements are nutritious too. 1-4 cups of dry dog food for active breeds are preferred, while organic coconut oil or fish oil can be used for extra health benefits.

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