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Hershey 38 lbs. – 19.5″ tall

 

 

Hershey is a handsome small standard poodle. I have always had a difficult time finding poodles from breeders that I would want to add into my breeding program. I seek puppies whose parents have been health-tested for generations, who are well tempered, and who possess the look and structure that are important to better my breeding program. Meeting all of these criteria has been a difficult task. Whenever I thought I found the perfect addition, there was usually a reason I couldn’t add them – either the puppy didn’t pass my strict health testing, their temperament wasn’t just right, or they didn’t grow up to be what I expected. Some may say I’m a bit too selective when adding dogs to my program. I raise a lot of dogs, but only a few actually make the cut.

I finally decided to breed a litter of poodles for myself, keep and raise the puppies, and choose the top dogs out of that litter to breed. I bred two of my most prized poodles – who have everything I look for and love about the poodle breed. It was a great success. I hand-picked some of those pups to raise, one of whom is Hershey.

Hershey is a very handsome red and white poodle. He has a fun personality and is happy to please the people he is around. Hershey’s favorite thing to do is play outside in the field with his sister Annie and his brother Grommet. Hershey loves toys so much that he wants to be the first one out in the field so that he can have first pick, and will then run in circles as fast as he can. He could play fetch for as long as you can throw the ball or Frisbee for him and in fact, during his training sessions, toys are more rewarding to him than treats are!

Hershey loves to go for walks along the beautiful SwissRidge trails. A trail walk with Hershey wouldn’t be complete without spending time sitting in the shade and him getting a nice massage and belly rub. You always know when he’s enjoying his massage because as soon as you stop, he inches closer and closer until he’s sitting in your lap! He has a very social personality and gets along well with any dog or human he meets.

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SwissRidge Bernese

If you’re looking to add a four-legged family member to your pack, you’ve come to the right place! SwissRidge Kennels is home to the sweetest, most lovable Goldendoodles, Bernedoodles, Golden Mountain Doodles, and SwissRidge Doodles in North America. Dig into our testimonials, where you’ll see we have many happy repeat customers across the globe!

With two decades of experience in breeding dogs, we pride ourselves on selecting only the best dogs for our breeding program, which in turn ensures that we are producing the best puppies imaginable. We perform a series of strict health tests, including hip and elbow testing; eyes, heart, skin, and patella testing; and a series of genetic tests, on all of our breeding dogs. SwissRidge owner, Sherry Rupke, is also a qualified registered veterinary technologist, and the health of the dogs has always been extremely important to her. Rest assured that when you get your paws on a SwissRidge doodle, you’ll be bringing a fluffy bundle of good health and superb temperament home with you.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions. We look forward to matching you with your next best friend!

SwissRidge Australian Labradoodle

If you’re looking to add a four-legged family member to your pack, you’ve come to the right place! SwissRidge Kennels is home to the sweetest, most lovable Goldendoodles, Bernedoodles, Golden Mountain Doodles, and SwissRidge Doodles in North America. Dig into our testimonials, where you’ll see we have many happy repeat customers across the globe!

With two decades of experience in breeding dogs, we pride ourselves on selecting only the best dogs for our breeding program, which in turn ensures that we are producing the best puppies imaginable. We perform a series of strict health tests, including hip and elbow testing; eyes, heart, skin, and patella testing; and a series of genetic tests, on all of our breeding dogs. SwissRidge owner, Sherry Rupke, is also a qualified registered veterinary technologist, and the health of the dogs has always been extremely important to her. Rest assured that when you get your paws on a SwissRidge doodle, you’ll be bringing a fluffy bundle of good health and superb temperament home with you.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions. We look forward to matching you with your next best friend!

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