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  1. Chewing on Leash

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    So I have my 4 month old on a leash around the house and I hold it unless he's asleep mainly for the purpose of controlling him when he's rowdy and also making sure he doesn't chase our cats. Sometimes he will completely ignore it but other times he starts playing tug with the leash. I've tried...
  2. Puppy does not like to go for walks

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all! My 3 1/2 month golden does NOT enjoy going for walks. I try to take him on a walk every morning before work, but it does not always go as planned. Sometimes he doesn't want to leave the house, and once i get him out of the house and walk down the driveway, he just sits on the sidewalk...
  3. What Collar for New Puppy?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello All, We are receiving our new 8-week-old female golden retriever puppy next week. Her crate, bed, and bowls are ready and waiting. Can you please recommend the type of collar and leash that is best for this beginning stage? Any and all advice is welcome! Thanks! Kari
  4. Biting on leash

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello all :) Our little girl has just started going out on walks now after completing all her jabs, which she's really enjoying! One problem is that when she realises she's on a leash, she'll go for it and just chew it like crazy. We've got her on a harness, so it's not around her neck which...
  5. Swimming vs Leash Laws

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I have to admit that I am on a bit of a soapbox and am tilting at a windmill, but here in Maryland the leash laws are such that state that a dog must be leashed at all times ... including when swimming. Mazlon loved swimming and I refused to put her on a leash when letting her swim in a lake or...
  6. New pup owner, in need of help!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello everybody! Please meet my boy Dobie, my 8 weeks old Golden. Really nice to meet you all! I have used a lot of post and information so thank you all in advance, thank you all or making this forum so active, it really helps newcomers like me. I got quite a bit of questions and I...
  7. Tug of war when going potty

    Golden Retriever Training
    Hi GRForumers, Rishi is our 3-month old Golden Retriever puppy. He is our first pup and we got him when he was eight weeks old. He is, in general, a very well-behaved puppy. Recently however, he has started to misbehave whenever we take him out for potty. He usually signals that he has to go...