Glenbern Golden Retri​evers

what is conformation 

  Some breeders like obedience, some like field trialing, my passion is conformation (dog shows). While I don’t show a lot for various reasons, it doesn’t mean I don’t know what a structurally good dog looks like and what good movement is. I love to attend dog shows and sit ring side to study movement and structure.  If you don’t know what you are looking at or for, how can you improve your lines and the breed as a whole.  Of course temperament is number one but you should also be looking for good structure & movement also.  

Dog Show Terms & Lingo: What Common Conformation Words Mean – American Kennel Club (

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