The Golden Retriever is an active, intelligent and energetic breed. These dogs are eager to please, and can adapt to many different environments. They have a very pleasant personality.
The Golden Retriever's coat ranges in color from light to dark gold, with varying shades of red. Their easy-going temperament makes them one of the most popular breeds in America.
Males are $500. Females are $600. Our pups are sold with a limited AKC registration. Though they have excellent bloodlines, our pups are sold as pets.
For an additional $20 fee, we would be happy to insert a microchip prior to pickup.
We ask for half of the price as a non-refundable down payment when your pup is chosen. The last half is then paid when the pup is picked up, around seven weeks of age. Local checks will be accepted for the deposit, if received at least two weeks prior to pickup. Cash only for pickup.
Pick of the Litter is made in the order in which deposits are taken. We have a Pick of the Litter for males and also a Pick of the Litter for females. We suggest that the pup is chosen around 3 1/2 to 4 weeks of age, and not before, as this is when the personality of the pups begins to show. Your choice of pup is determined by the number in which your deposit was taken. For example, if you were the 3rd person to give a deposit for a male, then you will get the 3rd pick of the male pups. We try to be as fair as possible.
Once you have chosen your pup, we place a brand-new puppy collar on the pup with your name written inside in permanent marker. The collars have an inch of elastic on it so when the pups pull at eachother's collars, they are not able to choke eachother.
If schedules allow, we welcome you to visit your chosen pup prior to the pickup date, so that your pup can become familiar with the sight, smell, and sound of its new owner. This makes the transition to the new home easier.
Pups are allowed to leave for their new homes at 7 weeks of age. They receive their immunization at 6 weeks, but the shot does not take full effect for one week. It is safest to keep the pups with their mom until the immunization is complete. We try to be as flexible as possible with the pickup schedule. We try not to have more than 2 families picking up pups at the same time. We prefer to have a photo of each family, and it does take time to go over all of the AKC paperwork, and the folder of information that goes with each pup.
Our pups will be up-to-date with their shots and de-worming before they leave. Each pup will go to it's new home with AKC registration papers, a copy of the "Litter Certificate" which shows 3 generations of the family tree, a folder that includes lots of information on caring for a new puppy, a health record, and their own blanket covered in the scent of their birth family to make the transition to their new home a little easier.