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  1. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    My 4 month old golden puppy has had bouts of on and off diarrhea. We’ve done fecal tests (both times negative), tried probiotics and antibiotics, bland diet etc. but it always keeps returning so now we’re trying a different kibble. During the night, she tends to go without warning and it...
  2. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi! I have had my golden male for 1 week now. Sometimes he may have accidents in the house, he rarely Pees in the house but he tends to have frequent poop accidents in the house. Almost 50% of his poops are in The house and the rest are outside in his pen. If he has an accident in the house I...
  3. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi, I am a first time owner in the sense that i have never kept a puppy as an adult. We had a dog when i was aged 8 till 14. My wife and my elder daughter (13 years) are petrified of dogs and its only because of me and the younger daughter (8 years) that we got a golden 4 days back. The breeder...
  4. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi so I got my 8 week puppy 5 days ago! So he is actually 8 weeks and 5 days. I take him out pretty often to try and to pee, every hour or sometimes every 30 minutes, sometimes every 2 hours. The first few days we had let him in the fenced backyard to pee and poop. He had very few accidents the...
  5. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone! Our GR puppy is coming home in 3 weeks and this forum has been a lifesaver. We live in a condo and had initially planned on taking our puppy down to the street for potty breaks straight away and not using puppy pads to avoid confusion, however I've been pretty concerned about the...
  6. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hey guys. We got our 5 months puppy about 2 weeks ago and she's adorable. But we got a potty training issue we don't understand. We give her planty much time to play in the yard and I take her a few times a day for a walk and she successfully doing both needs. However, inside the house she...
  7. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone!!! I am a new mama to a golden, Layla Jane. She is turning 5 months old next Wednesday. We have an almost 4 year old Beagle and we wanted her to have a sister to play with. Miss Layla's personality is unbelievably funny and loving but we do have our hands full with her stubbornness...
  8. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Our 6 month old male puppy had a long stretch (1.5-2months?) of no accidents in the apartment. He was holding it for stretches of 2.5-3 hours outside the crate. His problem has always been not letting us know when he needs to go.... He just all of a sudden will sit in the middle of the room and...
  9. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hey everyone - Just wanted to see if anyone has any advice when it comes to our specific potty training issue. Our 9 week old puppy seems to love to pee on anything fabric- rugs, bed, carpet, blankets, etc. but does not have accidents on the hardwood or tile. We take him out very frequently and...
  10. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone, next month I will be taking my new golden pup home. I've been doing non stop research and have come across a potential dilemma. A lot of the things I've read say to not take your puppy to high dog traffic areas (dog park, pet store, parks, ect) for risk of things like parvo, until...
  11. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Where do I go from here with potty training? I brought home a 4 1/2 month old female golden retriever pup about 2 weeks ago. She was an indoor dog, but did live on a farm so had a lot of outdoor time. The lady I got her from told me she was “mostly potty trained.” I wasn’t sure how to take that...
  12. Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone! I’m a first time poster but have read a lot here. We are looking toward getting a pup in the future and I have a question about the dog run that I am planning. We had a wonderful Golden for many years and she sadly passed away. She had free reign of the backyard and she determined...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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