Goldendoodles are available for adoption from breeders and rescue organizations. To adopt a Goldendoodle from a rescue, follow its adoption procedure. This typically includes an application to help the rescue find the right dog for you. Individual breeders tend to have their own selections process to match dogs and owners.
The Goldendoodle is a hybrid between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. The mix originated in the United States in the 1990s. The breed stands between 20 and 29 inches tall and weighs between 45 and 90 pounds. Goldendoodle mixes with miniature or toy Poodles tend to be a little smaller. The breed requires a moderate amount of exercise, and many enjoy swimming. Goldendoodles have a lifespan between nine and 15 years.