If you happen to live in Illinois, and you’re hoping to find your forever furry friend, you’re in luck! Finding a Golden Retriever puppy for sale in Illinois has never been easier.
Here at My Golden Retriever Puppies, we are committed to providing healthy, quality pups with loving homes like yours!
How to Look for Golden Retrievers Puppies for Sale in Illinois
Looking for a Golden Retriever puppy in Illinois? Look no further! With our network of independently verified breeders, you can find the perfect Golden Retriever puppy for you.
Because we are located in Ohio, only a few hours outside of IL, many soon-to-be-owners prefer to make the drive to come pick up their pup in person from the breeder. But don’t worry— if coming to us isn’t practical for you, we’ve got you covered! We can deliver your pup right to your home, anywhere in IL, for a flat fee of only $375.
Want to know more about how it works? Check out our convenient Puppy Travel Program for more information.
To get connected with your new, furry friend, simply browse our available list of family-friendly Golden Retrievers here.
Breeders VS. Pet Stores
While purchasing a puppy from a pet store may seem like the more accessible and cheaper option, that certainly doesn’t mean it’s the right choice for you.
When you purchase a Golden Retriever puppy from a pet store, you’re much less likely to receive the kind of assurances and services that a high quality breeder can provide.
The sad truth is that many pet store purchased pups actually come from puppy mills. The Humane Society defines a puppy mill as: “an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility that churns out puppies for profit, ignoring the needs of the pups and their mothers.”
In other words, when you buy a Golden Retriever from a pet store, you’re likely to be purchasing a puppy that could have very well come from a puppy mill. As a result, you won’t know anything about where your pup came from, and you won’t receive any of the support you’d receive if you go through a qualified breeder instead. Basically, there is zero authenticity with pet stores.
When it comes to adopting any animal from a pet store, there is an increased risk of unforeseen health or genetic problems.
While pet stores usually provide some form of checkup and vaccination service, the veterinary care they provide is likely to be the no-frills kind, meaning there’s a higher chance they could miss something that a more qualified examination (like the ones we provide through our breeders) would likely find.
When you choose to adopt a Golden Retriever from a high-quality breeder, instead of a pet store, you have access to all of your new pup’s specific information from day one. You also cultivate a life-long relationship with the breeder, meaning support is available to you anytime you may need it.
In other words, you won’t leave with a million questions and few answers about your Golden’s history, health, etc, like you could experience when adopting from a pet store. You can rest easy knowing your pup’s breeder is just a phone call away, and available to answer any questions you may have.
With My Golden Retriever Puppies, you have the option to come and visit both the puppy and the breeder in person! You can see exactly where, and how your puppy was raised, and have all of your questions answered by our team of committed breeders who will put you and your puppy’s needs first.
Best Time of Year to Buy
The best time of year to buy a Golden Retriever is any time!
Golden Retrievers are an adaptable breed, meaning they are better at adapting to seasonal changes and various types of climate than certain other breeds. Goldens sport a double-coat, which ensures that these sweet pups are able to tolerate slightly colder temperatures than their friends from other breeds.
So whether your new furry friend is your holiday gift to yourself and your family–or it’s just another Tuesday in July, once you’re ready to make the commitment to your new pup, we’ve got you covered!
Average Cost for Golden Retriever Puppies for Sale in Illinois
It doesn’t matter where in the country you live–whether it be Illinois, or sunny San Diego, the cost of adopting your Golden Retriever puppy can range from $1,000 to $3,500.
Remember, cheaper doesn’t mean better, or even comparable! In fact, cheaper puppies are more likely to come from puppy mills, where they aren’t adequately cared for and are oftentimes sold to families without having received proper veterinary care and checkups beforehand.
Your pup deserves better than that, which is why here at My Golden Retriever Puppies, we ensure high-quality care is taken of your pet at all times.
Our adorable golden retriever puppies typically range from $1,800 and $2,600; and even though the upfront price may be higher than some others, the quality of our breeders and their puppies means you will likely save thousands (or even tens of thousands!) over the lifetime of your new furry best friend.
For more about the true price of a golden retriever puppy, you can read our full price breakdown here.
How Far Are You Located From Illinois?
If you’re interested in touring our facilities, our home office is located at 5601 State Route 241 Millersburg, OH 44654 USA. However, if you want to meet a breeder, contact them to meet at a private location. Breeders will typically offer private visits at their home to meet puppies. Visit our puppies page to find a puppy to meet.
If you’re traveling to us from Illinois, you may travel anywhere from 350-600 miles to our home office. Some breeder’s may be closer than our office. If you’re traveling from Chicago expect to travel about 360 miles to our home office.
Should You Buy a Golden Retriever Puppy for Sale in Illinois?
Of course! If you’re located in Illinois and are looking for the newest addition to your family, look no further than My Golden Retriever Puppies.
After all, there’s a reason we maintain a nearly 5-star rating from our client’s testimonials–and that reason is our values. Here at My Golden Retriever Puppies, we value family and authenticity, which is why we always guarantee our pups through our 2-year genetic health guarantee.
And let’s face it, when you’re worry-free, you can focus on making memories with your new, furry friend that will last a lifetime!
Frequently Asked Questions about Golden Retriever Puppies for Sale in Illinois
Should I adopt a Golden Retriever from a rescue?
Like adopting a Golden Retriever from a pet store, there is an increased risk when adopting a pup from a rescue center or shelter as well.
For example, pups purchased through a shelter or rescue center are far less likely to come with the kinds of health guarantees and reassurances that a breeder can provide.
You’re also less likely to have access to critical information about your pup, such as their exact breed, personal health and behavioral history, and even where they came from.
Also, many shelters and rescue centers have long waitlists for adoption, especially when it comes to purebreds–and that’s if they even have purebred Goldens at all. Additionally, if you are looking specifically for a purebred Golden Retriever, you are less likely to get complete assurance on your pup’s pedigree and background when you find them through a shelter.
What type of Golden Retrievers are sold in Illinois?
We have some good news! Here in Illinois, you have access to all breeds of Golden Retrievers, including American, British (English), and Canadian Goldens.
Remember, these categories include: Field-Bred Golden Retrievers, Red Goldens, and Show Goldens.
Ready to make your Golden Retriever dreams come true? Take a look at our convenient list of available puppies.
How do I know which breeders to trust in Illinois?
We know that screening for trusted breeders can be a lengthy and stressful process, which is why it’s our mission here at My Golden Retriever Puppies to make the process as easy for you as possible.
Our independent network of trusted breeders have already been pre-screened and verified, so that you can focus on what really matters: choosing your dream puppy.