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Golden Retriever Club Of Canada ...
The Golden Retriever Club of Canada has put together a very informative web site .
Everything you ever wanted to know about this beautiful breed can be found here!
From how to go about purchasing a well bred golden from a responsible breeder
To health concerns which are specific to the Golden Retriever breed.
You are venturing into the task of finding and purchasing your golden companion,
this web site will help guide you through that process, which can sometimes seem very daunting and confusing.
Golden Retriever Club of America
The Golden Retriever Club of America has created an equally informative web site,
You will find so much information about the Golden Retriever breed in general on the pages of this web site
This is the link to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals.
This is an independently operated database where you can find information on health clearances such as hips, elbows, hearts & eyes.
If these health screenings have been done, the results can be found here.
Some breeders do not submit all health screens to this data base but most do,
Taurine Deficiency In Golden Retrievers
There has been a recent development in the relationship between a dog's diet and a particular canine cardiac issue.
The nutrient involved is Taurine, the cardiac issue is Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)
The GRCC has gathered the most recent data available on this issue and have released this article.
THIS IS A VERY SERIOUS HEALTH CONCERN, ONE WHICH YOU AS AN OWNER CAN HAVE AN INFLUENCE UPON BY WHAT YOU CHOOSE TO FEED YOUR COMPANION!!!