Arkansas Bear Creek Goldens and Doodles

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How to Choose the Right Size Puppy for You

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How to Choose the Right Size Puppy for You

If you’re shopping for a new puppy, give some careful thought to the future size of that puppy and how it will affect your family, life and home as an adult dog!

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Choosing and bringing home a new puppy is a wonderful adventure! But before you do, learn how to choose the right size puppy first!


 

Litter of White Puppies
Litter of White Puppies

Before you come under the spell of those puppy eyes, think about choosing the right size puppy! It’s easy to just pick the first tiny canine that grabs your heart; but are they the best choice? Your puppy’s (eventual) size will matter sooner than you think, so make the best decision in the beginning!

 

AKC: What Dog is Right for Me? How to Choose the Perfect Breed.

 

Did you know that one of the reasons some dogs become homeless is because they grew to be too big for their humans? Being considered “too much” can spell trouble for an adult-sized dog when the owner isn’t prepared.

Keep reading to learn how to choose the right size puppy for …

 

Your Home

In the beginning, a small puppy easily fits into any living space, even small ones. But, imagine what it will be like when that puppy quickly grows into his adult body, will your living space still accommodate his size? If you are unsure how large that puppy will grow, ask a local breeder, vet or other canine professional.

 

Your Age/Health

Golden Retriever Puppy Laying on the Ground
Golden Retriever Puppy Laying on the Ground

Dogs make wonderful companions at any age. But puppyhood – and the puppy size – lasts the shortest amount of time and eventually, you are dealing with a full-grown dog for many years. So, choose the right size puppy in the beginning!

If you are older or challenged by health conditions, will you still be able to handle that puppy when he is full-grown and energetic for play and walks? Full-size adult canines can be a handful especially if you have a large to giant breed! Be honest with yourself about what you can comfortably handle now and in the foreseeable future.

 

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Your Family

Families and puppies are a perfect match when done thoughtfully and carefully. Not only will you want to evaluate the puppy’s eventual size, but you’ll also want to

Puppy Licking Small Boy
Puppy Licking a Small Blonde Boy

find a kid-friendly breed. Full-grown, adult dogs can often create physical injuries with smaller, younger children in the home, not to mention a small infant! If you have your heart set on a larger breed dog, wait to adopt a puppy until your children are older for everyone’s safety (including the dog)!

In addition, when choosing a puppy for a family, consider your children’s age, lifestyle and any known allergies. Often, medium-sized and gentle dog breeds tend to be better for families with children since puppies and small K9 breeds can be injured unintentionally by young children.

In the same regard, if you have older people living in your home, consider both the size and breed to keep seniors safe from potential injuries delivered by rambunctious and energetic puppies and adult dogs.

 

5 Tips to Choose the Right Puppy for Your Family

 

If you’re shopping for a new puppy, give some careful thought to the future size of that puppy and how it will affect your family, life and home as an adult dog!

 


ARKANSAS BEAR CREEK GOLDENS AND DOODLES

Male Goldendoodle Puppy
Slater, a male F1b Goldendoodle Puppy

Puppies Available: F1 Male and Female Goldendoodle Puppies!

We are a small family breeder located in the heart of the Ozarks in northern Arkansas. We strive to raise healthy, happy, well-socialized, quality Golden Retriever, Goldendoodle, Labradoodle, Mini Labradoodle, and Aussiedoodle puppies.

All our puppies come with a health guarantee for their first 12 months of age.

Please email, text or call us at 870-404-0127 or 870-404-1189 for more information about upcoming litters.


 

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Ariel Whitley
Ariel Whitley
May 10, 2022.
I got a little boy doodle from here and he is a great dog! He has the best of both breeds in him. The perfect personality and has been so easy to train. He is a great addition to my family and a perfect companion for my Pomeranian. I couldn’t be happier! I am out of state and the whole process to get him was very smooth and I have no complaints. Would definitely recommend them!
Monica Hamilton
Monica Hamilton
April 24, 2022.
We Love Our new Aussie doodle Duke! As a first time owner Mona was very nice and helpful about puppy care. She answers all questions!! She made coordinating picking up our pup supper easy!! She provided all documentation and goodies to send home with duke making his transition to his new home smooth! If you’re looking for an Doodle mix puppy I would recommend them!
Clinton Baird
Clinton Baird
April 23, 2022.
A great experience with obviously very experienced breeders. Our journey was clear the whole way. The team was great in explaining. Could not be happier with the Goldendoodle addition to our family.
Jim Conerton
Jim Conerton
April 11, 2022.
Our Sammy Joe is now 10 months old and what a beautiful dog. We have had Goldens for over 20 years so we’re very familiar with the breed. He is very healthy and very smart. Mona was so helpful when we contacted her in our search for a dog. We told her what our lifestyle was and what type of puppy we were looking for. She definitely recommend the best dog for us (thanks!) hopefully I’ll get a recent picture of Sammy and add to this post. Thanks again Jim & Paulette
Mollie Duddleston
Mollie Duddleston
April 11, 2022.
Mona and her family were wonderful to work with. She consistently gave updates as we waited for Oakley to be born. We enjoyed selecting our puppy and then receiving weekly pictures and updates as we awaited picking up Oakley to bring her into our family.Oakley is an incredible dog!! She is spunky, yet gentle. She LOVES people! She has been a fun puppy and very easy to train. She follows instructions well, and we couldn’t be more pleased with this addition to our family.We highly recommend Arkansas Bear Creek Goldens and Doodles for beautiful, well bred dogs who are sharp, smart and easy to train. Mona is wonderful to deal with and Oakley has been a wonderful addition to the Duddleston family.
Robert Thompson
Robert Thompson
April 10, 2022.
They were very professional. And they even met us half way. Quality animals. Very Healthy. Definitely would recommend this Professional Organization
Suzy Tusing
Suzy Tusing
April 10, 2022.
Three years ago we bought our golden retriever From Bearcreek, she was 10 weeks old. The next day Mona called us to check on her. Throughout Riley’s life, Mona was always there to answer questions and to help us. They truly love their dogs and it shows. I recommend Arkansas Bearcreek to anyone who wants a happy puppy.
Rebecca Moreira
Rebecca Moreira
April 9, 2022.
Could not be happier with my experience with Arkansas Bear Creek Doodles. They raise the puppies like their own with so much love and care. They were so easy to work with and brought Lexie with everything I could need to get her thorough the first few weeks of transition, including medicine in case she got sick and her favorite toy. She has been the BEST dog.
Pamela Benskin
Pamela Benskin
April 9, 2022.
Our family has purchased 2 puppies from Mona's family. Both of the are wonderful dogs. They're not only adorable, but they have great temperaments and are extremely smart. Both puppies were housebroken in only a few weeks. They're both wonderful family members. I would definitely buy another puppy from them.
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