What to Look For in a Reputable Breeder: Week 1 of 9

Lately I have had a huge increase of people contacting me asking questions about puppies from other breeders. Let me first start off by saying I know that I am not the breeder for everyone and that is ok. The one thing that I do care about though is that when buying from a “Breeder”… Read more »

Health Tested. What does that even mean?

One of the biggest parts of being a reputable breeder is health testing. Health testing is something that I realize a lot of people don’t really know what it truly is. Health testing isn’t just a vet check up. While yearly vet checkups are important there is so much more that goes into making sure… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Labradoodle for the Vet

vet clinic

We go to the doctor even when we know we won’t enjoy it, and the same is true for our Labradoodles. Our pups will never enjoy going to the vet, but it’s essential for their overall health and well-being. Thankfully, there are ways you can decrease your Labradoodle’s stress and make the trip to the… Read more »

Doodle Grooming

Warning…this is going to be long and I am not a professional by any means but I have experience with grooming all our doodles! Haha! Grooming is key in the life of your doodle! I think of grooming as a bonding time between me and my dog. The goal is to start young so they… Read more »

Hazel’s Story

How we came to get Hazel is a crazy story. If you have been following us for a while you may remember my first female poodle Sophie(black and white). She failed her health testing so per her health guarantee we would get a replacement puppy. Her breeder rarely has litters but by chance had some… Read more »

Australian Labradoodles, Why We Chose Them, and Future Plans

When we began breeding Labradoodles years ago I only knew of what is known as the “Labradoodle” or the “American Labradoodle.” This is a simple cross of a Lab and Poodle. You can breed many generations F1, F1b, multi-generational but no matter what the results are essentially the same. There is no breed standard so… Read more »

Our Change to Life’s Abundance Dog Food

Anyone who knows me knows that I am always researching. I want the best for my dogs nutritionally, health wise, life wise, and improving our breeding program. While on the search for a new addition to our breeding program I kept coming across breeders feeding Life’s Abundance. Everyone had great things to say about it… Read more »

Things You Might Not Know About CNR Farms

There are some things you probably didn’t know about CNR Farms. Our original start: Have you ever wondered how we chose our name? When we chose our name we started out as C&R Rabbitry which then changed to C&R Farms which then developed into CNR Farms. The C comes from my name Casey and the… Read more »

Would You Like Waffles With That….

I’m sure most of ya’ll have seen our newest addition Waffles. She is an English Cream Golden Retriever and we are completely in love. With our decision to retire Bella we decided to go ahead and start looking for our next mama. After much thought we decided that we wanted to looking into adding Goldendoodles… Read more »

Hybrid Vigor….

Did you know that with a crossbred dog you get added benefits? I had read about hybrid vigor when I was researching at our start. Then in college it is something we talk about regularly in all of my livestock production classes as a way of bettering our herds. It’s amazing to me that I… Read more »