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Old 10-30-2010, 02:56 AM
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I think the OP said he was going to view, not take away.
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Old 10-30-2010, 04:54 AM
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Thanks for all the help guys.
Yes we are only going to look the breeder said they wont be ready untill 8 weeks.
We have researched on the breed and decided that goldens are best breed for us (young family of 4, own house and garden) just wanted to know any general advice i might of missed, stuff like handling the pup to check for lumps was good, ta.
It is our 1st dog although my wife had dogs when she was younger.
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tmar, Thanks for the update. I guess I jumped to conclusions and am happy to hear you've been doing your research. Sounds like you are trying to be careful about your new dog.

I always like to refer people to the AKC breed club website for whatever breed they're interested in, as they contains great information. I did find that the GRCA website is much more extensive than most, which is awesome!

I love a nice, well-behaved, easy-going Golden (Of course, there are those GRs that run on the high-energy side, so just pay attention to how the parents or bloodlines you're looking at....)

I'm sure the pups were cute... what did you think about them?
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