If you’ve been undecided about which dog breed to get as a pet, you’ll be happy to learn about the Teddy Bear Goldendoodle. Over the past decade, Goldendoodles in general have become extremely popular in the U.S. In fact, the current First Dog is a Goldendoodle. (Yes, doodle love even cuts across party lines.) Goldendoodles are loved for a variety of reasons — appearance, personality, intelligence — and these are all hallmarks of the Teddy Bear Goldendoodle, plus some additional special traits they possess. Let’s discover more about this wonderful dog, shall we?

To start, you may be wondering what a Teddy Bear Goldendoodle is. Well, as the following post explains, it’s not a cuddly stuffed bear, but it’s close:

What is an English “Teddy Bear” Goldendoodle?

An English “Teddy Bear” GoldenDoodle is a hybrid breed between a Poodle and an English Creme Golden Retriever. The Goldendoodle is an affectionate and gentle dog that has gained popularity since he was first developed in the 1990s. They make excellent family dogs and generally get along with everyone.

English Goldendoodles are typically very easy to train and make great companions. Goldendoodles have achieved success as versatile working dogs, including work as guide dogs, service dogs, therapy dogs, and sniffer dogs. They thrive on personal contact and love to interact. Read more at Euro Goldendoodles…

The main thing that differentiates the Teddy Bear Goldendoodle from others is that it’s derived from the English Crème Golden Retriever.

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Let’s continue our introduction to the Teddy Bear Goldendoodle in the following post:

Our Smeraglia English “Teddy Bear” Goldendoodles have not become famous for lack of good reason. Their positive personality traits are numerous — They endear themselves to everyone they meet with their friendly, intelligent, and accepting nature. Their talents extend much further. Don’t let their wonderful personality and great looks overshadow the breed’s standing as a more-than-capable therapy and service dog. Read more at Teddy Bear Goldendoodles…

Teddy Bear Goldendoodles make excellent therapy dogs and they are less allergy reactive than the majority of dog breeds. Therefore, they are a good pick for a family that needs a special dog who can meet some extra special needs.

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Before we wrap up our look at the Teddy Bear Goldendoodle, check out the following post which describes how their general appearance differs from other Goldendoodles:

So, let’s talk about their looks for a moment because that’s where the “Teddy Bear” phrase comes from. English Cream Golden Retrievers have a boxier style head and an overall boxier look about them. So, when you breed them to the Poodle, you get puppies that have more square heads and shorter noses, creating the “Teddy Bear” look. Read more at Platinum Goldendoodles…

If you are fortunate enough to add a Teddy Bear Goldendoodle to your family, you will quickly learn why they are so beloved — especially if you have individuals with special needs in your household.