The Goldendoodle is a cross-breed dog, obtained by breeding a Golden Retriever with a Poodle. The name, which alters "poodle" to "doodle" by analogy to "Labradoodle", another poodle cross, was coined in 1992.

Mass: 30 – 45 lbs (Large Adult, Medium size)

Height: Male: 2 – 2.2 ft. (At the withers), Female: 1.8 – 1.9 ft. (At the withers)

Temperament: Intelligent, Energetic, Friendly, Trainable

Lifespan: Today, the average life expectancy of a Goldendoodle is 10 to 14 years. They probably are predisposed to the same diseases as the Golden Retriever and Standard Poodle.