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Lots of Puppies On the Way at Windy Knoll Farm!

Apparently, from the looks of our blog and facebook page, nothing has been happening here for some time! On the contrary, however, so much is occurring here at Windy Knoll Goldens  that there’s hardly time to keep up with it, let alone write about it! We’ve had all the normal dog events of each day, as well the addition of several new beautiful puppies, a couple of our younger goldens scoring in the above average percentile for their hip tests, and normal for their hearts scores, a couple of trips to other kennels — and one huge, new Windy Knoll project that you’ll be learning about in the coming months that’s consuming a large portion of time and effort!

But the news that we really wanted to let you know about today is that we should have lots of puppies on the way here at Windy Knoll Goldens! That’s right, the last several weeks have been a flurry of activity as five of our gorgeous females were bred!

Clara

Clara

Sampson

 

Clara Barton of Windy Knoll Goldens was bred with Thunder Ridge Goldens Sampson, for a litter due November 12, 2018! Clara is a pretty, dark red golden, and handsome Sampson (this picture doesn’t do him justice!) is an even darker Irish setter red hue, and we look forward to a litter of gorgeous, dark red AKC goldens from them!

Spice

Grant

 

Sweet Spice of Windy Knoll Goldens and our sire, Ulysses S. Grant of Windy Knoll Goldens, will have their first litter of AKC Golden Retrievers due on November 9th, 2018. Both possess fine temperaments, sleek, beautiful confirmation, and superb hips. Their puppies will be a welcome arrival here at Windy Knoll Farm.

Meg

Dozer

Dozer

Windy Knoll Lady Margaret, affectionately known as Meg, will have our first litter of half English Cream Goldens. She was bred with AKC English Cream male from Supergoldens who is not only a regal, gorgeous golden but also quite a sweet fellow. Their puppies, who are due on November 13th, 2018, will be blond to cream, with a strong genetic foundation with the combination of English Cream and American Golden genetics.

Polly

Polly

Grant

 

Windy Knoll Polly and Ulysses S. Grant are expecting their litter of AKC Goldens on November 20th, 2018. Polly and Grant’s previous litters have been beautiful, dark goldens puppies with sweet, lovable, playful personalities like their parents – just what we anticipate of these new little goldens!

Sunny

Sunny

Grant

Beautiful, sweet Windy Knoll Golden Sunshine is also expecting a litter by Grant on November 19th, 2018. Sunny and Grant have also had a litter together in the past and their puppies have been adorable and sweet little pups with lovely personalities. We are thrilled to have another litter coming up from them!

We can’t wait for lots of adorable little goldens to snuggle, care for, and watch grow into beautiful puppies!

 

Gorgeous English Cream Females Available for Sale!

Windy Knoll Goldens offers you the opportunity to become the owner of a beautiful AKC English Cream Golden female pup! We have two pretty girls available for sale.

***UPDATE: Our girls have found wonderful new homes!*** 

“Blue Collar” Girl

Our “Blue Collar” girl is a gorgeous English Cream whose silky coat is a wispy, pure white. Originally from Pennsylvania, she is now five months old, and possesses a sweet, reserved personality which will blossom beautifully once she is in her forever environment! “Blue Collar” is vet checked, has received her shots, is up to date with worming, and comes with limited AKC registration papers.

“Blue Collar” Girl

Our “Green Collar” girl is also a striking, smooth-coated beautifully white English Cream female. A sister to “Blue Collar” girl, she is also five months old, and along with a slightly larger build, is a confident and sweet-natured pup that will thrive with individualized attention. She is also vet checked, has received her shots, is up to date with worming, and comes with limited AKC registration papers.

“Green Collar” Girl

These little ladies are wonderful and very gentle with children, but need more individualized attention and time to come to their full potential in their confidence with people. Both females are ready to be placed in their forever homes. We will honor inquiries on a first come, first serve basis, and ask that only serious individuals who can provide loving homes and plenty of care and attention respond. The best way to reach us is either by email: windyknollgoldens@gmail.com, or by phone: 802-265-0222.

“Blue Collar” Girl

Name Our New English Cream Goldens and Win A Beautiful Soap!

Can you name us?!

Meet our two new beautiful puppies here at Windy Knoll Goldens! We’re excited that these two sweet English Cream girls are the start of a new line of gorgeous AKC English Cream Golden Retrievers!

There’s only one problem: our pups lack names and we’d like your help in choosing some for them! If you’ve got a great suggestion for a title that befits both sweetness and royalty, and also can be shortened to a sensible call name, drop us a comment or email your selection to windyknollgoldens@gmail.com.
If we choose your name suggestion, you’ll win a splendid bar of creamy, natural goats milk soap from Garland Goat Soap – crafted in a cute design just perfect for any dog loving individual! (And for a heads up, we use this soap all the time – for everything from our babies to our dogs – and we love it!)
We’ll take name suggestions until August 28th, 2018, and then will announce the final choices! Have fun brainstorming! We can’t wait to hear your ideas!

Come Take Me Home!

It’s a busy weekend here, with many of the lovely little pups from our current litters connecting with their new forever families and heading off to their new homes! See them there – just waiting for you to come take them home! We’ll miss all those cute faces, but we are delighted that to know the joy that they will bring to their new families!

Elizabeth Loves Puppies!

All of our children enjoy the adorable little puppies that abound here right now at Windy Knoll Farm. But some of them really LOVE the puppies – and Elizabeth is one of them! Having been around our Golden Retrievers her entire life, she is now old enough to engage with the pups in a variety of ways, and this afternoon found her intermittently snuggling and then playing follow the leader with this cute, almost white little Golden boy from Jenny’s litter.

Elizabeth loves puppies!

Pictures of Polly’s Puppies!

Finally, here are some pictures of Polly’s puppies! Polly has the chubbiest, darkest red, most laid back group of puppies you can imagine! We love playing with these little goldens! We’re also excited to be keeping one of her little girls ourselves, and are looking forward to meeting the new owners of these little pups when they start coming to choose their own little cuties in just days!

Greg enjoys capturing videos of the pups. Now for the time to upload them….

Have A Golden Night!

We’re Enjoying So Many Cute Golden Puppies!

With so many cute Golden puppies growing so quickly here at Windy Knoll Farm, and six growing children who spend hours playing and helping care for all those cute pups, life is full to bursting everyday! It’s sometimes hard to find time to capture the happenings on camera (and then get them on the computer and posted here to our blog!), but I managed to grab the camera today on the way out the door to play with the children and pups! As the puppies approach five weeks of age, they are fuller of life then ever, delighted to tumble, chase, and snuggle in the balmy, sunny weather we’ve been enjoying. This afternoon’s playtime centered around Sunny’s litter of adorable little goldens who have the cutest faces and are such a calm, happy bunch! My girls were eager to showcase their favorite puppies to me, as we snuggled the soft little golden bundles, and encouraged their antics of following after us!

David was pretty fascinated with such soft, snugly toys!

 

What can be better than babies and Golden pups?!

David can appreciate the fact that being a baby requires lots of sleep!

A lap-ful of sleeping little pups…

…An armload of puppy chub! Mary does a fantastic job with our puppies, and devotes much of her free time to enjoying them!

 

Anna loves that the puppies are just the right size at this stage to play with, while still not large enough to be overwhelming to a person of her size!

Esther loves holding the puppies just like a baby! The pups apparently think it’s a good idea, too!

Elizabeth decided that she would treat this little girl to a ride in her wheel-barrel after carefully preparing a bed of soft grass for comfort.

The puppy approved!

Good night and have a great weekend!

Video of Sunny’s Puppies

Sunny’s adorable AKC puppies love are growing by leaps and bounds.  With their recent skills of stumbling around they are enjoying forays into the beautiful countryside of Vermont.  Not only that but the puppies have just started eating real food.  Watch as they play outside and get their first taste of homemade goat milk yogurt!