Hobsonvale Golden Retrievers (ANKC/Dogs NSW)
Port Macquarie-Hastings, NSW
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We are a small kennel that was located in Port Macquarie where our dogs now spend time swimming and chasing seagulls All our dogs have had Hip Elbow testing and have clear heart and eyes and have DNA testing for PRA 1 and PRA2 Hobsonvale aims to produce sound Golden Retrievers. All our dogs are hip, elbow, eye and…
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Last checked on 24 Feb 23
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- Breeding & Welfare
- Health Practices
- Home Environment
- Physical Condition
Our Breeding Practices
Behaviour and socialisation
Our puppies are part of the family they are socialised with adults and children throughout their 8 weeks they are introduced to children and adults with disabilities they have interactive toys to play with they have mum and grandma looking after them.
Mother and puppies are feed high quality food throughout they have health checks at 6 weeks are wormed at 3,5,7,8 weeks they are all treated for flea and tick before they leave for their new homes
Puppies are whelped at home I do not have kennels my dogs have free reign in their backyard. Puppies have their own fenced off puppy area for themselves and mum and when they are older they have grandma come play with them. Their area is weather proof warm in winter and cool in summer
Included with our puppies
Puppy’s go home with their own puppy pack which includes blanket toys copies of all parents health testing collar and lead food for a few days treats feeding plan new puppy owners book and Hobsonvale information booklet microchip papers vet check records vaccination record Pedigree
Hobsonvale Golden Retrievers (ANKC/Dogs NSW) conducts 3 out of 3 core health tests which RightPaw believe are most important to conduct for the Golden Retriever.
These breeders have had x-rays taken on their breeding dogs to assess the quality of their elbow…
An eye certificate means the breeder has had their breeding dogs examined by a veterinary…
These breeders have had x-rays taken on their breeding dogs to assess their ‘hip score’. Dogs with…
Hobsonvale Golden Retrievers (ANKC/Dogs NSW) conducts 6 additional tests available for the Golden Retriever.
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.
A heart certificate indicates that a breeding dog has been screened for heart disease such as DCM or MMVD. Auscultation alone is only accepted as a screening method if performed by a veterinary cardiologist or a GP vet certifying an OFA Basic Cardiac Screen. Echocardiography is an accepted screening method via GP or cardiologist.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hobsonvale Golden Retrievers (ANKC/Dogs NSW) will send their puppies to the following states for their new families:
Getting your puppy home
Hobsonvale Golden Retrievers (ANKC/Dogs NSW) supports the following options for getting your new puppy home safely.
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About the Breeder
A little about us
My interest and love for dogs goes back to my childhood, when I was brought up with Border Collies which my parents bred and showed in the conformation rings around Sydney. My first golden was purchased 23 years ago as a pet for my children and companion for me while I travelled around many soccer fields at night…
Why we got involved in breeding
Love of dogs especially this breed grew up breeding and showing border collies with my parents
Our special touch
Each litter have their own facebook page for owners to stay in touch and ask questions
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Dogs NSW (ANKC)
A$4,500 - A$5,500