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  1. New Puppy & Male/Female?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello! As I've been searching for a second Golden to add to my family, I've received a good deal of advice from many sources -- my own veterinarians, dog-trainer friends, dog-breeder friends, friends who show in varying venues and it seems the general consensus is that, in a home with a...
  2. Which gender should I adopt?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hello Golden Retriever Lovers! I'm Mindy and will adopt a 9 week old puppy this upcoming May! I have been researching everything under the sun to prepare myself for this bundle of joy! My biggest question right now is whether or not I should prefer one gender over another or if I should let...
  3. Male or Female?

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    I'd love some input on why one would be apt to prefer/choose one sex over the other. In our case, this will be the first/only pet (though possibly a car may join our family at some point), and we have two teenage daughters and a 3 year old soon.
  4. Qualities of a good loving character???

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Can anybody give any advice on this thread on how to pick a good personality? I want a Golden that loves me lots and is obedient (don't we all?!) I'm choosing a 6 week old pup soon. Also does gender count for anything? :p: Thanks
  5. Female VS. Male

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I was reading up on male vs female dogs and everything that I read says that males are more loving and puppy like, while females is more independent and cat like. I also read that males can be harder to train since they don't mature as fast as their sisters. I was just wondering what you guys...