When it comes to popular dog breeds, Goldendoodles are all the rage these days—and for good reason! This breed combines the adorable playfulness of the Golden Retriever with the intelligence (and low-shed coat) of the Poodle. This dog makes a great companion for owners in different types of homes. Your Goldendoodle may be the star pupil of the obedience class, a champion Frisbee player, or the best at cuddling on the couch at the end of the day. There's no limit as to what these dogs can accomplish with the right training and care.
However, no new dog comes with an instruction manual. If you've never owned a Goldendoodle before, there are some things you'll want to know about the breed before you bring your dog home. This book will give you a step-by-step guide to everything you ever wanted to know about Goldendoodles. Find answers to questions like:
Is a Goldendoodle the right dog for me?Should I buy from a breeder or rescue?I brought my Goldendoodle home. What now?How can I best train my Goldendoodle?What are some common mistakes should I avoid?
At the same time, you'll read plenty of reasons why you should choose a Goldendoodle as your next pet. Chapters include all the basics such as:
Introduction to GoldendoodlesChoosing a GoldendoodlePreparing your Household for your GoldendoodleBringing Your Goldendoodle HomePuppy ParentingHousetrainingSocializing with People and AnimalsGoldendoodles and Your Other PetsExerciseTraining your GoldendoodleDealing With Unwanted BehaviorsBasic CommandsAdvanced CommandsTraveling with GoldendoodlesGrooming your GoldendoodleNutrition and Healthcare
This book will also point out a few issues to look out for, so you won't feel so overwhelmed when working with a new puppy. Raising a perfect Goldendoodle is never easy, but the chapters on training will guide you through some common issues with Goldendoodles and give you ideas for how to problem-solve any issue that arises.
This guide is a must-read if you're even just considering adding a Goldendoodle to your family. Once you bring your dog home, you'll be glad you spent time preparing for the arrival of your pup. After all, this is a special breed that deserves the very best!