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Amy Koenig left a comment for Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie
"Thanks for your response.  I am aware that even poodles and mixes can shed and that none are 100% hypo allergenic, nor are there any guarantees when rescuing a dog.  We have always rescued dogs with hair that you have to cut/groom, vs.…"
Dec 8, 2020
Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie left a comment for Amy Koenig
"Hi, 
 If allergies are a concern, you need to be aware that there is truly not a hypoallergenic dog breed, however 'non-shedding' dogs tend to be more allergy friendly. Here is a link to the most allergy friendly breeds:…"
Dec 7, 2020
Amy Koenig is now a member of Doodle Rescue Collective Inc.
Dec 7, 2020

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Where are you located?
CA
Tell us about yourself and how we might help you:
We have a 6 year old, 40 pound medium standard, fur baby boy- pure poodle. We would like a second dog around the same size. Prefer a pup or younger dog. We have two teen daughters and we keep the dog in the house, lots of love and walks.
Do you currently own a dog? If not, have you owned dogs as an adult, with vet records in your own name (not parents' names)?
We have a 6 year old, 40 pound medium standard, fur baby boy- pure poodle.
If you are looking to adopt a doodle, why have you chosen this mix?
Need a hypo-allergenic pooch
Have you read our adoption policies, located under the "About DRC" tab?
yes
Are you aware that many doodles are not allergy friendly and that many of them do shed?
a little shedding is ok
Are you aware that we do not adopt to homes with children under 10, and that we do not adopt dogs for service work?
yes
Are you now involved in Rescue? If so, how? Are you interested in volunteering with our rescue?
Not currently involved. My daughters would love to volunteer.

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At 10:56pm on December 7, 2020, Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie said…

Hi, 
 If allergies are a concern, you need to be aware that there is truly not a hypoallergenic dog breed, however 'non-shedding' dogs tend to be more allergy friendly. Here is a link to the most allergy friendly breeds: http://www.justdogbreeds.com/low-shedding-dog-breeds.html
The problem is that as mixed breed dogs, every Goldendoodle or Labradoodle is different, so the fact that one does or doesn't affect allergies doesn't mean that another one will affect in the same way. The protein that causes dog allergies is called KNF1, and it's present in varying amounts in individual dogs. With mixed breeds, even within the same litter, you can have wide variations, and there is no way to know that until the dog has his adult coat. http://doodlerescue.org/forum/topics/the-truth-about-dog-allergies-and-doodles
Here is an article about determining allergy levels with a particular doodle. http://www.doodletrust.com/education/doodle-alergy-myth No one should make a guarantee that a doodle is or will be hypoallergenic - this is marketing hype. If you are still interested in adopting a doodle (that may or may not be allergy friendly) be sure to read our DRC ADOPTION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. http://doodlerescue.org/notes/DRC_ADOPTION_POLICIES_AND_PROCEDURES NOTE: You MUST have had a dog as an ADULT with VET RECORDS for that dog in YOUR own name.

 
 
 

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