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  1. First Puppy! Heeeeeeeelp!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Ok so I'm not good at asking for help for several reasons: - I have worked with dogs for almost 10 years on and off; very successfully. It's always come very naturally to me and I've had a lot of success with dogs and built a lot of bonds quickly with my leadership and lovingness. - My...
  2. Crate Training Woes (who doesn't have them!)

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Okay, we have had Gus for a week and a half now. He's started to do great with potty training (we have a bell he rings to go out, but sometimes he thinks the bell should be rung when he wants to go play with sticks :doh:), and he's KINDA learning commands like "drop it", "no", and "down"…he's...
  3. Crying Puppy - Crate Training Blues

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Luna just came home with us. She is 7 weeks old, and the sweetest thing that ever has been. We are new to being puppy parents, and even though we did a lot of reading and preparing before she came home, we seem to have already made some mistakes! We knew we were supposed to spend as much time...
  4. ** crate warning **

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Okay, so I did A LOT of research on crates and asked people about experiences and stuff. I've never crate trained before so I was a little unsure. After finding out that my breeder exposed the puppies to crates from birth I figured I should just keep it up. Well Tyson has been home since May...