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Qualities that parents of a new Doodle puppy should have

When adopting a Doodle puppy or any other pet, there are several qualities that parents should have to ensure a loving and nurturing environment for the new addition to their family. Here are some important qualities for parents to possess:


Adopting a Doodle puppy requires patience as they go through their developmental stages, including house training, socialization, and obedience training. Patient parents will understand that it takes time for the puppy to adjust to their new surroundings and learn the rules of the house.


Adopting a puppy is a long-term commitment. Parents should be prepared to provide care, love, and attention to the Doodle throughout its entire life, which on average is 10-15 years. This includes

providing regular exercise, veterinary care, grooming, and a safe and stimulating environment.


Responsible parents will prioritize the well-being of their Doodle puppy. They will ensure the puppy is provided with proper nutrition, regular exercise, and mental stimulation. They will also commit to keeping up with vaccinations, routine check-ups, and grooming appointments.


It's beneficial for parents to have a basic understanding of Doodle breeds, their specific needs, and common health issues. This knowledge will help them make informed decisions regarding the puppy's diet, training methods, and overall care. Ongoing learning about dog behavior and positive reinforcement training techniques is also important.

Compassion and Empathy:

Parents should be compassionate and empathetic toward their Doodle puppy. Understanding the puppy's needs, emotions, and body language will enable parents to provide appropriate care, comfort, and socialization experiences. This will contribute to building a strong bond and a sense of security for the puppy.


Being adaptable and flexible is crucial when adopting a Doodle puppy. Puppies require time, attention, and training, and parents should be prepared to adjust their routines and schedules to accommodate the needs of their new family member.


Consistency in training and establishing routines is essential for a Doodle puppy's development. Parents should be consistent with house training, obedience training, and reinforcement of desired behaviors. This consistency helps the puppy understand expectations and promotes positive behavior.

Love and Affection:

Providing love and affection is vital for the emotional well-being of a Doodle puppy. Parents should express affection through cuddling, petting, and spending quality time with the puppy. This love and attention will foster a strong bond and a sense of security for the puppy.

Remember, adopting a Doodle puppy requires time, effort, and dedication. By embodying these qualities, parents can create a loving and supportive environment for their new furry family member. If you feel that you and your family embody these qualities, consider filling out our Puppy Application at

Texas Howdy Doodles, located in the Austin, TX metro area understands the big decision of adopting a new member to your family and is able to provide you with insight and recommendations throughout the process, even after you adopt your new furry friend! If you have questions prior to filling our application, reach out to us at

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