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Charming standard F1 Goldendoodles are looking for new families!
May 7

We have some amazing pups available from River's and Clark's F1 Goldendoodle litter. They have an added benefit of being socialized longer with their brothers -- and they're getting along great! We continue to socialize them by adding new things in their daily lives and by also continuing to work on their leash training and crate work.

Contact me if you're interested in one of these amazing boys!

Syd is a sweet lad with lots of smarts and is very personable. He is observant, confident and fun. He would do well in a home with kids, an active couple, emotional support or therapy work prospect, or to bring to work! Sydney has a low maintenance straighter coat that will likely shed some. Guess adult weight would be 70-75 lbs.

Spenser is the braveheart who is easily game to try new things. He's compliant and trusting. He would be great for therapy work, emotional support and with kids. My guess weight according to how he's presently growing is about 60-65 lbs.

Wagga is a big boy with loads of personality! He's silly and his tail seems to never stop wagging! He rates high for an emotional support dog, and I think with proper training and socializing he would bring much joy to shut ins: in hospitals or old folks homes for various therapeutic needs. My guess weight for Wagga is 70-75 lbs.

Werribee is a kind-hearted boy who is ready to snuggle and hang out. He's growing in confidence and would be a loyal friend. My guess weight for him is 60-65 lbs.

Brisbane is the chill boy and has a real sense of calm confidence about him. He takes things in stride and loves adventure but also plays well on his own. Brisbane would be great in a home where people work. He would be a great steady dog for kids or adults to come home to decompress with. My guess weight for him is 60-65 lbs.

River's and Clark's F1 standard Goldendoodle pups at 6 weeks old
March 6

This is another amazing litter. There are no overly shy pups, all are confident and curious. We're exposing them to new environments and new toys that are appropriate as they develop.

The pups are eating hard kibble as their teeth are in. They'll soon be toileting outside through a doggy door. Puppy evaluations and vet appointments will be March 11 and 12. Choosing will happen after that. I expect the majority of the litter to grow between 50-75 lbs. There's a good variety to choose from.

Contact me if you're interested in one of these great puppers!

Brisbane: male ~ blue ribbon

Sydney: male ~ red collar

Spenser: male ~ green collar

Wagga Wagga: male ~ brown collar

Werribee: male ~ lime collar

Victor: male ~ black collar -- ADOPTED

Auckland: male ~ orange collar -- ADOPTED

Melbourne: male ~ grey collar -- ADOPTED

Adelaide: female ~ pink collar -- ADOPTED

Canberra: female ~ burgundy collar -- ADOPTED

Millicent: female ~ purple collar -- ADOPTED

River's and Clark's F1 standard litter of 11 pups born January 20, 2024!
February 11

River is a natural and very attentive new mama. We were a bit surprised that she had so many pups as she had a smaller baby bump. Lol. Needless to say, I now have plenty of availability in this litter! They can go home starting on March 16.

I expect the pups will range in size from 45-75 lbs. The theme for this litter is from a variety of places in and around Australia and New Zealand.

The boys are named: Auckland, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Spenser, Victor, Wagga Wagga and Werribee.

The girls are Adelaide, Canberra, and Millicent.

If you're interested in this litter, please email me at

Kristen J. Photography

A Response to Changing Times for Tomorrow's pups
December 15, 2023

The puppy market has changed across North America since Covid and we'll need to change how we do things for a while. We've already cut back on how many litters we breed and have retired several girls early. I do have several young replacement pups I've held back in hopes to keep our breeding lineage for when the market gets better in a couple of years.

Once you know you want a Hearty K9, and know the approximate timeline that works for you, please submit your application and I'll breed accordingly.

I've skipped London's, Cagney's and Polly's cycles this round. Polly will retire early and I'll be looking for a home for her. I'll choose the size of the stud based on demand: Clark for standards/large, Marlo for mediums and Derby for smalls. If there isn't enough interest I'll just skip another cycle, so please, contact me if you're interested in a certain size or F1/F1B breed of pup.

We're committed to our high quality standards and have developed our puppy program over the last 20 years which breeds puppies who flourish and have amazing potentials.

Here are potential females I would breed this next year:
Groovy for F1B goldendoodles: likely for summer pups.
Munchkin for F1B goldendoodles: depending on demand, we may skip her next expected cycle and wait.
Basil (and likely Clark?) for F1 standard/large goldendoodles: if on her regular 6 month cycle will have pups in May and go home in July.
London for F1B goldendoodles: likely go home early winter if she continues to cycle every 8 months.
Cagney for F1B (may be mini or medium) goldendoodles: likely for fall pups.
Reena and likely Marlo or Derby for F1 mini/medium goldendoodles: if on her regular 8 month cycle will have pups in October and go home in December 2024.
Tula for F1 goldendoodles: likely for winter pups? or could be similar to Reena.

The pups can start going home when they're 8 weeks old. If you can't pick up your pup by 9 weeks of age, there's a boarding fee. See the Sales Agreement.

We also have 2 lovely mini F1 goldendoodles who need to get a bit older and finish their health tests. They could have summer/fall pups.

Eliza's and Derby's F1B mini goldendoodles: remaining pups
December 4

This exceptional group of pups show a lot of potential. All of the remaining pups rated high for therapy work and emotional support. There are a variety of energy levels and sizes available.

Please contact me if you're interested in one of these fabulous pups.

Savage is a calmer fellow. He's not as boisterous, but loves his toys and his snuggles. This guy plays well on his own and likes to be with people too.

I guess he will weigh around 20-25 lbs? -- ADOPTED

Forrey is a very smart pup, is responsive to training, and is happy girl. She has good nerve strength and is playful while rating good for therapy and emotional support work.

My guess adult weight: 20-25 lbs. -- ADOPTED

Georgie is the smallest/shortest girl. She is a friendly pup and is rated high for emotional support and therapy work.

My guess is that she will grow to weigh around 15 lbs? -- ADOPTED

Mackin is the largest boy. He's a calmer dog and yet confident as well. He has rated very high for emotional support and therapy work. This guy is good for kids and really good overall.

I would guess that he grows to weigh 25-30 lbs. -- ADOPTED

Beck is a little sweetheart. At this time she's the calmer of the girls and loves to play, learn and snuggle. This girl is rated good for therapy work and emotional support as well.

My guess weight for her when fully grown is around 17 lbs. -- ADOPTED

Tula's and Clark's F1 standard golden doodle pup: Cloud
November 1

Cloud has been ADOPTED!

Cloud is a friendly girl with loads of potential. She would do well with a retired person, or someone with kids, but she also has potential in therapy work and as an emotional support dog. She would also make a great second dog.

My guess is that she may grow to weigh between 70-80 lbs as she was the biggest girl in her litter, but time will tell.

Reena's and Marlo's F1 mini/medium goldendoodles: remaining pups
November 1

Leroy is ADOPTED!

Little Leroy, the smallest of his litter, is growing and starting to catch up to his siblings who still remain here. He's quite a little character and makes us smile all the time.

This little guy plays well on his own and is also rated good to be with a retired person or for a family with kids. He doesn't exude confidence and does better in familiar situations.

Hughes has been ADOPTED!

Hughes is a sweet and loyal pup. He's very personable and rated good for therapy work, but he would also be great with kids and is highly tender-hearted.

My guess is that he'll weigh around the 30 lb mark and have a lower shedding coat.

Contact me if you're interested in this sweet boy.

Lovitt has also been ADOPTED!

Lovitt is a gentle, cuddly girl. We were planning to keep her but she rated very high as a therapy dog and we'd like to see her used more to her potential. She has good confidence, and could also do very well as a facility dog providing emotional support for kids and adults.

My guess is for her to weigh just under 30 lbs.

Eliza's and Derby's F1B mini goldendoodles at 4 weeks old
October 14

This little bunch of pups are absolutely precious! They're on par for development and we're excited to see how their temperaments will develop.

We have a few spots left in this litter. The pups can start going home on November 11. I expect this litter to grow to weigh between 15-30 lbs.

Puppy evaluations are planned for November 6 and their vet visit is on November 7. Choosing will happen after that.

Please contact me if you're interested in a pup from this litter.


Savage: male ~ red collar -- ADOPTED

Forrey: female ~ purple ribbon -- ADOPTED

Mackin: male ~ blue collar -- ADOPTED

Beck: female ~ pink collar -- ADOPTED

Georgie: female ~ green collar -- ADOPTED

Goldberg: male ~ yellow collar -- ADOPTED

Hodges: male ~ black collar -- ADOPTED

Millan: female ~ orange collar -- ADOPTED

Eliza's and Derby's mini F1B goldendoodles born September 16
September 23

Eliza laboured for a couple of days off and on, but she finally, at 11:45am on Saturday September 16, birthed the first of 8 pups. Eliza is a pro mama (this is her last litter before she retires).

The pups are all doing very well and are gaining in girth and weight. The theme for this litter is Dog Trainers, as I'll be going to an IACP Conference this month (International Association of Canine Professionals). I used only last names of those who had fairly good options for a puppy theme.

For boys, we have Marc Goldberg, Nelson Hodges, Chad Mackin and Brother Christopher Savage. The girls are called, Heather Beck, Jeanette Forrey, Cesar Millan and Zak George, or Georgie.

With the same pairing as last year, Eliza's and Derby's pups had grown to be 13-22 lbs when I checked in with them at 10 months old. Everyone was very happy with their pups!!

This litter will be able to start going home on November 11, 2023. I have 4 spots available at this time. Contact me if you're interested in a pup from this litter.

Reena's and Marlo's F1 mini/medium goldendoodle pups at 4 weeks old
September 23

Reena is such a good mama! Her pups are growing so nicely and winding their way into our hearts. They love their softened food and are potting outside of their whelping box. We're excited to see how they develop this next while.

These pups will be ready to go home on October 14. I still have 3 spots left in this litter.

If you're interested in one of these F1 pups (should grow from 25-45 lbs) please contact me!

Leroy: male ~ lime collar -- ADOPTED

Hughes: male ~ red ribbon -- ADOPTED

Lovitt: female ~ yellow collar -- ADOPTED

Connery: male ~ black ribbon -- ADOPTED

Glenn: male ~ green ribbon -- ADOPTED

Vesper: male ~ stripped ribbon -- ADOPTED

Bounty: female ~ burgundy ribbon -- ADOPTED

Journey: female ~ purple collar -- ADOPTED

Sheba: female ~ pink ribbon -- ADOPTED

Splendor: female ~ flowered ribbon -- ADOPTED

Roblin: female ~ orange ribbon -- ADOPTED

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