The Mini Goldendoodle Breed
The Mini Goldendoodle is a small to medium dog that is affectionate and attentive. They are the result of a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Miniature or Toy Poodle. This has produced a dog that has a friendly, mild nature that looks like a small fluffy teddy bear. Because of this, they have become a popular family dog who loves children, and is a devoted companion. They have the energy and prance of the Miniature Poodle, while retaining the gentleness and willingness to please of the Golden Retriever. The Mini Goldendoodle loves human contact, they will follow you from room to room just to be with you, and loves to cuddle. They can be quite goofy, entertaining you with their tricks and high energy antics. He is an intelligent dog.
The Miniature Goldendoodle comes with a friendly, earnest, and affectionate nature. These devoted small to medium sized dogs are people pleasers and want to be in close contact at all times. They make for ideal family pets if raised well and socialised fully. These soft and cuddly dogs also get along well with pets and other dogs. They are rare barkers, but will warn of strangers arriving on the property, or can be protective if they perceive a threat. But usually the Miniature Goldendoodle just wants your attention, a game or two, or a snooze on your lap or feet. They can adapt well to apartment living but still will need that daily walk. If the home has a yard then they will investigate every inch, and will join in family games or happily act the clown to entertain its family. These dogs don’t need a second invitation to join you on an outing, they will probably be in the car waiting before you even know you are going. Eager, excitable, and devoted to its family, it is a true companion with a heart of gold.
The Miniature Goldendoodle will get a lot of exercise at home just by following you around, playing with the children or entertaining you with his antics. But they will still require a walk which is a great chance for them to socialize with other animals and people. This helps to build your dogs confidence and ensures they develop to their full potential. Play time at the local dog park will be fun and will burn off some of the Mini Goldendoodles energy. These dogs also love to play in water, and enjoy swimming if given an opportunity. They are intelligent and enjoy training although they are sensitive to tone, therefore calm positive instructions gets the best results, accompanied by lots of praise and a few yummy rewards.