August 23, 2017: As good as Gold

We did it! Modern Doodles was recently awarded Golden Paw status by the Australian Labradoodle Association of America (ALAA). All breeders who are members of the ALAA must meet basic health testing requirements, including hip and elbow clearances, but breeders that exceed the basic requirements become eligible for Silver and Golden…

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May 31, 2017: Pick of the Litter

Have you ever heard someone say, “I can’t believe I found my car keys in the last place I looked!” Of course that’s what happened. It’s because you stopped looking when you found them. It’s possible we shouldn’t apply such logic when it comes to choosing a puppy but the…

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August 4, 2016: Who Can Resist That Face?

Our sweet Fynnley will not have puppies this year. It was confirmed by ultrasound that her breeding was not successful. We will try again for puppies in the spring of 2017. Her first litter last year was just so special, we will try again with Southern Charm’s Rango Tango of…

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May 12, 2016: Sad Faces No More

We were all sad when we realized the girls had come into heat at Christmas. We were hoping for spring puppies but it just wasn’t going to work. Although I confess I did run this scenario through my mind: Wave goodbye to my family as I explained how to cook…

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August 1, 2015: Full of babies!

We should have known the puppies were on their way a few days early. In the wee hours of the morning on July 31, I could hear Freddie licking her pack – human and canine. She was also panting. By 8:00 a.m. I started sending emails that I wouldn’t be…

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