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About the Breed

  A  Mini Goldendoodle dog is a crossbred between a Golden Retriever mom and a Miniature Poodle dad. Poodle hybrids have become very popular recently.

The Mini Goldendoodle, like the Labradoodle and many other Poodle cross breeds is bred to produce a very low shedding dog for individuals who want a dog, but who suffer from allergies to shedding hair or have other problems with excessive shedding. While the Mini Golden doodle is typically a low-shedding dog, it does shed some. The Mini Goldendoodle works well for many allergy sufferers.


There are currently no size classifications for a  full grown Mini Goldendoodle dog. It is difficult to know exactly what size a Mini Goldendoodle will grow to as an adult, regardless of parent’s size.  Mini Goldendoodle sizes can vary. Some Mini Golden doodles adults dogs may grow beyond their intended size. The mini Goldendoodles usually grow to be about 13-16 inches tall . They average beteen 25-35 pounds full grown. Some may stay smaller than their average and some may grow to be larger than their average. There is no way guarantee the  size of a Miniature Goldendoodle full grown.

   The Goldendoodles can come in many different colors, depending on the parent’s genes passed onto the pup. There can be white mini goldendoodles,tan mini goldendoodles, golden mini goldendoodles, black mini goldendoodles, silver mini goldendoodles, red mini goldendoodles, brown mini goldendoodles or even a party or mix mini goldendoodle. A variety of colors can come from the same litter.


The Goldendoodle mini is a loving, loyal dog and has a keen sense of smell. They can be taught to enjoy swimming, as both the Golden Retrievers and Poodles  normally enjoy water. Mini Goldendoodles are intelligent, friendly, and great with kids.  They are easily trained, highly social, and by nature are easy with strangers and other dogs. They love to play, and retain the strong retrieving instincts of the Golden Retriever.

Breed Status

The Mini Goldendoodle is not a purebred; rather, it is a specific type of mixed-breed dog or “crossbreed”. It is not accepted for registration by registries such as the American Kennel Club or United Kennel Club.

Mini Goldendoodle standard is an F1 (first generation) pairing between purebred Miniature Poodle and Golden Retriever parents. There are also other classifications of Mini Goldendoodles. One is known as an F1 backcross Mini Goldendoodle, or F1-B. These dogs result from a union of Goldendoodle plus Mini Poodle or Mini Goldendoodle plus Mini Poodle parents.