Specializing in Breeding and Training Golden Retrievers for 40 Years.



Barb, I wanted to send you a quick note to say thank you. Joey (Jasmine/Griffin)has exceeded everything we have ever imagined. He adds so much to our family and everyone who meets him comments on what a great dog he is.  Even non-dog lovers have found themselves liking Joey.  In fact, our friends told us …

Joey Read More »

Bear is 4

Hello Barb, Just wanted to share a beautiful photo of my boy Bear (Jasmine and Finny 7/22/12) He just turned 4. I can’t believe how much joy this guy has given me. We live very close to Battle Creek regional park and hike there almost daily. Seeing Bear take in the sights and smells of …

Bear is 4 Read More »


Hello Barb, It is almost unbelievable that is was three years ago that we made the seven hour trip to pick up our puppy! Blaze (Jasmine/Griffin) is doing great! We are in advanced Senior Handling classes and have completed a level one agility class. All this work prepared us to take the Therapy Dogs Inc. …

Blaze Read More »


Bear (Jasmine/ Finny) is doing really well. He is my snuggle bug after work. He LOVES his friends at day care and when we are home he can’t get enough frisbee regardless of -10 temps. We had a great training session with Daniel!! Daniel did a great job of training ME and I really appreciated …

Bear Read More »


Hi Barb- Congratulations on your book. It sounds very inspiring. I know you were working on it last year when we got Chloe, from Jasmine and Griffin’s, March 7th litter. She is such a fun dog! The kids love her and she thinks she one of them. 🙂 Today is the one year anniversary of …

Chloe Read More »


Hi Barb, Happy New Year! We thought we would send an update on Toby – he is 10 months old now, a pup from the Jasmine/Griffin litter from March 2011. We can’t say enough about how much joy Toby has brought into our lives and our home. He is so sweet and mellow, but also …

Toby Read More »


Barb, Friday was a big day for Blaze! (Jasmine/Griffin) He came to my school on the last day of reading class and was perfect! My students had two rules