Golden Retriever Breeders in North Carolina reviewed
Golden Retriever Breeders in North Carolina: Camelot House
This Golden Retriever breeder in North Carolina is located in Statesville. As stated on their website, this Breeder focuses on developing their own lines with thorough attention to appearance and temperament, as well as pedigrees. They are deeply involved with the breed, and, being the member of the Golden Retriever Club of America, breed in accordance with the GRCA Code of Ethics.
They are also busy involving their Goldens in various activities such as hunting, dock diving, obedience, therapy work and others. Camelot House emphasizes their special breeding program, within which they do a thorough genetic screening of their breeding stock. This includes OFA hips, eyes, heart, and elbows, as well as prcd-PRA, GR-PRA1,2, Muscular Dystrophy and other potential health issues.
They are also proud of their lifetime commitment to each puppy and their new owners, being always ready to help with advice should any issue occur. As a Breeder, they are with AKC, North America Diving dogs and Barn Hunt Association apart from the Golden Retriever Club of America. This breeder also takes part in local events and fund-raising, to make their contribution to the community and various charities.
You can learn so much more about this breeder and their wonderful dogs by visiting their website.
Golden Retriever Breeders in North Carolina: Tanglewood Goldens
This Golden Retriever Breeder is located just minutes outside of North Caroline, in Fort Mill Area. According to their website, they specialize in breeding English Type Goldens, emphasizing their goal of creating a structurally correct dog with an authentic Golden Temperament. As they say on their website, they breed for quality, not quantity. They offer healthy, intelligent dogs that can excel at anything they take part in.
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Since they breed for quality, this Breeder only has 3 litters yearly. All their breeding stock are OFA (or BVA) screened for hips and elbows as well as eyes and heart. All their breeding dogs are dogs who have excelled at conformation. Puppies are vet examed and go to their new homes with a set of vaccinations, a health certificate and a microchip. Puppies come with limited AKC registration. This breeder litterbox trains their puppies as well as does some crate training to make the transition to the new home easier.
This breeder is a Member of the Golden Retriever Club of America, Sandlapper Golden Retriever Club and the Golden Retriever Club of England.
Acadia Golden Retrievers
Another Golden Retriever breeder in North Carolina is Acadia Goldens Retrievers. They have been working with Goldens since 1998 – for over twenty years! They only have one or two litters per year, and, according to their website, they breed for a dog with a healthy mind and body.
Every breeding is done in accordance with the Golden Retriever Club of America standards and all parents are carefully screened for eyes, Ichthyosis and other diseases. This is a responsible breeder who invests considerable time and effort into researching pedigrees and planning their breedings for the best results.
Most of their puppies go to their new homes as companions and pets, but many also succeed in various activities and competitions.
This Breeder mostly specializes in the English Type Goldens.
In terms of raising puppies, every puppy receives plenty of attention and socialization, as well as is exposed to plenty of different environments, materials and other stimulation for better neurological development. This breeder takes pride in how well developed and well adjusted and socialized their puppies are by the time they are ready to go to their new homes.
Golden Retrierver Breeders in North Carolina: D&D Goldens
This North Carolina Golden Retriever Breeder is located in Lincolnton. According to the information on their website, they pride themselves on breeding from some of the top European Bloodlines, imported from Spain and Hungary. On their website, they talk in detail about their outstanding breeding stock from some amazing lines, which create the foundation of their breeding program.
With careful and highly selective breeding, this breeder can boast excellent quality in their litters, of which they only have 2-3 per year. The parents are all OFA, PennHip, CERF or BVA certified for eyes, heart, hip and elbows, as well as checked for PRA1,2 and 3 and other health conditions. Every puppy goes to their new one with a 2-year health guarantee.
Apart from carefully researched breeding, this breeder also pays great attention to raising each puppy with utmost care before they are even born. The mother is fed a well-balanced diet optimal for the health of both her and her litter. The puppies are well taken care of and well socialized as long as they are in the breeder’s home and got o their new families fully prepared to live in a big world.
This breeder also offers companion/working dogs for people with special needs as well as the police, and people requiring therapy dogs.
Please visit this breeder’s website to learn so much more about their breeding approach, their pedigrees, parents and puppies and how to adopt a puppy from them.
Golden Retriever breeders in North Carolina: Good Life Goldens
This Golden Retriever Breeder in North Carolina is located in Lake Toxaway, NC. As stated on their website, this breeder has been working with dogs for over thirty years and it’s a big passion of theirs. Currently, their main focus is to produce Golden Retrievers sound in body and mind, with the capabilities in accordance with the breed standard.
This breeder is very selective in their breeding, using champion lines for sires; they are also very active in the show ring, agility, obedience, tracking and other activities with their dogs. You can see many photos of their gorgeous dogs in the show ring on their website. With this breeder, you can be sure their dogs pass all the important health screenings and that the puppies are healthy and the best examples of their breed.
Golden Rose Kennel
This breeder is based in Warren County, North Carolina. As seen from the information on their website, they have been breeding Golden Retrievers for over 25 years. They are a member of the Golden Retriever Club of America and the local Tarheel Golden Retriever Club. All of their breeding dogs are health screened and OFA certified for hips, elbows, eyes and heart. Their Goldens make for wonderful family pets with their sweet temperaments and some of their graduates even went on to excel as therapy dogs.
Golden Retriever breed review: Sky and his owner Molly
My Golden Retriever Sky is 9 months old, and he is still a pesky little pain in the bum, to be honest 🙂 Don’t get me wrong, I love him to the moon and back. But he keeps running away if I set him off the leash. I guess he’s still very young so maybe that’s his excuse. He just gets overly excited, especially if he sees another dog. He’ll run away and it’s like he doesn’t even know his name. Then I have to look for him all over the place. I think all Goldens may be like this when they are young. At least I hope it isn’t just ours that’s crazy.
He’s very curious too, he needs to check out everything and everyone. Sometimes he pays for it. Our neighbor’s cat has hissed on him and even slapped him many times for his curiosity. Sky is too friendly to really respond, he usually just looks very surprised at an offender and retreats.
He is very, very friendly towards just about everyone. I have never seen a friendlier dog. He loves everyone around him, especially children.
Sky is also pretty healthy: we have never had any allergies or any health issues at all really. I am very happy about that: we used to have a Cocker Spaniel and he had so many health issues!
All in all, I love our Golden and would definitely recommend Golden Retrievers as a wonderful family pet and companion.
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