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

The mission and purpose of the GRCA Committee to Assist Rescue Efforts (GRCA CARE) is to support and further the objectives of the Golden Retriever Club of America, by providing a network for collaboration among those Golden Retriever rescues that meet published criteria for affiliation. Open positions: One Committee Chairperson Three Regional representatives (eastern, central, […]

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.