Diamonds in the Sky


Unwrap Happiness: Loving, fun companions

September 30, 2024
Going Home:
November 25, 2024
Medium 30-40lbs
Expected Colours:
Black and Chocolate
2 Spots

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

About the Litter

Labradoodle puppies in gleaming chocolate and ebony who love people and the West Coast lifestyle are what this litter is all about.

These puppies will be medium in size, maturing to around 18 inches at the shoulder and weighing in the 28 -40 pound range.

Arriving around the beginning of October and joining you in early December, imagine the added joy and excitement of unwrapping gifts and sharing family get-togethers when you share that with your new puppy. The fact your puppy doesn’t shed means everyone will enjoy those playful puppy times. Precious moments become cherished memories as your family is completed by the love and laughter a puppy brings to your life.

These puppies will be fantastic with kids. Just right to grow up with kids and provide a lifetime of friendship. Lots of snuggles and kisses when life seems unfair and an always compassionate ear when those pesky teenage years begin. No need for any child to be lonely when they have their best friend always ready for a game of catch or other activities.

All around family dog is the best way to describe these puppies. Soft, non-shedding coats in gorgeous darker shades to hide the dirt. One less “kid” to clean up after!

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*Example of a similar litter
Joya chocolate labradoodle (14)
About Mom

Joya’s guardian Mom is a minister and tells us how much Joya enjoys Sunday services. Joya is the official greeter for the congregation. She loves saying “hi” to everyone and all the attention she receives.

Joya goes camping in an older Westfalia and has her own special spot in the van. She has no trouble going from church on Sunday to exploring Vancouver Island later in the week.

Joya’s guardian tells us how Joya’s gregarious nature makes her popular with everyone who meets her. She loves making new friends whether on 2 or 4 legs.

Joya’s guardian also tells us that Joya loves “helping” in the garden. Beach walks are also something she can’t wait for each day.

Combined with all this enthusiasm for life, Joya offers endless cuddles and snuggles. Relaxing at the end of the day snuggled up with a good book or a movie with Joya beside her is one of the things her guardian enjoys most about this fun girl.

About Dad

Cloud is such a fun boy who comes from a strong therapy line of Labradoodles. Cloud exhibits those traits whenever he meets someone. And meeting new people is Cloud’s favourite activity! He is gregarious and keenly aware of how to respond to people and situations. That’s his strong therapy background shining through. Cloud can sense if you need him to be goofy and bring a smile to your face or if you need him to be beside you, offering his soft coat for stroking.

Cloud’s guardian Mom tells us how she is stopped on the street regularly from people asking what type of dog Cloud is. His black sable pattern makes him a uniquely beautiful Labradoodle. Cloud is always eager to have people stop to talk to him. He loves to make new friends. Cloud’s guardian Mom tells us her social circle of friends has exploded since she took Cloud home.

Cloud is well-mannered and acutely aware of how to behave no matter the situation. When his guardian Mom was experiencing some health concerns, Cloud was right there to support her and provide his endless love for her. Cloud acted as both an inspiration for better health and a healer with his kisses, deep eye connection and undying affection.

Look-a-like Litters

Every Puppy Goes Home With

What is

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
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?
Families with kids

A family dog is a term we often hear but what does it really mean? These labradoodle puppies will show you!

Puppies who think playing with kids is the best way to spend the day. Puppies who also love to spend quality snuggle time in the evening where they will enjoy relaxing with the family watching a movie, doing homework or reading a good book.

Puppies who give their hearts equally to everyone in their family whether that’s young children or a senior. Puppies whose primary focus is on their family members. And if you have some 4 legged family members, these labradoodle puppies will embrace them as well.

Able to participate in any type of family activity, ready to hike, wrestle, attract new friends, swim, camp, paddle board or relax and enjoy each other’s company doing nothing. Now that’s how a Van Isle Doodles defines a great family dog.

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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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