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The GR News:
The Premiere GR Magazine

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The Golden Retriever News is the official publication of the Golden Retriever Club of America and is available only through membership in the GRCA. (Note: Foreign subscribers do not have to be members of GRCA.)

The first issue of the magazine was published in the late 1940s and it has been in continuous publication since. Currently it is published bimonthly and mailed on the first of every even month. An average issue is 200-plus pages, with a color cover, and includes many color and black and white advertisements.

The magazine features special articles of interest to Golden Retriever fanciers. In addition, there are regular articles that cover every possible area in which Goldens are involved:

  • GRCA Specialty show coverage
  • Around the Obedience Ring
  • From the Field Editor
  • Agility!
  • On the Right Track
  • GRCA's WC/WCX test coverage
  • Ask the Experts
  • New AKC Hunters
  • AKC Delegate's Report
  • GRCA's Certificate Conformation Assessment Results
  • In Memoriam
  • Statistical rankings for show, obedience and field
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Reports from GRCA's 55 member clubs
  • New GRCA Hall of Fame Goldens
  • New Outstanding Sires and Dams
  • GRCA Specialty and Events Calendar
  • Message from the President
  • Board Bulletin
  • Official Business

Guidelines for Member Club Columnists

GR News Specialty Report Guidelines including a template for inserting dog's and owner's names. Please download this file before your specialty show date so your club members will know what is needed for the report in the magazine.
How to Submit your CCA Report to the GR News
Advertising Rates, Themes and Deadlines for GR News
GR News Advertising Policy

Also of interest to readers are advertisements for dog-related items, puppies for sale, stud service, show win brags, and occasionally the older Golden for sale.

The January-February issue traditionally features extensive coverage of the past National Specialty. Photos of each class winner, Judges' critiques, diagrams of the field tests and agility trial, photos of each of GRCA's impressive challenge trophies and winners, the Golden Fund for Rescue's art auction and much, much more are featured.

GR News Themes:

  • Jan/Feb - National Specialty Issue
  • Mar/April - Stud Dog/Brood Bitch
  • May/Jun- Performance Dogs
  • July/Aug - Young Hopefuls, Promising puppies
  • Sep/Oct - Veterans
  • Nov/Dec - Field dogs
  • Past issues of the GR News are available for $20 each. Some issues are out of print
    .Order from Kathy Fregelette, 402 Harvest Point Dr., Erie, CO 80516.

    Change of address requests can be sent to:


    680 Lake Vista Lane  •  Lavon, TX 75166  •  972-853-0658  •  carol@sandusky.cc


Editor: Sylvia Donahey-Feeney, Cotati, CA
Assistant Editor: Karen Couch
Advertising Sales: Bobbie Eller,Phoenix, AZ
Field Liaison: Glenda Brown ,Santa Barbara, CA
Assoc. Field Editor: Phyllis Walsh, Nineveh, NY
Assoc. Conformation Editor: Pending
Agility Assistant Editor: Ann Stetson, Baldwin, NY
Assoc. Tracking Editor: Susan Pailus, NJ
Assoc. Obedience Editor: Connie Cleveland, Fountain Inn, SC
Special Features: Edell Schaefer, New Berlin, WI
WC/WCX Reports: Suzi Gatipon, Camden, SC

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