CKC Registered golden retriever breeder
CKC Registered golden retriever breeder
is charismatic, intelligent and gentle. They are versatile: ready for action (field trials, hunting, agility, therapy, game of fetch) and when the "job" is done can settle back into the home and into that loveable housedog! They have a great willingness to please, which is one of the greatest reasons to own this breed.
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and enjoy pleasing their masters, so they will excel at obedience training and this will be rewarding and helpful for you both. They are a great dog for professionals and amateurs alike; as long as research is done on proper training methods.
are wired a bit differently and respond better to the gentle hand. They are greeters (often greeting you with a waging tail and a favourite toy in mouth) and therefore are not considered guard dogs, but some can be a good watch dog as they may announce visitors with a loud bark! This breed is not a breed that enjoys being alone for too long. They thrive within a busy home and around people who have leadership qualities.
is energetic and inquisitive and may develop behavioural issues and become destructive if he lacks daily mental and physical exercise.
"A tired golden is a happy golden."
Golden Retrievers excel at hunting, tracking, retrieving, agility, obedience, service, companionship and more!
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There is a world of information at your fingertips! Be sure to ask a lot of questions and speak with people who excel in and are reputable in their area of excellence. Ask for references!
Golden Retrievers require some grooming maintenance to keep the amount of floating hair around your home at bay. Regular nail trims (taking care not to cut the nail too short), cleaning the ears and brushing (hair and teeth) is recommended.
Start at a young age so your pup will be used to how the grooming process feels and sounds. If your uncomfortable doing some or all of the grooming, there are many respected groomers able to help or ask your vet.
Golden retrievers are golden retrievers, they're just "different styles of the same breed". They both make great family pets and come in many different shades of gold from cream to dark mahogany, The differences are due to breeding for different purposes:
- The Field Golden is bred to hunt, retrieve, work and be active all day. They are bred for personality, intelligence and drive. The Show golden is bred for a certain look, based on breed standard, what is set out at conformation events.
- The Field Goldens are athletic, smaller and slimmer allowing them to run, jump and swim all day. heads are usually "wedge-shaped." The Show Goldens are bigger, thicker, stockier and "big-boned." with heads that are more "blocky".
- Field Goldens personality is more driven, loving and aim to please. Show Goldens tend to be more sociable, typically friendlier, loving and aim to please.
- Field Goldens are bred to hunt all day, lots of energy! Show Goldens tend to not be as energetic,
-Field Goldens are bred to have darker coats of gold, they’re usually shorter and therefore have less fur to shed and are easier to maintain. Show Goldens have long coats with long feathers, their colouring can range from the light cream to darker gold. They shed excessively. Grooming is required for both!
-Field Goldens love to train, love being busy and active. This can be in the field, on a hunt, agility, therapy, search and rescue, family camping trips, hikes and catch in the back yard. This is where they thrive and are happiest. They love it and need lots of it! Show Goldens are intelligent, people pleasers. they love treats and praise. They may need slightly less work than the field golden because they weren't bred for such drive and the need for a job.
Gentrice Goldens breed for companionship, athleticism, drive and trainability, we look to produce pups with enthusiasm, intelligence and a strong desire to please their master, whether it be on a hunt, at work, at play or at home.
Field bred golden retrievers are athletes that were bred to work all day. They are outgoing, friendly and active with a burning desire to please. Show golden retrievers are dogs that are bred for a certain look. They tend to be very calm, laid back and friendly.
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Puppies are available. a male and female from Molly/Ryder, and a male and 2 females from Ginny/Ryder pairing.
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