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  1. Puppy playtime and crating

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello! I am looking for some guidance on how much time my puppy should be spending in his crate vs. play time vs. quiet time out of his crate. Our pup is almost four months old and is house broken/crate trained. He is doing great with training, learning basic commands and etiquette, and has not...
  2. Puppy and the office???

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello, this is just the website & forum I've been looking for! My husband & I picked up Bogey, our 8 week old golden retriever puppy 5 days ago. Does anyone know the average amount of time puppies sleep? It seems like our puppy is sleeping a lot! He's almost too calm. Right now it's 4:00 in...
  3. New member - Please offer crating advice - will get puppy in a few weeks

    Member Introductions
    Hi. I'd like to introduce myself. I'm Terry and I will be getting my golden puppy the week of April 21st. I have heard people talking about crating their dogs but, to be honest, I don't know anything about it and welcome any advice, information, etc. on the subject. Anything from best place...
  4. Climbing on Everything

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    So, our Maggs has begun climbing on everything when left home alone. She used to have reign of the house, but incontinence problems required us to gate her to the main hardwood level of the house. We leave a pillow for a soft spot to lay, but the couch became her spot of choice. When we are...