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  1. Apartment living?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hello everyone! Before I ask my question, let me introduce myself (first post!) - I am a Doctor (born and brought up in the UK, had an English cream golden, truly my best friend until he sadly passed away last year, I have done my university (college) training in the UK, I am now a Doctor and a...
  2. 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...
  3. Let out to potty during the night

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi, Curious if your goldens were still being asked to go out to potty in the middle of the night... at 8 months old. My golden boy has been tough lately. He will ask to go out, does his business and then wants to sniff the yard. All the while I'm standing there just wanting to go back to...
  4. Puppy doesn't like to potty in my presence?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all, we brought Lady home 4 days ago at 8 weeks and we are transitioning her from using puppy pads by the back door within her pen (not inside of her crate) to going outside in the backyard. She is used to going in her pen by the door, and we are good at knowing her body language and...
  5. Please help, I switched puppy food and my Golden has diarrhea

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I switched to Purina Pro Plan yesterday afternoon and am unaware of what food her previous owner had been giving her. I turned my head for a second and she left a huge amount of diarrhea on the carpet. I rushed her outside and she had the runs out there too. I haven't fed her dinner yet and have...
  6. Night time and toilet??

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    So my family are thinking about getting a golden retriever puppy so I'm gathering as much information as I can and would appreciate as much help as I could get. I have been looking up crate training so we can teach our puppy to go outside to potty and not do it inside. However I know that...
  7. Housetraining - am I doing something wrong?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all, I've looked through threads about people have difficulty housetraining their pup. This is probably too soon to ask but I would like some suggestions as to how I can improve reading signals etc.! You'll probably laugh, but this is now only day 2 with Sunny! I understand it will take...
  8. Food and Potty timing

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi fellows, I want to know the exact good timing line for a 5 months old puppy to eat and potty so I can stay sleeping during the night. I was thinking about feeding him as following : 8:00am 2:00pm 8:00pm So he can potty 12:00pm 6:00pm and 12:00am What do you think? is my schedule correct...
  9. Water schedule

    Golden Retriever Nutrition, Feeding & Recipes
    Hello Im new to this i could use any help. I know you are supposed to give the puppy food three times a day for only 10minutes and then take him to potty after 15-20mins. Ok ive been doing this fine. What about the water? should i take the water out the same as his bowl of food? ive been doing...
  10. Potty Training

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    We have gotten a new dog recently (our first) and she's pretty well trained already. She's 4 yrs old. However, she's had an accident in the house. We did as was recommended, take her out and clean up with odor remover etc. The issue is that we don't completly understand why she had an accident...
  11. Last Potty Break Debate - Wake or let sleep?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all, Our Stella Blue is now 14 weeks hold, and has an 8pm bedtime. She's being crate trained and gets walked in our backyard to go outside in a special spot. The debate in our home is the last "Out". I've read the books on dog training and they say to take her out right when you go to bed...
  12. The stubbornness continues...

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Koda's stubbornness is getting worse. I am working with her on it now more than I did last time. She got better quick last time so I didn't stress but I am taking it seriously this time. The last two mornings it took me 10-15 minutes to take her out to potty and get her back inside. She doesn't...
  13. Peeing in house occassionally- 7 mos - what's up??

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Our 7 month, Louie, has been peeing in his only inside room - the family room - once every two or three weeks. He is let outside often. I have no idea how to get him to stop this. Just when I think he's done with these accidents, it'll happen again. What I have been doing is yelling loud...
  14. GR are sensitive? Do puppies really act up?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I left my 14 week old baby with my parents this weekend as I went out of town. She didn't pee inside the house at all. Today I came home..played with her. She peed in the hallway. Took her out to finish, no luck. Played with her some more and only 20 minutes later she peed again! (she...
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