Our members are proud to share their dog's accomplishments. We are very proud of everyone's dedication to our wonderful breed!
Luna was awarded Distinquished Therapy Dog from the AKC for her over 400 therapy dog visits over the years. Out of all the things we do together, Therapy work is one of her favorite adventures. Very proud of my girl!
Luna earned her Agility Open Standard title on 10/1/17. She is U-GCH Celebrations Over The Moon OAP AJP RE CDX THDX CGCA CCA and is owned by Lauren Booth
Teagan earned her Rally Novice title Sept. 24th. She is RiverDaze Swift Summer Storm CGC, RN Teagan is owned by Cindy McGovern
Chance earned his DJ (dock junior) title on Sept. 4th. He is now Sand Dancers Lucky Chance, DJ
Chance is owned Cindy McGovern
Rory won his UKC Grand Championship title on Sept. 17th and his Beginner Novice title Sept. 24th. He is now U-GCH Meadowbrook Celebrations Harvest Moon BN, RN CGC, CCA Rory is owned by Lauren Booth
Gus earned his Master jumping title on 8/27/17. He is now Sand Dancer's Ison Sun Grazer CD,RE,MXJ,AX,CCA,CGCU, Therapy Dog. Gus is owned by Cindy McGovern
Solstice - Royal River's Four Seasons Adventure RN TKN CGC earned the Trick Dog Novice, Canine Good Citizen, and Rally Novice titles at the age of six months over three consecutive weekends this summer. Solstice is owned and bred by Sandy Walton.
Rory - Meadowbrook Celebrations Harvest Moon RN CGC CGA won Winners Dog May 18th for his first point & then on June 4th, he earned his CCA. Rory is owned by Lauren Booth
Teagan - River/Daze Swift Summer Storm CGC earned her CGC April 7th. So proud of her! She was just 4 months & 1 day when she earned it. Teagan belongs to Cindy McGovern.
Gus - Sand Dancers Ison Sun Grazer CD, RE, AXJ, AX, CCA, CGCU, Therapy Dog earned his Agility Excellent title on Sunday, April 9th. Gus belongs to Cindy McGovern.
Teagan - River/Daze Swift Summer Storm S.T.A.R. earned her STAR puppy title on March 13th. Teagan belongs to Cindy McGovern.
Luxe earned her Rally Novice title on January 8, 2017 in one weekend at the Framingham KC & Ladies DC trials in MA. She is now Royal River's Cadillac Mtn First Sunrise RN CGC, and is owned and bred by Sandy Walton.
Vinny received his Beginner Novice title 11-05-16. Such a good boy! Vinny is owned by Sandy Cloutier
Rory earned his RN and is now U-CH Meadowbrook Celebrations Harvest Moon RN. Rory is owned by Lauren Booth.
Luna earned her Rally Exc. title & her UKC Grand Champion title! She is now U-GCH Celebrations Over The Moon RE NAP NJP CDX THDX CGCA CCA Luna is owned by Lauren Booth. Congratulations Luna & Lauren!
Rory earned his UKC Champion! He is now U-CH Meadowbrook Celebrations Harvest Moon. Rory is owned by Lauren Booth.
Gus earned his CCA on September 18, 2016 at the Yankee Golden Retriever Club. He is now Sand Dancer's Ison Sun Grazer CD RE OA OAJ CCA CGCU Therapy Dog. Gus is owned by Cindy McGovern.
Harper earned her Junior Hunter title on May 15, 2016 in two back to back weekends at the Pinelands RC test in Winslow, NJ and the Del Bay RC test in Elkton, MD. She is now Royal River's Bar Harbor Lobstah Dinnah JH CGC, and is owned and bred by Sandy Walton.
Gus earned his CGCU on June 20, 2016. Also this past weekend he earned two new agility titles. He is now Sand Dancers Ison Sun Grazer CD RE OA AOJ CGCU Therapy Dog R1 PD CL2
Gus is owned by Cynthia McGovern
Luna got both of her Novice Agility titles NAP & NAJP! She is now U-CH Celebrations Over The Moon NAP NAJP CDX THDX CGCA CCA. Luna is owned by Lauren Booth
Sand Dancers Ison Sun Grazer CD RE NA NAJ CGCA
Gus earned his CGCA on May 23rd! Gus earned his NAJ on April 23, 2016. He is owned by Cindy McGovern
Sand Dancers Ison Sun Grazer CD, RE, NA, CGC, Therapy dog, R1, PD, CL2 earned his CD on March 4th and his NA on April 10th! Gus is owned by Cindy McGovern
Luna received her CDX on March 19, 2016! She is now U-Ch Celebrations Over The Moon CDX THDX CGCA CCA Luna is owned by Lauren Booth
2015 MGRC New Titles
2015 Highest Scoring Combined Breed and Performance Titled
(We had a tie this year.)
Am GCH CH Goldiva's Pink Martini - Martini earned her American Champion & Grand Champion titles in 2015. Martini wins a 5 pt. major for Best of Breed at Yankee Golden Retriever Club's specialty show with 90 Goldens entered, handled by Mark Desrosiers. July 4th weekend in NY, Best of Winners for another Major & New Champion title, handled by Mark Desroisiers. Three months after CH title, Rebecca Carner & Rebecca Bradley finish Martini's AmGrand Champion title!
Left to right: Am CH Goldiva's Sweet Melissa (father Can CH Goldiva's Vegas); "Skylar" center, is Can CH Goldiva's Wild Blue Yonder RN CGC (father Am CH Golden Trips "Emmett"); and blondie "Mona Lisa" is Can CH Goldiva's Mona Lisa's Smile (father Am GCH Nautilus Alejandro) handled by Phyllis Wright and Allison Foley. All 3 sisters earned titles in 2015. Melissa went to Westminster for the 2nd time. Skylar has 3 AKC points so far with Mark Desrosiers and Rebecca Bradley. Rebecca Carner handles all the girls as well. A wonderful team effort!
Goldreams Best Kept Secret CGC RN - "Gossip", owned by Patty Richards at Golden Dreams Kennel & handled by Amy Herbert completed her RN in just one weekend with 3 back to back qualifying scores.
Gus earned his Rally Excellent title at the Saccarappa obedience trial on Septemeber 19th. Cindy McGovern and Gus also got their first leg in Novice Obedience.
Kelore's Rumor has it at Bowdens CGC, RN "Rumor" owned by Marie Bowden & Kristina Reimers, handled by Amy Herbert earned the 3rd leg of Rally Novice on September 19, 2015.
"Chen" Bowden's Lornadoone Encore CGC earned her Canine Good Citizen title on March 18th. Trained, handled, owned, and bred by Marie Bowden.
"KD" Royal River's Acadia Rocky Coast JH RN, owned and bred by Sandy Walton, had an exciting debut in the show ring at the New England Sporting Group Assn. dog show on March 14-15 in W. Springfield, MA with first place wins in both the 15-18 Month Bitches class and Gun Dog class on both days! Handled by Amanda Shea.
Goldiva's Sweet Melissa got a third place ribbon in Open Bitch at Westminster on February 17. Mary & Brian Cashin and Lauren Faulhaber are very proud of Melissa's ribbon! Although this was their first year to attend, they saw many of their friends in the rings for several breeds. It was a fantastic show! Rebecca Carner is her handler.
"Moet" Ireigold Champagne at Midnight RN NAJ NA OAJ OA CGC TDI, earned her Novice Jumpers this summer at the Collie Club in Maine trial, Open Agility Jumpers at Tartan Gordon Setter Club trial in the Fall in Manchester, NH, then got 2 legs in Excellent Standard toward her championship at the Bull Mastiff Club trial also in Manchester, and another leg in Jumpers Excellent toward her Championship at the Yankee Golden Retriever Club trial.
Soon to reach her 10th birthday, "Lucy" Ireigold Can't Touch This NAJ NA OA OAJ CGC earned her Open Agility title also at Collie Club.
"Lila" Goldensand the Heat is On is happily training in Novice agility and will make her AKC debut next year.
Barb Doughty presently has two goldens participating as therapy dogs in her counseling office: Moet and her mother "Irei" Tangleloft Irei's Hopefloats CGC TDI.
"Ophelia" Ireigold Perchance to Dream recently completed her CGC in hopes of following in her mother "Tess" Tangleloft Lutece RN (Veteran Group 1, 5 point major) paw steps as a therapy dog.
New Canadian Champion "Frida" Can CH Goldiva's The Girl from Ipanema.
On September 28th, "KD" Royal River's Acadia Rocky Coast JH RN, owned and bred by Sandy Walton, earned her Junior Hunter title at 11 months old in 4 out of 4 tries. Rally Novice title and 2 Q's toward her CD at 9 months old and won a first place with a perfect score and also a second place finish. Laura White of Cinnstar Retrievers is the trainer/handler.
On July 27th, Bryan received his third title in tracking, the VST. The three titles, TD, TDX, and VST are required to attain Champion Tracker. Tracking is considered the most difficult AKC championship to attain; the pass rate is 5% for the Variable Surface Tracking title. "Bryan" CT Marithyme's Bryan Bumboo CGC, RN, CCA is owned by Judy Herman, DVM. Way to go Bryan; you worked your heart out and did it!
GCH CH Kelore's Prince Charming at Goldreams CGC TDI "Henry", owned by Patty Richards, bred by Kim Lorrain, comes out for retirement at almost seven years of age and takes BOS defeating the #6 Golden Retriever in the country. Shown to perfection by Brian Still under Judge Keke Kahn at the Penobscot Valley KC in Cumberland ME on 6/21/2014. He's still got it goin’ on!! A special thank you to Jill Simmons for this wonderful shot of Henry in Brian in the ring that day.
Lauren Booth and Luna, UKC CH Celebrations Over The Moon CD THD CGCA CCA, earned their CD title at the Chickadee Classic in Cumberland.