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  1. Is my Golden’s hair growing at a normal rate?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hey! Charlie is almost 8 months and his chest is fluffy but the rest of his body isn’t super fluffy like other Golden’s I’ve seen. His mom and dad both have beautiful long coats. The back of Charlie’s coat is kinda shiny and slick, definitely not like his chest. Both are soft but the chest is...
  2. High Pile Rug Vacuuming

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone else in the forum has a high pile rug (or maybe carpet) and if so am wondering what you use to clean it. We have a Dyson which does really great with regular carpet, but it just doesn't do that great of a job with high pile carpet. Please tell me I'm...
  3. Please Help!!! I'm Confused

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    My golden retriever, Ringo, is 8 months right now. Everybody keeps telling me theres no way he;s a purebred golden retriever because of the length of his hair. Im hoping that its not true but Im not 100% sure on what to think. Help? Is he a mix or pure? This is him.
  4. Fur coat questions...

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I'm just curious about golden retriever coats. I'm sure I could look it up elsewhere online or get a library book, but I figured I'd start here with all these golden retriever owners and their combined experience and knowledge. Is there a reason there seem to be so many different varieties of...
  5. Hair problems with my golden. Please help!

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hello, My golden retriever is 8 years old and her name is Nellie. I made the huge mistake of trying to shave her Myself last summer because it was so hot. I obviously screwed Up big time , because her hair still hasn't grown back in the spots Where I shaved to close to her skin. I have...
  6. Changes in coat

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello everyone, My 5 y/o male golden, Max, has had some pretty recent and drastic changes in his coat. :( At first it was pretty subtle, but became so distinct I became worried and took him to the vet. She asked questions like "you have never shaved him before?" And the answer to that is no...
  7. hair, hair every where

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I know this may have been addressed before but I just finished cleaning the pool filter after the girls went swimming yesterday. OMG the hair in the pool, in the house, in my cereal, in my coffee, in my shoes, in.....well, I think you know what I'm talking about. Does anyone have any tricks or...
  8. Hair Advice

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi! My dog is now five months old. She really likes to play and stuff. The only problem is that she gets kind of annoying when I want to brush her hair. She wants to chew the brush, or my hand, or whatever she can reach first, so she doesn't stay still. I'd really love some advice on this.
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