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  1. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello! I've been looking into the following breeders and was hoping for some recommendations. As far as I can tell, all do the recommended OFA testing, and show most if not all of their dogs. This is my first time going through this process so I'm worried I might have missed something! I have...
  2. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi, I am based in the SF area and looking to get a puppy from a reputable breeder. I found a breeder that seems a bit mysterious and was hoping someone could help me decide if I'm being overly cautious or not! Here is their website: Seashore Blonde Golden Retriever Puppies, San Francisco Bay...
  3. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello!! I have been looking for a golden retriever puppy for several months now and would like to be able to have one home by the end of the year as I suffer from anxiety and am hoping to have my new puppy be an ESA. I have contacted many reputable breeders and pretty much all of them don't have...
  4. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    After much searching and lots of help from this forum I found an upcoming litter from a breeder that seems to be very responsible. With my little experience reviewing pedigrees and health clearances I deemed these parents to be pretty good and healthy relative to others. Not the best I've seen...
  5. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello, I am in N.C. (Raleigh) and Ive been searching for a reputable breeder with cream Golden’s. I got to the point where I started searching on social media. I found a breeder called Ems Golden’s in Ohio. Her puppies always seem very healthy and smart. I’m thinking of getting one from her even...
  6. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Could anyone help me choose a breeder in Washington state? I want a breeder that will give me the best chance of having a healthy, well adjusted dog. To my inexperienced eye, this breeder looks good and has a litter on the way with Journey and Dutch: Our Dogs Thanks so much for any advice!
  7. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Breeder Cites "Inconsistency" as Reason for Not Continuing to Test Health Clearances Hello, everyone! I'm a new member (sans dog) who has done a copious amount of research on Goldens, breeders, clearances, etc. before purchasing a puppy (I have yet to do so but I have contacted a handful of...
  8. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    I am looking to find a reputable golden retriever breeder in Florida with good health clearances of their dams/sires. Not looking for a show/competition dog, just a great family dog. Prefer American (or at least not pure English) as I prefer the classic golden color as opposed to almost white)...
  9. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    My husband and I considering buying a golden retriever puppy in the next few months and are hoping for some advice on reputable breeders, preferably in North Carolina (We recently relocated to the Triangle from the Triad.) We are willing to extend our search to Virginia or South Carolina for an...
  10. Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Just wanted to come back and update. Since breeding our first litter and taking in all the advice around here I wanted to come back and share the news that ALL clearances (including thyroid) have been completed with CERF and the OFA and she passed! Now to upload it to K9Data.com :D
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