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Therapy, Service, and Companion Dogs- What is the difference?

Posted by on September 20, 2019 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (1)

Please read the blog post on August 30, 2019 prior to this one to learn how more about our temperament testing.

A solid beta is the ideal dog for therapy. This is a dog that tests with mainly 4’s and has a moderate energy level. A dog that test’s with mainly 4’s can have a higher energy level and still do well as a therapy dog. A therapy dog can also test with a mixture of 3’s and 4’s as long as they present with a low to moderate energy level ...

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Grooming Your Doodle

Posted by on September 16, 2019 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

As a breeder of both poodles and goldendoodles, I have also become an expert of their coats and what it takes to maintain them. I have learned through countless shavings and hours of mat removing that it is VERY important for you to know how to tackle their coats. If you want to keep a longer doodle coat, you need to expect and prepare for daily home maintenance, especially if the coat gets wet. This includes brushing AND combing, every SINGLE day. It also includes a grooming every 6-8 weeks....

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Puppyhood: Hang On, This Too Shall Pass!

Posted by on September 6, 2019 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

You just got your new puppy home! This is such an exciting time. He is perfect. You love him. Then he won’t stop peeing on your floor, ok he’s a puppy I can train that! Your enthusiasm and excitement overrides pee plus THIS is expected. As you are gaining control and making good progress on his house training, some other really bad things start to happen and now you are questioning…why did I think I can raise a puppy?

He begins to pick on the ca...

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Temperament Matching...The Essence of a Lasting Friendship

Posted by on August 30, 2019 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

My goal in this blog is to explain why we temperament test our goldendoodles and how to help you find your perfect match. Here is a short disclaimer that we want to make known and want you to understand prior to reading this blog: Temperament testing may be predictive and should not be construed as absolute given an animal's behavior ultimately depends upon internal, external, and environmental factors. And, the extent to which nature vs nuture influence and effect the ultimate behavioral out...

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Crate Training...The Den Effect

Posted by on August 23, 2019 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)


Dogs have a natural instinct to be in a den. Let's think about the wolf for a moment, the ancestor and originator of our beloved pet dogs. Where do they sleep? They are always on the move hunting for their next meal, but when they bed down for the night they will either find a den or a cave. Some will take the time to dig an area in an open space to rest in. Denning is natural, instinctual, and comforting. A crate is our pet dog's den. They love it.


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Anal Glands...The Dirty Truth

Posted by on August 16, 2019 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Recently, I had this wonderfully gross discussion with one of our puppy clients in an email about anal glands. She wrote: Ok, give me this scoop. My sister in law just told me with small dogs there are anal gland issues that have to be expressed or they drag their butt and make your house smell awful? Is there truth to this?

So I gave her the scoop on poop...the kind that hangs out in the anal glands and creates the wonderful potent introductory smell for dogs. This smell is why dogs s...

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