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Impressions from Week Two

Nov 9, 2021

Our puppies are two weeks old today. It is very exciting to see how they change their behavior with every day. We look forward to having a nice and funny time.

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Let the Fun begin

Nov 6, 2021

Eating - sleeping - eating - sleeping ... and from now on playing.

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When the world becomes bigger

Nov 5, 2021

Our puppies start opening their eyes and their ears become functional.

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Mehltütenfest - 1000g (2.2lbs)

Nov 2, 2021

Today, the first puppy reached the weight of 1 kg: Mr Brown at 1045 g (2.3 lbs)

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We returned from Germany to Old Lyme, CT and got hooked on field work with our Goldens becoming active members of Southern Berkshire Retriever Club and Shoreline Retriever Club.

Merry Christmas!

Dec 24, 2011

We wish all of you happy, peaceful holidays and a healthy, successful year 2012.

Carmen und Karsten Kuegler


Sine, Essex, Chester, and Mystic.

† Belana of Chestnut Tree

Nov 18, 2011

We have sad news: Belana, our soulmate, beloved and well-respected passed peacefully away and will be for ever in our hearts.

* 03.09.2001 - † 18.11.2011

Eye Examinations

Nov 06, 2011

Today, Essex, Mystic and Chester passed their official eye exams with negative results for the presence of heritable eye diseases.

Essex' First Test in the United Staates

Oct 12, 2011

We entered Essex in Southern Berkshire Golden Retriever Club's annual Fun Field Trial.

This event an AKC sanctioned but not licensed trial. Therefore, we could participate with a non-AKC-registerded dog. To learn about the game, we decided to run Essex in Junior Singles, which involved two single marks on land and two single water marks. Typically, Field Trial marks are very long and tide.

Essex did a great job on her marks and passed a very nice test, rewarded with a JAM (Judges Award of Merit) and place 5 out of 17 participants.

A Special Day for Lana

Sep 03, 2011

Our lovely, gentle, cuddle-hungry, always "hungry", all the time ready to have fun Belana has her birthday today and is now 10 years old.

With Belana we have experienced Golden Retrievers for almost a decade now. Lana's gentle and sensitive nature, her special quirky character encouraged us to think about breeding Golden Retrievers.

We are particularly thankful to own this dog, who is our very special soulmate. Belana is the leader to all of our dogs. We enjoy watching her when she teaches our young dogs their lessons.

Belana of Chestnut Tree:


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