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Groodle (Golden Doodle)


Groodle profile

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A little about the Groodle (Golden Doodle) - Breed traits


The Groodle (a cross between Golden Retrievers and Poodles) is a breed that is becoming increasingly popular as a family pet, due to their low allergy coats and playful personality. They are good with children, easy to train and love to go for long walks with their families. 

The Groodle is known for its gentle, loving and friendly nature. Being a mix of the Golden Retriever and Poodle breeds, there are a variety of offspring, ranging in different sizes, colours, and coat types. Originally bred as therapy and assistance dogs.



The Golden Doodle or Groodle is predisposed to the following health conditions: Canine Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Epilepsy and Von Willebrand's disease. 

Insurance for Groodles / Golden Doodles

View our page on insurance for Groodles / Golden Doodles to see the common health issues vets describe for Cavoodles and what you should be covered for. Common health issues in Groodles / Golden Doodles covered by pet insurance.


The Groodle can have various types of coat, all depending on the parents of the dog. Ranging from a flat coat, more similar to the Golden Retriever breed, to Fleece with a soft silky texture, and wool, a more dense and curly coat. Typically this breed has a thick and curly coat, where regular brushing and maintenance is recommended particularly to avoid matting, and keep dust out of their coat.

The Groodle can come in a range of different colours also, from gold, cream, black and red.

Training & Exercise

Groodles are also known to be highly sociable, active, and quite curious! Their curiosity and high intelligence makes it easier for them to be trained as they love to learn new tricks. They also thrive off mental stimulation so daily exercise is essential to keep your Groodle occupied and happy.






Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.