The Golden Doodle is a designer breed, the wonderful combination of a female Golden Retriever and a male Poodle. This breed is the ultimate combination of good looks, smart wits, and playfulness.
The Golden Doodle is a very affectionate family dog, and combines the clever yet silly side of the Poodle, with the outgoing personality of the Golden Retriever. Most Golden Doodles are known to become fast friends with children or other pets.
Those who suffer with allergies, are often fine with the wavy-coated Golden Doodle. Their coats can vary some, but generally those with wavier coats shed less to not at all, similar to the Poodle.
Because of their loyalty and friendly personality, these dogs have been very successful as guide dogs, service dogs, therapy dogs, and sniffer dogs.
The Golden Doodle is very athletic and does best when given plenty of exercise. If you are hoping to play fetch or frisbee with your dog, you are looking at the right dog, as these dogs will catch on quickly.
The Golden Doodle can thrive in both city and country settings. However, they like plenty of exercise, so an apartment with no yard or space to run around in may not provide the ideal home for them.
For those who are looking for a more quiet dog that doesn't bark a lot, the Golden Doodle is definitely a good option. Because of their calm demeanor, these dogs are not your first pick if you're looking for a good watchdog. They just like everybody! They often don't even bark when someone knocks on the door.
The Golden Retriever is a Scottish Gun Dog of great beauty and stands among America's most popular dog breeds. It is a sturdy, muscular dog of medium size and usually weighs in at around 65-75 lbs.
This Breed was designed by Lord Tweedmouth at his Guisachan estate in Inverness-Shire , Scotland. Tweedmouth wanted a dog that was well suited to the rainy climate and rugged terrain of his area. He goal was also to design a great gun dog that would do well in retrieving waterfowl etc. So, he went about to cross a Yellow Retriever with the now extinct, Tweed Water Spaniel. The Irish Setter and the Bloodhound were also added to the mix. Through the years of 1840 - 1890 he kept scrupulous records of breedings to create the ideal gun dog he was looking for.
The Golden Retriever was first seen at a British dog show in 1908 and began showing up in America at the same time. Sport hunters greatly admired the dog's utility and the dog show folks were enthralled by the breed's splendorous beauty.
Any dog lovers who comes across a Golden, can't help but fall in love with the breed's outgoing, trustworthy, and easy-to-please personalty. Because of their wonderful personality, they continue to make great family pets for many people.
THE POODLE is a breed know for its intelligence, with its intelligence level ranked at second place to all breeds, the border collie being the first.
Some of the qualities of a poodle are it's non-shedding hair instead of the typical fur coat and it's long life span of 12 - 15 years. The Poodle is also very trainable and excels in obedience.
The Poodle hails from Germany where they were called "pudel" which is German for puddle. The dogs are excellent swimmers, and were often a duck hunter's companion in retrieving his game. The Poodle became so popular in France that they named it their official dog. This is where the common misconception comes that Poodles have French origins.
Poodles are very people-friendly and do best in a well-socialized environment. Poodles do not enjoy being alone or being bored. They are highly active and enjoy plenty of exercise.
The Poodle is the only dog that comes in 3 sizes; standard, miniature, and toy.
Currently Peaceful Valley Puppies is only breeding for Miniature Goldendoodles and therefore only using a miniature Poodle stud.
If you are looking for a dog that enjoys a bit of exercise, has the intelligence of a Poodle, and the people-loving personality of a Golden Retriever, the Golden Doodle might be the dog you are looking for. If you would like to make one of these dogs your furever friend, please fill out our Application form to get connected with one of these wonderful companions!