Richie the English Cream Golden Retriever

This fearless and friendly retriever loves roaming the vineyards of Paso Robles with owner Molly Kastendieck, as well as catching a wave at the beach

Richie the English Cream Golden Retriever
When she's not romping through a vineyard, Richie can't get enough of playing in the ocean. (Molly Kastendieck)
Feb 18, 2021

Owner: Molly Kastendieck

Location: Paso Robles, Calif.

Dog Name: Richie

Age: 3

Breed: English Cream Golden Retriever

In a Word: Snarky

Job Title: Bell Hop, Greeter, Snarles Barkley

Star Quality: She's up for anything: Jumping in waves, running through vineyards, snuggling up by the firepit, she's in.

Favorite Reward: All of the treats … she's not picky. She will do anything, any day, for any treat.

Favorite Activity: She lives for stalking squirrels and cats.

Favorite Getaway: Water … even just a puddle … she'll get as far into it as possible.

Forgivable Flaw: She will get on the spare bed and start barking and play-growling anytime she decides she wants pets and attention. Oftentimes it's when we're in the middle of work or something else, but of course we have to stop and go pet her/see what she wants. We're suckers.

Background Story: She is our first English Golden Retriever and we asked for a dog that was happy and social and boy did we ever get a (crazy) social dog. She is the craziest, most loving but ADD dog. She is also the bravest being I could imagine. From jumping straight into crashing waves to messing with large moose, she is not afraid of ANYTHING.


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