Wisteria Tails Highlights 06-16-2018 Wisteria Goldens English Cream Golden Retriever puppies for sale Bred with H.E.A.R.T.This week in our Wisteria Tails Highlights 06-16-2018

Newsletter/Digest Online Version

– Introducing Brighton,
– The new way we receive PennHip reports,
– Family Updates; Bella (Piper/Ego) and Navy (Sunny/Tahoe),
– Litters Due Updates, and
– Ranch News.
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Wisteria Tails Highlights 06-16-2018
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Hello, Everyone!

Happy Saturday!  We've had a busy week.  We're starting to get health test scores back, have more to do, and added another girl to our breeding program.  We're getting ready for a busy August and September with Sunny and Angel now expecting puppies too.  I've also been doing some more research and reading the last few days and my mind is exploding with ideas.

When we start testing our puppies, we usually start with the genetic testing as we can do this at a young age.  Pennhip and elbows are next, then we do heart and eyes.  The DNA genetic testing includes Ichthyosis (a skin condition, and PRA-1 and PRA-2 (which are eye conditions.)

Pennhip has recently changed the way they do their scoring, so I had to spend some time with the vet this week to get a good grasp on how to read the reports and how to do pairings.  The report used to provide the DI scores (distraction index) with a percentile score with 50% being the minimum score recommended for breeding.  If we had a lower score, we could pair with a higher one for a good average.

The report now provides the DI score and then a low risk, mild risk, moderate risk, and a high risk.  We weren't sure how to use this against the percentile scores we already had and how to share the information with families.  The report also shows a highlighted area with the median .54 DI for Golden Retrievers.  (Each breed has their own median DI score)  All this means is now we use the median .54 score as 50%.  Anything below that score is above average and above that score is below average.  .30 is the optimal score and is considered low risk.

Talking to the vets and learning how to read the new report, sent me down the rabbit hole of research again.  I was sick this week, and I don't do well doing nothing, so I started reading breeder forums and information about raising puppies.   I am a lifelong learner and love to learn new things about breeding dogs and raising and training puppies.   We continue to incorporate new ideas into our program in order to enhance what we do.

We have another new girl Brighton (Jazz & Ego) that we are adding to our breeding program.  You can meet her on our website here: Brighton

SunnyTahoe and Angel & Chance have puppies coming in August.  We had plans to breed Angel with Tahoe and changed our minds at the last minute.   Angel had such fabulous puppies with Chance last time, so wanted to do that pairing again.

Sunny is due on August 10th and Angel is due August 12th.  Our place is going to be puppy heaven!  We are already coordinating schedules, people, supplies, and will be prepared for all that puppy breath.

Until next time,
Billy and Debbie

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Bred With HEART Wisteria Goldens is a Member of Dog Breeders Bred With HEART AKC Bred with H.E.A.R.T. Program Wisteria Goldens have consistently been committed to being in good standing with the AKC and other authorities in all areas of our business. But, our primary dedication is to raise happy and healthy English Cream Golden Retrievers. We love our families! We love our dogs! We love our remarkable team! Bred With HEART #englishcreamgoldenRetriever #puppiesforsale #BredwithHEART #AKCprograms

Wisteria Goldens is a Member of  Dog Breeders Bred With HEART AKC Bred with H.E.A.R.T. Program. Wisteria Goldens have consistently been committed to being in good standing with the AKC and other authorities in all areas of our business. However, our primary dedication is to raise happy and healthy English Cream Golden Retrievers. This is because we love our families, our dogs, and our remarkable team!


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Family Updates

We've received updates from a couple of our Wisteria Goldens Families. Find out more by visiting Bella and Navy on our Testimonials pages.

Bella (Piper/Ego) and Navy (Sunny/Tahoe)

Wisteria Goldens on Instagram.

Wisteria Goldens Families on Facebook


Current and Upcoming Litters

Current Litters 
Piper/Ego – Litter Born 05/29/2018. 3 Girls and 5 Boys. All puppies are spoken for. Click here to see available pictures.
Sailor/Ego – Litter Born 06/05/2018. 1 girl and 8 boys. Currently the female is spoken for and we have 4th pick male available. Click here to see available pictures.

Upcoming Litters
Jazz/Chance – Litter Due 07/30/2018. Currently female deposits are full and male deposits are full.
Promise/Ego – Litter Due 08/08/2018. Currently we have 2nd pick female and 1st pick male available.
Sunny/Tahoe – Litter Due 08/10/2018. Currently Female deposits are full and we have 2nd pick male available.
Angel/Chance – Litter Due 08/12/2018. Currently female deposits are full and we have 1st pick male available.

2018 Summer Planned Litters
Brighton/Chance – Currently we have 2nd pick female and 1st pick male available.

Trained Puppies
Currently we have no trained puppies available.

Adult Dog for Sale
Currently we have no adult dogs available.

For most current availability visit Available Puppies or contact us.

If you would like to place a deposit on an upcoming litter, contact me


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This page is about the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) Program (an overview and resources).  A Good Citizen: Find out more about a Good Citizen (and other program titles), Where to find Training/Testing, and how the process of developing ‘Title” skills benefits you and your dog. The AKC offers… Continue Reading


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