Tucker is a dark apricot AKC Standard Poodle. He is mid-sized and 52 lbs. He has been OFA Certified and cleared for eyes, hips and elbows. He is owned by Debbie Gillespie of Deb's Doodles.
My Golden Retriever, Honey, is 21 inches tall and weighs 59 pounds. Both of her parents have been OFA Certified and cleared for eyes, hips and elbows.
is a hybrid dog, crossbred between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle.
Poodle hybrids have become increasingly popular. Each goldendoodle
is unique and their coats vary between the curly look of the poodle
to a wavy, fluffy coat. What great variety exists in this wonderful new
is a loving, loyal dog and has a keen sense of smell. They enjoy swimming, as both the Golden Retriever and Poodle elements
of their heritage normally enjoy water.
are intelligent, friendly, and great with kids, just like their
Golden Retriever and Standard Poodle parents. They are easily trained,
highly social, and by nature are easy with strangers and other dogs.
They love to play, and commonly retain the strong retrieving instincts
of the Golden Retriever.
was bred to be a very low shedding assistance dog for individuals
who need such a dog, but who suffer from allergies to shedding hair
or have other problems with excessive shedding. However, not all
Goldendoodles will exhibit the "hypoallergenic" coat style and saliva
of the poodle since, as a mixed breed dog, its traits cannot be
accurately predicted. Goldendoodles are non-shedding or shed lightly.
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