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Bonnie and Kona
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  • Kaneohe, HI
  • United States
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search function

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adina P Jul 10. 6 Replies

Is anyone else having trouble with the search function for DK? I'm trying to look up something about glucosamine and nothing shows up so I tried to look up Lisa, Daisy and Dexter because I know they…Continue

stinky doodle

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa, Daisy & Dexter Apr 26. 7 Replies

When Owen was a pup... not sure how old but I am thinking around 6 months... he was soo stinky! It was like he had B.O. It wasn't his breath or something he had rolled in. It was persistent and…Continue

Doodle Paw Cupcakes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gracie, Jade, & Barkley Dec 7, 2015. 15 Replies

I saw this on Facebook and thought there are some great bakers out there who could make these darling things!…Continue

Jennifer of Jennifer and Jack

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pat and Traveler Jul 11, 2014. 44 Replies

UPDATE: JENNIFER'S SURGERY POSTPONED Jennifer just posted on Facebook that her surgery has been postponed. It sounds like issues with the FDA. It could be on or two more weeks waiting. Hoping she is…Continue

 

Welcome, Bonnie and Kona

Latest Activity

Bonnie and Kona replied to Britni Rampton's discussion Wellness New Packaging in the group The Food Group
"Thank you for the information. We use Simple also. "
yesterday
Bonnie and Kona replied to Joani, Skadi & Elli's discussion Arthritis in my darlin' dood
"What a cutie-girl! "
Tuesday
Bonnie and Kona commented on Laurie, Fudge, and Vern's blog post Fireworks and Doodles, Oh My!
"Miraculously the fireworks here were very short for the 4th. Unfortunately New Year's Eve was a week-long war zone. The street was filled with debris and smoke drifted through the nights into the mornings. I sympathize with you completely and…"
Jul 13
Bonnie and Kona replied to Joani, Skadi & Elli's discussion Arthritis in my darlin' dood
"Skadi is so beautiful!!! I am following this thread just because Kona is very slow in getting up and down at age 11. I have no good ideas for you and am selfishly hoping to get some from your post. Best of health to your pretty girl."
Jul 13
Bonnie and Kona replied to Milo's discussion Hello everyone!
"Happy to see you are here again! Milo is such a cutie!"
Jul 13
Adina P replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion search function
"I'm still waiting for a response from tech support, but they are looking into it."
Jul 10
Bonnie and Kona replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion search function
"Oops"
Jul 7
Karen, Jasper and Jackdoodle replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion search function
"LOL, you can't delete it now that it has responses, but you can close it. :) "
Jul 7
Bonnie and Kona replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion search function
"Thank you Karen. I just read the other discussion and came here to delete my discussion. Sorry"
Jul 7
Bonnie and Kona replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion search function
"Thank you Karen. I just read the other discussion and came here to delete my discussion. Sorry"
Jul 7
Karen, Jasper and Jackdoodle replied to Bonnie and Kona's discussion search function
"Yes, we have another discussion going on about it right now. Adina is aware. Try searching in the main forum instead of the general DK search, or try the Health Group. You can search individual groups and…"
Jul 7
Bonnie and Kona posted a discussion

search function

Is anyone else having trouble with the search function for DK? I'm trying to look up something about glucosamine and nothing shows up so I tried to look up Lisa, Daisy and Dexter because I know they were recently discussing Daisy's need for glucosamine and nothing came up. Is it just me? See More
Jul 7
Bonnie and Kona replied to Kerry's discussion Hello :)
"Welcome to DK! You are getting the cutest baby ever! What a darling doodle! I hope you enjoy checking out the various groups. There is great information and lots of fun to be had here! "
Jul 3
Bonnie and Kona replied to D Edmundson's discussion Do you think our boy may be on his way to a wavy doodle coat in the group From Pup to Adult
"He’s adorable! It looks to me like he’ll be very doodly! He is already and they don’t get less doodly. "
Jun 28
Bonnie and Kona commented on Nancie & Gracie Doodle's blog post Sweet GracieDoodle Passed Away February 21, 2018
"Oh Nancie! They could not be cuter!"
Jun 21
Bonnie and Kona commented on Nancie & Gracie Doodle's blog post Sweet GracieDoodle Passed Away February 21, 2018
"I am looking forward to seeing photos of Nellie! Gracie was one of a kind, but I am sure Nellie will grab your heart soon. Blessings. "
Jun 14

Profile Information

What Type of Doodle(s) do you have? What are their names? Tell us about your doodle(s) or any other pets you have!
We have an F1 English Goldendoodle, Kona.

We had researched Goldendoodles for several years and were intrigued by the idea of having the wonderful temperament of a Golden Retriever combined with less shedding. Kona has been a wonderful addition to our family. He has been the easiest dog to train due to his remarkable intelligence and eagerness to please. We are also pretty sure he speaks English fluently. His dam was a blue poodle and sire an English Golden Retriever. Kona is very gentle and calm. He does love to play but when he isn't involved in activities he is content to rest quietly. When asked to do so he obeys easily. Kona loves to fetch and is by far the best dog we have ever had at dropping the ball or toy for us. Amazing. Our other dogs seemed to believe the name of that game was Keep Away. Clearly a problem with the trainers (us) but Kona wants to play badly enough he brings the toy right back and drops it for more fun. We are thrilled to have a doodle.

On Oct 24, 2010 we picked out a new puppy from Kona's sire and a white poodle dam to give to our DD who lives with us. Owen is cream with apricot "highlights".
Where did you get your doodle(s)?
Breeder
Why did you choose a doodle rather than another breed or mix?
less shedding, love the Golden Retriever temperament
What are Your Favorite Things to Do With Your Doodles?
My husband runs Kona 3-5 miles 4-5 times a week. Kona loves to fetch inside and outside. He cuddles on the bed but doesn't sleep with us. I enjoy brushing and grooming him and checking his feet after his runs. It's great bonding time for us. Kona and Owen are a riot to watch as they wrestle and play. Both fetch and have fun.
Does your doodle(s) shed?
Nope!
Who grooms your doodle(s)?
I do.
Favorite Doodle Products?
Les Pooches green brush
Relationship Status:
Married
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.)
Yes



 

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Bonnie and Kona's Blog

Vet visits

Posted on November 6, 2013 at 8:27pm 35 Comments

Last Thursday we made an appointment to establish the dogs at a vet and to have Kona's ears examined. He had a double ear infection because while I was on the mainland for two weeks, no one remembered to take care of doodle ears. It's only his second ear infection in six years. Vet visit #1.

Then the crazies happened. On Friday at the beach Kona's eye became bright red and then it was white and swollen! We rushed him to the vet. He had a laceration on his inner eyelid. So very…

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Doodles in Hawaii

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 11:30pm 42 Comments

We have been in Hawaii since July 3 and 4. Moving to Hawaii with dogs is incredibly complicated and stressful. For four months I fretted and worried that I would not cross every t and dot every i and my precious doodles would be quarantined! I worried so much I could not actually talk about it. My DD and I would begin a conversation regarding all that needed to be done to get them there and I would have to stop and take a break. Hawaii has no rabies so in order to keep it that way dog owners…

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Jennifer needs our help (Jennifer and Jack)

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 5:00pm 24 Comments

As many of you know, Jennifer (of Jennifer and Jack) has serious health issues. She was sent to National Jewish Hospital last year to try to find help for her Cystic Fibrosis and other unrelated chronic conditions. They discovered a hole in her heart and attempted to repair that with some serious consequences.

Jennifer has the opportunity to be at National Jewish again, and I am hoping some of her friends at DK can help her out. She was supposed to be in Colorado for a short time but…

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Kona's tail -- CUT SHORT

Posted on May 15, 2013 at 5:00pm 261 Comments

Several weeks ago I noticed Kona had a sore on his tail. It got to be the size of an almond with a black dot in the center. I took him to the vet. A new vet I had never seen before put him on a course of antibiotics. When the 10 day course finished the wound looked the same.

My regular vet saw him this time and…

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At 5:37pm on July 15, 2016, Barbie said…

Yes, time does fly. Isn't it funny that Kona used to remind us of Hercules (my Portie), and now he has the phantom coat like Zeus? Kona and Owen have stolen my heart too. Please give them a big hug from me. :O)

At 1:58am on July 14, 2016, Barbie said…

Is Kona the 90-pounder and Owen the 75-pounder?  They are both still squeezably adorable! My Zeus resembles Kona's phantom coloring and he's 90 lbs. - can't believe my kid is 5 years old now. Gosh, your hairy kids don't look their age either.

At 5:26pm on June 24, 2016, Kiwi said…
Oh ok. He is so cute. Mine was going to be 15 this year. I was almost thinking they could have been siblings! Thanks for the info!
At 8:16pm on January 31, 2016, Katie Mattson said…
Hey! Thank you all for taking the time to respond! Sooo we changed ozzies food back to the original and he only threw up 3 times in the week that we were gone! I'm still a little nervous, as that's definitely not normal. But it's an improvement from last week! I'm going to get him into the vet this week and see what they have to say! Thank you all again!!
At 5:35pm on January 25, 2016, Sally M said…
Hi Bonnie! You ARE in Hawaii...and on Oahu (my favorite island). Thanks for friend request. I look foward to talking about Doods and Paradise. Take care, Sally
At 6:44pm on January 13, 2016, Janet & Jaxson said…
Thanks for the response. I wish you both the best. I know from reading old posts that she has chronic migraines. How do you like Hawaii as opposed to the mainland? Do you have any tips for getting Jaxson ready for the 5 Day or Less Quarantine Program? We did his blood test last week.
At 11:03am on December 24, 2015, charlotte bednarsh said…

Thank you so much for the encouragement.  I think your daughter in law has a great idea.  Paz's trainer selects the therapy dogs for Sloan Kettering, so I'm sure she could make the arrangements when Paz gets a clean bill of health.  Have a wonderful, safe and peaceful holiday.

At 6:53am on January 22, 2015, Miss Ellie said…

Poor Kona...Ellie does the very same thing...and her dinner time is 5pm as well...it usually begins about 4:30ish and she starts to ask for her dinner and it just breaks my heart...half an hour must feel like a lifetime to our sweet dogs...nice chatting with you Bonnie...please give Kona a big hug from Ellie and I.

At 5:59pm on January 21, 2015, Miss Ellie said…

Awww...Bonnie you are so very sweet...thank you so much for your kind words about my girl...doodle hugs to you and Kona...XO

At 5:39pm on November 3, 2014, Laurie, Fudge, and Vern said…

Bonnie, I am just reading your comment to me. I am so behind :) I have been walking since I broke my toes....LOL! Yes, they are much better. How are you doing? How is your family?

 
 
 

 

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