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GRCA is looking for qualified individuals to fill new National Specialty positions!

Working together with the NS Committee, GRCA has recently taken additional steps to assume management of future National Specialties.  This process began in 2020 because of the increasing difficulty in finding local clubs willing to host an event the size of our National.  In addition, we had no local clubs willing to host in 2023 […]

GRCA Committee to Assist Rescue Efforts (GRCA CARE) needs volunteers!

Do you have a passion for rescuing or helping out Golden Retrievers?  Then please consider being in on the ground floor and part of one of the newest GRCA committees! The GRCA Committee to Assist Rescue Efforts (GRCA CARE) was established in December 2020 and is actively recruiting a team to head up this very […]

NEW Hemangiosarcoma Clinical Trial

Innovation in Hemangiosarcoma Therapy The AKC Canine Health Foundation (AKC CHF) has recently approved funding for a clinical trial to test a combination of drugs that may improve survival time for dogs diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma. Preliminary data in dogs are very encouraging, as are results in humans with a very similar cancer. For more information […]

Diet-Associated Dilated Cardiomyopathy Research

The University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine is currently recruiting healthy dogs of 3 different breeds (Golden Retrievers, Miniature Schnauzers and Doberman Pinschers) for a study evaluating the effect of diet type on heart function. Information HERE!

Diet-Associated Heart Disease in Golden Retrievers

GRCA shares our members’ and other dog owners’ concern and distress regarding the potential link between certain diets and the development of a serious heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). More information here.