Agility Trial Success!!

This past weekend I competed with Moet in a CPE (Canine Performance Events) trial in Portland, ME. We entered 8 classes and earned 8 qualifying scores, 7 of which were 1st and 2nd places!  What that translates into was that my dog was able to shift from  handler or ...

New York Times Article – Wonder Dog

This is an incredible and poignant article  that dramatically illustrates the power of the human/animal bond, in this case, between a boy with autism whose parents were desperate for viable  treatment options  and his beloved golden retriever therapy dog....

2012 Litter Planned!!

In February 2012 we plan to do a repeat breeding of our Moet ( see her page on the website – Ireigold Champagne at Midnight)  to   Scout ( Crangold the Hunt is On-  photos below), with pups ready for their new  homes toward the end of June. Last year’s...

Happy Birthday 2006 Irei Litter

Five years ago on December 20th, ten precious puppies were born here. Happy Birthday Summit, Annie, Hannah,  Olivia, Summit, Lucy, Tia, Riley, O’Riley, Bailey!  There were seven girls and three boys. Fiev went to homes with children or grandchildren. One lives...

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Moet earned her AKC Novice Agility title at the Yankee Agility Trial in July 2011! Moet and Lucy participated in the AKC  Collie Club Agility Trial in June 2011. This was Moet’s first AKC trial and she earned 3 legs toward her Novice titles including a double Q...

July 2011

I find myself writing this story about Morgan, not just because it is extraordinary nowadays for Golden Retrievers to live to the age of 14 years, but also because his is a tale with a precarious middle that resolved into a very happy ending with a loving family. In...