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  1. Golden Retriever Aggression - PLEASE HELP!

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    We have a super sweet golden named Mia. She has lived with us and our border collie since we got her as a puppy. She loves people and would lick them to death versus biting. Never, ever shown aggression to a human. She loves kittens and cats and never hurts them, only plays or cuddles with them...
  2. Leash Aggression

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hi, I have a three year old golden retriever. He is an EXTREMELY friendly dog and is FULL of energy. Lately he has been acting strange while on a leash towards other dogs. Whenever he is off leash he is extremely playful with other dogs and gets along very well (besides being overly playful...
  3. Aggression in Puppy

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hi! This is my first post here and I hate that this is the reason I am posting. We have a 10 month golden pup. Since February he has started acting very aggressive towards me and never towards my husband. He started getting very stiff around me and showing his teeth anytime I came by him or...
  4. My golden sudden attack

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    We had our golden male since he was 3 month old. He's 1 year and a couple of days old now. He went through all the normal phases puppies go through and we even put him through positive training school for 2 month where we went everyday to see and to train with him. He used to have food...
  5. Dog Aggression 4 Month Golden Puppy

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    My 4 moth golden puppy recently has been aggressive towards other dogs. He will snip at other dogs if they are going after something he has and will play too rough with dogs, rarely playing the submissive role. I'm confused because I've been taking him to the park socializing him since he was...
  6. Alternatives to alpha roll?

    Golden Retriever Training
    My 4 month old puppy has been having episodes where she lunges, growls,and bites me in the arms and face. She seems like she is really trying to hurt me, and will not stop when she is in one of these moods. This happens particularly when I don't let her have something. For example, I made her...
  7. HELP PLEASE! Problem with 9 month old puppy biting hard!! I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING!

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone! My boy, Koa, just turned 9 months old and a problem has started that I cant seem to stop... I taught him bite inhibition from an early age, but recently he is biting hands or arms and will grab onto a person's clothes or nip at legs. Triggers: When its morning, he will...
  8. Aggression towards all dogs

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone! I'm new to this forum and hoping I can get some advice. I have a 7 month old golden (my first dog ever) we adopter her when she was 4 months old. Her name is Peanut. Her last family said she was found out in the rain in a shopping center. Peanut is very loveable and sweet with us...
  9. Super submissive 8 mo old golden aggressive with puppies!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello, I have read a lot on this forum and have found it so helpful while raising my sweet Clyde, but I've never posted. However, this issue is so distressing that I really need help! Clyde is 8 months old and we have had him since 8 weeks. He has generally been a great puppy with just a few...
  10. Help with Ringo(long)

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hello everyone. I have posted on here about our Golden, Ringo, before. I am posting with a heavy heart because we are not sure what to do. We have a serious sporadic aggression problem and we don't think our home is the right place for him anymore. We have tried everything, in-home training...
  11. 5 Month Old Aggressive Biting

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Our soon to be five month old puppy, Oakley, has started snarling when being prevented from nipping and biting at us. He has always been mouthy, and we have tried to manage this using a few different methods.. holding his mouth for a few seconds, diverting his attention to a suitable toy...
  12. My super sweet 7 month old Golden snapped at the vet tech today??

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    So, I took my 7 month old Golden girl into my regular vets office to have her nails trimmed (we do it monthly) today. She was her normal self, happy, wanting to meet everyone, loving the attention etc...normal Golden business. Well, the lady came out to get her an they were gone for a little...
  13. puppy aggression?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi, My 7 month old puppy Piper is biting and growling. Whenever we try to kiss her, pet her etc. she bites and/or bares her teeth and growls. Do we have an aggressive Golden?!?!:uhoh: I thought she was gonna be sweet and loving! She is I guess, just not calm? Is this normal!?!?!
  14. 4 month old aggressive biting attacks

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I am completely at a loss of what to do. My 4.5 month old boy Jones suddenly gets in to his head to attack me, jumping high up on me ripping holes in all my clothes. He'll get into 'attack mode' and bare his teeth at me, crouch low and jump on me, trying to bite my arms, clothes and legs- even...
  15. New Aggressive Behavior After Neuter... HELP!

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hey everyone. On Monday morning (two days ago), our 6 mo. old GR Charlie was taken to the vet to be neutered. It was a pretty fast procedure, and the vet said everything went well and that he did great when we picked him up later that day. We got him home, and he seemed kind of dopey and...
  16. Puppy aggression? help needed

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi All, I have an 15 week old golden that I have had since 9 weeks. Most of the time she is great. However, there are times when She scares me. She will start to growl and bark with lips drawn back and go into an attack mode. The times of this behavior changes varies and are unprovoked...
  17. Aggression from other dogs

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hi, My 15 month old neutered Golden is presenting some difficulty. He was neutered at 13 months. The problem now seems to be that other dogs are getting aggressive with him. Yesterday at the dog park a 2 year old female golden attacked him. (It was play fighting that escalated). There is another...
  18. Happy Dog Plays Overly Aggressively

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    We recently rescued a white golden retriever who we found trying to get into the Target store by our home. She's happy, seems healthy, and was estimated to be between 1-2 years old. She wasn't chipped and we don't know whether or not she was spayed, and she's not used to being in cars/doesn't...
  19. DM & onset aggression

    Golden Retriever Senior Center
    Our 12 1/2 year old Golden is in the late stages of Degenerative Myelopathy & last week he suffered partial paralysis in his hind area & stopped standing or eliminating. Working with acupuncture he quickly regained the ability to eliminate. He can bear weight on his rear left leg, but requires...
  20. growling puppy

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Greetings, I have a new puppy and its the first time I've ever lived with a young dog. We've had her three days now. She's nine weeks old. She's getting used to her crate and is sleeping well in it at night. We've only had a few of potty accidents, and most of them have been more my fault...
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