Sometimes the best things in life are the unexpected. My wife and I never set out with an intention to be breeders. It manifested out of a series of serendipitous circumstances that brought us to this point. We would be remiss to not mention our beloved golden retriever Rudy whom passed away before his 4th birthday at an age way to young for our kids and us to bear. This is where our story begins and it’s because of Rudy’s early passing that set us on a chain of events that has lead us to De Portola Doodles.