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Riverdance Golden Retrievers -   
Co Kerry - Ireland

Last updated on 13/10/2022 12:30 

We are fortunate to have owned Golden Retrievers for over thirty years - we are proud to have the 'Riverdance' affix in Ireland and in the United Kingdom. Riverdance Golden Retrievers live with us in beautiful County Kerry, Ireland.  Our Goldens, are all 'house dogs' and are bred for type and temperament as pets and show dogs.  All of our dogs are BVA hips and eye tested and have better than the breed average hip scores. 
We are delighted to welcome you to our site and hope you enjoy your visit.

Please note: We no longer breed puppies nor offer stud dog services

Show Champion Riverdance Dot Matrix Jun Ch
  Happy 3rd Birthday to George
Delighted to congratulate George on his third birthday, here are two images taken 10th October 2002, here he is showing the quality of his breeding, although still immature he is a good looking Birthday Boy!  (see his pedigree here)

Below this typifies George such a silly lad always twisting himself into impossible positions - he'll grow out of it .............  one day!!

October 2022
Sad News: We are devastated to have lost our happy smiling 'Kirk' who was given sleep on the 19th Sept.
Run free our lovely boy with your three brothers.  We will miss you so much!  Click Here:
  Farewell to Riverdance Dry Martini 

In October we had to say our goodbyes to our
Kirk (Riverdance Dry Martini) he was our last
home bred dog, he was the first born from a litter
of six from Delia.  Kirk was the most loving, happy,
bright boy who loved being with his people playing
ball and visiting our local beach.  He never took to
the show ring, unlike his brother Max, preferring
to chill at home - following one of his favourite
pastimes - 'eating!'.  He is at rest next to his two
brothers, Max and Neb, and his mother under
the apple trees.  Since settling in Ireland in 1998
we have had to part with eleven Riverdance
goldens - all buried in our garden.  Sleep well Kirk
- thank you for allowing us to share your long and
happy life.



See Max's Path to Show Champion........click here




Our Boys and Girls in 2007 sadly now no longer physically with us but forever in our hearts!

A nice shot of two of Max's children with their mother Abbie



A Family Group - Four Generations of Ladies
front near Riverdance Liquorice Allsort 'Delia' (10yrs) (going clockwise)
Riverdance Sugared Almond 'Lulu' (14yrs)
Summerquest September Song 'Abbie' (4.5yrs)
Grágheal August Melody 'Jen' (11mths)

photo taken in March 2016

Move your cursor over each dog to find out his/her name

The Riverdance Six sadly Jim (2nd left) left us in April 2015 and Jack (1st left) joined him in August 2015

Sh Ch Riverdance Dot Matrix - Jun Ch 'Max'
  GB Sh Ch Shardanell All That Jazz
" Murphy"

Max and Kirk's father died aged nearly 14 years old, Murphy was a wonderful dog and was loved by Margaret and Stephen Joy.  RIP Murphy
(photo above of Murphy and his son Max aged 18months just prior to him gaining his Show Champion title)

Click here to see more photographs of beautiful County Kerry