Goldendoodle: Good, Bad or Perfect for your Home?

Goldendoodles are well-known for their golden curly hair and friendly demeanor. They are loyal, intelligent, and social dogs.

A Goldendoodle is a crossbreed between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. Its origin can be traced back to North America and Australia.

Origins of the Goldendoodle

The exact date of conception is unknown, but Groodles are estimated to have been initially bred in the late 1960s to be used as guide dogs. By the late 1990s, the breed rose in popularity as a “designer breed.”

4 Types of Goldendoodle

- Petite Goldendoodle  - Miniature Goldendoodle  - Medium Goldendoodle  - Standard Goldendoodle

7 Things You Need to Know Before Owning a Goldendoodle



The average lifespan of a Golden Retriever is 10-12 years, whereas the lifespan of a poodle is 10-15 years. A Goldendoodle’s lifespan is the average of the two breeds, so you can expect your Groodle to live between 10 and 15 years.


Health Issues

Because of the cross-breeding done to make a Goldendoodle, the breed’s hereditary health issues come from both sides. However, this also means that Goldendoodles tend to have fewer breed-specific illnesses than their parents.

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