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  1. Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hey, all! This is going to be a long post so I thank anyone in advanced for reading, I very much appreciate it. We have had our GR for about 6 months now, and he just turned 1 year old in September! We found him on a Craigslist posting, and the previous owners unfortunately did not take care of...
  2. Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi everyone, I'm trying to decide between a field or a regular golden. I've done my research and know that fields typically = more active, driven, prey drive, needs more exercise... while show goldens are typically calmer, many used in therapy service dogs although still have a lot of energy...
  3. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi! Not sure if this is the correct thread, but I’m gonna try anyways. I’m a 23 year old pre nursing student that works in a hospital, also living with my dad to lessen cost of living (live in a city where rents pretty expensive). I am at a stage in my life where I am wanting to get a dog, yes a...
  4. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello everyone! This is my first post here, so I apologize in advance if this is kind of long. I appreciate anyone taking the time to read this and possibly offer some advice! My situation: I'm currently a senior in college (undergraduate), and after this year, I move on to graduate school. I...
  5. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone! I have recently bought a house that should be completing in a month which is when i will be taking my new golden retriever puppy home - pretty much around the same date. Until my house is ready i am at my mums and once i get the keys I'll have do a bit of work to it and move in...
  6. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone! I joined this forum to ask these questions, thank you so much in advance for your help and knowledge. My sweet boy, Uchi, just turned 9 months old last week and is suddenly acting differently regarding a few things. 1. He seems to be getting mopey throughout the day if we are...
  7. General Golden Retriever Rescue Forum
    Hi guys, How did you all know you were ready for the responsibility of a dog, and were ready to adopt? How were you able to determine if you are financially stable for one? I found an adult golden in a nearby city shelter, and I am questioning everything. Quick facts about me: I am a 22 yr...
  8. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I copied and pasted it from my post in the general main discussion forum, hopefully thats ok! (Long story short, I have been looking for a dog for a while now and my aunt happened to get a new golden litter and offered me one. Problem is, she lives in Central America and I am unsure how to book...
  9. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Could anyone help me choose a breeder in Washington state? I want a breeder that will give me the best chance of having a healthy, well adjusted dog. To my inexperienced eye, this breeder looks good and has a litter on the way with Journey and Dutch: Our Dogs Thanks so much for any advice!
  10. Cancer Information for Golden Retrievers
    Hello, everyone! My name is Emily, and I have found myself in a unique situation: At 23 years old, I have decided to adopt a terminally ill (ex-service) Golden Retriever, Annie, who was abandoned after her grim cancer diagnosis at the age of 10 years old. If anyone has experience with caring...
  11. Member Introductions
    Hello! I am hoping to get a Golden this October-December. I am looking for all of the advice and wisdom I can get. I had two dogs growing up, both lab mixes and my boyfriend has a German Shepherd so I am familiar with training but I know Goldens will be different! I am excited for the challenge...
  12. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi there, my husband and I recently put down a deposit on a puppy. We want a female and there were two in the litter. The breeders said they are going to keep their first pick and we can have the second pick. At first, they said they were going to keep the lighter color because she was bigger...
  13. Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi everyone! Duke just turned 1 and for the last month or so I've been letting him sleep out of his crate. He is confined to my bedroom only because I don't trust him 100% yet unsupervised for that period of time. Right now when I bring him in my room he will fuss a bit and then eventually...
  14. Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Hi everyone, My golden's name is Duke and he turned 1 last week. He weighs around 90lbs, but recently has been losing a bit of weight. He is from Chrys-Haefen Kennels in Ontario, Canada. When I got Duke at 8 weeks old he was very interested in his kibble, this lasted until about 6 months old...
  15. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello everyone, I brought my new puppy Sherlock home yesterday, he is 52 days old. I just wanted your advice on some subjects. First of all, when should I start potty training? Right now, he is using a corner of a room as a toilet, and the corner is covered with newspapers and puppy pads. I...
  16. General Golden Retriever Rescue Forum
    Hi everyone, I am having a really hard time deciding on whether I want to adopt a young adult female or wait to buy a female puppy from a reputable breeder. This will be my first Golden Retriever but it won't be my first dog. I am 25 years old and I currently live with my parents. We already...
  17. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all! I've been a ghost on this forum for a while but finally have reason to post.. I just got my puppy (Sami) yesterday and he's 8 weeks old. I was wondering how long puppies take to housebreak? I understand that accidents will happen for the first few weeks but it just seems to be more...
  18. Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi everyone! (or, anyone reading this - hopefully someone!) - I am looking for some alternative advice on how I can treat my dog's ear irritation; I have a happy, healthy, energetic 6 month old female Golden who is totally perfect, except for one concern - her ears are bugging her. She seems...
  19. Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Here is a imgur link to a few images of Sadie :) I live in a 2 bedroom apartment and work 40 hours a week. My current pup Sadie has adjusted very well to the life style. She gets plenty of exercise and a ton of attention, but I wish she had a buddy she could play with / grow old with. She is a...
  20. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Very recently my beloved golden retriever had to be put to sleep. I'm now looking at procuring a puppy from outside of Israel for great gene pool variation. I live in Israel, so looking for advice and thoughts.
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