Below you will find links to our favorite Goldendoodle articles:

June 07, 2019

Fun, Cognitive Training Games To Make Your Dog Smarter

Beyond basic obedience training, there are also plenty of fun games for dogs that will be cognitively stimulating on top of being entertaining — for both of you! Read on to learn about several games and activities that will greatly benefit your dog.

May 10, 2019

4 Top Goldendoodle Haircut Styles for 2019

Known to rival the teddy bear in cuteness and good looks, Goldendoodles can rock many different styles.

April 19, 2019

Springtime Safety Tips

Springtime has finally sprung and with the change of season our thoughts turn to spring cleaning and much-needed home improvement projects. Before you embark on seasonal chores or outdoor revelry, take inventory of potential springtime hazards for your adorable doods!

April 11, 2019

Bored Dogs: How to Recognize Doggy Boredom (and Help!)

Originally, different dog breeds were bred to have different jobs. Even companion breeds were meant to spend all day with their humans. But these days, most dogs get everything they want for free with no work involved. Plus, they spend hours alone while we go off to work or to run errands. So, do dogs get bored? Absolutely! Doggy boredom can lead to problem behaviors, but more importantly an unhappy dog. Read on to learn the signs of boredom and tons of tips for making sure your dog is getting all the stimulation he needs.

April 04, 2019

Dog Agility Equipment for Backyard Training and Just Plain Fun​

Whether you plan to compete or just want a fun, challenging activity to do with your dog, agility is a great form of exercise and bonding for both of you. In agility, a dog and handler complete an obstacle course as accurately as possible and in as short a time as they can. It’s a highly athletic event that requires training, teamwork, and concentration. But you don’t have to compete to enjoy it; backyard agility courses are a great way to provide exercise and stimulation and to build a trusting relationship with your dog.

March 13, 2019

Puppy Separation Anxiety: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

When you’re raising a puppy, there can be a parade of behavioral issues that march through his—and your—life. Separation anxiety (SA) can be one of them. Understanding and recognizing SA will prepare you to do all you can to prevent the condition as well as to address it at the first signs. According to the Tufts Animal Behavior Clinic, although older dogs can develop SA, it usually affects young dogs. So, don’t dismiss this as something to worry about later, prevent puppy separation anxiety before it starts.

September 28, 2018

Keeping your dog safe this Halloween

Keeping your pets safe this Halloween doesn’t have to be tricky.  Here are precautions you can take to keep your pet safe!

August 14, 2018

10 Symptoms That You Should Never, Ever Ignore

When your dog starts acting strangely or seems a little inexplicably “off,” it’s often impossible to know whether to take a wait-and-see approach, or hit the panic button. This is especially true when the symptoms are characteristic of certain benign conditions as well as life threatening disorders.

May 21, 2018

How to Help Your Dog Adjust to a New Town

Moving to a new town is a big, exciting part of life. While you’re getting things packed up, your dog is watching you run around with the packing tape. She’s ready to help you have fun when you have a free minute and remind you that life is full of joy. Dogs are so supportive that it’s easy to forget how much a move affects them, too. Your home is your dog’s whole life, and that’s going to change. Get yourself ready to adjust you and your dog to a new town with just a few easy tips so you can both settle in as soon as you arrive.

May 18, 2018

Keep Your Dog Safe From Fleas and Ticks With These 10 Prevention Tips

It’s that time of year again, folks. Flea and tick season is upon us, and nothing annoys a dog more than those pesky pests. Responsible dog owners know that their canine companion’s warm and soft fur is like a personal paradise for these insects. But once they move in — and begin feeding on your pet’s blood — they can cause a wide range of health problems, from skin infections to Lyme disease. In honor of Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month, scroll down for 10 flea and tick prevention tips from the American Kennel Club’s Chief Veterinary Officer Dr. Jerry Klein.

May 14, 2018

Crate Training: Your dog's portable safe haven, and how to help him love it.

This post will outline some of the reasons you might want to consider using a crate, and give some practical tips on teaching your dog to stay in one comfortably.

January 02, 2018

To Pee or Not To Pee

This is a great article. Our family does the tethering mentioned. We have tweaked the frequency of taking a puppy out as well but I would stick to this article exactly if you are a new puppy family.

February 12, 2018

Doods & Gens

This has some great information on generations, coats, and colors.

February 12, 2018

Recognizing Seperation Anxiety

Goldendoodles are wonderful companions, and can often be so attached to their family that separation anxiety is real.  Please check out this great blog post from Dr. Jen on recognizing the signs and how to overcome this issue with your Goldendoodle. 

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