Frequently Asked Questions
What type of health testing does Red Desert Doodles do on their dogs?
All of our breeding dogs are fully health tested. We perform genetic health testing through Paw Print Genetics to reduce the incidence of inherited diseases. We also have their hips and elbows x-rayed and certified through the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA). In addition, we have verterinary opthalmologists perform OFA eye certification examinations to screen for inherited eye disease. The eye exams results are also submitted to and certified by OFA.
How much does a Red Desert Doodles Australian Labradoodle puppy cost?
Our puppy adoption fee is $3,000 for puppies that are picked-up at our home and $3,250 for puppies that are delivered to the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. A $500 non-refundable deposit is required when you submit your application to join our waiting list. You will be placed on our waiting list in the order that we receive your deposit. The balance of the adoption fee is due by the time the puppies are 7 weeks old. Reservation lists fill up fast and are normally booked several months in advance.
Do Australian Labradoodles make good family pets?
Absolutely! Australian Labradoodles make exceptional family pets! They are loyal, friendly, eager to please, even-tempered, gentle and kind. They are also very intelligent and easy to train. This combination of traits makes them outstanding service and therapy dogs, as well as terrific family companions.
What is an Australian Labradoodle?
How big will my Australian Labradoodle get when full grown?
Australian Labradoodles come in three different sizes that can range between 14 and 24 inches tall and 15 to 65 lbs in weight. Below are more details on the Miniature, Medium and Standard size Australian Labradoodle:
Height: 14 to 16 inches
Weight: 15 to 25lbs
Height: 17 to 20 inches
Weight: 30 to 45 lbs
Height: 21 to 24 inches
Weight: 50 to 65lbs
What colors do Australian Labradoodles come in?
Australian Labradoodles come in a variety of coat colors and patterns. However, the variations in coat color usually fall into four basic color categories: black, chocolate, caramel (yellow with chocolate pigment) and apricot/cream/red (yellow with black pigment). For a detailed description and illustration of the various coat colors and patterns, click here to go the Worldwide Australian Labradoodle Association's website.
Can you ship my puppy?
We prefer not to ship our puppies, but offer several options to get your new family member safely to it's new home:
What do I get with my new puppy?
Your new puppy will come with the following:
Two year health guarantee
Microchip with paid lifetime registration
First set of vaccinations, deworming, and health check by our veterinarian
Australian Labradoodle Club of America (ALCA) registration
A blanket with scent from mom and littermates
Collar & leash
Other puppy packet goodies, including poop bags, collapsible bowl, toy, etc.
Recommended training program through Baxter & Bella online puppy school
Can I breed my Red Desert Doodles puppy when it matures?
All of our puppies are sold on a strict spay/neuter contract. The buyer understands that this puppy is being sold as a pet and under no circumstances will it be used for breeding purposes. The puppy is required to to be spayed or neutered by no later than 12 months of age. The buyer agrees to provide the breeder (seller) with proof of the spay/neuter within 10 days of surgery.