The Mini Goldendoodle is a very attractive hybrid dog. Very highly sought after, these cute pooches are all the rage. Many breeders are starting to specialize in these animals and you probably already know someone who owns one. But if you don’t know anything about these amazing animals, you will definitely learn something about them today. After learning about these very adorable dogs, you just might have to run out and get one of your very own! So let’s get started learning more about these amazing animals.
So What Makes These Dogs So Popular?
A cross between a Golden Retriever and a poodle, these dogs get the best of both parent animals. The offspring will have very long often curly hair. This curly coat is one of the main reasons people want these animals. Due to the nature of the hair these canines are considered hypoallergenic and great for people who are allergic to dogs. They rarely shed and with proper grooming you won’t have any hair to clean up. This genetic feature comes from the Poodle side of the family. These dogs are very playful animals and have a lot of energy. So having kids in the home will definitely keep them busy and out of trouble. If left alone for a long time with no supervision, sometimes these dogs get bored and can be destructive. So make sure you have someone walk them at least twice daily. Aside from their physical aspects these dogs are often prized for their sweet demeanor. The Mini Goldendoodle will bring lots of love and affection to your family and they will be a friend for life.
What About Genetic Related Issues? Are They Healthy Animals?
Being that these dogs are a cross between two different breeds you probably won’t have serious health issues with them. But some of these dogs can have ailments that should not be ignored. One of the common problems although rare is cancer. Sometimes older dogs will develop certain types of cancer later in life. This means that you, the owner, has to be proactive in keeping an eye on them. Make sure you always take your dog to the Vet each and every year. This will allow them to be screened and you just may save their lives. When caught early some of these cancers can be removed and the animal will go on to lead a long life.
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