National Golden Retriever Day
Golden Retrievers are a popular breed of dog. This is why so many people choose to adopt Goldens as their four-legged family members. These dogs are more than great pets. The American Kennel Club recognizes the Golden Retriever as a great choice for disability assistance dogs. This includes the role of serving as guide dogs for blind people and hearing dogs for deaf people.
Golden Retrievers can also be trained as detection dogs, hunting dogs and search-and rescue participants. The Golden Retriever’s gentle, friendly temperament makes it unsuitable for professional guard dogs, but it has been a popular breed as a family dog in America.
This beloved Scottish breed is a native to Scotland. It was developed by Lord Tweedmouth, a landowner who wanted to create a dog that could swim far distances. The Golden Retriever is the result of a brilliant combination of two of Lord Tweedmouth’s dogs, a Retriever mixed with a Tweed Water Spaniel.
The breed has been around for more than 100 years before an official day was established to honor it.
Kristen Shroyer created National Golden Retriever Day in 2012 on the 3rd of February. This was because Quincey, her Golden Retriever, was born that day. Even though he is no longer with us, this day reminds us how incredible the love we have for our Golden Retrievers.
Even though the dog may not be aware, it shouldn’t stop an owner from showing their Golden love. These are some fun ways to celebrate!
There may be a Gold Retriever group near you, no matter where you live. The best place to celebrate National Golden Retriever Day is… Golden, Colorado is the best place to celebrate National Golden Retriever Day. The City of Golden and Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies organize this event, which attracts hundreds of beautiful Golden Retrievers and their owners to the city’s visitor centre. It is located near a stream so that dogs can run and play.
If you have a Golden Retriever and don’t know where to find one, it might be worth starting one. You just need to find a place (dog parks are great!) Get some Golden-owner friends together and do some advertising in niche social media groups. Then organize some activities.
Loving Goldens are most happy to spend time with their owners. To celebrate, take your Goldendoodle on a ride in the car or out for a long walk with you.
Even though a Golden might not know why, he will still enjoy receiving a special treat on this day. You can give him a chew toy, his favorite type of bone, a KONG with peanut butter or something from the local dog bakery. You’ll be his favorite person!
If you don’t have a Golden Retriever yet, this is the perfect day to get one. You can contact your local shelter to see if they have a Golden Retriever available. If they do, you can ask to be contacted.
It takes how many Golden Retrievers to gather in one location to break a world record. At least a few hundred. These records, though unofficial, were set by Golden Retriever owners around the world in the last few years.
Goldens are great family pets because they are good with people and well trained. They can also be used as models, rescue dogs, helper dogs and actors. These are some of our favorite dogs from this admirable breed.
Buddy, also known as “Air Bud”, was a sports-loving canine who became famous.
He was a dog actor with not one but two hits credits. Buddy, who played the role of “Air Bud” on the big-screen, was loved by both children and adults for his role on Full House’s comedy series. Buddy the Dog, although he is no longer with us, will be fondly remembered. You can still enjoy his films and shows.
Bretagne (pronounced Britnee) was one of the most well-known of these dogs and was certified by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) in the United States. She was two years old at the time of the tragedy. She worked for her owner for ten days at the 9/11 site with the goal of rescue and recovery. She died in 2016, at almost 17 years of age. Bretagne was laid to repose in Texas by firefighters and rescue personnel.
Susan Ford’s daughter gave Liberty to Gerald Ford. She spent her childhood at Camp David and the White House. Liberty gave birth to a litter in 1975 while living at the White House. One of these puppies was kept by the president. The famous dog, who was then Ford’s president in 1977, moved back with her family to Denver, Colorado, where she lived the rest of her life.