Bond in Savannah
What the SKC does
The Savannah Kennel Club ‘s mission is the community’s leading authority on all things dog, acting as the premier resource for dog lovers, from the fancier to the everyday owner.
Our purpose is to improve the human canine bond, promote responsible dog ownership, preserve pure bred dogs, and bring the Savannah canine community together.
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Breed of the Month
- Golden Retriever-
Temperament: Friendly, Intelligent, Devoted
AKC Breed Popularity: Ranks 3 of 197
Height: 23-24 inches (male), 21.5-22.5 inches (female)
Weight: 65-75 pounds (male), 55-65 pounds (female)
Life Expectancy: 10-12 years
Group: Sporting Group
The Golden Retriever is a sturdy, muscular dog of medium size, famous for the dense, lustrous coat of gold that gives the breed its name. The broad head, with its friendly and intelligent eyes, short ears, and straight muzzle, is a breed hallmark. In motion, Goldens move with a smooth, powerful gait, and the feathery tail is carried, as breed fanciers say, with a “merry action.”
The most complete records of the development of the Golden Retriever are included in the record books that were kept from 1835 until about 1890 by the gamekeepers at the Guisachan (pronounced Gooeesicun) estate of Lord Tweedmouth at Inverness-Shire, Scotland. These records were released to public notice in Country Life in 1952, when Lord Tweedmouth’s great-nephew, the sixth Earl of Ilchester, historian and sportsman, published material that had been left by his ancestor. They provided factual confirmation to the stories that had been handed down through generations.
are outgoing, trustworthy, and eager-to-please family dogs, and relatively easy to train. They take a joyous and playful approach to life and maintain this puppyish behavior into adulthood. These energetic, powerful gundogs enjoy outdoor play. For a breed built to retrieve waterfowl for hours on end, swimming and fetching are natural pastimes.
- Sat, Sep 11Guy Minick Park
- Sat, Sep 25SavannahSep 25, 8:00 AM EDT – Sep 26, 4:00 PM EDTSavannah, Eisenhower Dr & Sallie Mood Dr, Savannah, GA 31406, USAWAGFEST is the region's largest celebration of canine-human friendship! The weekend-long festival includes canine sports and activities, food, shopping, raffles, contests, and presentations by pet experts.
- Sat, Sep 25Guy Minick Park/Youth Complex
- Tue, Nov 30Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricultu