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  1. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone, I’ve got a 10 week old golden retriever puppy and she’s developed a hard lump on her tummy right by one of her nipples. It’s movable and doesn’t seem to be bothering her at all but it appeared overnight and I can’t help but worry as a lump is always scary. It almost looked like a...
  2. Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi! My friend recently got a golden retriever and I was looking for advice on some nice gifts I could get for her new puppy as he grows. I'm open to ideas, but I want something that her puppy will enjoy or use obviously. Can anyone recommend an indestructible dog chew toy or a maybe a nice...
  3. Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello, just following up from my previous post and the reply to post breeders that I’ve heard from so far. I’ve heard from Linda from Autumnwind Goldens who referred me to Mindy Smith who might have a golden that will confirm pregnancy next week. I have also heard from Sunrise Goldens, Golden...
  4. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi! Excuse my wordiness lol.. and if you make it to the end I sincerely thank you!!! A little background: I have a 6 year old female golden x lab cross named Tally who I raised/trained to be a service dog all throughout college (2014 - ~2016). She ended up being released from the program...
  5. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi, I got a 7 1/2 week old puppy around 4-5 days ago and he is super calm and sleeps a lot. When he plays it is only for a little bit and then he goes and lies down again. We took him to the vet and they said that he is perfectly healthy. I was wondering if this is just him adjusting to his new...
  6. Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I plan to get a dog(a Golden Retriever specifically) soon. As I have never got a dog(or really any pet before, except for a fish), what are some of the biggest pieces of advice you wished you would know before you got a Golden?
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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!
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
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