Our breeding program started out with a Scottish platinum blonde puppy named Sophie. While we focus on maintaining their “Scottish Heritage and Type,” our dogs vary from light to dark.
Golden retrievers come in a wide spectrum of colors. Sometimes they are bred as rare “English Cream” golden retrievers. This upsets me as much as when I hear the term “golden lab”. Each one is special in their own way, and fall under most breed club standards.
Here is a great article from The Golden Retriever Club of Canada that provides some great insight on the topic.
“English Cream Golden Retrievers”
In recent years there has been a sharp increase in internet marketing strategies aimed at specifically promoting cream-coloured Golden Retrievers. These light dogs are sometimes being presented to the general public as being exceptionally rare or extremely valuable and are often called ‘English Cream Golden Retrievers’ or ‘Rare White European Golden Retrievers’ or ‘Exquisite Platinum Imported Golden Retrievers’. Such cream Golden Retrievers are frequently being touted as being healthier, of…
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