Find a Pet Sitter

Everything You Need to Know about Owning a Goldendoodle

  1. Home
  2. Dogs
  3. Breeds
  4. Golden Doodle
  5. Article detail
Everything You Need to Know about Owning a Goldendoodle

Thinking of owning a Goldendoodle puppy?

Goldendoodles are an increasingly popular type of hybrid dog, combining the loving and gentle demeanor of the Golden Retriever with the intelligence and hypoallergenic coat type of the Poodle. With their lively yet friendly nature, these breeds make ideal family pets – if they receive adequate socialization, grooming, and exercise!

Angela Fagan CEO of Trust MY Pet Sitter “Our pet owners who own a Goldendoodle say they have gentle temperaments, usually easy to train and get on well with children and other pets, making them the perfect furry family member”

owning a goldendoodle

Introduction-What is a Goldendoodle?

The Goldendoodle, or more simply, the Doodle, is a designer dog created by crossbreeding a Golden Retriever and a Poodle

Goldendoodles are the perfect combination of intelligence, loyalty, and fun. If you’ve been thinking about getting a Goldendoodle for your family, you’re in for a treat! This guide will give you all the information you need to know about Goldendoodles and how to care for them. Read on to learn why these lovable pooches are so popular.

Why Are Goldendoodles So Popular?

Goldendoodles make great pets because they are intelligent, loyal, and playful. They are also highly trainable and have wavy or curly low-to-no shedding coats. Making them a popular choice among allergy sufferers.

Goldendoodles come in Three Sizes and Heights

They come in a variety of sizes so you can find one that fits your lifestyle perfectly. Some of the most popular sizes include standard (50-90 pounds), mini (25-50 pounds), and toy (under 25 pounds).

Maximum height is up to 61cm (24 inches)

Goldendoodle Appearance

Not to be confused with a Labradoodle, Goldendoodles have a thick curly apricot coat, with a wonderful brown nose and slightly darker coloured drop ears than the rest of the coat. A heavily feathered tail with front feet larger than the back feet and finally Dark Eyes with a Kind Expression.

owning a goldendoodle

What Do Goldendoodles Need?

Goldendoodles need lots of love and attention from their owners. They require regular exercise and mental stimulation to stay healthy. When walking your Goldendoodle, be sure to keep them on a leash as they can easily become distracted by other animals or people. Additionally, it is important to groom your Goldendoodle regularly as their long coats can get tangled easily if not cared for properly.

Training Your Goldendoodle

Goldendoodles are highly intelligent dogs that are eager to please their owners. As such, training them is relatively easy if done correctly—and consistently! Start by teaching basic commands like “sit” or “stay” with positive reinforcement such as treats or praise when they do something correctly. It is also important to socialize your pup early on so that they grow up comfortable around other animals and people.

How often do Goldendoodles need to be groomed?

A Goldendoodle is in for grooming at least once every six to eight weeks. For longer hair, schedule a visit every eight to 10 weeks


Owning a Goldendoodle is an incredibly rewarding experience but it does come with its own set of responsibilities. With proper care and attention, you can look forward to years of unconditional love from your furry friend! Be sure to keep these tips in mind when deciding if owning a Goldendoodle is right for you—you won’t regret it! Good luck!

Happy Pets | Happy Owners | Happy Sitters

Discover a new standard of Pet Care at Trust My Pet Sitter

  • Share this blog with a friend: