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  1. Therapy Dog Test - Over excitement

    Golden Retriever Training
    Hi All, I've scoured through the threads here for some time, it's been so useful while we have been raising our now 2.5 year old golden girl! We now have a couple issues that I just can't find advice for on our own so I thought I would post. We are preparing Oakley to take the TDI test in the...
  2. My hyper golden

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hello good people I'm a long time reader first time poster. Firstly let me thank you all for the all the great info on this forum. I have a few things to ask you guys but I'll start with just the one issue...... 1st issue and the most imports is my goldens hyper behavior / over excitement. I...
  3. stress induced diarrhea in dogs

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    I've come to the realization that my 2+ yr old golden who has suffered from many, many bouts of diarrhea - may be caused by stress and over excitement The vet mentioned this to me before, since my baby is "sensitive". The pattern is she gets super hyper-happy-crazy, then half a day later a...
  4. Food excitement?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Do your dogs get excited when it is food time? I saw that video of the 20 goldens and a lot of people thought it was dinner time and I was thinking wow Koda could care less when it is dinner time. She doesn't get excited. A lot of times I will be putting her food in her bowl or ball and she will...
  5. What does chasing the tail mean?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Any of your dogs chase its tail? Koda has done this since we brought her home. She doesn't do it that often but when she does its hard to get her to stop. It happens the most when she is playing and I mean good playing. Mostly in the basement where she is running around so I dont know if it is...