We help you be the best dog parent.

No matter the mix or breed, we love all dogs. At OodleLife we provide the most accurate and caring dog and puppy information and manufacture specialized dog grooming products. As experienced family dog experts, we help your pup thrive.

Meet Chris (and Max)

OodleLife Founder, family dog expert, dog shampoo manufacturer (and Labradoodle Dad)

My name is Chris Allen and I am the creator of OodleLife, your one stop shop for family dog advice, expert breed information, and specialized dog grooming products.

love the smiles that our dogs give us, and the happiness and joy we give our puppies by caring for them well!

Learn more about OodleLife, including where our expert advice has been published.

You can also check our our shop (featuring our most popular oatmeal dog shampoo and Goldendoodle slicker brush!)

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Founder and Doodle dog expert Chris Allen has been featured by major news outlets and magazines.

We Make Dog Grooming Products

Chris Allen and the OodleLife team create and sell specialized dog grooming products. You may have seen our top-selling Oatmeal dog shampoo on Amazon! Our Shampoo is manufactured within the US and is designed to suit all coats, especially Goldendoodle and Poodle coats.

Our slicker brushes are mid-range with high quality, specifically designed for non-shedding dog coats.

Family Dog Advice from Experts

Chris Allen and the OodleLife team love dogs, and work incredibly hard to bring the highest quality information to you. We research and double-check everything we can to make sure we can help pet parents give the best to their pups. From puppyhood to adult life – we have you covered!

Our Latest Articles

are Goldendoodles good with other dogs

Are Goldendoodles Good with Other Dogs? [Sometimes…]

Goldendoodles generally exhibit good behavior around other dogs, thanks to their friendly and sociable nature inherited from both Golden Retriever and Poodle parents. Their temperament makes them excellent companions for multi-pet households and social settings like dog parks. As a doodle dog expert, I get asked often about inter-dog relationships. Goldendoodles have five key strengths…
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