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  1. 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...
  2. 3,5 Month Puppy Agressive towards child? Please help

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hello, I have golden retriever puppy he was born on 26 February I got him when he was 8 weeks drove 1000 km to get him, and for past 3 weeks he sometimes growl at my young son who is 2,5 years and he even bitten him 3 times already!! Since my son is small child he bitten him in hand twice and...
  3. Is growling and biting normal?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I recently picked up a golden puppy at 4 weeks old. The owner did not want him so I reluctantly took him so young. He tends to want to bite and if I tell him no and flick his nose he growls and gets a tad aggressive. Is this normal behavior and how do I curb this? I had a golden for 13 years but...
  4. Puppy snapping and growling! Please help.

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Our golden is about a year and 6 months now. Over the past couple of months he has randomly snapped/growled a few times. The first 2 times were when strangers were holding a baby. They walked over to him to pet him, but he freaked out and started growling. We weren't sure why he did this and...
  5. angry and hostile for no reason???

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi all, tonight we took the girls to the park as always - it's not a dog park but dogs are allowed. Let me preface by saying there have been two occasions where KD (smaller of the two) has become very nasty with other dogs and her sister Karma by growling and showing her teeth like she was...