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OTCH MACH RACH Gaylan’s Light’s On at Hy-Bar,


Switch was born June 7, 2015 and was bred by Gayle Watkins of Gaylan Goldens, using 25 year old semen from our Sixpak, OTCH42 One Ash Stardust On Tap, UDX27 AX NAJ. His mother Peach just became an Agility Grand Champion at 13 years old. Switch has 3 AKC Championship titles, the OTCH, MACH & RACH (Obedience, Agility & Rally).

Switch completed his OTCH Obedience Championship title on March 5, 2023 and is the 3rd dog in a litter of 5 pups to earn this title. He finished in style earning 3 High in Trials with Open-B first placements in one weekend. Switch is Mike’s dog. Switch is a very active boy with lots of energy and speed especially in Agility. He flys around the ring. Mike has trouble keeping up so he works Switch at quite a distance. He easily completed the difficult GRCA ADHF Agility Dog Hall Of Fame on 8-1-21. On November 5, 2021 Switch earned his AKC MACH title. He is very fast and placed in all but 2 classes from his Novice to MACH title. He runs master standard classes around 40 seconds and jumpers classes in the mid 20’s. If you blink you miss him.

Switch started competitive Obedience and earned his OM title on 2-26-22, UDX on 3-12-22, and earned his 5th High in Trial on 9/24/22 with a perfect “200”which earns the Golden Retriever National Clubs OBHF Obedience Hall Of Fame.

Switch is Mike’s dog however he allowed Linda to show him in Rally for a short time. His journey was fast. In just 3 months he earned his RN in February and finished his AKC Rally Championship “RACH” in May. He finished is RACH title on May 10, 2019 in style with 3 perfect scores of 100 and won the HTQ (High Triple Q) & HC (High Combined) Awards. He is the 10th Golden to earn the RACH title. To date Switch, showing in 20 trials, has earned 12 HTQ Awards & 10 HC Awards. Showing in 60 classes, he earned First place 33 times and had 35 perfect scores of 100. Switch is always ready to play with enthusiasm in the Rally ring.

Switch earned his GRCA CCA (Conformation Assessment) title and has qualified for the GRCA VCX, Versatility Excellent title.

In the field, he earned his JH, WC & WCX titles. He has excellent marking ability and straight direct lines to the birds and back. He is a very fast swimmer and loves working. Mike has enjoyed working in the Field, Obedience and Agility with this talented boy.