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  1. Best Age to Bring Home a Puppy

    Golden Retriever Polls
    What do you believe is the best age to bring home a Golden Retriever puppy/send a GR puppy to his or her new family? Thanks!
  2. Now or Later: 9 weeks, 12 weeks?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I will be bringing home my second Golden Retriever very soon. It would have been yesterday, actually, if not for terribly-timed food poisoning (mine, not puppy's!). :yuck::crying: She is 9 weeks old. She is precious, well-socialized and living with her dam, sire and three litter-mates and her...
  3. Breeder search: back to square one, need advice

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    After months of researching golden retrievers and breeders, reading about the do's and don'ts, and asking questions on the forum, I still somehow contrived to jump on the "english cream" bandwagon. Today, more than two months after placing a deposit with a breeder, I realized - based on ongoing...
  4. Breeder Search - specific qualities needed, location no issue

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi Everyone, Coming out of the shadows after lurking for a while to ask for some help. I am looking for a golden breeder who breeds first and foremost incredible temperaments and of course healthy dogs. While there is a strong possibility of competing in obedience, agility, and possibly other...
  5. 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...
  6. Looking for a Golden in MD, VA, PA, WV

    Member Introductions
    Our family is looking for a golden retriever, we don't mind driving a few hours away to pick him/her up. Does anyone know a very reputable breeder in these states. I don't really want to spend more than $1500 since we aren't interested in a show dog, just a house pet. Our main concerns are not...
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