5 tips for new Goldendoodle owners

There are ways you’ll need to prepare your home and your schedule when bringing a Goldendoodle into your family. Here are 5 tips for new Goldendoodle owners

About Goldendoodles:

Goldendoodles are an adorable mix between a Golden Retriever and Poodle. They are incredibly playful and energetic. Goldendoodles can also have calm temperaments like Golden Retrievers, making them great family pets. Gaining a new family member in a Goldendoodle is fun and exciting for the whole family, but it can also be overwhelming without research, planning, and patience.

There are ways you’ll need to prepare your home and your schedule when bringing a Goldendoodle into your family. Here are 5 tips for new Goldendoodle owners:

1. Feeding tips for Goldendoodles:

As puppies, Goldendoodles need to be fed more often, you will need to feed them more often requiring food specifically formulated for puppies at least until their first birthday. After one year, slowly transition your puppy from puppy food to adult food — the transition should last about 7 to 10 days. Using this method will avoid stomach issues in your pup. dairy products, grapes, chocolates and cherries, as these human foods are dangerous to dogs.

2. Bathing and & grooming your Goldendoodle:

Bathing your dog is a significant part of their grooming routine. Goldendoodles tend to have more sensitive skin, so bathing once a month is suggested to keep their skin from dying out. It is also important to brush a Goldendoodle before they receive a bath.

3. Potty training for Goldendoodles:

It can take several weeks to successfully potty train a Goldendoodle puppy. Oftentimes, it can take three to four weeks. Some of the following suggestions may help along your Potty Training journey:

Goldendoodle potty training

Stick to feeding schedule:

Try to adhere to a strict feeding schedule and offer plenty of water.

Keep your Goldendoodle close by:

By doing this, you can keep a closer eye on your puppy’s potty behaviors and avoid them peeing indoors.

Give your Goldendoodle commands:

As your Goldendoodle starts relieving him/herself outside, form a habit by saying “go, pee” or “go, poop.” They will start to connect these words with the action of relieving themselves. Remember to use the same commands every time, to reinforce the behavior.

4. Socializing your Goldendoodle:

Goldendoodles are a social breed and enjoy being around people and other dogs. Here are a few tips to help socialize your puppy.

Start socializing your puppy early:

It’s necessary to create positive experiences to help your dog stay friendly, confident, and happy at an early age.

Regular social activity:

Daily walks or playing sessions are a great way to keep your Goldendoodle connected with other pets and new people.

5. Playing tips for Goldendoodles:

Goldendoodles can be more active compared with other breeds. They love to play whether it’s fetch, tug-of-war, hide-and-seek or other games. Since the breed comes from two water dogs, they especially love water activities. Goldendoodles require about two hours of daily exercise.

Available Goldendoodle Puppies

We often have Goldendoodle puppies available or planned litters coming soon throughout the year.

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