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Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie left a comment for Karen
"Karen, owning a dog with records in your name and having a vet reference is one of our hard and fast rules. There ARE poodle mixes in our shelters. I suggest that you check all the shelter websites in the Los Angeles, Orange County areas etc. every…"
May 26
Karen left a comment for Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie
"Many years ago we cared for my sister's  Irish Setter for one year while she lived in Europe.  It is too long ago to have records.  I am willing to provide her name as a reference if that would further my chances of adopting a…"
May 26
Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie left a comment for Karen
"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:…"
May 25
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Karen is now a member of Doodle Rescue Collective Inc.
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Where are you located?
Hermosa Beach, Ca
Tell us about yourself and how we might help you:
I am editing my email. I have filled out all these forms
Do you currently own a dog? If not, have you owned dogs in the past? Any other pets?
no
If you are looking to adopt a doodle, why have you chosen this mix?
temperament, non allergenic
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?
yes
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?
no

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At 1:13am on May 26, 2020, Nancy, Ned, Clancy, and Charlie said…

Karen, owning a dog with records in your name and having a vet reference is one of our hard and fast rules.
There ARE poodle mixes in our shelters. I suggest that you check all the shelter websites in the Los Angeles, Orange County areas etc. every few days, then calling the shelter when you see a dog that interests you. Getting your name on the interest list (if they take one) and then going to the shelter to check out the dog is a great way to find your next family member. 

At 10:06pm on May 25, 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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