Here are a few links I have found to be helpful for all puppy/dog owners:

Shadymist What to Expect First 48 Hrs

Shadymist Must Have List

Things That Can Kill Your Dog

Here is a link to a list of common household items/foods that can harm and/or even kill your puppy! Please never feed your dog people food or candy and keep all indoor plant out of reach just to be safe. These are the animal hotline numbers you can call if you suspect your puppy/dog has eaten something toxic:

  1. ASPCA Poison Control:
    (888) 426-4435 ($50 fee)
  2. Animal Poison Hotline:
    888-232-8870 ($35 fee)
  3. Pet Poison Hotline:
    800-213-6680 ($35 fee)


Training Tips

A well trained dog is a well loved dog. Friends, family, and those in contact with you and your dog will appreciate the effort you put forth to teach your dog good social skills.
Cesar’s Way has some wonderful tips, educational DVDs and books for just about any behavior problem one could think of presented by my favorite trainer, Cesar Millan.

Preventing Hip Dysplasia

Even with the highest quality dog, with all of the clearances and a dysplastic-free family tree, a dog that is not maintained with proper nutrition and exercise can still develop hip dysplasia in their later years. Click here for a link with 5 simple ways to prevent your dog from suffering this horrible ailment. If you never use any other links or advice from my site, please at least use this one!

About Your Vet

I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to have a trusting relationship with an open line of communication with your vet. It’s no different than choosing a pediatrician for your child, or a general practitioner for yourself. PLEASE shop around if you feel their prices are too high, chances are you’re right and you can find a more affordable, and often more experienced, vet.

Read more: About Your Vet

Everything Else

I am always available to my current and future puppy buyers and friends so please feel free to call or email me any time with any questions, or suggestions for additional resources. If there is something you’d like to see here, let me know. If you have questions that aren’t answered here, let me know… I appreciate all the feedback and help I can get! You can email us here. You are welcome to call or text anytime as well at (804) 683-9544. And don’t forget to send me pictures!!!

The World's Top Golden Retriever Kennels

We would like to acknowledge these kennels for providing us with the amazing foundation from which our beautiful English Cream Golden Retrievers are descended. Without their commitment to excellence and class, we would not have the amazing puppies we breed today! THANK YOU ALL!

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We strive to ensure that every puppy we bring in to this world has the greatest potential for a long, healthy life; big bones and blocky heads; and most importantly an affable disposition and temperament for which goldens are famously known. Ultimately, our greatest responsibility is matching each puppy with their perfect family for a positive, successful, and enriching relationship for both the families and the puppies they choose that will last a lifetime.


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Zafira con Grof Box (Karma) was imported from Grof Box Kennel, Attila Kocsis in Romania. Her sire, Holland Mack van LeDobry, is an IPO3 Champion. He is one of the highest level IPO trained dogs in the world.

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Please remember, you can always call, text, or email with any questions or for any information not yet posted on our website. If you call and get voicemail, please do leave a message. We are in the country and cell coverage can be spotty at times, but we will get back to you the same day!

Contact Info:
Marnie J Harrell
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 683-9544
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