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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 deanandsonia@heartyk9s.ca.


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.

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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

Tula's and Clark's F1 standard golden doodle pups at 4 weeks old.
September 23

These pups are doing well and are growing nicely. Playing and adventuring out of the whelping box to potty and eat is routine now. All of this litter is spoken for.

If you want to be on a back up list in case it does not work out for someone, please submit your application.

I have someone further down the list only wanting a boy, and another person has allergies. Then there will be a couple of people doing a bath test to see if they have allergies, so there is some chance for availability in this litter.

Cloud: female ~ red ribbon -- ADOPTED

Bones: male ~ navy ribbon -- ADOPTED

Coconut: female ~ green ribbon -- ADOPTED

Magnolia: female ~ flowered ribbon -- ADOPTED

Opal: female ~ lavender ribbon -- ADOPTED

Tula's and Clark's F1 litter of standard goldendoodles born August 21
August 22

Tula was 4 days overdue but it didn't seem to phase her. This is her first litter and she's proving to be a very good mama. There are four girls and one boy.

The theme for this litter is "Things that are white". Their names are Bones, Cloud, Coconut, Magnolia and Opal. The pups can go home October 16.

I have one spot left in this litter.

Please contact me if you're interested in one of these adorable pups!

Reena's and Marlo's F1 mini/medium goldendoodles born August 19
August 22

Reena and Marlo are a very happy pair and they're pleased to announce their huge litter of 11 puppies! There are 6 girls and 5 boys.

The theme of this litter is varieties of wheat, since harvest is soon upon us. The boys are: Connery, Glenn, Hughes, Leroy and Vesper. The girls: Bounty, Journey, Lovitt, Sheba, Splendor and Roblin.

I expect this litter to range in weight between 25-45 lbs. These pups can go home October 14.

I have several spots available in this litter. Contact me if you're interested!!

Brixx in transition



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