How Did Goldendoodles Become a Thing?

How Did Goldendoodles Become a Thing?

Goldendoodles have been trending for quite some time now, and chances are, you know people who have one and they gush about them regularly. But what’s the big draw? Why are there Goldendoodle playgroups and a cult-like fascination with them? Let’s find out. Keep reading and learn about why and when these muppet-like dogs became a thing.

 

History of Goldendoodles

Goldendoodles are a mix of a poodle and golden retriever and were bred for a specific reason: for those with allergies to fur. Here’s why. In 1969, a breeder Monica Dickens mixed a golden retriever with a poodle to allow those people with allergies to enjoy a breed without the problem of shedding. In the 1980s, a breeder at the Royal Guide Dog Association of Australia named Wally Conron, received a letter from a woman in Hawaii who was looking for a dog