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GRCA renewal season is here!

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 are eligible to 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.

2023 GRCA National Specialty

  • All events located within about 40 minutes from each other
  • September, 9, 2023 – September 20, 2023
  • The beautiful greater-Albany Oregon area provides a scenic Pacific Northwest setting
  • There will be a Hunting Test, Tracking, and for the first time ever – Scent Work Trial
  • Three all-breed Agility Trials located in addition to the GRCA Agility Trial

 Upcoming Events

  • January 28, 2023
    Tarheel GRC CCA
    Club Name:  Tarheel GRC Event Date: 01/28/23 Event Time:  8:30AM Location:  Durham Kennel Club. 7318 Guess Road. Hillsborough, NC. 27278 Entry Fee:  $75 Limited Entry of:  18 Alternates:  3 Website: www.tarheelgrc.org  For additional information and entry form Entries Open Date:  11/01/2022 Entries Closing Date:  01/01/2023 Entries Accepted by:  Random Draw.  Entries accepted via mail or […]
  • March 1, 2023
    Valle del Sol GRC WC/WCX
    Club name: Valle del Sol GRC Date: 3-1-2023 Location: Chauncey Ranch, 18970 E. Old Sycamore Rd., Mayer, AZ Contact info: Nicole Mabante Address: 5930 E Sheena Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85254 Phone: 480-236-3499 Email: nmabante@gmail.com

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