About Gold-Rush Golden Retrievers kennel
Ann Johnson became a Golden Retriever person in the 1960s when she acquired her first Golden as a companion for her aging German Shepherd. She has been intimately involved with Goldens ever since. She is the founder of Gold-Rush Kennels, located in Wrightstown, New Jersey. Her Goldens (owned, bred, or sired) have produced around 300 champions and many national record holders as well as two outstanding dogs with the Obedience Trial Champions title.
In addition to the show champions, many dogs of her breeding have excelled in obedience, as working dogs, and even as Junior and Master Hunters. Gold-Rush dogs have also been utilized in narcotics detection and as therapy dogs.