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  1. Zoomies on walk! Nipping and jumping! Leash pulling!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello everyone, We have a GR who just turned 10 months. He is having a really bad case of zoomies and leash pulling. I take him to the dog park 3-4 times a week, during the days that I don’t, I take him for walks and we do lots of playing and mental stimulation at home. However, during our walks...
  2. Behavior Problem - help/advice needed

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone, thanks for taking the time to read this post... it might be a little long, but we are really in need of some serious advice, so please offer anything constructive. Lucky is just coming up 6 months old now and he is starting to become increasingly difficult to manage. He seems to...
  3. Walks

    Golden Retriever Training
    On our walks, Dexter and I have been working on him walking next to me on the leash. He walks next to me with a little slack on the leash and when he darts forward I stop, and then I get him to stand beside me and I tell him that he's a good boy and then we walk. He's getting a lot better, I can...
  4. Harness? Gentle Leader? Help!

    Golden Retriever Training
    Hey all! I would really appreciate any and all advice! I have a 2 year old Golden that is my heart and whom I lovingly describe as "that little boy in everyone's 1st grade class with ADHD", and although he cracks me up daily and I do not want to hinder his amazing spirit and personality, I have...
  5. GL Walking Harness Tips?

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Many of you will not be surprised to learn that Max, my 7.5 month old, still pulls on the leash. No matter what we tried, he continued to pull when wearing his regular collar. At the suggestion of our trainer, we got him a Gentle Leader Head-Collar. It worked and solved the pulling problem...