Z's Pedigree and Genetic Information
Z is a beautiful and
amazing dog with an incredible work ethic and desire
to please. He is strong, focused, smart, and
willing to do whatever is asked of him. He is a
very quick study. He thrives on working and being
with his people. His temperament is focused and
alert in training and loving with all creatures –
2-legged and 4-legged. He is very serious when
training, but is a clown at home, always
entertaining, always asking to go play ball, and
prefers to put his head in a lap while watching TV.
earned his Master Hunter with John and Nancy Miner
and qualified for the Master National in 2013 before
3 years of age. He wowed everyone with his serious
focus, love for the retrieve and biddable nature.
He is a very strong water dog and an extremely
Even though we still train hunt at least once a week
because Z loves it so much, hunt tests have been put
on the back burner while Z works on obedience,
agility, and dock diving. Z went from zero agility
training to being in the ring in 4 months. In less
than a year of limited trialing in agility, Z worked
his way from Novice to Excellent. He is currently
competing at the Master agility level. He has earned
his CDX in obedience and will start competing at the
Utility level in February 2016. High-level
obedience is new for Z’s owner/handler. He makes it
look easy! Z is the first Golden Retriever to earn
an AKC Dock Diving Elite Title - 5 jumps over 24
feet. His best was 26’. He loves the water and has
a very impressive entry!
is a very striking golden retriever. He stands
23.5” tall with a moderate build, as called for in
the golden standard. He is very muscular. A canine
masseuse said massaging him is like massaging a
rock. He has a light blonde, moderate,
straight/slightly wavy coat with nice undercoat.
He has a very beautiful masculine golden head –
broad back skull, square muzzle and correct ear
set. His topline is very strong and level. He is
very balanced with nice front and rear angles and a
beautiful neck. He has dark pigment that fades a
bit in cold weather. He has full dentition with
correct bite, and a little bit of a light eye. He
earned his CCA with nice scores.
He has sired one litter of 10 pups (5 girls; 5 boys)
in April 2015. Several of them are in training for
field and agility and are doing very well.
Located in the Dallas, TX area. At stud to approved
bitches. For more information, please see: www.spiritsgoldens.com.
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