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How Goldens Help Stack Wood

It’s a glorious fall day here in Bradford, where we are Maine breeders of AKC Golden Retrievers, and we and our Goldens are enjoying it to the full! Two of our adorable young Goldens, Independence (“Indy”) and Liberty (“Libby”) are having a blast “helping” us stack wood amidst vibrant autumn colors, cool air, and brilliant sunshine.

 

Dark Red AKC Golden Puppies Born at Windy Knoll Goldens

Among all the adorable creamy golden and white puppies here at Windy Knoll Goldens, our newest litter from sweet Daisy & handsome King George stand out with their lovely dark red coats!

A fine healthy litter of dark red AKC Golden puppies, four males and two females, these little goldens were born on September 22nd, 2021, and definitely favor their father’s beautiful red coloring.

In just ten days time, they’ve already grown tremendously! Often, we’ll find them snuggled in a cozy bundle snoozing, but as they start stirring, a chorus of adorable little squeaks can be heard, and all those little bundles start eagerly and strongly routing around for their next meal – right near by from mother Daisy! Take a look at some of their sweet faces in the photos below!

 

 

 

Beautiful AKC English Cream Litter from Dorrie and Teddy

We have a second litter of English Cream puppies born here at Windy Knoll Goldens, Maine breeders of AKC Golden Retrievers.

Dorrie & Teddy’s puppies were born on the 21st of September – a lovely litter of five females and one male!

Their father, Teddy,  is a handsome, calm English Cream male, with a loyal, loving, and fun personality, while their mother, Dory, sports a beautiful wavy, white coat, and processes a gentle,  friendly, and unassuming personality and has her roots in Europe.

English Cream Pups

Their adorable pups are pure white with the cutest little pink faces – and at a week and a half old, are experts at nursing, snuggling, and cuddling up in a cozy heap to sleep with no particular worries over who sleeps where or how – as long as they’re all together! Their little eyes are not open quite yet, but it won’t be long until they are catching glimpses of the fall world around them! Our six year old daughter, Elizabeth, says that these are her favorite pups.  All of these little cuties are already spoken for – we’re looking forward to keeping two of them right here with our family!

English Cream Pup

Announcing Florence and Teddy’s Beautiful English Cream AKC Puppies

Another litter of AKC Goldens that recently arrived here at Windy Knoll Goldens in Bradford, ME are beautiful full English Cream Goldens.

Florence and Teddy’s adorable puppies were born less than two weeks ago on September 18th – a healthy, robust litter of four males and four females! 

As these lovely, soft white, plump canines approach two weeks of age, their beautiful, soft blue eyes have opened to the world around them – a warm, cozy world of snuggles, nursing, napping, and tumbling over one another for the best position curled up against Mama’s warm, safe side

Just like all our other little Goldens, each of these pups go through our puppy biosensor therapy each day – a five step process that promotes and enhances healthy, stable neurological and physiological development that provides a great foundation for the rest of a dog’s life.

We love watching each of these little Goldens grow and develop in all ways each day (Esther, one of our daughters, says that this is currently her favorite litter!) and hope you enjoy a little glimpse through these photos!

Teddy and Goldie’s First Litter of English Cream/American Golden Pups

English Cream American Golden Retrievers

We are delighted to welcome Autumn in Maine with several new litters of beautiful puppies here at Windy Knoll Goldens! Each day abounds with a lot of puppy snuggles, puppy playing, and puppy care! Teddy and Goldie’s litter of English Cream/American Golden pups arrived on September 2nd, an adorable bunch of soft cream Goldens. 

Goldie is a beautiful first time mom to this crew of four boys and one girl – and all her faithful mothering has resulted in some record breaking chubby pups!

Each week finds these rolly polly little ones growing cuter, stronger, and more mobile! Now, if they are not busy napping, nursing, or being snuggled, they love to toddle around, exploring!

With our handsome, friendly, loyal English Cream Teddy as their father, and beautiful, sweet, honey colored American Golden, Goldie, these pups will mature into gorgeous, lovely Goldens.

 

 

Good night, sleep tight!

Watch for updates of several other new litters coming in the next couple of days! 

Maine-ly Summer Puppy Pictures

Can you believe it? Summer is past and Autumn is here already, blowing in warm and breezy days!

With autumn colors starting to show in the trees; summer flowers nodding in the meadow; eagles circling the peaceful, blue sky; puppies growing fast with games of tackle, chase, and tug-o-war, life here in Maine is worth living.  Puppies at our new farm in Bradford, Maine have had the wonderful distinction of growing up with daily playtime in our beautiful warm and sunny pastures.

As you can see, they are about as happy as can be as they get individual attention each day by us and our children. They even get to practice navigating the stairs leading up to our front porch. Hint: click on each picture to enlarge it.

While each of these beloved puppies have already found their new homes, we have additional golden retriever puppies going home this fall and early winter with only a few openings left.  We’ll post updates of each new litter that has recently been born! 

 

 

Puppy Update- 2 Golden Retriever Litters

This is a video of Susie and her puppies:

Susie had 4 females and 4 males on the 10th of July.

AKC Windy Knoll Goldens King George as he plays in the meadow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunny & Grant’s Puppies:

https://youtu.be/CyOKUy5KTLY

Sunny had 3 females and 3 males on the 24th of July.

Sunny in the snow!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grant in the snow!

 

Is My Puppy Growing As It Should?

Quick guide to your puppy’s growth

Golden Retriever Female Puppy Growth Chart (lb & kg)

Age Smallest weight Largest weight Average weight
7 weeks 5 lb (2.2 kg) 17 lb (7.7 kg) 9 lb (4 kg)
8 weeks 5 lb (2.2 kg) 17 lb (7.7 kg) 10 lb (4.5 kg)
9 weeks 8 lb (3.6 kg) 17 lb (7.7 kg) 12 lb (5.4 kg)
10 weeks 10 lb (4.5 kg) 22 lb (9.9 kg) 15 lb (6.8 kg)
11 weeks 12 lb (5.4 kg) 25 lb (11.3 kg) 17 lb (7.7 kg)
3 months 16 lb (7.2 kg) 33 lb (14.9 kg) 22 lb (9.9 kg)
4 months 22 lb (9.9 kg) 44 lb (19.9 kg) 30 lb (13.6 kg)
5 months 25 lb (11.3 kg) 52 lb (23.5 kg) 40 lb (18.1 kg)
6 months 27 lb (12.2 kg) 61 lb (27.6 kg) 44 lb (19.9 kg)
7 months 31 lb (14 kg) 67 lb (30.3 kg) 45 lb (20.4 kg)
8 months 40 lb (18.1 kg) 67 lb (30.3 kg) 52 lb (23.5 kg)
9 months 44 lb (19.9 kg) 68 lb (30.8 kg) 52 lb (23.5 kg)
10 months 50 lb (22.6 kg) 68 lb (30.8 kg) 60 lb (27.2 kg)
11 months 52 lb (23.5 kg) 80 lb (36.2 kg) 65 lb (29.4 kg)
1 year 55 lb (24.9 kg) 90 lb (40.8 kg) 70 lb (31.7 kg)
2 years 55 lb (24.9 kg) 90 lb (40.8 kg) 70 lb (31.7 kg)

 

Golden Retriever Male Puppy Growth Chart (lb & kg)

Age Smallest weight Largest weight Average weight
7 weeks 3 lb (1.3 kg) 17 lb (7.7 kg) 9 lb (4 kg)
8 weeks 3 lb (1.3 kg) 17 lb (7.7 kg) 11 lb (4.9 kg)
9 weeks 7 lb (3.1 kg) 17 lb (7.7 kg) 13 lb (5.8 kg)
10 weeks 10 lb (4.5 kg) 22 lb (9.9 kg) 15 lb (6.8 kg)
11 weeks 12 lb (5.4 kg) 25 lb (11.3 kg) 17 lb (7.7 kg)
3 months 16 lb (7.2 kg) 34 lb (15.4 kg) 23 lb (10.4 kg)
4 months 25 lb (11.3 kg) 55 lb (24.9 kg) 33 lb (14.9 kg)
5 months 27 lb (12.2 kg) 67 lb (30.3 kg) 42 lb (19 kg)
6 months 29 lb (13.12 kg) 75 lb (34 kg) 52 lb (23.5 kg)
7 months 32 lb (14.5 kg) 75 lb (34 kg) 59 lb (26.7 kg)
8 months 40 lb (18.1 kg) 77 lb (34.9 kg) 61 lb (27.6 kg)
9 months 45 lb (20.4 kg) 77 lb (34.9 kg) 61 lb (27.6 kg)
10 months 50 lb (22.6 kg) 77 lb (34.9 kg) 63 lb (28.5 kg)
11 months 55 lb (24.9 kg) 77 lb (34.9 kg) 66 lb (29.9 kg)
1 year 65 lb (29.4 kg) 77 lb (34.9 kg) 68 lb (30.8 kg)
2 years 65 lb (29.4 kg) 80 lb (36.2 kg) 73 lb (33.1 kg)

 

For more information click the link below!

Golden Retriever Growth and Weight Chart (Male & Female) – The Complete Guide

Windy Knoll Goldens Puppies

Windy Knoll Goldens Ellamae and Charlie’s puppies get out for exercise almost everyday now as the get older and the weather cooperates. Ellamae cares for her puppies in such a thorough manner that they have grown fast and almost a like bit roly-poly puppies. Here are a few videos from today.

How To Stop Your Puppy From Jumping

You are excited to bring your new puppy home. Things are going well for a few weeks, but then your puppy starts learning how to jump. It’s cute at first, but as the puppy grows it’s no longer cute. Watch how to train your puppy to keep from jumping on you.