January 23, 2019
Welcome to another Update at Lamgo Farms! I’m so excited you’ve found your way here; and hope you learn a little more about us, our puppies, pets, all things growing in the pastures and of course all of our little Lamgo People each week.
Right now we are preparing for our next busy season by getting all of the dogs groomed, food stocked, barns sanitized and well-maybe even finish putting away all of the junk I’ve pulled from all the closets in order to organize. Once again. . .thanks Marie Kondo. We look like an episode from Hoarders.
For those of you who are familiar with the adoption process, you can sympathize with me. Our final post placement home visit is coming up in less than 2 weeks. For those not familiar with the adoption process let me pull you into our dilemma.
When adopting in the state of Texas- a social worker checks in with you and conducts monthly visits prior to your finalization at 6 months. Our social worker will be coming out to the farm to do a walk through of the house, make sure things are safe and baby proofed, and interview each child as well as Phil and I to see just how our family is getting along with the addition of Sara to our family. So in order to “tidy up” I’ve destroyed any hope of a clean environment for this next visit.
With three adoptions, our children don’t even try to impress anymore. I pretty much have to bribe them now to simply put on pants. I think they feel our social worker is family now. So why can’t pants-less Fridays apply? Even I’ve lost the ability to dust or pick up toys. I guess you can say- we’re a good dose of reality for her when she comes over.
So the dilemma is that between puppy socializing and being up all night with the babies. . .I’ve done the unthinkable and started watching the Netflix show of the year. The one with Marie Kondo showing us all how to Tidy up.
I’ve really never used the term “tidy” with our crew. We do have the toddler tornado times two now. The word “Tidy” just doesn’t come to mind when you have an indoor rake that hangs in the laundry room used to fetch toys, apples, socks, shoes and the occasional cat out from under the beds.
So we dove in and started the organization process suggested by Marie. And now we have piles of everything waiting to be re-homed, thrown away or put away. FYI. . .for a 2 yr old. . .everything “sparks joy.”
So for those of you new to the Lamgo hour. . .let me introduce ourselves. I’m Sandi and my husband of almost 25 years and graying is Phil. We have 8 children. No, that’s not a typo. Our kiddos are 22, 18, 16, 14, 11, 2 1/2, 22 mos and 4 months old. ( I actually had to count that to make sure I didn’t miss anyone.) Our youngest three joined our family through adoption. We school the kiddos at home so life during the day is a little busy. But we schedule and have routines and it’s just normal for us to hold a few puppies during a science lesson. We have a handful of cows, horses, miniature horses, chickens, cats and yeah. . .dogs! My dad’s ranch is across the street with Bison, Elk and Black Angus. Oh, and a donkey. Somewhere. We can hear him laughing at us in the morning.
We have a new store that we’re adding to every day full of pet products and home decor. You can check it out at www.LamgoLand.com.
Our passion is adoption, kiddos, Jesus, chocolate and PUPPIES! Ok, the chocolate passion is pretty much just mine and Ava’s. But worth noting.
We are about to start our spring puppy season which is always one of our big ones. We are retiring several of our momma dogs and bringing up our new mommas. So some of these retiring will be giving us a few new puppies to hold onto for the future. That adds to the busy.
I can’t wait for you to see these beautiful babies when they get here! Watching those little ones grow and play and oh the puppy breath. . .it just never gets old.
For those who have placed a deposit and have yet to receive your welcome email. . .hang in here with me! I’m so sorry for any and all delays. You’ll hear that a lot during a busy season. Welcome emails are being sent out in the order litters are coming up. I am working on them all week while my mom watches the babies!
For those just starting your journey. . .this is where you will find news about your litter, the expecting momma’s, the process of choosing your puppy and going home along with pictures and video each week. This is where my main communication is with you since I’m usually tied up with schooling, babies, writing and playing with puppies. Most questions can be answered in our FAQ section. But if it isn’t. . .please do contact me!
I know I have a handful of emails left to reply to that came in this week! I’ve read them. . .just haven’t had the chance to respond just yet.
Speaking of puppies coming. . .let’s get to the point and hop on down to see just what is happening in each of your litters…
2019 Breeding Schedule
Here is what we have now and have planned: scroll down to the FAQ section to see how to place a deposit, pricing and to answer many questions.
Jasmine “Red”/ Beans F1bb Petite Goldendoodle Litter. Jasmine is a Beasley/Burton Petite Goldendoodle. Beans is a dark red Miniature Poodle. These will be mostly wavy and a few curly. Although this is still classified (as of now) as an F1bb generation- it differs from our other F1bb litters in that the sire is a poodle in this litter. Our other F1bb litters have the Dam as the poodle. I’m sure I’ll come up with another label for this breeding, but for now, I’m leaving it as the F1bb. These petite puppies mature between 18-24 lbs. All shades of red. This is a first breeding therefore we do not have past puppy pictures for this litter.
Milo is doing so well and I can tell you this. . .we will MISS HIM!!!! He’s too sweet! I’m just happy his owners are an awesome family and I know he will be spoiled rotten when he gets home! Right now we are simply loving on him and trying to teach him a few things along with learning to settle in his crate. He has done remarkably well being separated from his momma.
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.
Poppins and Banks
F1 Standard Sheepadoodles
This is a first breeding for this litter so no past puppy pictures. Poppins is a standard AKC registered Black and White Tuxedo Poodle and Banks is an AKC Registered Old English Sheep Dog. Poppins is beyond smart and sweet and Banks is just about the best dog we have ever had. He is super sweet to our toddlers and baby and is gentle and kind. I can’t wait to see their puppies!
Poppins’ pregnancy has been confirmed! She is due February 24. Puppies should go home around late April. Colors should be black and white, however, with the first generation, puppies will most likely fade to a gray as they mature. We won’t know how much they will fade until we follow this first litter. Poppins’ black coloring could influence the fading gene.
- reserved for Lamgo Farms
- N. Campbell
F1 Mini Goldendoodles
(Litter all RESERVED!)
Snowflake’s pregnancy has been confirmed. Puppies should go home around mid to late April with a due date of February 18th. These puppies are usually a peanut butter coloring and have wavy coats. They mature between 27-37 lbs.
Snowflake is doing great! She’s still active as ever and was happy to get groomed this week!
- Williams (double listed)
- waitlist: Wattelet (female only)
Past Snowflake/Burton Puppies:
Lilly and Beans
F1b Mini Goldendoodles
(Litter RESERVED!- Waitlist only at this time)
I plan to palpate Lilly’s belly tomorrow to see if we have a confirmed pregnancy. I’ll update here as well as our Facebook page. BUT. . .her belly is looking large already. Estimated due date would be March 2nd! Our toddlers, Ava and Nathan’s birthday also!!! Estimated time to go home will be the last week of April or early May.
Lilly is an F1 Medium Dark Apricot Goldendoodle and Beans is a dark red Miniature Poodle. Puppies in this litter are expected to mature between 30-40 lbs. Based on other litters we have matched together, I expect Peanut butter coloring and all shades of red with more wavy than curly coats. (first time breeding- no past puppy pictures)
- Champion- double listed
- Mize- double listed
- Colescott- double listed
- wait list
Brie and Duke F1bb Mini Goldendoodles
Brie and Duke have bred and pregnancy has been confirmed. Puppies are due February 19 with puppies going home mid to late April. These puppies are cream, apricot and peanut butter color with mostly curly and some wavy coats. 30-45 lbs. Average is below 40 lbs.
- Stantial (double listed)
- Bloniarz (double listed)
- Rusek (double listed)
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)
F2b English Mini/Medium Goldendoodles
Bella’s cycle was short this time around, but we did fit in 2 inseminations. We will now have to wait 2 weeks to see if it took and if she is expecting. If she is pregnant, puppies would be going home around mid to late May.
- Hunter (double listed)
- Cabello (double listed)
- McKinney (double listed)
Past Puppy Pictures. . .
F1bb Medium Goldendoodles
- Williams – double listed
- Hunter- double listed
- Hayward- double listed
- Stantial (double listed)
- Bloniarz (double listed)
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’s next cycle is expected in February/March 2019. Puppies are expected to go home between June and July 2019.
Past Lina/Paddington puppies:
Planned Spring 2019 Breeding
Jasmine/Beans Petite Red
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. 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.
Jasmine had a singleton for her last litter. So we are transferring many from that list onto this new one and any open spots will be reserved for her next breeding. Not to worry- she will still have a late FALL cycle.
- Desilets (mom)
- waitlist: McGregor, Hayward
Mini Double Doodles
Expected to breed in August 2019. A Double doodle is the cross between our mini Chocolate Labradoodle and our Red Mini Goldendoodle. The coat is thinner and tends to have a cotton or wire texture. Puppies tend to have more of a Labradoodle coat.
- first pick- Cabello (double listed)
Jasmine aka “Red” / Beans F1bb Petite Goldendoodles
(Fall 2019)- Breeding October-FALL 2019. Most likely Christmas puppies. We will know more on dates after her next cycle is complete. If she has plenty of puppies in her cycle prior to this, first available will be made to those on this list. At this time, I’m closing this list for further deposits until after our Spring breeding is complete.
- Ratzlaff – hold- double listed
F2b Petite Goldendoodles
- Ratzlaff- (double listed)
- Rainwater (double listed)
- Harmon (double listed)
- Holding for Desilets in case Jasmine doesn’t have enough
Past Puppy Pictures:
Parker’s F1bb Pocket Goldendoodles – Breeding again early Summer 2019. Parker will be bred to Beans or one of our F1b Pockets. We have now retired Squishy.
- Benavides (double listed)
- Vaughan (double listed)
F3 Mini Goldendoodles
Sammy/Paddington F3 Mini Goldendoodles
Cream, white, apricot and peanut butter coloring. Wavy coats (one or two curly fleece possible). 25-35 lbs. Next breeding will be around August 2019 with puppies going home between Thanksgiving and Christmas 2019.
2020 Pocket litter: First spot reserved for Myane, 2nd- Vaughan
2020 Jasmine, Boston and Lilly litters: First spots reserved for Haymann (double listed for a red male)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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): $2,100
Goldendoodles (Pocket): $2,400
Sheepadoodles (Standard): $2,100
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.
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