Pine Lodge Blog


Gobble Gobble

  This is the time of year when many Americans think of the things in their lives that truly matter, and give thanks for them. At Pine Lodge Labradoodles, we have much to be thankful for. Both Roy and Heidi’s mothers and fathers are still living and it’s a joy […]

Labradoodles love turkey too

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Tommy says Hello 1

On July 13, 2016, FernRidge Black Cypress and Pine Lodge Diamond Gem had a litter of gorgeous Australian Labradoodle puppies. Pine Lodge Labradoodles at Rivermist Ranch is where Tommy van ‘t Schip began her sweet life. For weeks she lived with her lovely mama and papa, and colorful siblings. Each […]


Puppy with a Passport?

Does your Australian Labradoodle have a passport? Does she need one? Did you know they even exist?    They do exist! Let’s dive into the basics on animal passports. In the European Union there is something called a Pet Passport. It looks just like the kind you or I carry when […]

Pet Passport Australian Labradoodle International Travel

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Pine Lodge Jeremie 8

Meet Pine Lodge Jeremie. This Black and White Parti, mini Australian Labradoodle hasn’t been having a party since he heard about the devastation to the people of Haiti that was caused by Hurricane Matthew. His friends at NAVMC are planning a trip this weekend to provide hand surgeries and medical […]


Jeepers Creepers!

Jeepers Creepers!  We do take care of our peepers!   There is a lot more that goes into the Pine Lodge Labradoodles breeding dogs than most people realize!  We are often asked “How do you choose a puppy to be part of your program?”  I must say, it’s not easy! […]

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Pine Lodge Port-au-Prince 1

Meet Pine Lodge Port-au-Prince or “Prince.” He is a beautiful shiny, black, medium, Australian Labradoodle. Prince is on a mission to raise awareness and funds for medical help for the people of Haiti. The People of Haiti have so little, and medical care is almost non-existent. Teams of medical providers donate […]


Henry in New York!

Henry is a cool dood living in New York. We recently received a nice update from his human mother, Jamie. If you’d like to see more of Henry, he can sometimes be found hanging out on Instagram as henrydoodleny!   Hi Heidi, The new website looks great. I still check […]


Mama Dog Retired 3

At Pine Lodge Labradoodles we do our best to give the best care and love to our Mama dogs.  When they are retired, they go to their forever home to live.  Georgia retired a year or so ago.  She loves living in Idaho.  She has now taken up hiking and […]


The Big Move 1

This past weekend was a weekend to NOT forget!  We were given a wonderful opportunity by Connie and John of Rivermist Labradoodles.  We are partnering  Rivermist with Pine Lodge!   We have moved from Pine Lodge, leaving our son and his family with some of the dogs to care for. […]


Big Day for Ginger Snap and Roberta 1

Our two girls, Ginger Snap and Roberta went to the vet today.  Man, it’s a difficult thing to take these puppies to the vet!  They never want to let us bring them home!  They are so cute!  They went their to be spayed.  If you’re curious how these ladies are […]