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Caroline R
Caroline R
Outstanding breeder medal

Finesse Golden Retrievers

LocationCessnock, NSW

Newborn litter

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Hi, I'm Caroline R.

Hello, welcome to Finesse Golden Retrievers. 🐾🐾 . We are planning a litter in Spring 🌼. We are located in the Hunter Valley area of NSW. Firstly I must point out that our dogs are our pets, they spend time inside our home with us and sleep beside our beds & they have free range of our yard. We love our dogs very…

Caroline is an Outstanding Breeder

RightPaw Responsible Outstanding Breeder Badge

Every breeder on RightPaw has agreed to our vet-approved Code of Ethics. In addition, Caroline R has passed an exclusive audit and been recognised as meeting outstanding standards.

Caroline was last audited on 27 Mar 23.

What makes an outstanding breeder?

  • 3+ years breeding experience
  • Conducts all core health tests
  • Exceptional socialisation
  • Great communication
  • Thorough documentation
  • Provides secure payments

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Newborn & Planned Litters

Our Breeding Practices

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Behaviour and socialisation

We use Puppy Culture and Badass Breeders proven training methods & curriculums to raise our Golden puppies this helps them become confident, well-adjusted dogs . The programs we use are designed to: - Provide ENS early neurological stimulation & ESI early scent introduction. From day 3 to 16 the foundation work…

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Health

BREEDING DOGS (PARENTS): All of our potential breeding dogs are DNA tested; hip and elbow scored; have eye certificates and are regularly vet checked. PUPPIES: Puppies are weighed daily up until week 2 to make sure that they are developing and growing within the normal healthy range, then they are weighed 2-3…

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Home environment

Finesse Golden Retrievers are based in the Hunter Valley, NSW around 2-hours north-west drive from Sydney. We are situated on a one acre property, with a big backyard for all the dogs and puppies to play, which has been securely fenced off. Our dogs and puppies have access to a multitude of activities- Water,…

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Included with our puppies

Included in the puppy pack as part of your purchase of puppy: - Viewing of Parents Pedigree ( copies on request) - Viewing of parent health testing (Copies on request) - 8 weeks free pet insurance. - Royal Canin puppy food. - Toys - Comfort blanket with mum's and litter's scent - Rebate for desexing - Rebate for…

Health Tests

Core Tests(3/3)

Finesse Golden Retrievers conducts 3 out of 3 core health tests which RightPaw believe are most important to conduct for the Golden Retriever.

Elbow Dysplasia

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These breeders have had x-rays taken on their breeding dogs to assess the quality of their elbow…

Elbow Dysplasia

Eye Certificate

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An eye certificate means the breeder has had their breeding dogs examined by a veterinary…

Eye Certificate

Hip Dysplasia

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These breeders have had x-rays taken on their breeding dogs to assess their ‘hip score’. Dogs with…

Hip Dysplasia

Additional Tests

Finesse Golden Retrievers conducts 7 additional tests available for the Golden Retriever.

dna iconGenetic Test

Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB) is a congenital skin disease that causes fragile skin, blisters, ulceration, and skin scarring. There is a DNA test available to identify if a breeding dog is carrying this condition.

dna iconGenetic Test

This is a disease affecting the spinal cord of older dogs, initially causing wobbliness and eventually hindlimb paralysis. It can affect a wide range of breeds. There is now a DNA test that can indicated if a breeding dog is carrying this disease.

dna iconGenetic Test

This is a serious genetic skin disease that causes flaky dry skin and footpad problems. It can occur in many breeds but is fairly common in Golden Retrievers. There is a DNA test to identify whether a breeding dog is carrying this disease and could pass it on to their puppies.

dna iconGenetic Test

Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (NCL) is a neurodegenerative disorder found in many breeds of dog. 7 varieties have been identified so far, affecting different breeds. There are DNA tests for each type, to identify whether a breeding dog might be carrying this condition.

dna iconGenetic Test

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), also known as ‘brittle bone disease’, is an inherited disease in both humans and animals, causing bone fragility and fracturing. As it is a genetic disease, breeding parents can be tested to ensure it is not passed onto their puppies.

dna iconGenetic Test

Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) in dogs is a type of genetic eye disease causing deterioration of the retina and eventually, blindness. There are a variety of sub-types of PRA, which can occur in various breeds. There are various DNA tests available to identify whether a breeding dog is carrying this condition.

dna iconGenetic Test

Skeletal Dysplasia is an inherited form of dwarfism which causes the leg bones to grow much shorter than is proportional for the body. Affected legs will be short and slightly bowed outwards. Often the forelimbs are more affected than the hindlimbs, which can make the condition more difficult to spot in subtle cases. There is a DNA test available to identify if a breeding dog is carrying this condition.

Australia States

Transportation options

Australia States

Finesse Golden Retrievers will send their puppies to the following states for their new families:

NSW
ACT
QLD
SA
VIC
NT

Getting your puppy home

Finesse Golden Retrievers supports the following options for getting your new puppy home safely.

In person puppy pick up
Meet the breeder in person for puppy pick ups
Ground transport service
Supportive of on-the-road pet transport by car or van

Badges of Recognition

RightPaw Verified BadgeRightPaw Outstanding Breeder BadgeMDBA Registered

About the Breeder

A little about us

Hello I'm Caroline & Finesse Golden is my joy, passion and pride. We use proven curriculums to raise our puppies with a purpose of enriching lives. We are based in the Hunter Valley, NSW. We have almost 20-years breeding experience including breeding other breeds in the past.

Why we got involved in breeding

I have always had a strong love of dogs since I was a toddler, possibly because my parents owned a farm with a number of working dogs and pets of various breeds and sizes. If i wasn't to be found playing around the house my parents would often find me curled up in a kennel with one of my furry companions imitating…

Our special touch

I have almost 20-years breeding experience and use that experience along with other methods I have sought out ( being Puppy Culture & Badass breeder curriculums ) to bring about the best breeding & puppy raising program for Goldens as possible. We DNA test to make sure our breeding dogs won’t pass on certain…

Credentials

State registration

B000830768

Association

MDBA

Association number

18253

Prefix

Finesse

Breeding since

2005

Applying for a puppy

Apply for a puppy by answering a few questions so Caroline can get to know you.
A$3,990 - A$4,490

8 weeks free pet health insurance, Quality puppy starter/ gift bag with Sample bag of Royal Canin puppy food, collar, pee pads, small brush, toys, clothes brush, poo bags, copies of (on request) health testing results of parent & grandparents, & copies of pedigree may be viewed. Information on care, feeding, raising puppy, training etc. Vet health check certificate, sale agreement & contract, rebates for puppy pre school & future desexing, ongoing support. Paperwork comes in a folder with your gift bag. We also offer special training for an extra fee Puppy & Owner training with John Gatt, he is an accomplished qualified professional dog trainer, behaviouralist & psychologist & has 45 yrs + training puppies & dogs for therapy & security etc please contact us if your interested for more information. PLEASE NOTE: A reservation fee is required at around 4-6 weeks to secure a unspecified puppy (that we will help you select according to your family dynamics and needs) between 6-8 weeks after vet health checks, M'chip, Vacc, and possible breeders choice. Puppies price is reduced after the 8 week period.

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