All Things Doodles

Ultimate Guide to Dealing With Matted Dog Hair on Your Doodle

Favorite This Article 0Ah, the bane of every Doodle parents’ existence – matted dog hair. How dare these adorable creatures find their way into our hearts, only to make us constantly suffer the wrath…of their HAIR? Doodle owners know all too well that keeping these guys looking like teddy bears comes with a price…and it […]

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Will Shaving Damage My Doodle Puppy’s Coat Forever?

Favorite This Article 0Reader Kyle H. Asks: “I got my 3 month old puppy groomed short so she can swim and be less hot. She wasn’t matted at all. But now I’m reading that by shaving her so short, it damages her coat?” As we learned in this post, Doodles are generally fine to shave.  […]

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When is the Earliest You Can Shave a Doodle Puppy?

Favorite This Article 0Reader Mila V. Asks: “We’ve got a 13 week old Doodle and the humidity is kicking in here, and she’s so hot.” To get straight to the point, most groomers won’t groom at all until all shots are up to date – typically when the puppy is around 16-17 weeks old. However, […]

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Will My Doodle’s Double Coat be Ruined if It’s Shaved?

Favorite This Article 2Reader Debbie W. Asks: “I’ve been reading some articles on how it’s not recommended to shave a double-coated dog. Our Doodle was groomed yesterday to 1/2” and now my wife is freaking out about it.” There seems to be this common myth going around that Doodles are double-coated. As one groomer put it: […]

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Is a Short Summer Cut Essential for Doodles?

Favorite This Article 0Reader Kim P. Recently Asked: “Is a Summer Cut essential for Doodles? Some say a dog’s fur/hair keeps them cool by insulating from the heat, while others think the less hair, the cooler they are during the summer. Which is it?” Well, it’s both.  Groomers and vets will tell you that the […]

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Top Hypoallergenic Dogs – Let’s Compare Doodles (With Data)!

Favorite This Article 0So, you’re on the hunt for a new pet. Congratulations! It’s an exciting time, for sure. But you’ll be darned if you end up bringing a new puppy home, only to find that your nose can’t quite handle him. Since you’re here, we’re going to guess that finding hypoallergenic dogs is one […]

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Do Labradoodles Shed? Busting the Myth That They Never Do

Do Labradoodles Shed

Favorite This Article 0If you’re thinking about bringing home a Labradoodle puppy, you’ve probably wondered “do Labradoodles shed?” You’ve also probably heard the following promise from every Labradoodle breeder out there: “Non-shedding AND hypoallergenic!”  But maybe you’re still skeptical and still find yourself asking… Seriously, Though – Do Labradoodles Shed? Unfortunately, a 100% non-shedding dog doesn’t […]

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Are Goldendoodles Hypoallergenic?

Are Goldendoodles Hypoallergenic

Favorite This Article 0Are goldendoodles hypoallergenic? For those of you who have allergies or are sensitive to fur-bearing animals, asking this question is going to yield a very important answer in your decision to bring one home. What Does ‘Hypoallergenic’ Mean? For something to be considered hypoallergenic, it must be relatively unlikely to trigger an allergic […]

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Do Goldendoodles Shed? Busting the Myth That They “Never” Do…

Favorite This Article 0“Non-shedding AND hypoallergenic!” If you’re thinking about getting a goldendoodle to be your next four-legged family member, you’ve probably heard that statement from every goldendoodle breeder out there. But maybe you’re skeptical and still wonder, “Really, though…do goldendoodles shed?” We’ve all experienced it – the bothersome layer of pet hair that clings […]

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Professional Groomers Reveal ALL: “Why We Shave Doodles”

Favorite This Article 0As a follow up to our recent popular public service announcement on why professional groomers are starting to hate doodles and their owners, we thought we’d take this opportunity to provide a little more insight on the subject. As a goldendoodle parent, I find myself part of various doodle-centric Internet forums. On […]

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Why in the WORLD Would You “Poodle Your Doodle”?

Favorite This Article 0 I recently came across a thread on Facebook that piqued my interest, especially because of the grooming aspect. Fellow doodle owner Tracy Miller asked the following question: “Why did you decide to get a “Goldendoodle”, “Labradoodle”, “Aussiedoodle”……. ? Was it just because they look like fuzzy bears? Was it a fad […]

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Do this daily to keep your doodle looking young!

Favorite This Article 0When I was a kid I used to HATE it when my mom cleaned my eye crusties…especially in public. I vowed I would never do that to my kids… But here we are…LOL! Like mother like daughter… haha! Aside from her abundance of energy and continued curiosity of all things that move, […]

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Products to Reduce Goldendoodle Shed Issues

Favorite This Article 0In my article busting the myth that goldendoodles are non-shedding, I talk about the chances that a goldendoodle will be a heavy or a light shedder. While it is true that I got very lucky with Chloe, my F1 goldendoodle who hardly sheds at all, some doodle parents haven’t been so fortunate. […]

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