Grapevine Goldens, Reg. Kennel

Truly on her JH run at the GRCA Nationals 2015

About Us


Our family home is nestled on 63 acres in the heart of Daviess County, Indiana.  Here in this quaint, rural country-side is where we grew up, work, and raise our family~both human and golden alike! The goldens enjoy a little piece of country heaven, with a woods to explore and pond in which to swim and train. We are small hobby breeders and our goldens are a huge part of our lives. As a family, we show our goldens in 4H and AKC events in obedience, rally, and agility.  Our girl, Riley is also a TDI therapy dog, which as brought she and I both alot of joy. While we breed on a limited basis to further our goals, we are committed to offering healthy, intelligent, sound, quality golden retrievers for our families. However, our ultimate goals and focus is producing goldens for use in perfomance homes and events: field, hunt, agility, obedience.  A golden retriever should have dual functionality in the ring and in the field with the proper structure. 

"Grapevine Goldens" kennel name came from the fact that my husband is the 5th generation to live on this farm.  Long ago, the road to our home was commonly refered to locally as "Grapevine Road".  Since both our roots and our golden children are so deeply established here, the name seemed to naturally fit.  Take a look around, and feel free to drop us a line or give us a call anytime~or find us on Facebook

Members of the Greater Louisville Golden Retriever Club and the Tri-State HRC.  For more info, you can visit the club site, here.

Meet your breeder family! The Bell's: Rick, Garrett, Jamie, and Griffin (2012 Family Photo)

Please don't say: "I don't want a show dog, just a pet."

For people thinking of adding a dog, either adult or puppy, to their home, really need to do their homework! I cannot tell you how many times I have heard this statement: "I don't want a show dog, I just want a pet!".  Ugh. As a responsible breeder, I cringe at this statement.  Believe me, the answer to this, is "Yes, you do!".  Here is a short, to-the-point, blog about just this topic.  I urge you to follow the link and read it, in preparation of bringing a new puppy into your home.



Hank enjoying a swim.

Latest comments

03.03 | 10:23

We love our Grapevine Golden and are so thankful for Jamie's guidance in helping us find the perfect puppy for our lifestyle!

17.01 | 11:58

So blessed by Grapevine Goldens! Wrigley is my dream pup and I couldn't be more blessed that my boyfriend found this place! Jamie is so great and helpful!

04.08 | 14:11

Very excited for Hank and Riley pups! We can't wait for September

09.01 | 13:23

Linc is an awesome boy for sure! Please keep in touch and let us know how he is doing. Cannot wait to see what this smart little guy accomplishes in the ring