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  1. Dog Backpacks

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I know there are many more threads about this, but can anyone recommend a dog backpack? I've heard that some dogs feel like they have more of a 'job' when they wear a pack. Are there any drawbacks to putting a pack on my dog?
  2. Poncho in the lake

    Golden Retriever Pictures
    These are photos of my dog, Poncho, enjoying a hike on the lake. He is so happy there!
  3. How do you guys restrain your dog on hikes??

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Wanting to take Tysen hiking/swimming soon at a State Park. This will be our first time hiking. I currently use 6' leather leash for everyday use, however am thinking about use flexi(tape) for this hike. Considering the flexi because it will allow Tysen more freedom, but also be safer in the...
  4. Ajax's first woods walk

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    We took Ajax for his first walk in the woods yesterday, and boy did he have the time of his life running around and chasing Comet. When he wasn't chasing, he was sniffing, as a nosey Golden will often do in a nice smelly place. I always wonder what they learn when they smell with those...
  5. The Ice Dog Cometh

    Golden Retriever Pictures
    As always, more pics and stories at www.tippykayak.com We discovered that Comet just loves to carry icicles around. He's always gone in for the ice cubes, but the huge icicles we found Sunday made his day: And giant sticks: And sticks so big you have to jump over them:
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