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  1. Is it my golden retriever pure?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    So I've adopted a golden retriever in December last year, but I'm starting to doubt if she's a pure golden retriever because of how she looks🥺🥺 can you guys help me please? And
  2. Are German Shepherds different from Golden Retrievers in terms of Shedding?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Like Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds will “blow coat” at least twice annually with the changing of the seasons. They, too, will need brushing once or twice per week to help control shedding... any experiences?
  3. Question for Golden Breeders

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi! I've been in contact with a golden breeder who posted an ad for his puppies before they were born (he later explained that this was done in fear that the virus would deter people from wanting to come see the puppies/adopt if he posted it after they were born). I filled out a puppy...
  4. Searching for thoughts on a breeder

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hi everyone! I am looking for any thoughts on an ontario breeder called “Grayvalley Goldens” in Ontario. She claims she is the best breeder in Canada with certified health on five generations. She is asking for 2500$. I cannot find any reviews and I certainly cannot find an article claiming...
  5. Meadow Brook Farm Goldens in CT?

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Has anyone had experience with Meadow Brook Farm in CT? They seem very friendly and responsive.
  6. Is my dog getting an ear infection?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello everyone! I have a two years old golden retriever name Olive. She is a little ray of sunshine 24/7. Four days ago, I was trimming her paws and decided it would be a good idea to clean her ears too! That's when I realized she had one very dirty ear and one pretty clean one. I smelt them...
  7. Puppy with an attitude?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi Everyone, we got our Puppy last week, she is now 9 weeks old and she is the cutest. She is the typical mouthy land shark Golden. She loves to play and bite. We have 4 kids who keep her busy and run around our half acre with her. My husband tried to put a harness on her to walk around and she...
  8. Health concern and opinions on neutering

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    My family and I have been deciding on whether to neuter our 2 golden retrievers who are 1 year 3 months old. Does neutering help them to be less aggressive and would they stop thinking about 'those things' when they see a female dog? I did a little bit of research and found out that there are...
  9. I designed a golden retriever t-shirt

    Golden Retriever Pictures
    What do you guys think of the design ?! :thinking::thanks:
  10. Golden Retriever puppy - very independent

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello, I am new to this forum and wanted to get some advice on my new puppy Bruno, he is a 13 weeks old english cream Golden Retriever and our First pet ever. We got Bruno at 10 weeks from a breeder and he has completely changed our lives (in a positive way). It's been a little over 3 weeks now...
  11. HELP - white spot

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi guys, We've had our golden Henry for about 4 years now (going on 5yo in October) and I just noticed that a there is a white spot / patch of fur that appeared just above his left eye - I've posted a picture to show in the reply. Now obviously it didn't appear overnight but I just started...
  12. Golden Breeder in MN/WI/IA

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    I am looking to add a golden to our family sometime this year - I saw a few discussions regarding MN/WI Breeders back in 2015/16 and wanted to ensure the info was not out of date as we are looking to purchase from a reputable breeder. I saw reviews and warnings about Muddy Goldens from a few...
  13. Is my male puppy to skinny?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all, We are feeding our male puppy of almost 6months Orijen puppy large. He is now 44pounds. We switched recently from 3 times to 2 times a day food and are following the Orijen feeding guidelines. Next to that he gets sometimes some normal small snacks (carrots, rice, dog candies) but we...
  14. Golden Retriever Puppies in Minnesota/Wisconsin

    Choosing A Golden Retriever Breeder & Puppy
    Hello there! My family recently lost our sweet old girl Sally and we want to start looking for a puppy to get in mid to late spring. The problem is...the only places I can find that sell puppies are breeders with dogs costing up to $2000. Where are the best places to buy cheaper dogs...
  15. Hurley has a Liver shunt

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    A couple of weeks ago, my 9 month old Golden Retriever was diagnosed with an under-developed liver and a suspected liver shunt. He has to take medications, stay on a strict diet and his lifespan expectancy, at this point, is only 3 to 5 years. My heart is broken as he is one of the sweetest...
  16. Golden Retriever wont eat, very sleepy, please help

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    My Golden Retriever (GOLDIE) 3 years old, wont eat any foods, drinks a lot of water, he is very lethargic and sleeps all day. I can see through his eyes he is very unwell, but i live in a town where vets are not available, and even if they are they havent dealt with a Golden Retriever before. He...
  17. Lethargic or low energy?

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone, I wanted to talk about my Golden Retriever Henry, who is going to be 4 years old in a few weeks. Every person I see mentions how long energy he is, and someone even asked if he was always 'this lethargic' and it got me a little worried. Yes, he has always been very low energy...
  18. Hard Time

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi, I have a 11-week old Golden Retriever who I am getting a bit concerned about. I am a first time puppy owner and am wanting a bit of a advice from other Golden Retriever owners. I have a few concerns which I am sure are normal for a puppy but all the information I have read I am worried I...
  19. Weird Issues (vomiting / dry heaving)

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hi all, Question for all of you, because some weird things have been happening to my golden retriever Henry... He's 3 years old and full of love and joy. It started about a week ago, and does not happen every morning, but it has been happening maybe once every two days. In the morning, he...
  20. A Dog in a bush

    Golden Retriever Videos
    Dino, the Golden Retriever, can only take so much of being cooped up in the house. Sometimes he just has to get out and perhaps enjoy a quiet time hiding in the bushes!