5 Star Breeders
We only work with Golden Retriever breeders who pass our 47 breeder standards. Here are a few of them...
About Uptown Approved Breeders
No puppy mills. No scams. We thoroughly vet all breeders based on our 47 Breeder Standards. When you find a puppy at Uptown, you're not just getting a dog--you're getting peace of mind that your new best friend is coming from an experienced, ethical breeder who loves dogs just as much as you do.
Questions & Answers
Our Breeder Pledge contains 47 standards that must be met by all Golden Retriever breeders and businesses in our network. It covers all aspects of breeding and connecting puppies with families, and it ensures that only the very best get into the network so that we connect families with healthy, happy puppies.
As long as you qualify, then yes it is easy for Golden Retriever breeders and businesses to get listed at Uptown. Just make sure you meet the standards in our Pledge, then apply. Once approved, you will get a Five-Star Breeder Badge that you can display on your own website, and you’ll get access to millions of families looking for puppies.
Start searching the network today, and there’s a very good chance that you will find Golden Retriever breeders in your area. But even if you don’t, that’s no problem! All the breeders in our network specialize in arranging puppy transport. You can simply meet your new puppy at your nearest major airport. Easy!
When you get a purebred dog, you’re getting a dog that has been bred from a single breed to meet very specific standards. A mixed breed dog, on the other hand, has more than one breed in its ancestry. Both types of dogs are wonderful, however, and it’s simply up to you which type you would prefer.
Absolutely! If you search for a dog from a Golden Retriever breeder or business in our network, you’ll be getting a dog that is known for being friendly, playful, relaxed, and gentle. Golden Retrievers are amazing family pets, and while every dog has its own personality, they tend to get on very well with kids.
In general, Golden Retrievers do very well when they are around other dogs. They are friendly and sociable dogs, and they are great family pets. If you already have dogs in your home, make sure you introduce your Golden Retriever to them at a young age, and supervise them at first. But they’ll soon become the best of pals.
When you get a Golden Retriever from one of the Golden Retriever breeders in our network, they need a fair amount of exercise. This is important for their physical health, but also for their mental health. You should take your dog for a walk every day and play with them back at home. They are usually happy with about two hours of exercise a day.
Yes, Golden Retrievers need to be groomed regularly. They have lovely thick coats, and it’s important to keep those coats in good condition. They shed quite heavily, so it’s important to keep everything in order. This means it’s important to give your dog a good regular brush, and you should also give them a full grooming session every few weeks.
When you get your puppy from a Golden Retriever breeder or business in our network, you can be sure that your puppy will receive a full health check. However, it’s always important to take your new puppy to the vet as soon as it arrives, and this way the vet can verify your dog’s health.
Golden Retrievers are intelligent and loyal dogs that make wonderful companions for any type of owner, so yes they are ideal for elderly people. However, one thing to keep in mind is that they require quite a bit of exercise, so they are best suited to active owners who are happy to go for a walk each day.
Training Golden Retrievers is very easy. These are intelligent dogs, so they tend to pick up new commands very quickly. In addition, they are known for being very obedient dogs. They love to please, and they just love learning new things. Training your Golden Retriever will be a lot of fun for both you and your dog.
Because we only recommend the very best Golden Retriever breeders and businesses here. They provide a boutique experience and you know that you are getting a healthy and happy pup from a great place. Unfortunately, there are lots of puppy mills and backyard breeders out there, but you won’t find any here!
3 Steps to Get Listed
Step 1: Apply
Do you meet the 47 Standards outlined in our Breeder Pledge? If so, just click below to apply, and get started right now!
Step 2: Badge Placement
We’ll walk you through the super-simple steps needed to place our 5 Star Breeder badge on your site for potential families to see.
Step 3: Profile Buildout
We’ll build your own personal breeder profile to show our millions of yearly visitors just how awesome you and your pups are!
We’ve been looking for amazing breeders just like you—and so are our visitors. It’s time to start getting the recognition you deserve! Apply to get listed today.
Apply to Get Listed!