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  1. Major red flags (I think?) on AKC marketplace

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi everyone, we are relatively new in our search for a golden retriever for our family. We were relying on the AKC website to show us names of ethical, AKC registered golden breeders in our state. I received a response from a breeder who claimed to be expecting a litter. I asked her for...
  2. American line GR in UK KC

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi everyone, does anyone think that eventually the UK KC will recognise the American line GR or do you think that the AKC GR will always remain in the US. I’m asking as I’m from the UK and I really like the shape of the AKC GR
  3. AKC Obedience Exercises Chart for All Levels

    Golden Retriever Agility & Obedience
    This is a chart I made of all the AKC 2019 obedience levels and the required exercises and points for each exercise. Ever think about maybe entering something other than Open, but similar to Open? Look on my chart and you can see what are other classes you can enter with similar requirements...
  4. Is AKC Registration necessary?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi, this may sound like a dumb question but I can't find exact answers online and am still confused, so I am hoping you guys can help me. My new pup came with AKC registration papers for me to fill out and send in if I want to register him for life, however, I don't fully understand the...
  5. Greetings from Arizona!

    Member Introductions
    Heya! I am Samantha. I am a teenage digital artist, and I have an AKC golden retriever puppy named Zoe! Zoe has just turned 4 months old. She is my pride and joy and I love her so much. I always have loved Goldens, but I knew I wanted one when I went on a trip to Hawaii last year in May. We were...
  6. One parent is AKC, one is not. Potential puppy questions

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hey all! We looked at a litter of pups tonight and I have some questions. The Mom is not akc registered, she is 2 years old and this was her first litter. The breeders are keeping the only female pup. 6 males to choose from. The Dad is akc, they didn't have any papers on him. They don't plan on...
  7. Breeder on AKC marketplace

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hey all! I am looking to get a golden pup within the next few weeks. I located a breeder on AKC marketplace who is selling pups for $700 ea, claiming that the low price is because they are going to be leaving the state soon. As far as the site goes, the parents are AKC registered and the pups...
  8. Need help with AKC name!(:

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hey everyone! I'm new to the forum and am getting a baby girl golden retriever puppy on Friday December 13. I hope it's not bad luck! I've narrowed the call names down to Ellie Story Riley Lacy Rosie Skyye I'm leaning towards either Ellie or Story because my boyfriend thinks Riley is too much...
  9. AKC Name for Rex

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    We are going to be submitting Rex's AKC paperwork soon and it was brought to my attention that we cannot just put REX as his name, it has to be something unique? The breeder has no conditions on what we use but I am kind of lost as to where to go from here. I was wondering if anyone had any...
  10. Texas Breeder: Don Barnett ?

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hey Guys, New member here! My wife and I are looking for a good breeder in Texas to get our first golden from! We've found a breeder named Don Barnett in Cleveland, TX. He seems like a really nice guy but we haven't been able to find out much about him. Here's his info: Don Barnett Goes by...
  11. Titling a Mutt

    Golden Retriever Training
    I just read this article from 2009 that says altered mutts can get an AKC ID number and participate in stand-alone events. I've been thinking about trying Bear out in Obedience, because it would give us a goal and something to work for, but I'm not sure what it entails. I know most of the...
  12. How to pick a registered name

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    We just brought home our new baby girl... Mia. She is almost 7 weeks and so sweet. The breeder has given me the paperwork to register Mia. I have no clue what I am doing and not sure how I select the registration name. Any suggestions? Here's some info that may help? Breeder: Hitchcock Sire...
  13. MI or WI breeders!

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hello, I am new to this site. I stumbled upon it while looking up breeders of goldens. I was wondering if anyone could reccomend any breeders in Michigan (especially Upper Peninsula of Michigan), Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, or Minnesota. My family and I are looking for our first golden. Any...
  14. New home needed for 12 y/o male Wonderdog

    Golden Retriever Senior Center
    Roman is about 12 y/o. We have had him for 7 years. He was so well trained when we took guardianship, he has never had any issues in the house, or with other pets or people, and we have only heard him bark (briefly) twice. Just like your Golden, He seems to read our minds, is eager to please...
  15. What does it mean to be AKC registered with an SR number?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I'm trying to find information on k9data or for SR49350402. I even went to but not sure where to find more info on the sire. If it is a foreign import with the akc number, what does that validate about the dog?
  16. "Going to get" clearances?

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi, everyone! I'm so VERY in the market for a Golden, and have been trying to do research. I have gone from, "Gee, we'll just pick up a $50 dog at the shelter," to "Hmmm, maybe I COULD swing "$1,500." :moreek: Anyway. I was considering these folks: