November 15, 2017
Welcome to the Weekly Update at Lamgo Farms! We’re so excited you stopped by to see just what is happening both on the farm and with our puppies.
Time is flying by! Thanksgiving is already next week and we have both puppies going home and new puppies scheduled to be born! So much to be thankful for this year. We have some beautiful puppies, awesome owners, two brand new babies and some new things on the horizon coming up in our puppy supply line from ChowChairs from Lamgo Farms.
We are currently experienceing some health issues with one of our children. We have several specialists we will be seeing over the next 2 to 4 weeks and would love your prayers for complete healing and direction for treatment. I know our son would greatly appreciate it!
Right now we are getting puppy packets to gather, working cattle, continuing to upgrade our puppy run and facilities and doing some much needed changes to our website. So, even though we get sad when puppies leave us. . .we have plenty to keep us busy.
Starting off our count down to Thanksgiving by sharing how very thankful we are to be able to have Lamgo Farms, breed such wonderful puppies and to be able to meet so many wonderful customers. Thank you from all of Lamgo’s!!!! Now, before I start to sing or cry. . .let’s hop on down to see just what is happening in each of your litters.
CURRENT and Next Season’s Breeding Schedule: (this is our Fall/Winter 2017 and Spring/Summer 2018 schedule)
Here is what we have now and 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:
We had a wonderful puppy picking this past Saturday. Thank you to everyone for making the trip to come and see us! I’m so excited that everyone received the puppy perfect for their family. A lot has happened since picking. The puppies have had their first set of shots and all did well. They also received their final deworming and are now fully weaned. No more visits from momma. Today marked the first day everyone was on solid food. We have split the puppies into two whelping boxes now. Orange, Pink, Black and Green in one and Yellow, red, purple and blue in the other. They do get together for play time. Separating them now allows first of all for a more clean environment because with less puppies, they do not gobble down their food as a competition. Less gobbling means less poopy mess and less poopy mess means more room to romp and play when they are inside their whelping box. I think we have paired good personalities together so we don’t see anyone trying to dominate the others.
What Happens Next:
Crate training starts Thursday!!! I like to wait a few days after their shots to make sure we do not add any stress. Here is our buddy list: Red/Purple, Blue/Yellow, Pink/Orange, Black/Green. We’ll do this for Thursday through Sunday and then Monday they will all move to their own crate. For those going home on Tuesday and Wednesday- your puppies will stay in my bedroom with me for some extra special care to make sure they are ready to go home on time. Everyone else will have plenty of time to be ready to go home on Saturday. We are going outside on Friday to begin our bell potty training. Because of the busy training schedule- we will not have video next week but will have your personal photo collages emailed to you.
Puppy pick up:
I’m up late tonight working on your pick up instructions. I will email you tonight or sometime tomorrow with instructions as to just what is happening at pick up along with all the contents of your puppy packet which will hopefully answer a few questions I’ve seen coming in the past few days.
Puppy Pickup is scheduled for Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10 am. We have a few picking up on Tuesday and Wednesday (let me know if you need to change your date).
Tuesday, November 21
Wednesday, November 22
Saturday, November 25
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.
(past Maybelline/Paddington puppy- black turning dark chocolate- wavy coat)
Brie/Duke F1bb Medium
6 girls, Born October 22, 2017
Going home December 16, 2017
What is Happening Now: (**Please check the picking schedule below for a few time changes)
Oh these potatoes!!! Well, that’s what my girls call them because they look like a bunch of potatoes laying side by side. Eyes are finally open and oh these poor babies now have to listen to my singing. The puppies listen to the radio (94.9 KLTY to be exact) all day and then listen to white noise to go to bed. Brie is still nursing and caring for them while my girls and a few of my boys are holding them getting them all ready to socialize on puppy picking day. The puppies received their first deworming last week and now that they are 3 weeks old, we will be introducing them to their first food called Gruel. Gruel is a little recipe I make taking premium puppy food, milk replacer, a nutritional supplement and warm water and blending it up into an oatmeal consistency. OH, they love it! They wear it! They lick it off of each other!!!
What Happens Next:
During week 4 we should see more personalities emerge as they begin to play with each other. They are still sleeping and nursing most of the time- but by this week, they will start moving around and exploring their surroundings. Week 5 will do our temperament testing and you will have the results prior to puppy picking. You will be receiving an email from me during week 4 which will have directions to Lamgo Farms as well as puppy picking instructions to prepare you for your visit and hopefully answer any questions you have.
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. Due to a few people moving around- some of the times have changed on our puppy picking time. Please take a look at the new schedule and let me know if your time still works for you.
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)
Parker/Squishy F1bb Pockets (white, cream- 8-16 lbs) (This is Parker’s second litter but Squishy’s first- so we do not have past puppy pictures for a litter for the two of them together. Parker was partnered with Paddington last year which gave us beautiful cream and peanut butter colored wavy coats- just larger in size due to Paddington’s larger size.)
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.
Parker is doing great! Still active and playing around like normal. Her belly is growing and we’ll schedule a prenatal X-ray for a puppy count to be done hopefully on Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Parker is now in the puppy nursery and we are watching her closely for any signs of impending labor. Signs of labor include panting and nesting (gathering things to make her big bed). Active labor is signaled by shaking and heavy panting. The next stage is contractions and then the delivery of the babies. Once labor has begun- I will email you and make the announcement on Facebook. Updates will be made on our Facebook page. Pictures will be emailed 24 hrs after delivery.
- on Hold
- Wait list: Gilliam
Jules/Paddington F2b Mini’s (red- 20-30 lbs) Litter Full
Yep, still waiting- although a few of our other dogs who we will not be breeding this cycle are starting to cycle. So, that usually means it’s any time now!!! Our scheduled time was October/November. So, just in the waiting game right now. The up and down weather pattern can cause some delays- so I’ll keep you posted!
- Lamgo Farms First pick
- Swearingen (double listed on Beasley’s litter)
- 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, Mercado
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)
- 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 email@example.com 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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