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  1. Frequent Urination - Help!!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    We have a 5 month old female golden retriever. Since we got her at 8 weeks, she's consistently needed to be let out to pee every 20 minutes while we're home. (she's trained with bells so she lets us know when she needs to go). If we push her to hold it for longer, she will pee inside the house...
  2. Catch-22: leash versus freedom

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi, I just got an 11 week old Golden that is driving me nuts. If I let Max out in our yard (no fence, so I need to be there) then he eats mulch, chews grass, digs holes, runs from me and does not stop ever to do his business. I bring him in and then take him back out a few later to try again...
  3. New puppy and Full-time work

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all, It's the 5th Day of Tom at home, and for the first time he is staying alone for the entire day (9 hours). He is 12 weeks old, around 17 lbs. and has the best behaving manners I've ever seen in a puppy. He stays on a play pen that I built for him at the end on the kitchen, where he has...
  4. I Need Help with Some Issues!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello everyone, This will be a little bit of a long post, so I want to say I'm sorry in advance :frown2: I have a 6,5-month-old puppy called Sherlock, I will upload his picture here, so you all can see him :smile2: He is generally a very good boy, but I have some questions to more experienced...
  5. Am I Doing Something Wrong?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello everyone, Our puppy, Sherlock, is 11 weeks old and we got him a month ago. We have been potty training him since the first day we brought him home. We take him outside every 45-50 minutes. However, whenever we forget for 5-10 minutes after it has been 45 minutes, he just pees or poops...
  6. Advice for My New Puppy

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello everyone, I brought my new puppy Sherlock home yesterday, he is 52 days old. I just wanted your advice on some subjects. First of all, when should I start potty training? Right now, he is using a corner of a room as a toilet, and the corner is covered with newspapers and puppy pads. I...
  7. House/Potty Training

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone, I got my new Golden puppy three weeks ago and today she is 12 weeks old. She is the first Golden I have ever had and the first puppy I have ever had. In the past I adopted rescues who were already adults and house trained. My question is, how long does it take to potty train a...
  8. Thinks crate is toilet...

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone, I am brand new to the forum (and my puppy is brand new to our home). I have been reading around a lot on this subject, but finally wanted to post here to other GR owners. My 14-week old male puppy, who lasts the whole night in my room without needing to potty, seems to think his...
  9. Potty Training-- Need Help!!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello! New Golden mom here! Our Honey is 4 months old, and we are still having significant problems with potty training. My husband and I live in an apartment, and at first things were going really well...she would go to the door and whine when she wanted to go outside, even though it was every...
  10. potty train

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello Guys! I am new to the group, new as a Golden owner. I've had dogs since I can remember, but I has been a while since having a puppy. I need some advice, my 11 week old Luna, spends most of her day on weekdays inside her Xpen since she cannot hold her pee for long periods. I don't leave her...
  11. Very Serious Potty Training Question

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    At near 6 months, and in my possession for over three weeks, I thought I had the potty training done, but I may be incorrect. I take him out to 'his' place, I live where there is grass along the other side/curb, and he does his business at least 5 times per day, according to a schedule that I...
  12. Digestive Issues and Potty Training Problems

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    First off Potato has had soft stools since we brought him home at 15 weeks. At first we thought it was just him adjusting not only to us bringing him home, but us moving within three weeks of getting him, but the diarrhea (soft stools really) never went away. So, after about a week at the new...
  13. House training

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello. I am a new-new pet owner. I have 3 young children ages 8,6 and 19 months. I chose to get a Golden Retriever because I've researched that they are good family pets. Also, I've read that they are highly intelligent and easy to train. Mainly though, I've always wanted a Golden Retriever...
  14. Conflicting Information about potty

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    We will be getting our puppy July 30, 2016. I am trying to do all my research and get ourselves ready for his arrival. But I keep reading conflicting information re: potty time and training. I understand it is important to get puppy used to going on grass & outdoors. But also, for the first 2...
  15. Rumple Potty training help

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    hello everyone! Need some help and advice here with my new boy Rumple. We got rumple when he was 8 weeks old. He is about 14 weeks old now. as soon as we brought him into our place we immediately started crate training bc myself and fiance both have jobs. He has a towel in the crate to...
  16. First Time Golden Pup Owner

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all, Well, we welcomed home our lovely Diesel this past Sunday and he's already added so much to our lives (including sleep deprivation!). My partner and I are first time golden pup owners and although we've been researching info like crazy I feel like there's a) almost too much info to...
  17. He Has Peed in the House 6 Times Today!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I'm overly fed up today. My 8 week old puppy Duke, has peed in the house 6 times or more today. We have puppy pads around the house and he continues to pee either away or directly in front of them. I take him out and about 10 minutes later he pees in the house. At this point I'm fustrated...
  18. 8 months old still having accidents

    Golden Retriever Training
    HELP! I don't know what to do.. my dog hasn't had a pee accident in months but had a HUGE accident today in dog school. Just squatted and peed. I am getting go frustrated. She can't hold her bladder for more than 45 minutes. The vet checked her out and said everything was fine. What is there to do?
  19. House and Crate Training

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone, My boyfriend and I got our 12 week old golden on August 26th. This is our first puppy so everything is very new to us. We live in a condo on the third floor, so right off the bat we have a slight complication. I purchased a crate for her and she sleeps in it at night and I put her...
  20. Potty Problems

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Montana is 6 months old and is still having accidents. She doesn't even ask to go potty, she goes where ever, WHENEVER! How do I stop this behavior? The only time she'll hold it if she is in the crate. Please help! :uhoh:
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