What Are the Characteristics of a Goldendoodle?


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A goldendoodle is hybrid dog breed that's a cross between a golden retriever and a poodle. Goldendoodles can be small, medium or large depending on the size of the parents. Goldendoodles are gentle, affectionate and easy to train.

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What Are the Characteristics of a Goldendoodle?
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Goldendoodles are often working dogs and succeed well as service dogs, therapy dogs, guide dogs and sniffing dogs. They are agile and very active. Goldendoodles are good for families with children since they get along well with people and other animals. They like to be active so they do better with a yard than in a small apartment.

Goldendoodles are known for their intelligence and for being easy to train. They are good for first-time owners who don't have a lot of dog-training experience. They are social, so they need regular socialization with humans and animals on a regular basis. Since they get attached to their owners, goldendoodles can have separation anxiety.

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