My kids have been begging me for a dog for a very long time, so I finally caved in and started the search for the best family dog. I am a little OCD when it comes to keeping my house clean, so a non-shedding dog was a must. I also wanted a dog that would be really good with kids and easy to train. After hours, days, weeks, and even months of research, I decided that I wanted a godlendoodle or labradoodle. They are a bit more pricey than other dogs, but I figured that since we are going to have this dog be a part of our family for the next 15 years, that I could invest some money and get the breed I wanted. When it comes to buying a dog, being thrifty is not always a good thing. A good breeder will make sure to breed healthy dogs that hopefully won't cost the owner a small fortune in vet bills. I looked at the local shelter first, but did not find the right dog for our family. I know there are great dogs at shelters, but I had my heart set on a medium goldendoodle or labradoodle. After weeks of searching, I found a medium Australian Labradoodle who was perfect for our family. Labradoodles are the dogs that look like teddy bears, so it is easy to fall in love with them.
Meet Toby, our beautiful Australian Labradoodle. He is now 6 months old and we are working on obedience training. He is doing great with his training, but like all dogs, gets into trouble. I have decided to start my own dog shaming photos whenever he does something particularly stupid. It is a good thing for him that he is so cute.