Belle of the Ball

$4200.00

Small in stature LARGE in personality
Birthdate:
April 17, 2023
Going Home:
June 12, 2023
Size:
Mini
Expected Colours:
Chocolate
Availability:
2 Waitlist Spots

*Images are ‘look-a-like’ litters not the actual litter.

About the Litter
These puppies will be some of our smallest mini labradoodle puppies in red, chocolate or ebony. That may be a surprise since Mama Belle is white and Papa Buoy is black. Both parents can produce puppies in all colours though. Together they will have a beautiful rainbow litter. We are looking forward to small labradoodle puppies who are gregarious, confident and exceptionally affectionate. Similar to their parents, these puppies will have soft, flowing coats that do not shed. Don’t let the small size full you, these puppies will be more than happy to enjoy being on and in the water, going on comfortable hikes and road trips. These puppies will mature to between 18 and 26 pounds. Easy to pick-up, great in small spaces, a perfect size for lap snuggles and easy to find a spot for on the bed! Small in physical size but LARGE in personality means these puppies will infuse your life with laughter and love in big doses. Mama Belle is tiny so we will only be accepting a very few reservations for this litter.
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*Example of a similar litter
About Mom
Loving and fun are the two words most often used to describe Belle. Belle is a lively girl who loves the water as well as playing in the backyard with the 2 children she lives with. Belle’s guardians tell us she is cuddly, full of life and absolutely adores her children. Belle waits impatiently for the children to return from school and then smothers them with excited kisses. Belle is a caramel extreme parti. She has a blush of caramel on her ears but otherwise is all white. Her coat is extraordinarily soft, straight and non-shedding. Allergy friendly, gorgeous and vivacious. What more could you ask for!
About Dad
Buoy is a fun boy who hasn’t met a person he doesn’t like yet. Buoy even has a special song of greeting for his favourite people. Living in a condo, Buoy has become the unofficial mascot and greeter for his high rise. Our guardians tell us Buoy says hello to everyone on the elevator and enjoys being at the front door to welcome everyone as they enter. Buoy’s striking black and copper coat turn heads wherever he goes. Buoy doesn’t let it go to his head though. He is a even, stable labradoodle who loves the West Coast lifestyle. Living right beside the ocean gives Buoy plenty of opportunity to be on the beach and enjoy life on Vancouver Island. His soft, non-shedding coat is plenty for our West Coast climate as well.

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Every Puppy Goes Home With

What is
Included

Hand Made Collar
Hand Made Collar
Hand Made Blanket
Three small toys, a tiger stuffy, a colourful soft ball with a face and a crinkle toy
3 Small Toys
Dinner
Breakfast
5 Generation Pedigree
A Blue and Cream health Guarantee document mock up. Looks very official :)
Health Guarantee
AN Official WALA registration DOcument example mocked up with a plain brown envelope
Official WALA Registration
Example of a Trupanion Health Insurance document used to redeem 1 month of free insurance
30 Days Pet Insurance
Vaccination passport example mocked up. Looks like a boarding pass in a booklet
Vaccinations and Deworming
Microchip pamphlet. There is no official document that goes with a microchip, it is all online.
Microchip registration
Jump start on house training, doggie door and socialisation
Getting a Puppy

How It Works

Step 1 – Find Your Litter.

Have a look through our planned litters.  Once you have decided on the litter that is just right for you and there are spots available click on the Reserve Now button to complete our application form.

Waitlist Spots: Sometimes more labradoodles than reservations are born.
If you are on the waitlist for a litter you will be the first to fill those extra spots.
If we don’t have extra puppies we can transfer you to a different litter or refund your deposit.

Step 2 – Let’s Chat.

We will review your Application within 48 hours and be in touch via email.  If you don’t hear from us, please check your junk folder.

We are happy to arrange a telephone call if you prefer.

You can also come to meet us and see our facility. Meet and Greets are scheduled various times through out the year.

Step 3 – Reserve Your Puppy.

Once all your questions have been answered and you are ready to proceed we ask for an $800 non-refundable deposit to secure your reservation.

We will provide you with a link for payment using your Visa, MasterCard or Visa Debit card. Your deposit is non-refundable but you may defer to a later litter should the need arise.

You may defer up to a maximum of three times. If you choose to defer, current pricing will apply for your second and third payments. Should there not be enough puppies in a litter to honour all reservations, your deposit may either be refunded or transferred to a future litter.

You can also check out our Purchasing Page for full details on the purchasing process.

The full kit laid out with three puppies snooping around and sniffing everything
Who is it for?
PG Rated Puppies
Smaller puppies can feel afraid of and overwhelmed by very young children. People over the age of 10, however, are a perfect fit for these puppies. Urban dwellers will enjoy the small amount of space these puppies need in their condos. Older people will appreciate the ease of lifting a smaller puppy into a vehicle. No need to worry about a young child or senior walking these puppies as they are not large enough to out muscle younger and older individuals. They also make great lap warmers. On the bed, you don’t need to worry about them taking up too much space. If you are active and want one of these puppies to keep up with you, they’ll happily oblige. Swimming, paddle boarding, kyaking and hiking are all adventures these puppies will adore participating in. If you like going on road trips or have a camper or trailer, these puppies are the perfect companions. They will fit in nicely to a smaller camper/trailer and be fine staying right next to you in the campground. These puppies are the perfect example of good things coming in small packages.
Belle of the Ball
Small in stature LARGE in personality
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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

At Van Isle Doodles we have 4 sizes of puppies:

Mini             15 to 16″ tall and 18 to 22 lbs

Large Mini   16.25 to 17″ tall and 22 to 25 lbs

Medium        17″ to 19 inches tall and 25 to 40 lbs

Standard      19″+ tall and over 40 lbs

Australian labradoodles are content with a couple of nice brisk walks each day and some indoor play time.

If you enjoy hiking, biking swimming or other more vigorous exercise, your puppy will be happy to join you in these pursuits once they are over a year old.  Large mini, medium and standard are your best choices if you lead an active life. 

If you enjoy a quieter lifestyle, a mini, large mini or medium will be quite content with a few walks around the neighbourhood, longer walks on weekends and perhaps some swimming during the warmer months.  Combine that with some good playtime in the house or backyard and you will have a happy labradoodle

ALDs have coats that grow and do require regular maintenance both at home and with a professional groomer. 

Your ALD will need to go the groomer once every 8 weeks for a professional appointment.  At home, a good brush and comb out every other day will help keep tangles at bay and maintain your ALD’s beautiful coat

Your Van Isle Doodle puppy will come to you eating a whole food diet.  Primarily this will consist of freeze-dried food that you rehydrate and serve.  A general rule of thumb is once your ALD is a year old, they will consume 2% of their body weight daily. 

          ALDs have 3 foundation breeds:

  1. Poodle
  2. Labrador retriever
  3. Spaniel

A multigenerational ALD is a dog who for 4 generations or more had only ALDs as parents.  There must also be fewer than 6 Spaniels in the pedigree over the last 6 generations.

A labradoodle is a poodle and a lab.  There is no spaniel in the mix.  These dogs tend to be a bit larger as a result.  You will hear many people refer to their ALD as a labradoodle as well as an Australian labradoodle just because the name is so long!

An Australian labradoodle has 3 foundation breeds; Poodle, Labrador Retriever and a splash of Spaniel.  It’s that splash of Spaniel that brings the ability to produce a small dog.  The Spaniel is also responsible for the Teddy Bear look that ALDS are so famous for. 

An Aussie Doodle is an entirely different breed.  This is a cross between an Australian Shepherd and a Poodle.  These dogs are very high energy and require a lot of exercise. 

Each dog is an individual as is each person.  A particular ALD puppy with a specific individual may not trigger an allergic response.  With another person, there may be a response. 

ALDs have a single coat and little to no dander.  This usually creates an environment without triggers for those who have mild allergic responses to most dogs. 

For families with allergy concerns, we welcome you to attend one of our Open House days to spend time with our dogs to help assess whether you have a reaction. 

We enjoy meeting our families who have an approved application on file.  We want to show you who and where your puppy will be raised. 

We have adult dogs who live with us you are welcome to spend time with.  You will be able to see the different sizes as we have mini, large mini and medium dogs who live with us.

Puppies are not available to be visited as they are unvaccinated and vulnerable to disease.  Once your puppy is born then you will be able to meet your litter in person when they are around 5 weeks of age. 

Individual parents of litters do not live with us.  We want all of our dogs to enjoy their own family for life.  Each of our breeding dogs (other than the ones who live with us) live in their own family.  You will meet the Mother dog for your litter at the Puppy Family Visit. 

Our parent dogs undergo a series of tests before being admitted into our program.  These tests include:

          OFA and/or PH for hips and elbows

          PPG ALD essential panel genetic disease testing

          PPG DNA Profile testing

          PPG trait testing

          CAER eye testing

          Temperament assessment

          Conformation assessment

Browse through the Find Your Puppy page and look for a litter that meats your requirements. You can filter by size, birthdate or parents to narrow in on the best litter for you. If you don’t have any preferences you can simply fill out the generic Application Form.

After the family visit we have a “Homework” assignment that includes a chance for you to let us know if you have additional preferences.

We take all of your requests into consideration when we begin our matching process. 

Claire, Taylor and Renald spend every day with the puppies from birth.  They each do an assessment of the puppies around 7 weeks.  Then we take those assessments and your homework to make the perfect match between you and your puppy. 

It doesn’t matter if you are first or last on the reservation list, the matching is done based on the best fit between the puppy’s personality and your lifestyle.  We have never had one of our ALD puppies refused or returned because they were not the best fit for a family. 

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