A place to discuss grooming issues.A chance to ask a professional groomer for advice.A place to start discussions that will be of interest to the many fledgling groomers here. Be sure to add tags! See More
"I have small ones too and Limerick will do the same when he is hyper. What works for us is to take her for a walk right away after we wake up. If a walk is not possible then I throw a ball with him to spend some of his energy. If I cant do that even…"
"I have a small one and the best advice I can give you is to make sure that after the baby comes that the dog gets plenty of exercise and attention. When Limerick doesnt get enough exercise he gets really playful with the baby. Also I agree not to…"
"He sounds like he doesnt want to be left alone and craves your attention. Who knows what his life with his last owner was like and how much attention he got. I too would say to keep up the crate training. Also get him lots of chew toys and snacks…"
"We put in a doggy door and Limerick at 3 months was house trained in two days. I too am a stay at home mom and before we put the doggy door in Limerick had accidents all the time when I was too busy with the kids to take him out. Another labradoodle…"
"My puppy Limerick treats my children (5 and 1) like littermates but he has never growled at them. He jumps on them and nips at their clothing to get them to play with him. We are working on raising the role of the kids by having them feed Limerick.…"
"Are you cleaning out the kennel with something that eliminates all of the smell after every accident? If a dog is using the bathroom in the crate on a regular basis it is harder to stop especially if his "scent" is there."
What Type of Doodle(s) do you have? What are their names? Tell us about your doodle(s) or any other pets you have!
Limerick is an eight year old black multi-gen labradoodle. We have had him since he was a small puppy. We also have a cat, two rats, and many chickens.
Where did you get your doodle(s)?
Why did you choose a doodle rather than another breed or mix?
Many reasons, all in all they seemed to fit the best for my family.
What are Your Favorite Things to Do With Your Doodles?
cuddle, throw ball and go for walks.
Does your doodle(s) shed?
Who grooms your doodle(s)?
I just got up the courage to try grooming him myself
Would you be willing to Dog Sit on occasion for other DoodleKisses members? (You are NOT committing to anything by saying yes - you are just saying you might be willing to do this if you were acquainted with the other member and the circumstances were right.)
What a beautiful name! Welcome to DoodleKisses!!. Thank you for joining this wonderful community....I think all of us here are a "lover of life" and our doodles just make life sweeter. I love your area of the country...New Mexico is beautiful.
Welcome to doodlekisses! I hope you enjoy our community :-) This is a great place to learn, share, brag about your doodle and make friends! We have many fun groups and interesting discussions going on all the time, however, BEFORE you get started, PLEASE READ this note to new members: http://doodlekisses.com/notes/Welcome_to_Doodle_Kisses! -- it will help you get to know our site and answer many questions! Enjoy!!!