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Double Doodle Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Double Doodle so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginUnited States
Other Names
What other names does the Double Doodle have? The dog breed also known as...
North American Retriever, Golden Labradoodle
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Double Doodle recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Double Doodle recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Double Doodle breed?
International Designer Canine Registry
Price
How much does the Double Doodle puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Double Doodle price:
600-800
If you choose to purchase the Double Doodle, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Double Doodle for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Double Doodle gets to a happy place.

General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Double Doodle size:
Medium
Weight
How much does the Double Doodle weigh? Double Doodle weight:
30-70 pounds (14-32 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Double Doodle? Double Doodle average weight:
50 pounds (23 kg)
Height
How tall is the Double Doodle? Double Doodle height:
20-24 inches (50-61 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Double Doodle average height:
22 inches (55.5 cm)

Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Double Doodle have? What does this canine coat look like?
WiryCurly
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Double Doodle's coat?
BlackBrownGoldenWhiteTanCreamSilver
Grooming
How to groom the Double Doodle and how often?
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition. The Double Doodle requires grooming on a daily basis. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer is essential. Everyday brushing of the dog's coat is necessary to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath should be on a weekly schedule. Taking good care of your Double Doodle is time consuming and requires excellent grooming skills. If you don't have the time and skill search for the best dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment. Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk in dog bath places nearby.
Shedding Level
How much do Double Doodle dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the North American Retriever? Double Doodle shedding level:
Double Doodles shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.

Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Double Doodle have? What characteristics does the breed have?
AffectionateFriendlyIntelligentSocialAlertGentleLoving
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Double Doodle? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Double Doodle's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Double Doodle dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Double Doodles are very easy to train. They easily find out the association between commands and actions.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Double Doodle is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Double Doodle sensitivity:
Double Doodles don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits. This breed emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Double Doodles are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the North American Retriever need? Double Doodle social needs:
Double Doodles are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Double Doodle dogs bark a lot? Why does my Golden Labradoodle bark?
Average: The Double Doodle barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Double Doodle good as a watchdog?
Double Doodles are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Territorial
Do Double Doodle dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Double Doodles are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend his territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Double Doodle bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the North American Retriever? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Double Doodle? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Double Doodle has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Double Doodle do?
Double Doodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Double Doodles need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Double Doodle to run away? Does this breed wander a lot? Does Double Doodle roam?
Double Doodles have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Double Doodle have high prey drive?
Double Doodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Is Double Doodle good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Double Doodles are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Double Doodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Double Doodles do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog
Where Double Doodle dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Double Doodles are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Double Doodle dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Double Doodle and children:
Double Doodles are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Double Doodle dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Double Doodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Double Doodle good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Double Doodle dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Double Doodles are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Double Doodle can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Double Doodles good office dogs? Do Double Doodles make good office friendly dogs? Can Double Doodles be ofiice dogs?
No
Double Doodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Double Doodle dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the North American Retriever temperament with senior people? Are Double Doodle dogs good for elderly owners?
Double Doodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Double Doodle dogs get along with other pets? Are Double Doodle dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Double Doodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Double Doodle breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Double Doodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Double Doodle be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Double Doodle is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Double Doodle be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Double Doodle is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Double Doodle be a sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones. Double Doodle is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Double Doodle be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people. The Double Doodle is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Double Doodle be a boat dog?
Not really
Double Doodle breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Double Doodle be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Double Doodle is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Double Doodle dogs have health problems?
The Double Doodle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What health problems does the Double Doodle breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Double Doodle breed? Health risks of Double Doodle:
AllergiesBloatCataractsEar InfectionsElbow DysplasiaEpilepsyHip DysplasiaHypothyroidismOsteochondrosis DissecansProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Von Willebrand's Disease
Life Expectancy
How long do Double Doodle dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Double Doodle be?
12-15 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Double Doodle breed hypoallergenic?
No
Double Doodles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Double Doodle have?
Double Doodles are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Double Doodle dogs require per day?
Double Doodles need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Double Doodles sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Double Doodle need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Double Doodle risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Double Doodle's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Double Doodle's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Double Doodle has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Double Doodle drool?
The Double Doodle is a perfect example for low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Double Doodle could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Double Doodle. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does it take to have Double Doodle puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Double Doodle: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Double Doodle have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Double Doodle have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
2-5 puppies

Pros & Cons of Double Doodle

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Double Doodle's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Double Doodles are very easy to train.
  • Drooling tendency: The Double Doodle is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Double Doodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Double Doodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Double Doodles are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Double Doodles are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Double Doodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Double Doodles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Grooming: Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
  • Weight Gain Potential: Average to High.
  • Mouthiness: Double Doodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Double Doodles do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Double Doodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Double Doodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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