Weekly Update November 7, 2018

 

November 7, 2018

Welcome back to another update at Lamgo Farms!  We are so happy you’ve stopped by to see just what is happening on the Farm this week!

Our puppies are growing and gorgeous!  Our little girl, Sara had her pediatrician visit this week and is now a chunky 12 lbs and 8 oz.  85th percentile!  We must be feeding her well!  Haha!  Thank you so much for the prayers, notes and gifts for her!  She is a great blessing in our lives.

We are so excited to be working day and night to get our online pet supply store off the ground this weekend!  Be looking for the count down and specials on our Facebook page.  

We’re starting out with our traditional custom feeders, beds and Christmas items first and then we’ll add our additional products in the next few weeks so we can have orders filled for you before Christmas!

We’re enjoying a little family time right now before the busy of the next season is upon us. The kids are now on their fall break and we are spending our time fixing fence, re-constructing dog areas and folding the clean laundry (finally!).

There is never a dull moment and although things are usually fast paced around here in our three ring circus enclosed in a zoo. . .we are soaking in these moments together while we watch life slip away in part of our family.  My husband’s brother in law is close to passing.  While our hearts are broken and Phil is struggling to see his sister in so much pain. . .we are honoring Jon by living our lives if full color and fragrance.  We are celebrating his life and we are both sad and happy as he gets closer to his Home in Heaven.    Thank you all so much for your prayers and love throughout this time.  I know Phil’s family appreciates each and every one of them.

Now let’s look at the little lives we have around us and soak in God’s goodness tonight.  Scroll on down to see just what is happening in each of our litters!  I will continue to catch up on paperwork and email this next week.  So if you have not yet received a response- feel free to send anther email or a text reminder.  It’s never a bother. . .it’s a great reminder.


CURRENT and Next Season’s Breeding Schedule: (this is our Fall/Winter 2018 and Spring 2019 schedule)

 Here is what we have now and have planned: scroll down to the FAQ section to see how to place a deposit and to answer many questions.  

 


Upcoming. . . Late 2018/ early 2019 SEASON


Sammy/Paddington F3 Mini Goldendoodles

 Cream, white, apricot and peanut butter coloring.  Wavy coats (one or two curly fleece possible).  25-35 lbs.

 

Sammy delivered 3 girls and 4 boys on Monday, October 29.

Girl collar colors: dark pink, lavender, bright blue

Boy collar colors: green, black, orange, yellow

What’s Happening Now:

The puppies are doing great!  We had a cloudy day today for pictures so hopefully I can get a better shot of coloring for you next week.  These coats are the most soft we have in all of our litters!  Sammy’s puppies are so unique this way.  They are both curly and wavy (no straight coats) but are a soft cotton texture.

Right now the puppies are spending their time nursing and sleeping.  Their eyes and ears are closed so they use their sense of smell to locate their meal.  Sammy is an excellent momma and is taking great care of them.

The vet came by this week to remove dew claws.  Everyone did wonderfully!

What Happens Next:

Around day 14 the eyes and ears will open and we will begin to see those little slits in the eyes.  We’ll have next week’s pictures hopefully with eyes open!  Individual pictures will start next week and then video at week 3.

Because this is a Christmas litter we will be doing our picking and pick up a little different than our other litters.  Picking and pick up will all be on the same day!  So, you will arrive at Lamgo Farms for your picking appointment and will spend 50 minutes choosing your puppy and then the final 10 minutes getting ready to go home.  Everyone will receive temperament testing, plenty of video and pictures as well as picking and pick up instructions prior to your visit.  I am setting picking / pick up for Friday, December 21st and Saturday, December 22nd.

For those wanting to travel and spend the night in town prior to your appointment- we have a new hotel nearby in Midlothian.  Marriott Midlothian Conference Center.  May of our owners do this to avoid long travels and to make sure they arrive onetime with plenty of time to choose their puppy.

For those needing boarding and training – please check out www.HiltonButler.com.  They do a wonderful puppy boot camp and have worked with us for many years.  Just let them know you are getting a Lamgo Farms’ Christmas Puppy!  We are unable to keep puppies past the pick up date this year for Christmas.

Puppy Packets:

Your puppy will go home with a complete packet which includes-

*a folder with health records (first set of shots and 3 deworming will be included), training material, puppy schedule and crate training instructions.  (Pedigree and health testing of pedigree will be emailed prior to picking.)

*10 lb bucket of puppy food

*Crate for transporting and crate training

*Scented blanket from littermates

*Toys

*Treats

*Poochie Pets’ Potty training Bells

*A few little extras

*Nutritional supplement

  1. White- Picking – 4pm Friday, December 21
  2. Rice- double listed- 5:15 pm Friday, December 21
  3. Martin- double listed- 6:30 pm Friday, December 21
  4. Horton- Saturday, December 22- 10 am
  5. McCoy- Saturday, December 22- 11:15 am
  6. Bryant- Saturday, December 22- 12:30pm
  7. Foreman- Saturday, December 22- 1:45pm
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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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Jasmine “Red”/ Beans F2b Petite Goldendoodle Litter.  Jasmine is a Beasley/Burton Petite Goldendoodle.  These will be mostly wavy and a few curly.  All shades of red.   LITTER FULL!  WAITLIST ONLY! This is a first breeding therefore we do not have past puppy pictures for this litter.

ANNOUNCEMENT:

Jasmine’s pregnancy is confirmed!  Congratulations!!!  I have set the due date at December 15.  Puppies should go home the first or second week in February.

Jasmine has been paired with our new little “Beans.”  Not to be confused with our retired, Mr. Bean.  Beans is a miniature dark red poodle.  These will make the puppies an F1b generation.  Because Jasmine is a wavy coat- we are using Beans to make sure we have the desired coats and colors. We do expect mostly wavy coats in this breeding.  I’m so excited to see these puppies!  Both Jasmine aka “Red” and Beans are dark reds.

  1. Warner
  2. Warner
  3.  Hofmeister
  4.  Scott
  5.  Farmer
  6. Lowe
  7. Benavides
  8. Foreman
  9. waitlist:  McGregor

Jasmine “Red”

 

 


Planned Breedings: Winter/Spring 2019

(Deposits for the following litters will not be accepted until January 1, 2019- lists will not be started until then.)


Snowflake/Burton F1 Mini’s

 – based on her recent cycle- she should have puppies going home between June and July 2019.

  1. Lamgo Farms Reservation
  2.  Open
  3.  Open
  4.  Open
  5.  Open
  6.  Open
  7.  Open
  8.  Open
  9.  Open

Snowflake

Burton

Past Snowflake/Burton Puppies:


Lina/Paddington F1bb Mediums

(June/July 2019)- first 2 picks reserved:

  1. hold
  2. hold
  3. open
  4. open
  5. open
  6. open
  7. open
  8. open
  9. waitlist:

Lina is our White Standard Poodle and Paddington is our red F1b Mini Goldendoodle (parents are Mrs. Beasley/Mr. Bean).  Puppies have both a curly and wavy coat and are usually a cream or peanut butter color.  They mature between 40-55 lbs.

Lina just finished her cycle.  We have skipped this one and will breed the next.

Past Lina/Paddington puppies:


Bella/Paddington F2b English Medium’s

( June/July 2019)

  1. Reserved
  2. Cabello (double listed)
  3. open
  4. open
  5. open
  6. open
  7. open
  8. open
  9. open
  10. open

Bella (Parents are Brie and Bison)

Paddington (Parents are Mrs. Beasley and Mr. Bean)

Past puppy pictures coming soon. . .


Maybelline/Paddington Mini Double Doodles (August 2019)- first pick- Cabello (double listed)

Red / Beans F1b Petites (Fall 2019)- Guggenheim (double listed), Rainwater, Harmon

Boston/ Paddington F2b Petites  (Fall 2019)- Ratzlaff, Guggenheim (double listed), Rainwater, Harmon

Parker Pockets – Breeding again early Summer 2019.  The deposit list for our Pockets will open January 1st 2019.  Please check back with us then to place a deposit.  Parker will be bred to Beans or one of our F1b Pockets.  We have now retired Squishy.

-holding first pick for Withey


New Breedings: 

We have new breedings coming next Fall and Winter 2019-2020.  These will include our first Sheppadoodle litter, New F1 Mini’s, F2b Petites and another new Pocket litter!  More on these upcoming litters later this Fall.


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 that is listed as open. 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.  There is a $5 PayPal processing fee that will be added to your total.  

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 22, 18, 16, 14, 10, 2 and 16 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 1 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 a 10 am.  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.  We use both Flight Nannies (for dogs that stand no taller than 11 inches) and pet cargo flights.

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? Sales Tax is included in the price.

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.  Verification of service is required.  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.  We have a medical form that needs to be completed by a doctor to qualify for service needs.

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. Puppies not fixed by the requested time frames will void the Health Warranty.

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.

 


 

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.  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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