Golden Retriever Breed Standard:

The goal of Aubridge goldens is to breed dogs that conform to the breed standard set forth by the American Kennel Club and the Golden Retriever Club of America.  To read the Complete Breed Standard of the Golden Retriever, click here.

The following links are provided for informational purposes only.  We hope that they will assist you in learning more about our wonderful breed.


American Kennel Club

Golden Retriever Club of America – National Breed Club

NorCal Golden Retriever Club Local Breed Club, Northern California

Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals

Specific health clearances for Goldens  Golden Retriever pedigree database

World Small Animal Veteriinary Association – Dog Nutrition resources


     Books and publications:

Acquiring a Golden Retriever   – A great foundational article provided by GRCA

One of the best Dog trainers (Ian Dunbar) ever – has a wealth of resources – including ebooks entitled BEFORE you get your puppy and AFTER you get your puppy available on his website:

If you are fortunate to live in an area where his Sirius puppy training is offered, I highly endorse and recommend them!

People often ask for recommendations for  books about dogs and training – here are a few:

How to Raise a Puppy You Can Live With – by Clairyce Rutherford & David Neil

Golden Retrievers for Dummies – by Nona Bauer

How To Be Your Dog’s Best Friend – by The Monks of New Skete

A Pet Owner’s Guide to the Dog Crate – by Nikki Meyer

The New Dog Manual – by Dr. Bruce Fogle

Tricks of the Trade – by Pat Hastings