November 1, 2017
Thank you for visiting our Update on the Farm this week! We have so much going on right now- I’ll try to tackle as much as I can for you. The puppies are all growing and we are actually already getting our Christmas packets ready for puppies going home during the holidays! Yep, it’s that time of year again. I just wish someone would tell the State of Texas that it is Fall! We had several glorious days this past week and weekend. And tomorrow we’ll be close to 100 degrees.
To cope, we’ve turned on the A/C full blast and are playing the Hallmark channel for all of their Christmas programing. It looks cold outside, so we’re drinking hot cocoa and pretending as best as we can.
It will be a week of summer and then we expect temps to fall a little again. Lord help us! As you can tell, we are cold weather people- and apparently so are our dogs, cats, chickens, horses, cows and buffalo. We all get a little spring in our step when it’s cold.
To help things along, our sweet daughter, Melissa has prayed and asked God for a white Christmas. I kind of pay attention to Melly’s prayer requests because one year she really wanted snow on her birthday in February and would you believe that we had 13″ of snow??? It was the best present EVER! Of course, some of our puppy owners may not have thought so. That was a difficult year getting puppies home!
Oh, I’m always a little to quick to complain when things aren’t going quite my way, but I sit here and look around at all of our beautiful animals and our wonderful children and the glorious mess of it all and I can’t help but smile and be thankful. What would we do without all of them?
Thank you all for joining us on this journey and we can’t wait to see just which puppy you take home! Now, let’s not wait until it actually snows to see just what is happening in each of your litters. Just scroll down to find out.
CURRENT and Next Season’s Breeding Schedule: (this is our Fall/Winter 2017 and Spring/Summer 2018 schedule)
Here is what we have planned:
Maybelline/Paddington Mini Double Doodles
Maybelline gave birth to 5 boys and 3 girls October 3. Girls are purple, pink and light green collars. The rest are boys. Puppies going home November 25.
What’s Happening Now:
The puppies are now 4 weeks old and thriving! Those little personalities are coming out and each one of these babies is absolutely incredible! The puppies are now getting their teeth and are trying out some hard kibble. They still have gruel twice a day plus some nursing time with momma. They’ll be getting another deworming tomorrow. They are busy playing with each other and their toys. They just love people! I can’t wait for each of you to meet your new puppy! Each of you should have received 2 emails. The first is directions to the farm and the second is your puppy picking instructions. I know, I tend to write a lot- but if you could read those instructions- that would better prepare you for your appointment as well as answer some questions I’m sure you have already. If you did NOT receive your emails- please send me a text message at 817-366-7995.
What Happens Next:
Next week we will do our temperament testing on Wednesday and the results will be emailed Thursday evening. This will allow you to view new video and review testing results prior to your puppy picking appointment. At the end of the 5th week, the puppies will be fully weaned and ready for training. Crate training does not start until 6 1/2 weeks.
Puppy Picking is Saturday, November 11, 2017. All times listed are CST. If you need to set up a long distance pick- please send me a message.
- Bueno – 10am
- Thrift- 11am
- Calvert- 12pm
- Ecklund- 1pm
- Shivdasan- 2pm
- Peery- 3pm
- Eckert- 4pm- long distance pick
- McCutcheon- 5pm visitation
The Double Doodle: F1 Mini Chocolate Labradoodle mixed with an F1b Mini Red Goldendoodle. Puppies will be a chocolate/red color with a wavy coat that matures between 25-35 lbs.
Brie/Duke F1bb Medium
6 girls, Born October 22, 2017
Going home December 16, 2017
What is Happening Now:
Brie is recovering nicely from her c-section that helped her deliver the final 3 puppies. Unfortunately, we have ended up losing all three of the boys. I know there were some of you who had your hearts set on a boy and we are just devastated for you. Two of the boys were very tiny and the third started fading so we began bottle feeding. Momma always knows. Brie would push him from the pile of puppies and we would pick him up, feed him and put him back. God gives them a sense to know when things aren’t right and in the end, after 5 days of bottle feeding, the Lord allowed him to pass in his sleep next to momma. This is never how we want to start a progress report. But we wanted you all to know just what has been happening over this past week and give you the assurance that the remaining 6 girls are all healthy and growing and doing wonderfully! The Vet as always fell in love with them. Since there are now only 6 puppies. Each one on the list will get a puppy- but there are only girls. I held off on bringing anyone from the wait list over so we do have enough. Please do email or message me if this is an issue for you and we will go over your options.
The puppies are growing and we clearly have a few chunk O’ Monks! The smallest is the bright blue collar girl. She is gaining about 20 grams a day, which is more than we could even expect. She’s just smaller than the others. She is also darker and has some beautiful markings. White on her head, chest and even the tip of her tail! Pink girl is the fat baby! And she’s always crying like she needs just a little more. Ahhh, my kind of gal. Haha! I’ve always marveled at Brie’s puppies. They have the most beautiful coats and temperaments. I suppose they are one of my favorites because they are the most calm and easy to train. That sounds really good to me right now with our babies and the impending holidays.
Right now the puppies are simply sleeping and nursing. The collar colors are pink, bright blue, yellow, orange (kind of looks peach), bright lime green, and purple.
What Happens Next:
Right now the puppies’ eyes and ears are both closed. They use their sense of smell to locate momma. Around day 14 we will see those first eyes opening. We’ll take pictures once all eyes are open. Once the eyes open, we allow our kiddos to hold and socialize them. Up until that point, only my husband and I handle the puppies. I will be sending out another email with revisions on times for the final few picking spots as we had a cancellation.
Puppy Picking for this litter is Saturday, December 2, 2017 (times will be listed in your email). Puppy pick up is Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10 am.
Brie/Duke’s Baley (click link for baby pics)
Brie/Duke’s Emmie (click on link for baby pics)
Nala (Brie/Duke’s 2014 puppy) (clink on link for baby pics)
Jules/Paddington F2b Mini’s (red- 20-30 lbs) Litter Full
We are currently waiting this cycle to arrive October/November. Which would give us puppies going home around February/March 2018.
- Lamgo Farms First pick
- Swearingen (double listed on Beasley’s litter)
- Woodward (double listed)
- Wait list: Hayman, Shivdasani, Assing, Atit (more on waitlist not listed)
Sammy/Paddington F3 Mini’s (white, cream, peanut butter coloring 25-35 lbs)
Sammy is expected to cycle around December. If she cycle’s on time, she will have puppies around February which will have them going home around April. Sammy is known for cycling off schedule. So, this could change if she follows all the other females. We’ll keep you in informed.
- Holding for Hayman
- Manor (double listed)
- Wait list: Kuyrkendall
Parker/Squishy F1bb Pockets (white, cream- 8-16 lbs)
Parker is expecting puppies due November 24th. I estimate puppies will go home late January or early February. Once puppies are born, I’ll have the exact going home day and puppy picking day so you can plan.
- Scroggins- waiting to confirm
- Wait list: Gilliam
Mrs. Beasley/Burton F1b Petites (all shades of red- both curly and wavy- 16-20 lbs)- LIST FULL!
Beasley usually cycles in the winter around December. We’ll keep you posted!!! Puppies should go home around March/April
- Swearingen (double listed)
- Young/Neal (double listed)
- Deggs (double listed)
Past Beasley/Burton puppies
Snowflake/Burton English F1 Mini Goldendoodles (35-45 lbs)
Snowflake and Burton had their first litter this past year. All were a “peanut butter” color with beautiful soft cotton wavy coats and blocky heads. We are excited to watch them grow! Snowflake should have her next breeding cycle in January which will mean puppies will go home around May/June 2018.
- Lamgo Farms first pick
- Manor (double listed)
(Past litter- all now home)
Lina/Paddington F1bb Medium Goldendoodles (40-55 lbs) (Light red or a Peanut butter color with both wavy and curly coats). This is the same generation as Professor Raman who is from our Brie/Duke litter.
- LF hold
- Churman hold
- Manor (double listed)
- Bhavsar (double listed)
What breedings to you have coming up? Please scroll down to the “Next Season’s Breeding Schedule” to see what will be bred and what picking spots are open.
How do I know if you have any open picking spots in a particular litter? Scroll down until you see your desired litter. Any available picking spots will be listed as “open.”
How do I reserve a picking spot? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with “deposit” in the subject line. Note which litter and number on the picking spot you prefer. Include your name, mailing address, phone number and any preferences you may have for your puppy. Then go to our pricing/payment page at LamgoFarms.com to place your deposit of $250.
Are Deposits refundable? Unfortunately, due to the high demand of our puppies, we no longer refund deposits. If for some reason we do not have enough puppies born to provide for every owner- your deposit can be transferred to your next desired litter. The $250 is a picking spot reservation. This also helps us weed out those who are not serious about taking home one of our puppies.
Do you have any paperwork we need to complete? Since our puppies are Reserved almost a year in advance- we will spend that time getting to know each of you and will be offering the proper education to make sure you are fully prepared to bring home your puppy. When placing a deposit, please include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number and any preferences you may have. Once you place your deposit, I will email you your purchase contract which also serves as your receipt. You will need to sign and email this back to me. You will also receive a suggested supply list as well as our Health Warranty. The Health Warranty is not due back until 30 days after you take your puppy home.
Do you choose the puppy for us or can we choose our own puppy? You will be asked to visit the Farm at your puppy picking appointment and will be given an hour to choose your puppy. The choice is yours. Please understand that we cannot guarantee gender availability. When it comes to our donated therapy/service dogs, we will choose the top two for you and then you can make your choice out of those.
Can we visit Lamgo Farms for allergy testing or just to see the dogs? Every puppy owner that has placed a deposit is invited to the farm between weeks 5 and 6 for a puppy picking appointment. If unable to attend- we can send extra video and pictures or FaceTime the appointment. Unfortunately- we do not allow other visitors due to the health risk for our puppies and dogs as well as for the safety of our family. If you wish to have allergy testing- it’s best to find a doodle owner and see if you can tolerate that particular generation of doodle. We have several pictures, video as well as slide shows showing our grounds, parents and past puppies. You may also visit our Facebook page and join our open forum to communicate with any of our past owners about their experience with Lamgo Farms. We welcome your questions!
Do you do temperament testing? Yes, all puppies are tested at week 5 and the results are emailed prior to your puppy picking appointment.
Do you take weekly pictures of your puppies? Yes, The first week is simply a group photo but individual pictures are taken weekly starting at week 2. Video is taken weekly starting at week 3 and concludes at week 7.
Are your puppies socialized? Yes! We now have 7 children. Ages 21, 16, 15, 13, 9, 1 and 3 months old. We homeschool and are able to hold, socialize using sensory stimulation as well as play with and cuddle your puppy several times a day which prepares them for any home environment.
When do the puppies come home? Puppies are ready to go home on the Saturday between weeks 7 and 8.
Do you have a Health Warranty? Yes, Lamgo Farms has a 2 year warranty over hips and eyes.
Do you Health Test your Breeding dogs? Some are OFA tested but not all. After consulting an Animal Orthopedic doctor- we learned that these tests do not offer the assurance that puppies will not have hip issues. A good line of breeding stock along with cross breeding and proper care of the puppy will protect and prevent hip issues.
Do you allow boarding after the release date of the puppy? Unfortunately, we are unable to keep your puppy past the pick up date. You will be notified within 24 hours after the birth as to your picking appointment time as well as puppy pick up date/time/information. This will allow you at least 7 weeks to make pick up arrangements. Pick up is on a Saturday between 10-11am. We do sometimes offer a Friday pick up by appointment. Lamgo Farms is closed on Sundays and cannot do picking appointments or pick up appointments at that time.
Do you fly puppies out of state? At this time, we only fly during the months of November through May. Our summer months are too hot to fly. Flying is an additional $450.
What is included in the price of the puppy? An awesome Lamgo Farms PUPPY. . . complete puppy packet: Crate, potty training bells, nutritional supplement, toys, treats, scented blanket from littermates, training material, folder with health records, pedigree, etc, emailed photo collage of your puppy as well as a 10 lb bucket of premium puppy food that will last a few months.
What is your pricing?
Double Doodles (mini Labradoodle/mini goldendoodle cross): $2,100
Goldendoodles (Standard, Medium and miniature): $1,850 (increasing to $1,950 1/1/18)
Goldendoodles (Petite, Micro mini’s): $2,000 (increasing to $2,100 1/1/18)
Goldendoodles (Pocket): $2,500
Do you offer discounts: Yes, we offer a $300 discount for our Military owners. Once a year we also offer donation dogs for those medically requiring therapy or service dogs. Please email me your circumstance and we will pray and ask God for the answer.
Do you have a Spay/Neuter clause? Yes. All of our puppies are sold with our contract stating all males must be neutered before 5 months old and females must be spayed before 6 months old. We no longer sell for breeding purposes.
What sets Lamgo Farms apart from other Goldendoodle breeders? First, having 14 years experience in breeding Goldendoodles- we have learned quite a bit about what to breed to create the perfect doodle for every coat type and personality desired as well as our dedication to each litter. Living on a farm and homeschooling allows us to constantly lay hands on the puppies and give them the ultimate care they need and you desire in a breeder. We care greatly for our puppies and owners and strive to give that personal touch to every one and puppy that comes our way. We also trust God to give us the perfect puppy you desire. We pray over every breeding and puppy and are genuinely blessed with the ability to raise these fluffy friends.
Future Breedings: 2018/19
Maybelline/Paddington Double Doodles (usually goes home around Thanksgiving/Christmas)
2 Red Mini litters (combinations TBD) Usually goes home early 2019
Sammy/Paddington F3, Parker/Squishy Pockets- Winter/Spring 2018/19
Brie/Duke F1bb Mini/Mediums (Christmas 2019)
Snowflake/Burton F1 Mini’s (May/June 2019)
Lina/Paddington F1bb Mediums (May/June 2019)
New additions: Bella (Brie/Bison baby) and Charmin (Duke/Daphne baby)
Retiring: Daphne, Mrs. Beasley, Sammy will retire within the next 2 years. Buffy is no longer a candidate as a breeder.
Pictures and Video: When we do have puppies. . .Pictures will be uploaded in our photo gallery at photos.lamgofarms.com and on our Facebook page. Video will be located on our Youtube channel at Happenings at lamgo Farms. Weekly pictures will start at week 2 and Video will start to be taken when puppies are three weeks old.
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