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If I understand correctly, you are asking if it is normal for your outside dog, a golden retriever, 5 years old, to attack another dog, killing it, without provocation?
I don't think it is a territorial thing and I don't think it is normal. Although all of my dogs are indoor dogs, when I was growing up we, and all of the neighbors had outdoor dogs. Our dog, a golden retriever, was in a fenced kennel until he was about 5 years old. At that time we lived in NY and no one had their dogs in the house. When he was 5, we moved to Maine and he lived the life of a farm dog on 200 acres. He lived outside with the barn cats and the cows and chickens and never killed anything. He greeted everyone with a wag of his tail, and his wagging tongue. This type of behavior is what I consider normal for a golden retriever. I don't believe that indoor or outdoor makes a difference. It is the temperament of the dog that we are talking about and from my experience, I don't believe that this is normal behavior for a golden retriever. JMO.