This Poodle-Golden Retriever cross is a gentle, affectionate socialite.

Vital Stats

Height: Miniature, 13 to 20 inches at shoulder; Small Standard, 17 to 20 inches at shoulder; Large Standard, 20 to 24 inches at shoulder
Weight: Miniature, 15 to 35 pounds; Small Standard, 40 to 50 pounds; Large Standard, 50 to 90 pounds
Coat: medium-length and wavy
Life span: 10 to 15 years or more

Summary
The Goldendoodle is a “designer dog,” a hybrid resulting from breeding a Poodle with a Golden Retriever. Like all other designer “breeds,” the Goldendoodle is not truly a breed of its own, but is a crossbreed–and in this case, a cross that is enjoying growing popularity. Full Goldendoodle profile on DogTime.com

Cold tolerance:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)