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Full Grown Mini Goldendoodle: How Big Do Goldendoodles Get?


Considering adding a puppy as a new member to your family? If yes, Goldendoodles are one of the best options! This dog breed is highly popular these days due to its cute teddy bear look and friendly nature. However, you’re in doubt because you don’t have a space for big dogs, but your heart is set on cute and cuddly doodles. The perfect solution is first to know the size of the Full Grown Mini Goldendoodle. Fortunately, Goldendoodles come in different sizes so that you can select the breed according to your requirements.      

Now you might be having questions in your mind like “how big do Goldendoodles get” and “how much does a full grown mini Goldendoodle weight?”

When picking among the different breeds, dog size is a crucial factor. That’s because dogs of certain sizes are more compatible with different families and living environments. So basically, Goldendoodles are available in five sizes: teacup, toy, miniature, medium, and standard. Wondering how full grown golden doodle appears? Keep reading this post.

In this dog breed guide, we’ll explain the difference between all the Goldendoodle breeds, the Goldendoodle size chart, and how big do Goldendoodle get.

So, basically, in this blog, we’ll cover: 

  • Goldendoodle Overview
  • Goldendoodles Varieties 
  • How big does a full grown Goldendoodle get (all five sizes)
  • Goldendoodle Size and Growth Charts
  • Diet and Feeding
  • Health Problems
  • Grooming

 Read on to learn everything about Goldendoodles, including their health, care, diet, and weight. Let’s get started. 

Goldendoodle Overview:

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Goldendoodle is a mixed breed between a charming miniature poodle and a popular golden retriever. The first breeding for Goldendoodle was started back in the 1990s. Mini Goldendoodle is a new breed, but it is still extremely popular among people. 

Here’s a summary table of mini Goldendoodle: 

Miniature Goldendoodle Overview

  • Size – 13 to 20 inches tall, 
  • Weight –  15 to 35 Pounds
  • Coat Type  – Medium-long wavy or thick curly coat
  • Coat Colors – Black, Gray, Red, Blue, Cream, White, Fawn, Gold / Yellow, Brown / Chocolate / Liver
  • Shedding – Non to low shedding
  • Lifespan – 12 to 16 years
  • Origin – Australia & United States
  • Temperament – Energetic and Friendly
  • Trainable – Highly trainable, but can become destructive and behave unusually among strangers. 
  • Activity – Moderately active
  • Exercise –  Requires 30 to 45 minutes of activity every day
  • Grooming Needs – High
  • Best For – Singles, first-time pet owners, couples, seniors, families with children, houses with large and fenced outdoor space

If you want to know the history, temperament, exercise, and fun facts about the mini Goldendoodle, read our previous blog on Mini Goldendoodle – An Ultimate Breed Guide

Now let’s move on to the full grown mini Goldendoodle size and growth charts. 

Goldendoodle Size & Varieties     

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Mini golden doodles have a mix of personalities of both their parent breeds: golden retrievers and poodles. Mini Goldendoodles puppies are cute, friendly, and active. With their socialization skills and happy-go-lucky, lively personality, these dogs can easily melt anyone’s heart. That’s why mini Goldendoodles are still one of the top crossbreeds among all the other poodle crossbreeds.       

Today this breed comes in so many different sizes, including miniature varieties, which look absolutely adorable and cute.

Mini Goldendoodles are available in four generations:

  • F1 Mini Goldendoodle
  • F1b Mini Goldendoodle
  • F2 Mini Goldendoodle
  • F2b Mini Goldendoodle

You might be wondering how are tiny Goldendoodles made. 

So, basically, there are three common ways to breed a tiny Goldendoodle:

  • A standard-sized dog crossed with a smaller breed
  • The dwarfism gene (achondroplasia)
  • Crossbreed from runts (the smallest dog in a litter)

Goldendoodles are available in five sizes:

  • Mini Goldendoodle
  • Teacup Goldendoodle
  • Toy Goldendoodles
  • Medium Goldendoodle 
  • Standard Goldendoodle 

What about mini goldendoodle size charts?

Here is a comparison table between Toy Goldendoodle Vs. Mini/Medium Goldendoodle Vs. Standard Goldendoodle: 

Toy Goldendoodle Mini/Medium Goldendoodle Standard Goldendoodle
Weight 10-25 pounds 25-50 pounds 50-90 pounds
Height 15 inches or less 15-20 inches 20-26 inches
Age at Full-Grown 7.5-11 months 11-13 months 12.5-16 months

Now let’s learn about a mini Goldendoodle full grown size and what factors impact the height and weight of a Goldendoodle. 

Mini Goldendoodle Size Chart & Growth Patterns

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Like the other dog breeds, this hybrid breed also shows fast growth in the first 50% of their adult weight, usually gained in the first six months of life. 

That’s why it is advised to provide good food and nourishment to your Goldendoodle puppy to grow into a happy and healthy adult. When it comes to their height, full grown mini Goldendoodle reaches its maximum height by one year old. However, to gain its maximum girth and weight, it might take some more time than a year. So, on average full grown mini Goldendoodle is mostly between 1-2 years of age.

Do you want to know the size range of your Goldendoodle? Wait until they’re fully grown! Even the Goldendoodle Association of North America (GANA) also uses the same method.  

Here’s the chart which shows the GANA Goldendoodle Breed Standard for Goldendoodle size:

GANA Goldendoodle Size Chart
Size Range Height Range (at wither) Typical Weight Range
Petite Goldendoodle Below 14 inches 25 lbs. or less lbs.
Miniature Goldendoodle Over 14 but under 17 inches  26-35 lbs.
Medium Goldendoodle Over 17 but under 21 inches  36-50 lbs.
Standard Goldendoodle Over 21 inches  51 or more lbs.

Teacup Goldendoodle Size 

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As its name indicates, Teacup Mini Goldendoodles are the tiniest variety of doodles. A full grown Teacup Goldendoodle has only about 8 to 13 inches at the shoulder. This is roughly about the similar height of an A4 sheet of paper. 

When it comes to weight, they can have as low weight as 7 pounds. This means you can easily carry a teacup mini Goldendoodle in a purse or doggy carry-bag.   

Toy Goldendoodles

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So, how big do toy Goldendoodle get? 

Toy Goldendoodles gain 50% of their adult weight when they’re just around 3.5 months old. Later they gain full weight between 7.5-11 months of age.

Mini/Medium Goldendoodles

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Wondering how big do miniature Goldendoodles get? Here’s the answer! 

Mini Goldendoodles gain half of their adult weight when they’re 3.5 to 5 months old. And when they’re between the age of 11-13 months, they become full grown and gain adult weight. 

Today people usually prefer to get Medium Goldendoodles because they’re not too large or too small. This popular size of Goldendoodle weighs between 30 and 40 pounds. A fully grown medium Goldendoodle has 16 to 20 inches in height. 

Standard Goldendoodle 

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Standard Goldendoodles can easily gain 50% of their adult weight in just 4.5 to 6 months. Full grown standard Goldendoodles gain adult weight between 12.5-16 months of age.

Below is the complete comparison table of Age and weight between Miniature Goldendoodle Vs. Medium Goldendoodle Vs. Standard Goldendoodle: 

Miniature Goldendoodle – Age Weight
8 weeks 4.5 – 9 lbs
12 weeks 6 – 12 lbs
16 weeks 8 – 16 lbs
24 weeks 11 – 22 lbs
36 weeks 13.5 – 27 lbs
One year 14.5 – 29 lbs
Fully grown 15 -30 lbs
Medium Goldendoodle – Age Weight
8 weeks 9 – 13.5 lbs
12 weeks 12 – 18 lbs
16 weeks 16 – 24 lbs
24 weeks 22 – 33.5 lbs
36 weeks 27 – 41 lbs
One year 29 – 43 lbs
Fully grown 30 – 45 lbs
Standard Goldendoodle – Age Weight
8 weeks 13.5 – 27 lbs
12 weeks 18 – 36.5 lbs
16 weeks 24 – 48 lbs
24 weeks 33.5 – 67 lbs
36 weeks 41 – 82 lbs
One year 43 – 87 lbs
Fully grown 45 – 90 lbs

How To Care for Miniature Goldendoodles

All the varieties of Goldendoodle have similar care and health requirements. Let’s take a look. 

Diet and Feeding

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Regardless of your size or breed of dog, it’s extremely important to feed him nutritious and high-quality food. Make sure that your pet’s diet has essential nutrients and proteins such as: 

  • Fat 
  • Protein
  • Carbohydrates 
  • Omega-3 and Omega-6 
  • Fiber 
  • Vitamins and minerals 

Also, make sure that your puppy has fresh, clean water available 24/7. Also, don’t give large or chunky dry food pieces as it is hard for a puppy to eat and chew properly. 

Avoid These Foods: 

  • Fillers, including cereals.
  • Artificial colors, preservatives, and flavorings.
  • Starchy grains.
  • Dairy products. 

Genetic Health Conditions

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It is believed that hybrid dogs are usually healthier than their purebred counterparts, but still, they can suffer from certain health conditions. Here are some common problems that can mostly affect teacup and toy Goldendoodle dog breeds: 

  • Breathing problems
  • Arthritis
  • Liver shunts
  • Heart disease
  • Ear Infections
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  • Dental Diseases
  • Hydrocephalus

Mini Goldendoodles have tiny teeth that are crowded in their mouth; that’s why there are high chances of the build-up of bacteria, and it can also cause plaque and gum disease (gingivitis). So, make sure to visit the vet for regular body checkups. 

Also Read: Full Grown Bernedoodle: Size, History, Temperament, & More


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All the varieties and sizes of Goldendoodles have beautiful curly coats available in many different colors. These types of doodles usually shed less, but still, they require regular grooming and brushing. Otherwise, their fluffy undercoat will easily get matted and tangled. 

Just brush your full grown mini Goldendoodle once or twice weekly with a metal comb. You can use a pin and bristle brush if your Goldendoodle has a wavy coat type.

Full Grown Mini Goldendoodles: Final Thoughts

So this is all about the full grown Goldendoodles. Every variety of Goldendoodle (Teacup mini Goldendoodle, Toy Goldendoodle, mini Goldendoodle, medium Goldendoodle, and Standard Goldendoodle) has a similar lifespan of 12 to 15 years.

Goldendoodles dogs are intelligent, active, and friendly; that’s why they make great family pets. Make sure to research well about the breeder and the puppy’s health history before buying or adopting a Goldendoodle puppy. Get all the necessary information and always get your dog from a reputable and legal breeder. This is the key to getting a happy and healthy Goldendoodle that will be your lifetime companion.

I hope this in-depth Full Grown Mini Goldendoodle dog breed guide has helped you decide which variety is best for your family. Also, if you loved this article, please share it with your family and friends. 

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