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Hybrid Vigor

As it applies to goldendoodles, hybrid vigor basically means that the mix-breed offspring of two purebred dogs has a stronger genetic make-up than either pure-bred parent due to genetic diversity; that is, the stronger, healthier genes are passed down and … Continue reading

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Making sense of the Fs and Bs: A primer

And I do mean primer.  This is the bare bones just to be sure we are on the same page and using the same language.  All of the statements below apply to goldendoodles, in this case. F1 Goldendoodle: Pure-bred golden … Continue reading

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The Importance of Large Breed Puppy Food

For a strong and healthy dog, we strongly recommend that you continue to feed them a high-quality large breed puppy food until they are fully grown because it contains the optimal nutrition for their growth and development (more on this … Continue reading

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Early Neurological Stimulation (ENS)

We are committed to breeding excellent goldendoodles who are the best possible representation of the desired traits of their breed.  Therefore, we are practicing Early Neurological Stimulation with each of the puppies. This is a scientifically-backed series of exercises that … Continue reading

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Whelping Box

This is Daisy’s whelping box.  I found plans for building this box here.  Ours is 4′ (48″) square.  The “pig rail” around the inside is to keep puppies from getting squashed if she lies up against the walls of the box. … Continue reading

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