Weekly Update February 14, 2019

 

February 14, 2019

HAPPY Valentine’s Day!!!  I hope this week’s update finds you well, loved and full of some kind of sweet dessert!

I’m so excited you’ve taken the time to visit and see just what is happening with our puppies, people, and. . .well, that’s it.  I’m loaded with chocolate and can’t think of another “p” word right now. But nonetheless, I’m happy you’re here!

We are almost ready too welcome new puppies!  It will be here before you know it.  Snowflake and Brie are due first this next week.  I will be emailing those on the lists when we see the first signs of real labor.  I’ll also make an announcement on Facebook.  Most updates during labor and first pictures are posted there as it’s just easier to post while I’m in the whelping boxes.  It can get pretty busy.  Once puppies are here, I monitor them every hour to make sure they are nursing well and thriving.  So if you don’t here from me personally after I make a birth announcement- it’s probably because I’m sleeping or in a whelping box.  

Our past 3 seasons- we have literally had multiple litters delivering all at once.  I actually don’t mind this if it’s just 2 at a time.  Our Vet makes house calls and I think having everyone born around the same time is easier for her too.

The dogs have enjoyed yesterday and today’s weather.  And I’ve enjoyed all kids and dogs playing outside all day today.  The weather was perfect!  We actually took a “good weather” day off from Homeschool today.  Although I forgot to tell two of the older boys who started school early this morning.  Oops. . .my bad!  At least they’re ahead now.

A quick update on our son Nathan.  I know so many of you were praying for his cardiology appointment this week.  We are overwhelmed to announce that ALL the holes in Nathan’s heart have closed!!!  You read that right!  We have had a pretty rough go of it this past year with multiple deaths in the family and Nathan’s last echocardiogram not looking good.  So to hear that God has healed his little heart was more than we could handle!  We will follow up with another echo in 2 years too confirm that the holes remain closed.  This little fighter of ours is a miracle!  Thank you again for the prayers!  Now, we are praying that he starts to sleep for us!  WE are a tad tired.  But God is oh so good!

Ok, before we all fall asleep or before I need a shot of insulin for eating this chocolate present my sweet hubby gifted me. . .let’s scroll 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.  


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 is doing great!  She is still active as ever.  She’ll be moved to the nursery next week sometime.   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.  This is a standard size.  We do plan to downsize in the future- but these puppies should mature between 50-65 lbs.  With Banks, our Old English Sheepdog being the sire- we do expect more wavy coats vs curly.

Soon Poppins will be moved to the nursery to get familiar with her whelping box.  For our first time momma’s it helps for them to start nesting and get comfortable with the area.  Our veteran momma’s know what’s coming.  They know we’ll move them to a quiet location that is safe and secure.  They know I’ll be with them during labor and delivery and will help them in the clean up process.  They know that home made chicken noodle soup is coming after delivery.  They know that nice clean and soft bedding follows the birth and that hourly check ups from me for those first few days is the normal.  Our momma’s labor fairly easily as they are relaxed and have “been there and done that.”  First time momma’s need extra assurance that I’m with them- that even though those instincts do kick in- there are still some first time lessons to learn for the both of us.  I don’t know “their” usual and they don’t know yet what’s coming from me.  So we learn about each other during the process.  I can’t wait to see these babies!

  1. reserved for Lamgo Farms
  2. Eavenson
  3. Emory
  4. N. Campbell
  5. open
  6. open
  7. open
  8. open
  9. waitlist:

Banks

Poppins


Snowflake/Burton

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 HUGE! I love it.  She’s slowing down now and I just don’t think it’s in her best interest to cart her off to the Vet for a prenatal X-ray to count puppies.  She is due early this coming week and we just don’t want to stress that big belly.  Snowflake has always had 9 or 10 puppies per litter.  The beginning stages of labor can take a while.  The nesting stage is first where they like to get into their whelping boxes and pull every blanket, paper, etc into a pile.  The first signs of labor are usually signaled by lots of panting.  This can last for days.  Next they will begin to shiver a bit and then we’ll start to see puppies.  Once we are clearly looking at active labor- I will notify everyone via email and make an announcement on our Facebook page.  Pictures and updates will be located there.  Once the puppies are 24 hrs and doing well- I’ll snap a few pictures and email those to you.

  1.  Campbell
  2.  Williams (double listed)
  3.  Arneson
  4.  Delgado
  5.  McKinney
  6.  Demille
  7.  Colescott
  8.  Mize
  9.  Hudler
  10.  waitlist: Wattelet (female only)

Snowflake

Burton

Past Snowflake/Burton Puppies:

 


Lilly and Beans

F1b Mini Goldendoodles

(Litter RESERVED!- Waitlist only at this time)

Lilly is most definitely expecting!!!  Yay!  Congratulations!  Her estimated due date is 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)

Lilly is doing great!  She is clearly responding to her increase in hormones as she’s becoming my shadow.  She follows me everywhere.  Her belly is already growing large so I can’t wait to see just how many she has for us.  Those in this litter are next to receive your paperwork.  I decided to update my suggested supply list since it was written before Amazon and Chewy.com!  I think you’ll find the new one more helpful.  Some of you double listed have already received yours.

  1. Reserved
  2. Rusek
  3. Driscoll
  4. Champion- double listed
  5. Mize- double listed
  6. Colescott- double listed
  7. McDaniel
  8. Johnson
  9. wait list

Lilly

Beans


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.  Brie is doing great and is as active as ever.  I will not be taking any more than 6 deposits for this litter (I know she’s had as many as 11 before) since she is near retirement and her last litter was low at just 6 puppies.  If she has more. . .we’ll have more openings!

Brie is doing great and will be moved to her whelping box this Saturday.  She tends to deliver early especially if we have a change in weather.  Actually- she’s always delivered during a rain storm.  So- we prepare! The beginning stages of labor can take a while.  The nesting stage is first where they like to get into their whelping boxes and pull every blanket, paper, etc into a pile.  The first signs of labor are usually signaled by lots of panting.  This can last for days.  Next they will begin to shiver a bit and then we’ll start to see puppies.  Once we are clearly looking at active labor- I will notify everyone via email and make an announcement on our Facebook page.  Pictures and updates will be located there.  Once the puppies are 24 hrs and doing well- I’ll snap a few pictures and email those to you.

I’ve completed purchase contracts and paperwork for a few litters.  Yours is coming up!  I decided to update my suggested supply list since it was written before Amazon and Chewy.com!  I think you’ll find the new one more helpful.

  1. Elmore
  2. Stantial (double listed)
  3. Bloniarz (double listed)
  4. Rusek (double listed)
  5. open
  6. open
  7. waitlist

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Brie

Check out “ProfessorRamen” one of Brie and Duke’s puppies on Instagram

Brie/Duke’s Baley  image-15 copy (click link for baby pics)image-15


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Brie/Duke’s Emmie (click on link for baby pics)

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Nala (Brie/Duke’s 2014 puppy) (clink on link for baby pics)

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Bella/Paddington

F2b English Mini/Medium Goldendoodles

Bella’s pregnancy has been confirmed!  She is doing great and her due date is set for March 13th which happens to be MY birthday!  Puppies are estimated to go home the first week in May.  Her last liter was 10 puppies.

Bella is growing and getting a nice big tummy already!  I’m praying for another 10 like last time.  She is still energetic and doing great!

  1. Hunter (double listed)
  2. Cabello (double listed)
  3. McKinney (double listed)
  4. Prasia
  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. . .

Echo (Instagram- EchosaysHello)

Champ (Instagram- Lifeofchampthedoodle)

“Piper”


Lina/Paddington

F1bb Medium Goldendoodles

(June/July 2019)

Lina is currently in the breeding process.  She has now had 2 inseminations and will have one more tomorrow to complete her breeding.  Puppies will be due around mid April and will go home around mid to late June.  For those who will be on vacation during that time, please consider www.HiltonButler.com for boarding and puppy training.

  1. hold
  2. Williams – double listed
  3. Hunter- double listed
  4. Hayward- double listed
  5. Garza
  6. Stantial (double listed)
  7. Bloniarz (double listed)
  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.

 

Paddington

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.

  1. Warner
  2.  Hofmeister
  3.  Scott
  4. Benevides
  5. Desilets (mom)
  6. waitlist:  McGregor, Hayward

Jasmine “Red”

Beans


Maybelline/Paddington

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.

  1. first pick- Cabello (double listed)
  2. Rusek- double listed
  3. open
  4. open
  5. open
  6. open
  7. open
  8. open

Maybelline

Paddington


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.

  1. Rainwater
  2. Harmon
  3. Ratzlaff – hold- double listed
  4. McGregor
  5. Hayward
  6. hold- we are holding these final 3 spots until Jasmine’s summer litter is born to make sure we have enough puppies.  We will still hold a wait list and if we have plenty born this summer- we will open these final 3 spots.
  7. hold
  8. hold
  9. Waitlist:

Jasmine “Red”

Beans


Boston/ Paddington

F2b Petite Goldendoodles

  (Fall 2019)

  1. Ratzlaff- (double listed)
  2. Chandler
  3. Rainwater (double listed)
  4. Harmon (double listed)
  5. Hardoin
  6. Hofmeister
  7. Holding for Desilets in case Jasmine doesn’t have enough

“Boston”

Paddington

Past Puppy Pictures:

“Scout”


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.

Parker has just completed her Spring cycle.  We will breed the next which should be in August, making puppies going home around Christmas.

  1. Withey
  2. Rogers
  3. Benavides (double listed)
  4. MacNamee
  5. open

Parker


Charmin/Paddington

F3 Mini Goldendoodles

(Fall/Winter 2019)

  1. Champion
  2. Lofton
  3. open
  4. open
  5. open
  6. open
  7. open
  8. waitlist

Charmin

Paddington


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.

  1. Chandler
  2. Hessler
  3. White, N.
  4. open
  5. open
  6. open
  7. open
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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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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)


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): $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.

***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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