Are you looking for a Goldendoodle breeder near Portland?
Nowadays so many breeders claim their puppies are the best. They use sales tactics like “unique colors” or “special pricing” to entice future Goldendoodle owners. It’s hard to know who to choose!
This quick guide was put together to help you find the best Goldendoodle breeders in and around Portland, Oregon. I did the research so you don’t have to!
The Top 4 Breeders Near Portland
In no particular order, here is a list of the top four Goldendoodle breeders surrounding Portland:
- Portland Goldendoodles
- Tamarack Ridge Goldendoodles
- High Desert Family Doodles
- Wonderland Goldendoodles
This small town breeder brags about being the only Goldendoodle breeder in Portland who has owned and raised all the generations of parents and grandparents in their Goldendoodle family.
They are extremely passionate about raising these pups to be happy and healthy.
This adorable video from Portland Goldendoodles makes me want to adopt one of their pups right now!
Their puppies have a two-year health guarantee. They do have a contract that requires the puppy to be spayed or neutered after purchase.
Both parents and grandparents are tested to provide evidence that the puppy will not experience any genetic diseases and ailments.
Puppies are taught basic commands before going home with their new families. They are sent home with a puppy pack that includes a leash, harness, toys, food, treats, and so much more!
There is a $500 non-refundable deposit required. It counts toward the total cost, which was not disclosed on their website.
Here is a very positive review that I found on their website:
“Miss Daphne . . . has completely stolen our hearts. She is so lovable, funny, and charming. We are all in love with her and everyone who meets her falls in love and wants to take her home with them. She is really silly and . . . so incredibly smart and has been picking up her commands so quickly. We are so [thankful] for her and we are thankful to you for allowing us the opportunity to be her family!Anonymous
If interested in purchasing from Portland Goldendoodles, go to their website and fill out the Puppy Application.
Tamarack Ridge Goldendoodles
Tamarack Ridge is located on 10 acres of land in the Pacific Northwest. Their puppies come from AKC champion pedigrees. They began their business breeding Poodles and expanded after combining forces with their friends who own an English Cream Golden Retriever.
The puppies are current on their shots and deworming. They are well socialized and begin early stimulation before going to their new homes.
Before going to their new homes, the puppies begin working on crate training. They are trained in understanding basic commands and are exposed to and get along well with cats.
There is a $400 deposit required, however, the total cost is not listed on their website.
“We got our new puppy Lily from John at Tamarack Ridge a few weeks ago and love our new family member! John is very communicative during the puppy process by sending frequent updates, and videos, and answering any and all questions. We really enjoyed the process and looked forward every week to seeing our future puppy grow.”Andrew L.
You can find the application form on The Puppies tab on their website.
Location: Deer Park, WA (about a 6-hour drive from Portland)
Email: N/A (you can reach them via email through the Contact tab on their website)
Phone: (509) 489-7718
High Desert Family Doodles
The Bryner family began their breeding journey after their daughter had allergic reactions to other dog breeds. They breed both Goldendoodles and Bernedoodles. They also offer a guardian program if interested.
High Desert Family Doodles offers a two-year health warranty on their puppies. They are also “Good Dog” and GANA (Goldendoodle Association of North America) certified breeders.
Check out their Resources page on their website for a list of all the recommendations they have so you can have the most success at raising your puppy.
The prices for a Goldendoodle start at $3000 and go up to $3500 depending on the size of the puppy.
“We are current guardians to Luca a High Desert Family Doodles pup. We’ve had an amazing experience getting to be part of this program and to work with an amazing family that has made this adventure nothing but easy and fun.”Raquel S.
You can find the application form on the Puppy Information page on their website.
They are a GANA (Goldendoodles Association of North America) and Red Ribbon Certified breeder.
They began breeding after they moved out of the city to pursue a more sustainable lifestyle. As a result, their Goldendoodles are bred to perfection.
Wonderland Goldendoodles are multigenerational and are tested for everything you can think of. For more information on their health warranty, you can find it located on the Forms page on their website.
You are required to purchase at least one bag of the dog food they use to allow an easier transition.
They encourage you take your puppy to training. They offer a discount to a recommended trainer on their website.
There is a $500 nonrefundable application fee if the application is approved. The total cost of a puppy is $3,300.
The only reviews I could find were on their Facebook page from 2019.
“Tyler has been great to work with. I’ve mentored lots of new breeders and he is a standout. You can see it in the attention to detail and care in raising his puppies.”Lynne P.
You can find the application on their website. However, they request you fill out a Personality Profile Questionnaire and a follow-up phone call is required.
Ultimately, the best Goldendoodle breeder will be the one that feels right to you. If you can, seek out recommendations and advice from other Goldendoodle owners. Good luck in your search!
If you’re going to buy a Goldendoodle puppy soon, you should be prepared and learn all about the breed!