What paperwork should i receive?

A signed copy of the puppy contract

This legal document protects both yourself and the seller and ensures that there is documentation of all that was promised and agreed upon. This contract needs to be signed by both parties.

The contract should contain information about the puppy, as well as both yours and the breeder’s details. It should also contain details of warranty or health claims made by the breeder and any responsibilities of agreements that you make to the breeder.

Papers from Dogs Australia

Your puppy’s registration papers should include:

  • Pedigree (family tree)
  • Microchip number
  • Registered Name and number
  • Date of Birth
  • Colour & Sex
  • Breeders name and Registration Number.
  • Parents Hip and Elbow test certificates
  • Parents Eye Certificates
  • Parents Heart Certificates 
  • Puppies Vaccinatation and Worming Certificates
Insurance Policy

Most registered breeders provide free 6 weeks insurance policy with their puppies.


How to care for your puppy

Responsible breeders will provide you with information on:

  • Diet
  • About golden retrievers, e.g. grooming, age-appropriate exercise, etc…
  • Worming and other health advice
  • Socialisation and training advice


Puppy equipment

The GRCWA removes the guesswork on what you will need to purchase.