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  1. Verifying health clearances, pedigree, and longevity

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    I am currently selecting a breeder. Do health clearances always appear on OFA and/or k9data? Is it possible for the clearances not to show up even if they are done? Also, I have noticed that OFA does not document death of the dog. Is k9data the only way to verify longevity?
  2. Breeders of long lived goldens?

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    My marvelous golden died almost a year ago at the age of 16. He was my third golden. I am now considering bringing another golden into my life. I am looking for a breeder of long lived goldens. Golden breeders showing at a prominent dog show unanimously said that 10 is a long life for a golden...
  3. Need advice on pedigree of litter!

    Golden Retriever Pedigree
    There is a litter I am on a list for. I have met the mother and a daughter from her previous breeding with the sire. They are wonderful Goldens with beautiful temperaments. Can anyone help me determine the deciphering of the parent's pedigrees to determine if the prognostication of their health...
  4. Do you have a Golden that live to be 15+ years old?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hello, I am new here and I hope someone can help me. We just lost our second golden yesterday. She was one month short of turning 12. Our first golden lived to be 12 and he passed away 5 years ago. It was so heart broken. So I would like to ask those of you who have or had Goldens that lived...
  5. Gassy on Blue?

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    My 4 month old is on Blue Lomgevity for puppies right now. He LOVES the food, has solid stools, but is very gassy during the day. These are the silent but can clear a room type! So my question is should I switch foods or rather would it help or are some Retrievers just gassy? The next question...