Why Goldendoodles Are the Ideal Choice For a Family Pet

When looking for the perfect canine for your family, you’ll probably have a list of ideal qualities you’re seeking. For instance, many people want a dog for companionship, others are seeking a loyal protector for the home, and some need a dog they can train to offer visual or emotional support. These different requirements can greatly alter your decision about the best pup to go for. If you’re thinking of bringing a Goldendoodle into the family, however, this one-dog-fits-all crossbreed can make the decision easy.

Goldendoodles possess a range of traits that many dog owners prize. They are beautiful, low-shedding, emotionally sensitive, driven to please, athletic and adaptable to a variety of living situations like pet boarding. The fact that they come in three sizes adds to their appeal. Goldendoodles are wildly popular as evidenced by their following on social media. This is only expected to increase now that one of them, Patton, is the First Dog at the White House.

Goldendoodles are known for their loving temperament. The following post looks at this and other traits that make them the preferred option for many dog lovers:

Let’s take a look at some of the Goldendoodle particulars.

Nothing But Smarts

This hybrid dog carries the smarts genes from both parents and they are very quick learners. In fact, it can be said that they love to learn. Early training with treats and praise will give you a well-trained and reliable adult dog.

Because the Goldendoodle temperament is so well suited to training, they make excellent guide dogs and are also good for things like being paired with someone who has PTSD.

Goldendoodles make excellent therapy dogs due to their combination of intelligence, trainability, loyalty, desire to please and emotional sensitivity.

If you’re still on the fence about why you should consider a Goldendoodle for your new family pet, here are more examples to help make up your mind:

5 Reasons a Goldendoodle Might Be the Right Dog Breed for You

The Goldendoodle, a cross between a Golden Retriever and the Miniature or Standard Poodle, tends to be smart, outgoing and social, much like his parent breeds. Just keep in mind that while the hope of designer dogs like the Goldendoodle is that they’ll have all the great qualities of their parent breeds, breeders never fully know which personality traits and physical characteristics will surface. Learn more about the Goldendoodle and whether he might be the right dog for you.

They can make good guide dogs.

In general, their temperament, intelligence and often uncanny ability to communicate with people means some Goldendoodles can make good guide and service dogs.