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Waratah Puppies, formerly known as Waratah Park Puppies, is an award-winning social enterprise dedicated to breeding high-quality Cavoodle and Shoodle puppies. These puppies are specifically raised to be loving companions for children on the Autism Spectrum or with additional needs. The business focuses on enriching lives through the love of a puppy, providing connection, inclusion, and confidence-building experiences for individuals living with Autism, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and similar conditions.

Specializing in Cavoodles and Shoodles, which are crossbreeds of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and Poodles, and Shih Tzu and toy Poodles respectively, Waratah Puppies ensures that their puppies are healthy, happy, and well-prepared for their new forever homes. The business follows strict breeding practices audited by qualified veterinarians to meet or exceed the NSW Code of Breeding Practice for Dogs and Cats. Additionally, they offer basic obedience training for all puppies sold from January 2020, with the option for an Assistance Dog in Training program to prepare puppies for future service roles.

With a strong commitment to social change, Waratah Puppies aims to combat social isolation and enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities through the companionship of a well-trained puppy. The business has received recognition for its efforts, including awards and partnerships with organizations like ASPECT to provide puppies to families with children on the Autism Spectrum. Whether collecting a puppy from their Gunning property or arranging for international travel, Waratah Puppies ensures a seamless and caring experience for both the puppies and their new families.