Labradoodle Facts

  The term “labradoodle” was first used in 1955 to describe a Labrador/poodle cross. In 1988, a retired veterinarian named Wally Conron had the idea of creating a guide dog for a blind woman who was allergic to dogs. Conron crossed a Labrador retriever and a standard poodle to create …

High Energy Goldendoodles

You’ll often hear Goldendoodle owners talk about their high energy Goldendoodles. What does that mean? Is “high energy” a euphemism for badly behaved? Sometimes people say a dog is “high energy” when they really mean the dog jumps around uncontrollably, nips people, or yaps whenever a squirrel gets within 100 …

A New Kind of Service Dog

Goldendoodles make good service dogs and good therapy dogs. Goldendoodles re a mix of poodle and Golden Retriever. That means they’re smart and highly trainable, like poodles, and friendly and even-tempered like Golden Retrievers. The combination results in a good dog for service or therapy use. A 6-year-old Goldendoodle named …

Hello from the Natural State!

  Here at Platinum Goldies, we proudly raise Arkansas Goldendoodles. We live on a small farm in Northwest Arkansas. Growing up in a small town on a farm, we have been exposed to all kinds of animals – horses, cows, deer, wild turkey, dogs, cats – animals both wild and domestic. So …

Potty Training Your Puppy

Are you trying to Potty Train Your Puppy? Are you in need of potty training tips for your new puppy? We can help you! We know that potty training your puppy can be difficult and trying at times, so let us make this task easy for you! Start with a crate …