The Goldendoodle is the result of breeding a standard poodle with a Golden Retriever. They are loyal and loving dogs that are eager to please their masters. Contrary to what many breeders will tell you when they are trying to sell their puppies, not all Goldendoodles are hypoallergenic. In order to find a dog that will be less likely to shed, you need to look for a Goldendoodle that is classified as an F1B. To put it in layman’s terms, the F1B Goldendoodle is made up of 25% Golden Retriever genes and 75% Poodle genes. Blue Ridge Goldendoodles specializes in this variety of doodle.
The F1B Goldendoodle is the dog that is recommended for people who have allergies to animals. They are the ones that have the wavy and curly coat that will get shaggy if left unattended. To this end, if you buy a Goldendoodle, you will have to have it groomed regularly, as with any dog whose hair gets long. The F1B Goldendoodle’s coat will get matted if it is not properly cared for.
A good, loyal dog can put a smile on your face while at the same time becoming your child’s best friend. Blue Ridge Goldendoodles can easily adapt to almost any living situation making them suitable for both house and apartment living. Like any other dog of course, they need time to walk, run and play, so if you do not have a large yard, you will want to walk the dog as often as you realistically can. In any case, these dogs are absolutely beautiful. As for their loyalty, they are extremely easy to train and they are eager to please their master, given the opportunity.
The Goldendoodle was actually first bred in Australia starting in the 1980s. The practice did not catch on in the United States until the 1990s. The intention at the outset was to create a dog that could be used as a therapy or service dog for those with dog allergies. Blue Ridge Goldendoodles has been in business for more than 15 years and only breeds their dogs when it is healthy enough for them to do so.
You need to be careful to check out the breeder before you buy a dog. Goldendoodles are susceptible to some common health problems that bother many other dogs, like hip dysplasia and other ailments. Most breeders are extremely careful about breeding to remove these issues. Unfortunately, others will simply breed the animals for the sake of making money. That’s why you must do your homework before you buy to make sure there is as little chance as possible of taking on a dog that is going to run up serious vet bills.
There are many options to choose from when selecting a Goldendoodle. While that might sound strange, it is quite true. First you have to decide whether you want the F1B Goldendoodle, or just any one of them if there are no allergy issues. You can also choose from a breeder who generally breeds the smaller doodles, which is accomplished by breeding a male toy Poodle with a female Goldendoodle. Do your homework, and you’ll end up with a happy and healthy pet that will be with the family for as many as 15 years or longer. Be sure to check out Blue Ridge Goldendoodles when you conduct your research. Once you get to know us, you’ll search no more.