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. My first lived to be 14, my second died of a fast moving cancer at 9, my third lived to be 16. I am looking for breeders whose dogs typically live to be at least 12, and preferably older. I live in California, and while I would prefer a West Coast breeder, geography is not a problem. First golden was from NJ (Gold Rush), second from Calif., third from Washington state/British Columbia. Thanks for your suggestions.