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  1. Looking for a Reputable Breeder on West Coast

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello, I've been lurking on here for some time and have finally decided to make a post. I've been searching far and wide for a reputable breeder in California, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada. I've probably reached out to 20+ breeders based off of some of the breeder lists that were shared...
  2. Help finding a reputable breeder in CA

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    I've been looking at breeder lists and posts on this forum a lot lately to help identify reputable golden retriever breeders, but with the pandemic it seems that everyone else has had the same idea. My fiancé and I have reached out to a number of breeders but keep hearing that most have all of...
  3. Nor Cal Breeder Recommendations?

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi all! I am extremely new to this forum and I tried to find information on my own and I feel slightly overwhelmed with the plethora of knowledge on this site! My fiance and I are looking for a female Golden for a companion in the next few months to about a year from now (October at earliest...
  4. West Coast Golden Retriever Breeder

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi, I am looking into adopting a golden retriever puppy in the timeframe of the end of July. I am located in Northern California but am willing to drive to Oregon, Washington, Idaho etc. I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for reliable breeders that won't have full wait lists yet...
  5. New to Forum: Please help with puppy search

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Dear Forum Experts, I hope you won’t mind the long email below, but I want to give you all the information I can think of that might help you make a good referral for us: Having lost our beloved companion Finley to cancer a few weeks ago, our home is now dogless for the first time in 23 years...
  6. Dog shows

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi! I am looking for a golden retriever puppy and have seen it suggested here a bit to go to dog shows etc to meet some breeders / check out dogs and I was just wondering how I find out when dog shows are on? Is there Facebook pages I can follow? This will be my first golden and my first non...
  7. West Coast Breeders

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi All, I am new here and beginning the search for a reputable golden breeder. I have narrowed down the list quite a bit to include the following: Shayan Goldens Esquire Goldens Osprey Goldens I grew up with particularly dark goldens but haven't found many breeders on the west coast with...
  8. Reputable breeders in CA, WA, OR, AZ

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello! I was hoping to get a referral for reputable breeders in anywhere around the CA area. I live in the bay area but my timeline is pretty tight as I would like to take home a puppy anytime after June 15th and before the end of July ideally. If anyone knows a reputable breeder that has...
  9. looking for breeder recommendations in California

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello Forum- It has been so nice to get to know more about Goldens in this forum! I hope you can help me, the breeders I have reached out to are no longer breeding. I am looking for a breeder who cares about health clearances, who understands my interest in a "service dog disposition", (and...
  10. Dog swimming in the Bay Area, CA?

    Fun Things for Your Golden
    Hi Everyone, This is my first post, though I've been a passive absorber of all the wisdom in many threads for a while now. Our male golden, Summer, turned a year old a couple of weeks ago (pics attached). Barring some visits to the beaches in Half Moon Bay, Carmel, Santa Cruz, etc, we haven't...
  11. Recs for Nor Cal Breeders of Light to White Goldens

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hello everyone out there. Writing from the SF Bay Area. My family recently lost our 12 year old Golden, Maizy. She was a beloved, calm, and loving family member and there is a void in our house. Because we grew attached to Maizy's aesthetic appearance (very light in color, fairly broad...
  12. English type golden retriever breeders

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi, Our family is ready to have soon a new Golden retriever. Our previous one (cream female, English type) passed away and that was tough but we're ready now! We're looking for English type golden breeders with good referrals to have our new female puppy. Would you know any English type breeders...
  13. Has anyone gotten a rabies vaccine booster exemption?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    I really don't want to give my pup anymore vaccines. Her titers all came back fine (no booster needed) but we skipped rabies since it's required by law. Thinking more about it, I really don't want to compromise her system anymore. My other option would be to find a TF mercury free version of the...
  14. Golden Pine Golden Retrievers in Norcal

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello, Does anyone have any experience with puppies from Golden Pine? I am a long time golden owner (lost my last boy 6 months ago to lymphoma at age 12), and am looking for a healthy puppy for a family pet. Thanks in advance!
  15. [Questions] Looking for breeders in Northern California and general buyer's question.

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    I've done my best to skim through as much of the older post I can find. Even though this topic has come up a few times and I'm repeating it, I just want to start my own so that I can keep track of the information. I'm looking for a Golden Retriever puppy to take home starting in summer, June...
  16. 17 year old german shepherd anyone?

    Chit Chat Based in california. They shelter has transportation options. Anyone interested? Contact them!
  17. Looking for CA reputable breeder

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    I would appreciate any help in finding a good breeder. I am looking for a family dog, preferably a darker shade of brown. I would also prefer to chose my puppy. I have been researching breeders in the area, but have been overwhelmed with information and slightly confused how to check if a...

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello all, I'm looking for GR English female puppy. Has anyone heard of this breeder: Golden Reflection Kennel Golden Reflection Kennel--English Golden Retrievers. The parents of the next litter are Am/Can Ch Goldtreve Sydney Traveler and Golden Reflection Sweet Inspiration. Please could you...
  19. heartworm in California?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Is it really a big problem in northern California? This article sorta makes sense... - Terrierman's Daily Dose -
  20. Good day from SoCal!!

    Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I'm am a prospective golden owner from SoCal. I just graduated from college and will start working in a few months. I want a new best friend who will accompany me in my next stage of life. I've been reading many books on Goldens, specifically, finding the right breeder. The last...