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  1. Rare or Common Behavior?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Boomer is a 14 month old 75 pound GR that is my first dog, acquired in Mar 2017. A a new dog owner I'm overjoyed and curious about this behavior, but he truly enjoys being held, cuddled, and scratched. He's very affectionate and while it's difficult to describe, he seems to be very much enjoying...
  2. 6 m.o. puppy becoming less affectionate

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    This is something that's been bugging me deep down for a long time. When I first got Sunny, it was all biting biting biting, no time for affectionate at all, though he'd still follow me from room to room and lay at my feet. After that phase ended at 13 weeks old, things started looking up...
  3. golden owner in need of help

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I brought a golden retriever puppy a little over a month ago. She is almost three months. It has been very difficult so far & I would love for some advice for a few of the problems I am encountering. 1.) When she was eating once in a while I pet her or stick my hand in the bowl in order to...
  4. The quintessential golden pic

    Golden Retriever Pictures
    This says everything to me about the breed. Love 'em.
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