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  1. Performance Golden: Should I ask for a different breeder?

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    I need advice on how to word some inquiries I'm making. I've connected with Cheryl from MagicGold Goldens and Edwina from Emberain Goldens, and Edwina has offered to forward me to people she's studding her boy Punch out to (AGCH MACH 5 Emberain Red Rum Punch SH MXS2 PDS MJG2 PJS MFC TQX T2B5 WCX...
  2. Meet Chance! He needs your help!

    Chit Chat
    Introducing Chance! Chance is a four year old Flat Coated Retriever that is my task trained service dog. He also competes in agility, is a demo dog for positive reinforcement training and responsible animal ownership, and is just about the sweetest dog I know! I adopted Chance when he was...
  3. SURVEY - knee ligament (CCL) tears and recovery in agility dogs

    Golden Retriever Agility & Obedience
    Hello all agility enthusiasts! If you have/had an agility dog born after 1995 who suffered a cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) injury then you are probably eligible to participate in this research study through the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The CCL is a ligament...
  4. Co-ownership for Conformation Pros and Cons?

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    I'm about 3 weeks away from bringing home my first Golden! I grew up with one but this will be my first time owning as an adult. I really want to bond with my pup and am interested in competing in obedience and agility trials. I have already looked into AKC registered training facilities and...
  5. Research study: Toe problems in agility dogs

    Golden Retriever Agility & Obedience
    Hey agility folk! If you have/had an agility dog who has experienced any type of toe problem then you are probably eligible to participate in this important research study. The study is designed to 1) identify potential risk factors for injuries, and 2) analyze the return to athletic...
  6. Agility Training - dominance/stubbornness help

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi there, Just wondering if anyone has done any agility with their retriever and whether anyone has any experience of, or advice on young stubborn males and jumping up. I do weekly beginner agility training with my 3 year old male retriever. Sometimes he is great, picks it up immediately and...
  7. Pat Hastings - Structure in Action Seminar

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    April 13th At Boom Towne Canine Campus Farmington, NY 585-398-3647 Structure in Action is a one day workshop. This workshop combines Pat Hasting’s Puppy Puzzle Presentation as well as her discussion of the value of structurally evaluating adult dogs that are being considered for a...
  8. Agility and an ADHD dog

    Golden Retriever Agility & Obedience
    It's time to decide whether or not we continue agility training with Ben. We did an intro class and a beginners class, and the next one would be a continuation - with much the same small group of dogs plus two that are more advanced. Ben loves going to class, but gets so excited when we get...
  9. Rally and help on what agility products

    Golden Retriever Agility & Obedience
    kk i just got a very high energy dog he a golden / collie but what is a rally and what agility products do you guyz recommed for me to start with like the tube or jump hes only 10 months so i would like to start right away:feedback:
  10. Casey At Agility Trial - 2007

    Casey At Agility Trial - 2007

    Casey completing weave poles at Agility Trial - 2007
  11. Casey Agility Trial - 2007

    Casey Agility Trial - 2007

    Casey on A-frame at Agility Trial - 2007
  12. Skipper On Course.

    Skipper On Course.

    First Agility Trial - May 2007
  13. Skipper Flying High

    Skipper Flying High

    First Agility Trial - 2007
  14. Second class for Diesel and Willow!

    Golden Retriever Agility & Obedience
    Just got home from our second agility class. The dogs are tired and I have a sore head (explain further down!) but we had a great time!! Both dogs have an hour class, Willow's was 5-6pm, Diesel 6-7pm. Willow was in a puppy class with 4 other young dogs. We started on sit-stays and then...