Weekly Update December 20, 2017

 

December 20, 2017

Welcome to this week’s Update at Lamgo Farms!  I’m so happy you’ve stopped by to see just what is happening with our puppies, kiddos and farm this week.

Well, it WAS beginning to look a little like Christmas on the farm last week.  But after today, I’m not really sure what season we’re in.  The A/C was on full blast today and will be again tomorrow just in time for temperatures to fall back into the 20’s on Christmas Day.  I’m sure the puppies are just as confused as we are this season.  But hey, it keeps us busy right?

If you’ve tried messaging me on Facebook or emailing this week, you’ve received messages and replies letting you know that we will be unavailable as I will be taking off from the internet during this Christmas week and will be returning on January 4th.  I will pop in next Wednesday and Thursday to make sure everyone is updated on our current litters and give our Parker puppy owners their puppy picking instructions.  If you are still waiting for a returned email or paperwork. . .thank you so much for your patience and know I will be continuing to work starting with our current litters and will move down the line.  

The new lists will be posted on our January 3rd update!  Some overflow and early deposits will be listed, but otherwise, we will have plenty of picking spots in our Fall 2018 through Summer 2019 seasons.  Yay!  I will accept deposits on these litters after January 1.

For those continuing to pray for our son, Matthew. . .thank you!!!  God has been so gracious in holding us and giving us peace just when we need it.  Matthew has been feeling much better since his neurologist started him on a few medications.  Because his vision has not returned fully- he will be having a spinal tap tomorrow to check the pressure in his brain.  Please pray for a quick and painless procedure with minimal side effects.  

 

I will be with him at the hospital all day with Matthew- but my husband has taken the day off to watch the babies while the kiddos tend to the puppies.  It’s always been a family business and everyone pitches in!

 

Now, before I start down another bunny trail…let’s hop on down to see just what is happening in each of your litters!  For those on the Lina list. . .you’ll want to check out your portion of the update!

(Thank you Bueno family for this updated picture of “Poppins” one of our Double doodle puppies- adorable!)


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:

 


 

Parker/Squishy F1bb Pockets- Litter Reserved

Parker had 3 girls and 2 boys on Friday, November 24, 2017.  Picking for this litter is January 6, 2018 and pick up is Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10am.

 

Parker’s Photo Gallery

What is Happening Now:

These sweet nuggets are now 4 weeks old and just the cutest things ever!  They are playful and walking and talking.  Parker spends most of there time outside of the whelping box and goes in to nurse.  They will now have more awake moments throughout the day.  We are continuing to socialize the puppies by holding them- laying them on their backs and touching certain pressure points to stimulate them.

What Happens Next:

Now that their little personalities are emerging- we will get ready for temperament testing during week 5.  Temperament testing will be on Wednesday, January 3 with the results emailed to each owner on Thursday, January 4.  I will be sending emails with puppy picking instructions along with directions to the farm next Wednesday, December 27.  Most questions will be answered in that email.

Puppy picking for this litter is scheduled for Saturday, January 6.  Puppies will be going home Saturday, January 20 at 10am.

  1. Scroggins- 10am
  2. West- 11am
  3. Andrews- 12pm (Long distance)
  4. Hendrichson- 1pm (Long distance)
  5. Bottenfield- 2pm (Long distance)

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Mrs. Beasley/Burton F1b Petites (all shades of red- both curly and wavy- 16-20 lbs)- LIST FULL! 

Mrs. Beasley has now completed all inseminations.  We will now wait for another 2 weeks to confirm pregnancy.  As with humans, there are some signs and symptoms to look for such as morning sickness that lasts a few days, a little nesting and with my momma dogs. . .they like to hang around me more during those first few weeks.

Right now I’m setting a due date for February 7.  Puppies should go home around March 31.  Please keep in mind that much like humans, puppies can be born a week before or after this due date therefore- going home dates can change.  Once the puppies are born, we will have the exact picking times and pick up times for you.

  1. L.F.
  2. Cordes
  3. Swearingen  (double listed)
  4. Young/Neal
  5. Deggs (double listed)
  6. Rodriguez
  7. Woodward
  8. O’Brien
  9. Garrett
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Burton

Past Beasley/Burton puppies

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Sammy/Paddington F3 Mini’s (white, cream, peanut butter coloring 25-35 lbs) Litter Reserved

Sammy has now completed the majority of her inseminations.  We will conclude these sessions on Friday.  Sammy can be tricky as sometimes she starts her cycle and then stalls and then resumes again.  We can’t be certain of pregnancy until 2 weeks after her final insemination.  Once I complete her round of inseminations- I will have a due date for you!

  1.  White
  2.  Rinehart
  3.  Rice
  4.  Burger
  5.  Martin
  6.  Garrett
  7.  Nugent
  8.  Manor (double listed)
  9. Assing
  10. Wait list: Kuyrkendall, Mercado

 

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Sammy

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Paddington

 Past Paddington/Sammy F3 mini Goldendoodle puppies. . .25-35 lbs
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Sammy/Paddington Past puppies

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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.

Lina’s cycle has begun early and therefore, her inseminations will also begin any day now.  Of course, because this cycle is a few months early- we will be watching intently for signs of pregnancy just in case this is a false heat.  If this is the real deal- we will inseminate and puppies should be due around Feb 23 with puppies going home around the end of April instead of the beginning of June.  I’ll keep you posted!

  1. LF hold
  2. Churman hold
  3. Manor (double listed)
  4. Bhavsar (double listed)
  5. Mendivil
  6. Hold- Steelman Service Dog (double listed)
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Jules/Paddington F2b Mini’s  (red- 20-30 lbs) Litter Reserved

STILL Waiting!  I know many on this litter are double listed on our other litters which are now being bred.  So- many may end up with puppies before this litter is bred-we are anxiously waiting for this along with you!  Since our other females are starting their cycles this 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!

  1. Lamgo Farms First pick
  2. Neal/Young
  3. Swearingen (double listed on Beasley’s litter)
  4. Deggs
  5. Wait list: O’Brien, Hayman, Shivdasani, Assing, Atit, Garrett(more on waitlist not listed)

Past Puppies:

Juliet (Jules) and Paddington F2b Mini’s:  All red wavy coats.  Matures between 20-30 lbs.
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Paddington

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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.

  1. Lamgo Farms first pick
  2. Przybylko
  3. Manor (double listed)
  4. Kuyrkendall
  5. Hardin
  6. Candelaria
  7. Waitlist: Service Dog Hold, O’Brien

(Past litter- all now home)

(Snowflake)

Burton Guster


FAQ:

What breedings to you have coming up? Please scroll back Up for current and upcoming litters (scroll down for more future litters) 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  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 goldendoodles@lamgofarms.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): $1,950 

Goldendoodles (Petite, Micro mini’s): $2,100 

Goldendoodles (Pocket): $2,400

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

Fall/Winter 2018:

Maybelline/Paddington Double Doodles : Breeding August 2018 (goes home around Thanksgiving 2018) All 8 picking spots open.

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.

***To better serve each of our clients as well as my family, I have limited my emailing and online time to Tuesday’s. I will be unavailable for phone calls from June-September 2017 while on leave.  If you need to reach me and cannot get a returned call. . .simply text me at the number below.  It is much easier to text or email during homeschooling hours.
As always, please feel free to email or call/text (817-366-7995) if you have any questions or concerns.
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Blessings,
Sandi Lamgo
goldendoodles@LamgoFarms.com

 

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