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Much of the following information is located on the websites of three influential Golden Retriever clubs - The Golden Retriever Club of America (GRCA), the Golden Retriever Club of Canada (GRCC) and the Golden Retriever Club (UK). There are other important Golden Retriever clubs around the world and we encourage you to investigate them as well. You will find them at the bottom under “Links”.

  1. IS A GOLDEN RETRIEVER RIGHT FOR YOU?
    The Profiler for Golden Retriever Compatibility

    GRCA: http://www.grca.org/allabout/profiler.html



  2. HISTORY OF THE BREED

    a. GRCA: http://www.grca.org/history_breed/index.html
    b. GRCC: http://www.grcc.net/?q=node/103
    c. UK: http://www.goldenretrievers.co.uk/application/history/index.php



  3. ACQUIRING A GOLDEN RETRIEVER
    * Read before you buy

    GRCA: http://www.grca.org/allabout/a_find.html



  4. QUESTIONS TO ASK THE BREEDER



  5. EVALUATING BREEDERS



  6. BREED STANDARDS

    a. GRCA: http://www.grca.org/history_breed/breed_standard.htmll
    b. GRCC: http://www.grcc.net/?q=node/117
    c. UK: http://www.goldenretrievers.co.uk/application/standard/index.php



  7. INTERPRETING THE BREED STANDARDS
    Illustrated Study Guide & Illustrated Breed Standard, Respectively

    a. GRCA: http://www.grca.org/education/judge_guide.html
    b. GRCC: http://www.grcc.net/files/club_documents/GRCCIllustratedBreedStandard.pdf



  8. AUCTIONS, GOLDENDOODLES & RARE WHITE GOLDENS

    GRCA: http://www.grca.org/allabout/a_doodle-white.html



  9. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    GRCC: http://www.grcc.net/?q=faq



  10. CODE OF ETHICS

    a. GRCA: http://www.grca.org/thegrca/code.html
    b. GRCC: http://www.grcc.net/?q=node/126
    c. UK: http://www.goldenretrievers.co.uk/application/council/ethics.php



  11. LINKS

    Golden Retriever Clubs & Organizations:

    a. Golden Retriever Club of America (USA): http://www.grca.org/
    b. Golden Retriever Foundation (USA): http://www.goldenretrieverfoundation.org/
    c. The Golden Retriever Club of Canada (Canada): http://www.grcc.net/
    d. The Golden Retriever Club (UK): http://www.thegoldenretrieverclub.co.uk/
    e. Golden Retriever Breed Council (UK): http://www.goldenretrievers.co.uk/
    f. The Golden Retriever Club of Scotland (UK): http://www.goldenretrieverclubofscotland.com/
    g. Wales (UK): http://www.grcw.org.uk/
    h. Australia (NSW): http://www.grcnsw.org.au/
    i. Australia (Victoria): http://www.grcv.org.au/
    j. Germany: http://www.grc.de/
    k. The Netherlands: http://www.goldenretrieverclub.nl/
    l. Sweden: http://www.goldenklubben.se/


    All Breed Registries:

    a. American Kennel Club - AKC (USA): http://www.akc.org/
    b. Canadian Kennel Club - CKC (Canada) http://www.ckc.ca/en/
    c. The Kennel Club - KC (UK): http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/


 
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