NAME AND OBJECTIVES
The name of the club shall be the Golden Retriever Club of America,
hereinafter referred to as the Club.
The objects of the Club shall be:
A. To recognize that the Golden Retriever is a gun dog and to encourage
the members to perfect, by selective breeding, Golden Retrievers that
possess the appearance, soundness, temperament, natural ability and
personality that is reflected in the standard of the breed, and to do all
possible to advance and promote the perfection of these qualities;
B. To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as
approved by the American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence
by which the Golden Retriever shall be judged;
C. To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed
by advocating responsible ownership and breeding of Golden Retrievers
and encouraging sportsmanlike competition at competitive and
D. To encourage and conduct sanctioned matches, dog shows, field trials,
obedience trials and any other event for which the club is eligible under
the Rules and Regulations of The American Kennel Club or the Golden
Retriever Club of America.
E. To encourage and assist rescue operations that involve the Golden
The Club shall not be conducted or operated for profit and no part of any
profit or remainder or residue from dues or donations to the Club shall
inure to the benefit of any member or individual.