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  1. Weird Eating Behavior

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi ALL! Tom (12 weeks old) is having a little problem while eating. He wouldn't eat if I'm not right next to him. I'm still mixing his puppy food with water and a little of soft food for puppies, but for him to finish his food I actually have to touch it and he will come and eat, and then he...
  2. 8 month old rebellion?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Been training him every day since he was 11 weeks. Before 7 months, he was a lot happier with what I gave him. I do two walks a day for an hour each. Obedience training and playing with dogs and people, included. When he was younger, he would be perfectly happy to sleep most of the day, and he...
  3. 7 months Golden retriever won't stop chewing & DESTORY my carpet!! HELP

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    I have a 7 months old golden retriever just recently start developing destructive behavior. He would chew up & lifted up room carpet when I sleep. and it's not the first time he did it. it happened at least over 6,7 times, he knows it's wrong to chew on the carpet. when he sees me looking at...
  4. 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...
  5. Terrified of humans?

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone, I'm really new to this forum but I've found it quite helpful when I needed information. My Golden Retriever Lilo was born Oct 3rd 2016, she's a fluffy sweet girl. However, she's terrified of almost everyone. I was shocked when she wouldn't allow anyone in the house to get close to...
  6. 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...
  7. Puppy's temper tantrums

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone! So I have an 8 month old golden puppy, Princess, who is a very sweet girl 98% of the time. She loves us, strangers, and other dogs. She is never agressive towards other dogs or people, but she does sometimes get a little jumpy and overly excited when she sees someone new. (If...
  8. Attacking

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    My golden is 10 months, and I just got her about a week and a half ago from a great breeder. I got her to be a therapeutic animal for me, but this is turning out to be completely opposite. When I first got her, she was so loving towards me, and the only problem we had was a known problem -- she...
  9. Sebastian embarrased me at the vet

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    My wonderful little boy was a terror at the vets office. At 21 wks, he's been there a few time due to arriving full of worms, and getting into things. The vets office is use to seeing me with my very well behaved group of goldens and he wasn't quite as good on this visit. For some reason...
  10. Seriously!? Where did this come from?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Our sweet Maximus, who will be turning 1 year on April 12th, was a DREAM puppy for us. I read a lot of stories on here about puppy problems, and for a lot of them, I was so glad we never experienced any of those issues. My friends joke that I should never get another puppy because Maximus...
  11. 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...
  12. Puppy Aggression

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Guinness is almost 4 months old now. We got him when he was 6 weeks old (yes, I know this is too young to take him home, but the breeder assured us it was fine). He was super loveable, playful, and is an amazing puppy most of the time. However, I have been struggling with disciplining him...
  13. Help I cannot get my golden to obey and calm down

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    I'm a first time dog owner, and I've had my golden since she was 8 weeks, she is now a year. She has gotten worse over the months, and she is super hyper active that it scares my 6 year old, she is constantly tearing up everything and chewing on his toys and stuffed animals, and literally will...
  14. Need Advice Regressive Behavior following Boarding

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Recently we boarded our year and 1/2 Golden Indy at the kennel, a kennel that my family has used for the last 40 years. Indy is a smart energetic and extremely loving Golden who is always fully engaged and interactive with all aspects of our daily lives. Following his 3 day stay at the kennel...
  15. Ignoring commands and disobeying at times

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    I have a 2 year old golden named Rio (Not Neutered) - I've had him since he was about 3 months old. I've trained him myself, he's always been obedient, and has never had any behavioral issues before. Recently he's started to disobey me, doesn't come on command, doesn't listen to commands, just...
  16. wall-eating 8 month old

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    So I haven't really posted on here but I do need some help. I have searched but couldn't really find much on this topic. I have an 8 month old golden who (I know everyone is going to have something to say about this) hasnt been crate trained. We have a tiny apartment as is and when he was...
  17. Advice on jumping please

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Augustus is 17 weeks old. He just graduated from his puppy obedience classes! He learned how to sit, lay, stay, drop it, come, and walk on a leash. They classes where helpful but not so helpful in the areas I was hoping from. Like biting, potty training, and jumping. He has a tendency to jump...
  18. Bizarre puppy behavior

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hi all, I just adopted a golden retriever (Ludo) of ten months. She used to live with a couple in an apartment building, and would always go do her business outside when taken out for walks. They would take her out twice a day with no problems. I am taking her out three to four times a day but...
  19. 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...
  20. 8 yr old - new living arrangement, worried about chewing habits

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hello! I'm new here - I just joined because in about a week I will be bringing the family dog to my house, and am a little concerned about how he will react. He is going to have a few changes - but overall, I think they will be good ones for him. At the moment, he is living with my parents, who...
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