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A lot of purebred breesers don’t like Doodles because they say that breeders are creating mixed breed dogs, when there are already too many mixed breed dogs in shelters that need homes. Obviously, many people are buying Doodlesninstead of pirebreds from breeders, which I’m sure they don’t appreciate either.
In any case, theres no denying that some of them are very cute and some alao have good temperaments.
What I’ve always wondered about is, how many Golden Doodles suffer from the same medical issues as Goldens and do they have a high rate of cancer, like Goldens? For anyone who has owned a Goldendoodle for a long time, have you experienced any health problems?
 

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I'm not a Doodle owner. But I would think any genetic based disease could be carried into the next generation regardless of the other gene pool.

I would suggest to run through the DNA screening gamut to ease your mind along with conversations with your Vet.

Otherwise....love the dog, care for it well, feed it well, exercise and annual immuo with Vet visits.
 

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If something is genetic, then yes, the odds are that mixes of that breed can inherit health issues.

The main issue I have with designer dogs is that most people breed with no more thought in mind than "boy dog + girl dog = puppies to sell" (I'll grant you that there are also too many people breeding purebreds the same way), and cross breeds that are so unlike each other that there is no real predictability on how the resulting offspring will look or act, and then insist that mixed breeds are inherently somehow better, healthier, and whatever than the purebreds that went into them.
 

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As a "anti" doodle dog or designer dog person I can tell you that it is NOT because the market cuts into the purebred dog market. Most of the breeders I know have their litters sold out before puppies are born or just after birth and most are not making any profit on selling puppies.

The anti Designer/Doodle attitude is due to the fact that most Doodle breeders do NO health testing on the parent dogs. NO OFA for hips or elbows, NO testing for poodle seizure disorders, NO CERF for eyes, NO testing for heart deffects; NO testing of any kind. Most owners of health tested and lineage tested pure bred dogs are NOT going to breed out of breed.. to make designer dogs. The result is most designer dogs are back yard bred for MONEY and not for betterment of (or creation of) a new breed with consistent health standards and consistent breed standards.

I know of someone who spent $3000 for a Labradoodle. At 2 years old the dog came down with skin allergies and Addison's disease. I know of another that died suddenly of heart failure in front of his 5 year old owner. They are just as prone to dysplastic hips as either untested parent and then there is cancer. The latest fad in a nearby area is Bernerdoodles.. and they often live only as long as the Bernese Mountain dog parents.. 6-7 years.

This is not to say that pure bred dogs, even when from health tested lines and parents, never have health issues. They do but much more rarely and the breeder is there ready to replace that dog with another puppy and to advise and help their buyers for the life of the dog and often for less than that designer dog with no testing cost.
 
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