My husband and I both grew up with dogs. We are both dog lovers and our kids are too. We have talked about getting a dog for years! Over the last year the push for a dog became greater! I the one that was reluctant because I am home during the day and most of the training would fall on my shoulders. I have never trained a dog, so the thought of training a dog was scary. On Christmas day, my husband declared "We are getting a dog!" We decided on a GoldenDoodle puppy for a number of reasons. They are very smart, easily trained, great with kids and hypoallergenic.

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Over Christmas break the kids and I went to a breeder in a suburbs near us that had two available Goldendoodles. When we walked in I saw the most adorable apricot colored puppy and I knew she was the one! We did not take her home that day, we wanted to wait a few days to get everything ready to bring her home.

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We started the New Year off picking up our newest family member, Miss Layla Jane! Which was the best way to kick off 2017!

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The past two weeks have been a lot of fun with her! We are in the middle of crate training and teaching her to ring a bell when she needs to go out to go potty. Its all a work in process but she has ben doing very well adjusting to our home.  We are very happy with the new addition to our family. I am sure I will share more with you in the future!  You can follow her adventures on Instagram at

Do you own a goldendoodle? Have any tips for me? Please share below!

 

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