How big will my medium Goldendoodle get?

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The Goldendoodle is a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle (usually a Standard or Miniature).

At their best, they are intelligent, friendly, and affectionate.

They come in three sizes: miniature (weighing 15 to 30 pounds), medium (30 to 45 pounds), and standard (45 to more than 100 pounds).


Do Goldendoodles Change Colors as they Grow Older? Actually, yes.

Unless the Goldendoodle is black or very dark brown, most Goldendoodle puppies end up being some shade of cream.

So, when picking out your Goldendoodle puppy, it's important to remember that her fur color will usually get lighter as she grows older.


Shampooing your dog once in a while will help stop loose hairs from building up, preventing excessive shedding from the get-go.

I wash my dogs one time weekly, and it reduces shedding by 95%." Goldendoodles tend to shed a lot less than those other breeds, but this shampoo is just as efficient with doods.


The Large Standard Goldendoodle averages 20 to 24 inches in height and weighs 50 to 90 pounds.


In fact, many mini goldendoodle puppies reach half of their adult weight by four months.

Standard goldendoodles may take a month or so longer to reach that half way mark.

The larger the dog, the longer growing takes.

For mini goldendoodles, expect the weight to start leveling off between 7-10 months of age.


Most first generation Goldendoodles shed lightly.

Some can have moderate shedding.

If you are coming from a Golden or Lab, you most likely will think the F1 Goldendoodles are non-shedding.

F1 Goldendoodles are compatible for most families with mild allergies.


An F1 Goldendoodle may get lucky and avoid carrying the shedding traits from the Golden Retriever.

Seasonal shedding is also possible in the breed.

It is not uncommon for Goldendoodles to shed their "winter coat".


The Miniature Goldendoodle is the result of a Miniature or Toy Poodle crossed with a Golden Retriever.

These dogs tend to range in size from 13 to 20 inches in height and 15 to 35 pounds in weight.

The average height for a Small Standard Goldendoodle is 17 to 20 inches; the weight is 40 to 50 pounds.

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