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  1. dog is suddenly showing aggression towards dogs that stand over him

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I took my dog to my friend's house. Mistake. They had family over and a red-zone aggressive dog with them. She attacked my dog multiple times over the course of a day and a half. He is very good natured and recovered right away when they were separated. He is a service dog and has never...
  2. Two Year Old Displaying Concerning Behaviors

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    We got Benny as a puppy and thought that we did everything to bring him up as a healthy, well socialized dog. Multiple training classes, etc. I'm afraid that our biggest mistake was taking him to daycare too much. We really thought that he loved it and that it was good for him to be there...
  3. My Handsome Golden, Sammy, is Acting Strange!!

    Golden Retriever Senior Center
    My handsome boy, Sammy, is a 11 year old purebred golden retriever. He has always been a very very quiet dog. He rarely ever barks!! All of the sudden he has began to growl and let a bark out while he is laying down. I am not sure if its neurological or out of his control. I have recorded him...
  4. 1 year old Golden beginning to have eating issues

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Hello there!!! HELP... I have a 1 year and 1 month old female golden who is so precious (aren't they all though).. She has been eating Merrick Puppy Grain Free since we picked her up at 8 weeks old. We switched her (gradually) to Merrick Adult Grain Free about one month ago - have tried the...
  5. Sudden Behavior Change

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi guys, I'm new here but I'm hoping someone can help! We brought home Theo at exactly 8 weeks old on Saturday June 10th. His first week home was wonderful. He was chill and quiet. Playful but not overly energetic. Starting on Sunday (June 18th) he turned into a different puppy. I'm wondering...
  6. Aggressive or just being a puppy? Help!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello, My pup, Ellie, is 11.5 weeks old and we've had her since she was 7 weeks old. She has been very enjoyable and sweet and responsive to our training for her not to bite. Within the last week she has started this new behavior of jumping up and grabbing my leg while trying to bite me. Even...