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.
Golden Retriever Club of America – National Breed Club
NorCal Golden Retriever Club Local Breed Club, Northern California
Sacramento Council of Dog Clubs
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
Specific health clearances for Goldens
K9data.com 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