What do you get when you cross the classic beauty of the Golden Retriever with the “teddy bear” face of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel? A down-sized version of the best of both worlds – a playful, people-loving disposition at a gentler energy level.
This mix results in a puppy with sound health, minimized risk of genetic faults, low to no shedding, and a loving personality. A great combination for any age.
We breed both Golden Cavaliers (other names include ‘mini golden’ or ‘comfort retriever’) and Golden Cavadoodles. Our Golden Cavaliers are 50% Golden Retriever and 50% Ruby Red Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The Dams (mothers) are Golden Retrievers and the Sires (fathers) are the Ruby Cavaliers.
Our Golden Cavadoodles can either be 50% Ruby Cavalier x 50% Mini Goldendoodle (Molly pups) or 50% Golden Cavalier x 50% Mini Poodle (Gertie pups).
Izzy, Tasha, Jillian, and Poppy are new Golden Cavalier mothers for 2022. Lucy, Amber, and Charlotte are new mothers who have had one litter to date. Lucy, Tasha, Jillian, and Poppy are in a Guardian Home just a few miles from our farm. Both the adult dogs and their puppies are socialized with children from the ages of 1 – 13.
What Happens When the Puppies are Born?
- PupNouncement and Week 1 – Families who have a reserved* spot on the list will receive an email to announce puppies have arrived, how many puppies the mama had, and then how many of each gender. Beginning the following week, in Week 1, you’ll receive Week 1 pictures.
- Week 2 – Puppy pictures. Getting Ready for Your Puppy email includes a shopping list, vet info, food links, and so much more!
- Week 3 – Puppy eyes are open! Puppy pictures
- Week 4 – Puppy pictures and/or videos of puppies
- Week 5 – Puppy pictures and/or videos of puppies
- Week 6 – Personalities begin to develop! Puppy pictures/videos. Balances are due.
- Week 7 – Puppy Pick Time! Farm visit or FaceTime? It’s up to you!
- Week 8 – Puppy heads to their forever home. So, the question is…pickup or delivery?
The following Golden Cav puppies are looking for their fur-ever families!
🐾 2022 Litter Lists🐾
Litter Lists 2022
|Parents||Estimated Due Dates||Estimated Puppy Go Home Dates||Estimated Sizes||Coloring||Lineage|
|Great for allergy sufferers. Though the curlier coat is better, the poodle mixes, particularly in Gertie’s litters because they’re half mini poodle, can help to minimize allergy issues. And if she has enough puppies, there can also be the double benefit of coat mixes such as silky spaniel (straight coat), shaggy, or wavy (fluffy). No pup of this mix will have a true poodle coat with the tight curls. For the most part, they’ll much more likely resemble Fozzy the Bear from Sesame Street. While no dog is truly hypoallergenic, these guys come awfully close. This mix is also great for families with very young children or first-time dog owners.|
|Molly (mini goldendoodle) x Prince (Ruby Red KCC)||Dec/Jan||Feb/March 2022 (pups can go home as of 8 weeks. We are considering waiting until they are 10 weeks).||15-30 lbs||Lt golden/cream to ruby/cinnamon||Molly is a mini goldendoodle daughter of Shy Girl. Molly and Gertie are cousins.|
|Gertie (golden cavalier) x Riley (mini poodle)||Jan/Feb||March/April||15-30 lbs||Darker red/cinnamon||Gertie is daughter to Biscuit and Prince.|
|Our signature specialty crossbreed of Golden Retriever and Ruby Red Cavalier King Charles Spaniel are a magical mix of – to quote one of our prospective families – ‘an active dog with an off switch.’ All dates are ESTIMATES ONLY which is why we are currently only listing months. We cannot give exact dates until mothers are either in heat or until 5-weeks after breeding. Some mothers may come into heat later than expected or earlier.|
|Biscuit x Prince||Feb/March||April/May||Biscuit and Prince tend to have darker puppies (see Gertie) as there is a bit of reddish highlight in Biscuit and combined with Prince’s colorings make for some beautiful cinnamon/ruby pups.||Shy Girl and Biscuit are sisters|
|Izzy x Sire TBD||Feb/March||April/May||We have raised Izzy since she was a puppy.|
|Tasha (golden retriever) x (Cavalier) Sire TBD||Feb/March||April/May||Shy Girl is Tasha’s mama and Jillian is Tasha’s sister.|
|Jillian (golden retriever) x (Cavalier) Sire TBD||Feb/March||April/May||Shy Girl is Jillian’s mama and Tasha is Jillian’s sister.|
|Poppy x Sire TBD||Feb/March||April/May||We have raised her since puppyhood.|
|Lucy x Franklin||Feb/March||April/May|
|Amber x Franklin||Feb/March||April/May||Amber’s pups are a mix of very light, Amber is an English Cream Golden Retriever, and straw or honey colored.||Amber and Charlotte are sisters. We have raised them since puppyhood.|
|Charlotte x Prince||Feb/March||April/May||Amber and Charlotte are sisters. We have raised them since puppyhood.|
*Note: Estimated due dates can be off by as much as 10 days or more and up to 2 months based on the natural cycles of the mother dogs and when they’re bred.
Gertie and Molly are our Golden Cavadoodle (GCD) mothers. Gertie’s pups are ½ mini poodle (Riley) x ½ golden cavalier (Gertie). Gertie’s pups tend to be fluffy doodle (wavy coat) across the board.
Molly’s pups are ½ cavalier (Prince) x ½ mini goldendoodle (Molly). It is more likely Molly’s pups will have a mix of silky spaniel (straight coat) and shaggy or fluffy doodle (wavy coat).
Biscuit, Amber, and Charlotte are our Golden Cavalier mothers. They are Golden Retrievers paired with our Ruby Red Cavalier King Charles Spaniel sire.
PARENT DOG AND PUPPY INFORMATION
All parent dogs are AKC-registered and health tested.
WELCOME TO THE NURSERY
Puppies and parents are raised in an enclosed and climate-controlled nursery each with their own heated whelping den, access through a doggy door to a deck and a dog run. The facility has a bathing station on one side and a photography station on the other. Final touches are being made, but the key elements are in place.
The nursery boasts 8 separate whelping dens which offers plenty of room for our 5 mothers and 2 sires. Inside we can check on the puppies, clean the washable mats, spray down where we’ve walked, and the mother dogs and their pups have easy access to the outdoors through a doggy door. They can lay out on their enclosed deck and get some fresh air or keep their pups warm in the natural belly of the den curved as a den in the earth.
The round design ensures pups won’t get stuck in a corner and encourages pups to stay in the center where it’s warm (the pods are heated) while mom stays cool in summer and warm in winter.
Dog runs are being installed, so mothers and sires can get their daily exercise. But until then, they are let out twice a day in small groups of 1 or 2 to run and play on an acre of land.
The attachable ramp which helps get puppies in and out the doggy door is great for hips. The pillow for the mother-to-be and the mats once she has the pups are textured to avoid slipping and help the pups legs grow strong and encourage the use of back legs to help the puppies build muscle.
Puppies are socialized not only using Early Neurological Stimulation Techniques, but also with young children. In addition, puppies are brought in-house and various trainer techniques to test personality traits are implemented. *Please note: at 6-weeks old, puppy personalities are only just beginning to show. Puppies’ personalities can and do change over the course of 2 weeks or more.
GOLDEN RETRIEVER + CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIEL
= Golden Cavalier!
The Golden Retriever brings:
- a graceful, classic beauty
- a people-loving disposition
- a playful, athletic nature.
The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel brings:
a downsizing of the puppies
the “teddy bear” look (wide face, shorter nose, big eyes)
a sweet, sparkly sprinkling of “Cavalier Magic” – the gentler energy level.
WE BREED Golden Cavadoodles PUPS TOO!
If you are looking for an engaging, family-friendly dog who won’t take up too much space on the couch, then the Golden Cavadoodles might be the perfect match for you.
We believe a fine puppy can only come from top quality parents.
- Sound health;
- Gentle temperaments with no personality “issues” and
- High intelligence.
(The adoptive families put the icing on the cake, when they complete in-home training sessions and raise the puppy with loving kindness.)
Interested in adopting a puppy?
Prices for puppies reserved after November 2021:
All of our puppies are $3450 less a $300 deposit to reserve.
- Process to reserve:
Please complete Step 1 (Interview Application) – See Reserve Your Puppy page.
Once approved, we will reach out to you to complete next steps – These are on the Reserve Your Puppy page as well – or we will reach out to schedule a phone call to discuss available options.
Puppy picks are based on date of deposit. We do our best to ensure you get your top pick whether Male or Female, but sometimes mothers don’t have the right amount of one gender or another. Additionally, if a mother doesn’t have enough puppies, then we will move you to the next available list.
Pups may go home no earlier than 8-weeks old.
Should a mother have more puppies than expected, we will first contact those who have already reserved a space on a list by submitting their deposit and buyer’s agreement.
We vet check pregnancies at 5-weeks after breeding and let our families know if the mother is confirmed pregnant.
- We will hand deliver your puppy to you ourselves, to your city’s airport, for approximately $475-$975 depending on airfare. Or, we can meet you at our airport to deliver your puppy to you. Contact us and we’ll work out the best way together.
How to Reserve your puppy:
What happens if the puppy isn’t a good fit?
Any puppy is a big responsibility and should not be entered into lightly. However, we do understand unexpected situations arise – allergy concerns, unexpected medical or health issues – something which might leave you unable to care for your puppy properly. Should you decide your puppy isn’t a good fit after 15 days or less, there will be a re-home fee. The re-home fee includes
- Transportation costs to return your puppy to us
- Fees including vet’s exam, immunizations, grooming, re-listing,
- Boarding fee at $10/day for up to 20 days
Special Note: We reserve the option to select a puppy from a litter after it has arrived, for "breeder's pick" for our breeding program. For more information, please Contact Us.
Deposits are non-refundable
We do the following health tests on all of our parents!