Welcome to Doodle Dogs and Dogs Paws Boarding
We are a fully licensed establishment in a lovely rural setting between Derby and Burton on Trent!!

Dogs Paws boarding kennels offer a standard of care that is second to none and each unit offers underfloor heating, self filling water facilities, is spacious and has its own run. Each of our guests has access to several large outdoor play areas with supervised exercise regularly during the day.

Doodle Dogs specialises in breeding family friendly puppies of the following breeds...

  • Labradoodles
  • Cockapoos
  • Rottweilers
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Pet Microchipping Service

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From April 2016, all dogs will need to be microchipped by law. Click The New Dog Microchipping Laws to find out what you need to know.

We are fully trained and licensed to microchip your precious pets.

For more Information see our
Pet Microchipping page.
We are real dog lovers and have been breeding puppies for well over ten years. Each litter has been born in our home and the puppies are handled by our children from a few days old. We breed confident, well socialised puppies who are a joy to own and love. We are NOT a puppy farm and each and every puppy gets lots of individual attention from all family members and visitors.

We provide FREE INSURANCE for the first 4 weeks (via Petplan) and you will also receive a FREE puppy-pack to get you started. If you should have any queries after taking your puppy home we are happy to provide you with FREE advice and support. Your puppy will come full K.C. (Kennel Club) registration where appropriate.

We prefer our customers to come along and visit our home & premises before they buy any puppies from us. So when we have puppies come along and see them and us. If you do fall in love with one of our little guys a deposit will secure it until it is ready to leave us and go to his (or her) new home. More...
A gorgeous pair of Labradoodle puppies
Our aim with breeding is to produce quality, well bred and confident puppies who have a good, solid foundation to their life. As they are always born in our home with myself in attendance, just in case they have problems. They receive oodles of attention from birth and as long as Mum is happy the puppies are handled by lots of people, young and old. We would worry if there were ever a quiet, shy puppy as they are given such a good grounding, I would suspect something was wrong if that ever happened. The Kennel club says expect a death rate of 10% from puppies around birth. We are at 0.1%. Occasionally we have one that just does not thrive. You can be assured that we are as careful as we can be when finding our puppies a new home.

When pricing our puppies we consider many factors including the market at the time and the quality of our puppies coats. We are happy to continue producing Labradoodles and are very proud of the puppies we produce. We feel that we have bred dogs of equal merit to the Australian Labradoodles, but at an affordable price.
Our chosen breeds...
Chocolate Labradoodle (Holly)
My best friend at school had a poodle cross Labrador (Labradoodle) this was in the 1970s Rufus was his name and I remember him as a medium sized ball of black fluff. Then they were called “cross breeds” and seen as an unplanned litter. How things change!
The first known Poodle cross Labrador was in 1955 However, the Labradoodle was first bred deliberately in 1988, when Australian breeder Wally Conron crossed the Labrador Retriever and Standard Poodle at Guide Dogs Victoria. More...
Conron's aim was to combine the low-shedding coat of the Poodle with the gentleness and trainability of the Labrador, and to provide a guide dog suitable for people with allergies to fur and dander.
As we are cross breeding there is little consistency
Labradoodle's hair can be anywhere from wiry to soft, and may be straight, wavy, or curly. Many Labradoodles do shed, although the coat usually sheds less, curly coats significantly so. They have less dog odor than that of a Labrador Retriever.
Like most Labrador Retrievers and Poodles, Labradoodles are generally friendly, energetic and good with families and children. Labradoodles often display an affinity for water and strong swimming ability from their parent breeds.
Like their parent breeds, both of which are amongst the world's most intelligent dog breeds, Labradoodles are very intelligent and quite trainable, often seeking commands and finding pleasure in learning. Labradoodles can be taught to obey verbal or sign language commands, or both
Labradoodle coats are divided into three categories: wool (with tight curls, and similar in appearance to that of a Poodle, but with a softer texture); fleece (soft and free-flowing, with a kinked or wavy appearance); or hair (which can be curly, straight or wavy, but is more similar in texture to a Labrador's coat). Labradoodle's coat colours include chocolate, cafe, parchment, cream, gold, apricot, red, black, silver, chalk, parti colours, (i.e. generally, any colour a Poodle can have). They can be different sizes, depending on the size of poodle used (i.e. toy, miniature or standard).
A lovely Cockerpoo
A truly British dog with its origins in the 14th century and used for the hunting of woodcocks, hence their name. What lovely dogs cocker spaniels are. Very intelligent and laid back they make loyal companions and don’t generally have the high energy demands of some larger breeds. They are a nice manageable size and very easy to train. In cross breeding we hope to achieve a very cute, Low shedding and smaller dog.

Toffee who is proving to be a lovely natured girl will be mated with a lovely apricot cocker spaniel when the time is right. So if you are interested please let us know.
Rottweiler (Phoebe)
Although a versatile breed used in recent times for many purposes, the Rottweiler is one of the oldest of herding breeds. A multi-faceted herding and stock protection dog, it is capable of working all kinds of livestock under a variety of conditions.
The breed's history likely dates to the Roman Empire. It is likely that the Rottweiler is a descendant of ancient Roman drover dogs, a mastiff-type dog that was a dependable, rugged dog with great intelligence and guarding instincts.
During their quest to conquer Europe, the Roman legion traveled in large numbers across the continent. The non-existence of refrigeration meant the soldiers had to bring herds of cattle with them on their excursions for food. These drover dogs were not only used to keep the herds of cattle together, but to guard the supply stock at night. Around 74 A.D. the Roman army travelled across the alps and into the southern part of modern day Germany. For the next two centuries the Roman drover dogs were continually utilised in herding and driving cattle for trade even after the Romans were driven out of the area by the Swabians.
A town in this region was eventually given the name Rottweil. It became an important trade centre and the descendants of the Roman cattle dogs proved their worth by driving the cattle to market and protecting the cattle from robbers and wild animals. The dogs are said to have been used by traveling butchers at markets during the Middle Ages to guard money pouches tied around their necks.
The dogs eventually came to be called Rottweiler Metzgerhunds, or butcher dogs. As railroads became the primary method for moving stock to market, the need for the breed declined, as did the number of Rottweilers. The number of Rottweilers diminished so severely that by 1882 in a dog show in Heilbronn, there was only one very poor representative of the breed.
The buildup to World War 1 saw a great demand for police dogs, and that led to a revival of interest in the Rottweiler. During the First and Second World Wars, Rottweilers were put into service in various roles, including as messenger, ambulance, draught, and guard dogs.
The Deutscher Rottweiler-Klub (DRK,
German Rottweiler Club), the first Rottweiler club in Germany, was founded on 13 January 1914, and followed by the creation of the Süddeutscher Rottweiler-Klub (SDRK, South German Rottweiler Club) on 27 April 1915 and eventually became the IRK (International Rottweiler Club). The DRK counted around 500 Rottweilers, and the SDRK 3000 Rottweilers. The goals of the two clubs were different. The DRK aimed to produce working dogs and did not emphasise the morphology of the Rottweiler.
The various German Rottweiler Clubs amalgamated to form the Allgemeiner Deutscher Rottweiler Klub (ADRK,
General German Rottweiler Club) in 1921. This was officially recorded in the register of clubs and associations at the district court of Stuttgart on 27 January 1924. The ADRK is recognised worldwide as the home club of the Rottweiler.
In 1931 the Rottweiler was officially recognised by the American Kennel Club. In 1936, Rottweilers were exhibited in Britain at Crufts . In 1966, a separate register was opened for the breed. In fact, in the mid-1990s, the popularity of the Rottweiler reached an all-time high with it being the most registered dog by the American Kennel Club. In 2013, the American Kennel Club ranked the Rottweiler as the 9th most popular pure breed in the United States.