Amazing Goldens began back in 2008 as a result of the Herbst family's passion for the Golden Retriever breed. As a family they have a great love for the breed and a drive to always improve and make the breed better. With one ultimate goal: Provide the best quality golden retriever possible: confirmation, health, intellect and socialization.
Brett having a degree in Animal Science, and Nicole having spent countless years researching Golden Retriever pedigrees and creating contacts with many show judges throughout the world, makes a great combination for an incredible breeding program.
As a family they feel very blessed to be able to live on a farm, and have their seven children be a part of the daily care of the animals. Countless hours are spent snuggling, playing and enjoying their dogs and puppies. With the combination of amazing champion lines, knowledge behind the science of the breeding program and the unconditional love of their dogs and puppies, Amazing Goldens is unlike any other in the country.
"What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs"
Amazing Golden's Give's Back
Nathan & Annie
If you ever want to be inspired … meet Nathan! What an incredible boy, with the most contagious smile ever! Nathan has brittle bone disease. He has broken many, many bones and endured countless surgeries. He is unable to walk, and is confined to his wheelchair. What an incredible example and inspiration Nathan has been to our family. What an honor it has been to be able to provide Nathan with a dog, to be his best friend and support as he tackles each new day with incredible enthusiasm.
Liberty & Dex
We were able to donate a puppy to Liberty and make her Christmas wish come true. Liberty was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was 2 years old. Every time she plays, every time she is sick it affects her insulin. If her blood sugar goes too low she can go into a coma. It truly is life threatening every day. Her mom has to set an alarm every night to check on her to make sure it is not too high or has dropped too low. We were so excited for the opportunity to be able to provide a best friend and a life saving companion for Liberty.
Luke & Maese
Luke, what a special boy! Luke was diagnosed with Leukemia at 6 months old. He endured many surgeries, treatments and many long stays in the hospital. While enduring daily treatments, he earned the name of “Mr. Smiles”! Luke would smile at everyone, and anyone that needed to be cheered up. What a blessing it was to be able to donate a puppy to Luke. He loved the puppies and was able to pick out the perfect puppy for his family. Luke peacefully left this world at the age of 2. Luke’s family finished training “Maese” and he now visits and works on the oncology floor at the Children’s Hospital. We Love you LUKE!
ALYSSA & CHAMP
Alyssa, wow what an incredible girl. She has endured countless physical therapy sessions and many more to come. What a pleasure is has been working with her and her family and seeing the impact Champ has made in her life! "I have cerebral palsy, and Champ has been amazing. He is a good companion to me, he’s always excited to see me and loves to cuddle. He always helps me when I go on hikes or when I fall. He wears a harness and helps me keep my balance. Champ is also a very social dog and is friendly to everyone. He always loves and supports me and I am truly grateful to have him in my life."
Steps To Owning an Amazing Golden
To secure and reserve your puppy, you will need to make a $500 deposit. You can pay by sending money via Venmo or Check. The total cost of a puppy is $3,200 (male/female) the final payment of $2,700 should be made with cashiers check, or cash at time of pickup
What to expect once the puppies are born! We will send you an email announcing their birth, along with a picture of the litter. We will then send you an email each week updating you on what we are working on with the puppies and more!! We will then send you video's of them when they are 2, 4, & 7 weeks old. At 6 weeks old, we will ask for your selection as we contact each new owner in order. We will meet with you in person or via FaceTime. By then we will have completed are three week temperament testing program and will be able to help you match the perfect puppy with your family.
Puppy pick up day!
Puppy pick up day is a very special day. We will be contacting you and scheduling a time that works best for you to pick up your new puppy. We will then provide you with a "puppy folder" full of wonderful information to get you off to the best start possible. Your puppy will be fully bathed, very familiar with a crate, and ready to become apart of your family. Please refer to our Q&A page on our website that will go into further details on what you will receive with your new puppy. You will pay the final purchase price of the puppy, $2,700, when you pick up your new Amazing Golden.
Nicole takes great care in her breeding so that the integrity of the breed is maintained and consistent with the breed standards. It has been a pleasure and a joy getting to know and love Nicole and her family.
Tel: 801-362-2789 OR 385-248-6002