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Desert Valley Doodles is a Small Town, Family Raised Dog Breeder based in The Gila Valley. Hi, I am Trisha, the driving force behind Desert Valley Doodles. I live in a small town in southeast Arizona, with lots of open space and outdoor fun. I am a mom of 4 boys and work in the medical field. I have a child on the spectrum and have found specific breeds of dogs are very helpful in therapy.  We have been breeding animals since 2014, with a focus on making the transition from our loving home to yours as easy as possible. We strive to breed the best animals we can, educate their new owners and ensure these precious creatures get the love, care, and attention they deserve. We focus on training and socialization of each puppy. We specialize in starting crate training and potty training. Every puppy goes home loaded to a marker and knows the "sit" command. The earlier you pick us in your puppy journey the more training tips and videos you receive. We are also partnered up with Baxter & Bella. This program is an extension for all families to utilize after a puppy goes home. Contact us to find out more about our methods and philosophy.

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F1B MINIATURE CAVAPOOS

The Royal Court Litter

We are so excited to present London's litter! Born May 20, 2024.They will be 15-20 pounds as adults and will have wavy to curly hair. Second generation doodles are known for their little to no shedding coat qualities. This litter has 3 Uncle/Aunt that are service dogs. We do not question that the temperament of each puppy will be amazing! We have 2 boys and 4 girls thriving and happy. London is doing well and was a born to be mama. Puppy pick day will be July 12-14th with a take home July 20th.  If you are interested in getting a puppy from this litter please message us to learn how.

Each puppy is $3500

Waitlist Open

1. Family A&J-Arizona

2. Family E.R.-Utah

3. Family J.M.-Arizona

4. FamilyL&D-Arizona

5. Available

6. Available

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THE ROYAL COURT LITTER

F1b Minature Cavapoos

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DUKE (BLUE BOY)

Duke is a Blonde (Apricot) f1b Cavapoo with a small white spot on his head and chest. He is charting to be the second smallest in the litter. His coat will be curly. He is very smart and likes human touch. He is an observer but still likes to explore and check out new environments. He is doing very well with crate training.

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DUCHESS (PINK GIRL)

 Duchess is a Blonde (apricot) f1b Cavapoo. She is the smallest girl in the litter. Her coat will be wavy and it is silky soft like a cavalier. She is an observer and is cautious with new events. However, her recovery time is not long. She loves to snuggle and hhas a sweet personality.

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PRINCE (GRAY BOY)

Prince is a red abstract F1b Cavapoo. He has a large white spot on his chest and white tips on his paws. He will have a curly coat. He is charting to be on the smaller size of the litter but the largest boy. He is laid back and likes to watch a couple of his litter mates try new things before trying it out himself. Prince's recovery is short and he is not afraid to check out new things.

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PRINCESS (PURPLE GIRL)

Princess is a Blonde Blenheim (white with apricot spots) f1b Cavapoo. She has a beautiful queen's thumb print on her forehead. She will have a curly coat. She is the smallest girl of the Blenheim's. She is assertive and always the first one to greet you at the door or gate. She loves human touch and is not afraid to play with the big dogs already. She is the first one to try new events and hardly shows any fear. Princess has found her voice and likes to communicate.

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LADY (GREEN GIRL)

Lady is a red Blenheim (white with red spots) f1b Cavapoo. She is charting to be the largest in the litter. She will have a wavy coat that is silky to the touch. She has the most white on her coat. She is the deepest red of the Blenheim's. Lady is curious with caution. She is not afraid to try new events but she is never the first one. She likes human touch and loves to lay around and watch all her siblings play around her.

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HEIRESS (YELLOW GIRL)

Heiress is a red Blenheim (white with red spots) f1b Cavapoo. She has the most red patterns on her body with a beautiful queen's thumbprint on her forehead. She will have a wavy coat. She is one of the largest in the litter. Heiress beats to her own drum. She likes to explore and is not worried about being with the crowd. She has found her voice and likes to communicate. She has the funniest sleeping positions in the litter.

PETITE GOLDENDOODLES

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MEET THE AMERICAN LITTER

Our Goldendoodle Litter has arrived. They were born on May 29th and we have 3 gorgeous girls! Their litter names are Freedom, Liberty, and Independence. Tesla is doing well and is such an attentive mama. They will be 10-15 pounds as adults and all will have curly hair. Puppy picks will happen July 12-14th. Gotcha day is July 25th-27th.

Waitlist Open

1. Breeders Choice

2. Family-C.P.-AZ

3. Family- A.V.-NM

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LIBERTY

Liberty is a petite Goldendoodle. She will be a cream with white markings on her back paws and on her chest. She will have a curly coat. She has the cutest teddy bear face. So far she is very chilled and loves to cuddle.

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FREEDOM

Freedom is a solid red Goldendoodle with one small white spot on her neck. She will be the largest in the litter. She will have a curly coat. She is playful and the first one to greet you at the gate.

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INDEPENDENCE

 Independence is the smallest in the litter. She is solid red and she will have a curly coat. She has found her voice and like to use it.

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F1 GOLDEN CAVAPOOS

Oakley Jo & Pablo

Meet Oakley and Pablo. Oakley is a CKC 18 pound goldendoodle who lives with a guardian home. Her family adores her and she loves to go anywhere with her family. Pablo is a stunning AKC King Charles Cavalier. His pedigree comes from very healthy parents. He has been health tested beyond what AKC requires to make sure we have healthy puppies. They make the cutest puppies. Their puppies were amazing to raise and train so we decided to have a repeat litter. This litter will be 15-20 pounds as adults.

They will honeymoon in June with a litter in born in August. Take home will be in October. Just in time for beautiful fall weather. Message us to learn how to get on our waitlist for this litter.

Each puppy is $3500.

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1. Breeders Choice

2. Family S.R.-Utah

3. Available

4. Available

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Whelping

Each Litter is planned and intentional. Our Dams are healthy and taking Nuvet Vitamins with high quality dog food. Once a tie has occur we supplement with human grade food. Strong healthy puppies start before they are even born. Our Dams are never left alone to whelp their puppies. We take extra care in assisting the mama withy each puppy. Mamas are given supplement calcium to help with the birthing process. The first week there is always a human helper on night duty.

Early Neurological Stimulation

ENS is started on Day 3 and continues daily until puppies go home. Week 1 and 2 are gentle handling and manipulations suggested by puppy culture. These intentional exercises help increase blood flow to the brain and body. They also help the puppy enjoy human touch and start the bonding process.

Stage 2 of ENS

Week 3 marks the transition from whelping box to play area. We add a potty station with pee pad and alfalfa pellets. This starts the scent process connecting grass smell with going potty. We start introducing new toys, textures, and new sounds. This week starts grooming by having all nails clipped weekly. We also implement the teaching of manding to be touched.

Crate Introduction and Spa Day

Week 4 is introducing the Crate. We start by having the litter hang out in the crate and come in and out as they please. We also start noise desensitization. The puppies get their first bath and introduction to the dryer.

Introducing Family Life

In addition to continuing intentional handling, week 5 is when we add obstacles like the slide and wobble table. They also take their first field trip outside. This is the week they meet our pack and learn to socialize with other dogs. It is an amazing dynamic situation that is crucial in social growth.

Crate and Potty Training

Once the puppies are comfortable with the concept of a crate. We introduce each puppy to their own crate. We start potty training by removing all pee pads and having the puppies ask to go potty by manding. We also start night potty by placing each puppy in their crate at night and taking out to go potty every 1-2 hours. This requires a human on night duty.

Loading the Marker

Potty and Crate training is still in progress. The puppies are spending more time in the playpen by the door and outside. They are asking to go potty and introduced to the doggie door. Multiple times a day each puppy is getting one on one with loading the marker. We also introduce the feeling of a harness on each puppy.

Learning Basic command "sit for please"

By the last week. Our goal is to have each puppy sleeping through the night (10pm-5am) by holding their bladder. Knowing how to "sit" on command and loaded to the marker. We know that families need training as well before they bring home the newest member of their family. We send training videos and give one training session on gotcha day.

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HOW TO APPLY FOR A WAITLIST?

There are 3 steps to become added to a waitlist.
1.A $300 non-refundable Application Fee is required via Zelle or Gooddog payment
2. An approved and Signed DVD Contract. 
3. A telephone call to see if I am the right breeder for you.

WHEN DO PUPPIES GO HOME?

Puppies go home the weekend of age 9 weeks. This allows us time to make sure each puppies is loaded to the marker and manding.

DO PUPPIES SEE A LICENSE VETERINARIAN?

Yes, each puppy is given a good bill of health and is administered the first 5-in-1 vaccine DAPPv (Distempered, Parvo, Parainfluenza, Adenovirus Type 1 and 2) by our Veterinarian around 8 weeks. Each puppy will go home with a record book to show their veterinarian on the first visit.

DO MY PUPPIES COME DEWORMED?

All Puppies and Dams are given the deworming medication Pyrantel Pamoate many times prior to puppies going home. Please note, stress and environment changes can effect puppies GI tract. If any concerns arise please talk to your veterinarian at your first visit.

DO YOU HAVE A HEALTH GUARANTEE?

We have a 1 year health guarantee? This covers any genetic defects that may present itself. We genetically test all our dams and studs to make sure we are breeding the best. However, it is possible that something could occur. (Please see our contract for more in depth coverage.)

WILL MY PUPPY BE RAISED ON A CURRICULUM?

We start daily touch and gentle handling each puppy from day one. We preform daily Early Neurological Stimulation (ENS) starting on day 3. By week 1 we add simple grooming, weekly nail clipping and gentle messages all over the body, face, and ears. By week 3 we introduce potty training with pee pads and alfalfa pellets. Week 4 we add a crate in the area so they become comfortable spending time in the crate. We also add stimulating toys and textures daily. By week 5 they get supervised outdoor time. By week 6-7 we start complete potty training. We believe that puppies should understand a schedule before going to their forever home. This allows the majority of our puppies to be completely crate trained and sleeping through the night.

DO YOU ASK FOR A DEPOSIT?

I ask for a $300 application fee. Once a litter is born additional $500 will be required to secure your puppy. This is your reservation fee to be added for puppy pick day. If you apply once the litter is born and thriving the total deposit will be $800 to secure your spot.

DO YOU OFFER TRANSPORTATION?

Yes, we offer a flight nanny with an additional fee plus cost of airfare. We can meet at Tuscon or Phoenix ariport if flying in or travel a one hour or less radius to meet for no additional cost.

ARE DOODLES HYPOALLERGENIC?

Allergies are a protein based reaction. Protein is found not only in hair follicles but in saliva and urine. There is not a guarantee due to not knowing what is causing the allergy. The first generation breeds are more likely to cause a reaction compared to a second or third generation.

DO DOODLES SHED?

Any puppy can have loose hair. When grooming there will always be hair in the brush/comb. Just like human hair. Even poodles can be like shedders. There is no guarantee of a non shedding puppy. Rule of thumb, first generation doodles are more likely to shed than second and third generation doodles.

WHAT BRAND OF PUPPY FOOD IS BEST?

Your puppy will go home on Purina Pro Puppy Lamb and Rice or Salmon and Rice Formula. I have not witnessed it in my pack, but doodles are prone to chicken allergies. My puppies all go home with a 2 day NuVet vitamin supplement. It is suggested to continue vitamins for the first month to help with gut health while the puppy is overcoming stresses leaving their litter and transitioning to their new environment. You can order NuVet K-9 wafers with the access code 703155. There is an ordering link at the bottom of my website for convenience.

NUVET PLUS VITAMINS

Healthiness starts from the inside out

* Best tasting Vitamins

* Great for:

   Skin and Coat

   Eyes and Ears

   Bones and Teeth

   Digestion

   Immune Defense

   Cardiovascular

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DVD STUDS & DAMES

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Don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions, or tell us about the a puppy you are hoping for.

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