Please take some time before purchasing a new puppy
to educate yourself, so that you can make a WISE decision
about which puppy to add to your family
instead of an EMOTIONAL one!
There is certainly much more to consider than simply -
"Which puppy is the cutest!"
We would love to
know if there is a
topic that you would
like us to add to our
puppy information
page! You can use
the contact form to
the right to send us
your ideas!
ABOUT CHOOSING A PUPPY:


Puppy Litter Box Training

What do OFA and CERF mean to me? - all about health testing

How and when do we pick out our puppy?

Why do we have to wait until 6 wks of age to pick our puppy?

What about Early Spay or Neuter?

Are the puppies dewclaws removed?

What can you tell about puppy coats when they are first born?

Are Goldendoodles really hypoallerenic?

What is the difference between an F1 and an F1b?

What is an English Cream Goldendoodle?

Thinking about buying a mini doodle? Read this BEFORE you do!

Which is better a Goldendoodle or a Labradoodle?

What colors do Goldendoodles come in?

How does a doodle develop over the first year?

Click here to see pictures from our past customers         

What do adult doodles look like?

Is it a good idea to purchase a puppy through internet ads or long
distance?

What is life like at Lakeshore Doodles?

Can I see references from people who have purchased puppies in the
past?

Can we visit Lakeshore Doodles?

What is a pd# and what does it mean to the purchaser?

How to pick the best puppy from the litter.

Should I choose a male or female puppy?

Why do I have to wait until my pup is 8 weeks old to take it home?

What is our Health Guarantee?

PREPARING FOR YOUR NEW PUPPY:

Where should we put the puppies crate?

Should I purchase a wire crate or a plastic one?

Purchase NuVet Plus Vitamins

Naming your puppy - 1000's of great ideas

What do I need to purchase for my new puppy?

Preparing for your new puppy

Is it safe to ship a puppy by airplane?

Removing Hazards in your Home

Are Electric Fences a Good Idea?

NOW THAT YOUR NEW PUPPY IS HOME:

What to expect your first day home

Introducing your new pet to one you already have

Feeding recommendations

What to expect at your first vet appointment

TRAINING YOUR NEW PUPPY:

Housebreaking Hints

When does training begin?

Dog Training with the Monks of New Skete

How to find a qualified Dog Obedience Instructor

GROOMING YOUR DOG:

Will my new puppy be used to being groomed when I bring it home?

How to groom your new puppy

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:

NuVet Plus Vitamins

MEDICAL INFORMATION:

Will my puppy be examined by a vet before I bring him/her home?


What type of vaccines will my puppy have? And what will he/she still
require?

What about puppy worms?

Annual dog vaccines may not be necessary

What is heartworm?

Veterinary Information Page

How to prevent Hip Dysplasia

You should browse through some of these sections and
read any topics that interest you so that you can make a
WISE decision about which puppy to add to your family
instead of an EMOTIONAL one!
There is more to consider than simply -
"Which puppy is the cutest!"