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Goldendoodle puppy getting groomed


                                                              By Alison Page

If you’re thinking of buying a Goldendoodle puppy or rehoming one of these wonderful dogs, you’ll want to know all about Goldendoodle grooming.

A Goldendoodle is a designer dog. Designer dogs are crossbred from two different breeds, taking some of their looks, personality, and health quirks from either or both of their parents.

In the case of the Goldendoodle, this pup is a crossbreed that first emerged in the 1990s, derived from a Standard Poodle and a Golden Retriever.

Do Goldendoodles Need Grooming?

All dogs need grooming, and some breeds’ coats need more attention than others.

Goldendoodles are real outdoor-loving dogs.

There’s nothing your pup will enjoy more than romping through muddy fields and hunting for a ball in bushes and brambles, all of which can bring havoc on his coat.

How you groom your Goldendoodle will depend on whether he inherits a Golden Retriever or Poodle coat.

If your pup has a Golden Retriever’s coat, you can find out how to groom him in this article.

For more information on how best to groom a Poodle coat, check out this article.

It’s crucial that you understand both these methods of grooming because either could be required, depending on how your Goldendoodle turns out.

Grooming your Goldendoodle is important for several reasons:

  • Grooming keeps the coat in excellent condition and prevents it from tangling and becoming matted.

  • It massages the dog’s skin, improving circulation and promoting good health.

  • The time spent paying close attention to your dog is an opportunity to spot skin problems, lumps, bumps, etc.

  • And best of all, it builds a bond between your dog and you!

And Goldendoodles love to be groomed.

You’ll find lots of information about aspects of Goldendoodle care in the articles at this link.

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