Labradoodle & Goldendoodle Forum
Mater is named after Tow-Mater, the rusty tow truck in the movie "Cars". Mater in the movie is goofy and rust colored, and so is our Mater. In the movie Mater loves to go tractor tipping. Our Mater goes toddler tipping!
To see Tow-Mater do his thing, go to:
It seems like forever since I was on my DK page. I used to spend hour here and felt like I knew everyone! But life changes.
We lost Mater to hemangiosarcoma in May 2018. I can still be caught with tears whenever I think of him or someone mentions him. More than our heart dog, he gave so much to others. Thousands of hours of therapy visits with R.E.A.D. in school and with my husband at the VA every Tuesday for over 8 years. If you didn't know him, he is the big, shaggy red doodle…Continue
His training seems to be going well, and Dustin flew down to Florida to spend a couple of days with him. He'll be home in about a month. I'm sad that Dustin and his family missed the adorable puppy stages, but they will have a better experience with George being through most of…Continue
I've been so distraught, but am finally getting over it. After two nights with baby George my son and daughter-in-law decided they couldn't deal with a puppy! Two Nights! Poor little guy was only 8 weeks and they were the first two nights away from him mom and siblings. Oh my, and he peed and pooped on the floor too! I think they forgot what puppies were like - or at least my son did. His wife hasn't ever had a dog and isn't really a dog lover (though I don't understand that anyone…Continue
No pictures tonight, but George came over for his first visit. Ozzie really wanted to play with him, but Oz is huge and George is only 9 weeks (but huge for 9 weeks!). Harriet wanted nothing to do with him - clearly she wants to remain the baby of the family! Mater was his usual chill self, welcoming George and then just hanging out. George kept trying to see if maybe Mater was his mom, but the biology was totally wrong! It was funny, but he kept nuzzling up under Mater whenever he…Continue