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50 Somethings of Doodle Kisses

A group for DoodleKisses members aged 50+ years old (and willing to admit it) who own, are about-to-own, are thinking-about-owning, or just plain love and appreciate doodles! :)

Members: 264
Latest Activity: Mar 25

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OMG -- I've become one of 'THEM'

Started by Lanell in Colorado. Last reply by Ricki and Tara (doodle) Oct 6, 2016. 24 Replies

I can't believe it.  I've become obnoxious.  I'm a dog person.  I now carry treats in my pockets and sing the praises of my intelligent, accomplished, beautiful and well mannered....D O G.   I just…Continue

Hi!

Started by Sally M. Last reply by Sally M Jan 6, 2016. 6 Replies

I suppose I belong here. I'm 50+ and then some. :-) My name is Sally and I'm Mommy to 5 1/2 month old Penny, a cream colored F1 Goldendoodle. Penny has gold ears and a little gold streaked here and…Continue

How old is too old for a second doodle???

Started by LucyR. Last reply by Phyllis Kandul Feb 18, 2015. 42 Replies

I am 70 and single, but in good health,   active and walk daily with Ozzie.  We also do long hikes when we go to doggie camp in the summer  (2-3 hours or more on mountain trails.)  I know that Ozzie…Continue

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Started by S. Pender. Last reply by Gem's Jewel Feb 12, 2014. 18 Replies

Comment by S. Pender1 minute agoGreetings! New Doodle Kisses Members here..all four of us. Hunter, Madison, Hudson and me. Can you guess…Continue

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Comment by Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie on March 25, 2019 at 8:21am

Welcome to the group, Shelly. 

Comment by Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie on January 5, 2017 at 4:12pm

Lynda Kamrath has a sheepadoodle puppy.  Welcome to the group.

Comment by Dr Karen Hoving on January 2, 2017 at 7:26pm

Greetings all! I'm new to the group and new to doodles. Bella is a sheepadoodle and as of today is 5 1/2 months old. I'm  training her to work with my patients (I'm a shrink). She's too young, so I'm just getting her used to being around the patients. I'm (GASP) 58! A shrink with a twisted sense of humor. I'm looking forward to meeting you all- if anyone here has a sheepadoodle let me know! I only found 2 in the sheepadoodle group!

Comment by Rosemary (Ro) and Enzo on March 7, 2014 at 11:07am
Baths...depending what she gets into( insert rolling eyes). Enzo probably balances out to one every 3 weeks or so. There have been times tho, she's gotten them on consecutive days.;)
Comment by Rosemary (Ro) and Enzo on March 7, 2014 at 11:06am
F: I learned this first hand at the very first Doodle Romp we attended. Enz was maybe 5 months and she almost immeadiately found the mud and water at the dog park. Had a blast rolling around it! All the Doodleowners relayed this fact...let her dry, the mud will fall off on it's own! I'm thinking...yeah right! Sure enough, once she dried, the dirt literally fell off her!
Comment by Deb's Yarrow and Schatzi on March 7, 2014 at 10:18am

When I worked in a grooming shop we used a mild, organic neem shampoo.  And we only had one client who came as often as monthly, a little Havanese.  Most every other client came every 8 to 12 weeks.

Comment by F, Calla & Luca on March 7, 2014 at 7:55am
Also doodle coats shed mud when then dry, then brushing really cleans things up afterward.
Comment by Ada and Emma on March 7, 2014 at 7:20am
Thank you, Mark. I will check with my vet- who sells only organic top of the line products, before proceeding with a weekly bath.
Comment by Karen, Jasper and Jackdoodle on March 7, 2014 at 7:19am

If you must bathe your dog frequently, use a mild shampoo, and do not use a hot dryer. Let the dog air dry as much as possible, or use a cool dryer setting. This will help prevent the skin getting too dry. 

To prevent the need for frequent bathing, it also helps if you do not use leave-in conditioners or grooming products. These can attract and trap dirt.

Comment by Mark Rostek on March 7, 2014 at 7:08am

The latest thought is that if you use a mild shampoo formulated for dogs, then it is perfectly OK to bathe weekly.   Our Dood can get very dirty from his job and just plain water from our hose can't get him clean. When this happens we have had to give him a shower each week.

 

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