Yankee Golden Retriever Club welcomes members who share our love for the Golden Retriever. Our membership is composed of breeders, exhibitors, obedience and field trainers, AKC judges, and pet owners. We are people like yourself, who are interested in increasing our knowledge and in preserving the breed standard and special qualities of the Golden Retriever.
There are many benefits of a Yankee Golden Retriever Club membership: Bimonthly club meetings with educational programs, Award winning club newsletter, Puppy kindergarten training classes, Field training classes, AKC hunting tests, GRCA Working Certificate tests, Eye, heart and other health clinics, AKC licensed specialty show and matches, AKC licensed specialty obedience and rally trials, Breeder referral service, Annual club trophy program, Canine event announcements, Seminars, Youth activities and more...
Yankee has 2 Levels to choose from:
Applicant: Open to anyone 18 years of age or older in good standing with the American Kennel Club. Requirements: New applicants must attend 2 meetings or volunteer to help at 2 events, or a combination, during the application period. These participation requirements must be completed within one year of date of Application. You must also obtain sponsorship by 2 YGRC members in good standing before you can become a full member with membership benefits and voting rights.
Newsletter Subscription: Yankee offers a subscription to our newsletter, Finish Lines, to those who are interested in club activities but who cannot fulfill the membership requirements or who are not interested in active participation or the benefits of membership.