Goldendoodle – Miniature
The Miniature Goldendoodle is a designer breed created through the cross of the Golden Retriever and the Miniature Poodle. Also becoming very popular are the 2nd generation Mini Goldendoodles better known as F1b. The F1b Mini Goldendoodles are generally more curly and have an even better chance to be hypoallergenic. The Miniature Goldendoodle is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).
- Country of Origin: N/A
- Weight: 20 - 40 lbs
- Height: 15 - 20 inches
- Color: The most common colors are cream, golden and red. Some other colors can be chocolate, black or others. It is also common to have some white on the chest, face or feet.
The Miniature Goldendoodle is confident, playful & affectionate. This intelligent designer breed is very friendly and enjoys playing with their family. They are excellent around children of all ages & other pets.
Here are some health concerns to watch for:
• Progressive Retinal Atrophy
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.
Their coats is usually curly and short or long to the length. They are usually hypoallergenic and shed very little. Their curly coat should be soft to the touch.
Brushing 2 – 4 times weekly will help remove dead hair and prevent tangling & matting. Bathing every other month can also help maintain their healthy coat. The Mini Goldendoodle should be clipped every 4 – 6 weeks.