Goldendoodle and Golden Retrievers
Bar C Kennels
 Carolyn Shumpert
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What size will your Puppy be when Grown?
What Color will your puppy Be When Grown?
We hope that the following information will help guide you about the size of a Goldendoodle when you are considering the
purchasing of a Goldendoodle.

22" UP  ( that is floor to shoulder
Weight range tends to be  50-60 lbs for a female and 55 to 70 lbs. For a male

Mediums range from 35-50 lbs when grown
and stand about 16 to 20 inched high at the shoulders.

About 15" or less at the shoulder
Weight for both male and female is between 20-35 lbs

NO breeder can honestly guarantee you the size of a doodle that is impossible
these are after all hybrids.
If you have size restrictions where you live don’t consider a doodle.  A large gene can crop up in any litter,
any time, even in the same litter and produce a large (standard size) puppy!!!

Golden Retrievers come in one size only
Standard Size Golden Retriever is appx 20-24" at the top of shoulder when they are grown.    Currently most
of our female breeding dogs are 22" at the shoulders.
But we do have 2 females, Mattie & Honey, that are less
than 22 inches at the shoulders.

Poodle's on the other hand come in 5 size's
The Toy Poodle is 10 inches or under at the highest point of the shoulders

The Miniature Poodle is 10 to15 inches at the highest point of the shoulder. Miniatures and Toys were breed
down from the Standard Poodle.

Moyen (Klein) Poodle is 15 to 21 inches at the highest point of the shoulder. Moyen or Klein Poodles are
recognized in Europe but in the US they are considered a Standard Poodle

The Standard Poodle  is any poodle that is over 15 inches at the highest point of the shoulder.

Royal Poodle is any poodle that is over 26 inches tall.

Oldest of the three breeds of Poodle is the Standard Poodle from which the Toy, Miniature, Moyen/Klein and
Royal were developed.  All 5 sizes of Poodles are recognized in other countries but the AKC in the US,
places all poodles in the 3 groups -Toy - Miniature - Standard.  

The Moms normally determine size of a puppy.

F1 Goldendoodle's
This is Golden Retriever bred to a Poodle, these Goldendoodle's are also very consistent in the coat that is a
wavy - curly - shaggy looking  puppy/dog.   They are normally are Very Low to Non-shedding and are
typically allergy friendly.   We do NOT breed F1B Goldendoodles, at this time, this mix does produce a lot of
coat and they look more like a poodle.

And we do not infuse Cocker Spaniels or terriers into the mix to try to reduce size!!!
Goldendoodle Puppies and Golden Retriever Puppies
Colors of a Goldendoodle or Poodle

Apricot/ Gold - The color of ripe apricots close to the skin and may be lighter on the hair tips.   
Also may fade as the dog gets  older.

Café – Milk Chocolate at birth of varying shades, often taking up to 3 years to fully color at a multi shades of light chocolate.

Carmel – A rich Gold/Apricot much like the color of caramel candy. May also have a reddish tent.  

Chalk – Appears white but when compared to a true white it is a chalky white.  May have some rose or black pigment to hair tips.

Chocolate – Dark, Rich, almost black when born, they will keep the dark chocolate through our their lifetime.  Very rare.

Cream & Apricot – Cream to light beige to light Apricot  in color – may have darker apricot on tips.

Parti -  White with black patches (or any color). Can only be obtained by F1B breeding.

Red – A true red will be the same color at the roots of the hair as the tips. There should not be any other color in the coat.
May fade some as the dogs age.

Sable Brown – Black with brown throughout the coat, they may have a silverfish base coat, they may have lighter
ears and feet/legs
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