Official AKC national breed club and your guide to Golden Retrievers Official AKC national breed club and your guide to Golden Retrievers Official AKC national breed club and your guide to Golden Retrievers Official AKC national breed club and your guide to Golden Retrievers

Want a Puppy?

Look for one of the best companions you can ever choose! Find a Golden, reputable breeders, know before buying, and answers about choosing a puppy or an adult. Access GRCA’s Puppy Referral and Rescue networks. Consider the National Golden Retriever Rescue as a great option. All from GRCA – the Golden Retriever authority.

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About Golden Retrievers

Breed history, Breed Standard, health concerns, facts on canine cancer, and the effects of Spay/Neuter. How to groom, exercise and train your Golden. Consider adopting a dog via the National Golden Retriever Rescue. Check out our Illustrated Study Guide to the Golden Retriever designed for judges, exhibitors and breeders.

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Join GRCA, get the News!

Join the GRCA and become part of America’s largest group of enthusiasts protecting the breed and educating others on all facets of Golden Retriever ownership. Receive the Golden Retriever News magazine, and qualify for GRCA trophies. With your voice, help GRCA shape AKC and public policies to protect our beautiful Goldens. Join and share your passion!

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GRCA Membership Benefits

  • GRCA Members receive the Golden Retriever News, a bimonthly, color magazine rich with educational content, photos, news & events, and member accomplishments (only available to GRCA members).
  • Use of a special GRCA Member Emblem for your personal website.
  • GRCA WC/WCX Video on Field Tests and how you can get involved.
  • Members’ entries are drawn first at CCA events held at GRCA Regional and National Specialties.
  • Eligible to compete for GRCA Challenge & Perpetual Trophies & Awards.
  • Access to GRCA’s Golden Retriever Title & Award online database.
  • Access and listing in the online Kennel Prefix List.
  • Weekly Hot Topics email – a summary of Board discussions and resolutions before they are voted on so you have a voice in your club. It’s also filled with announcements from AKC, the Golden Retriever Foundation and other organizations.
  • You join a special community – where you can develop friendships with those that proudly share your passion for the breed.

 Upcoming Events

  • July 7, 2022
    Dallas Fort Worth Metro GRC Specialty
    The Dallas Fort Worth Metro GRC Specialty July 7th,  2022 ( Thursday ) Followed by 3 days of All-Breed shows Dallas Market Hall 2200 Stemmons Freeway Dallas, Texas  75207   Judges: Mrs. Paula Nykiel – Breed Classes, Best Owner-Handled, Junior Showmanship and 4-6 Month Beginner Puppy Mr. Christian Rutten – Sweepstakes and Veteran Sweepstakes   […]
  • July 8, 2022 - July 9, 2022
    Fort Detroit GRC Specialty
    Fort Detroit Golden Retriever Club Specialty!!  July 8th and 9th in Monroe MI Join us for 5 Events in 3 days!!!  Two Days of Golden Specialties & Sweepstakes!!  A part of the 3 day show brought to you by the Ann Arbor Kennel Club and the Maize and Blue Combined Specialties!!  The Biggest Summer Dog […]

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