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  1. Pup hates crate and being left!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi! New here and new golden pup parent. We got Lola at 14 weeks old this week. A little older than usual. Breeder has already been crating her at night so we were confident she’d be fine here. First night was horrific. She was so stressed. Barking, crying, banging and evening pooing. We...
  2. Do you think he is skinny?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Hello, Sam is 3 yrs old - i feed him puppy chow i dont know if thats a great pup food for him, but what ive noticed is that his skinny, im worried. Is it the food or is it normal due to his develpment growing up. I attached pictures. Please notice his tummy (back) it looks so skinny. :(
  3. Meds/Vitamins for my puppy

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi my pup (SAM) has almost 3 months old. Ive read a lot about owners giving them vitamins and preventive meds for the dogs. Right now im only feeding him Puppy Chow lol. Should i start giving him something else? i want my puppy to be healthy Thanks,
  4. I cant teach my golden retriever to go Down

    Golden Retriever Training
    Hi, Im new here and i bought a Golden Retriever especially cause i know they are really smart and obedient. His name is Sam and he's almost 3 months old :) i have him for like almost three weeks now and the second day since i had him home i started teaching him "Come" and "Sit" i was...
  5. Is a Golden right for me?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi, I'm planning on sharing my life with an amazing canine companion soon. Actually, I am a young professional living and working in NYC. (So, that would be apartment life for me) Post-college, now that life has settled down a little bit for me, I have been thinking of getting a canine...
  6. Teenage years even after being spayed?

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    What's the insider on a dog's teenage years? Do they still go through it even though they've been spayed/neutered? My pup is about 20 months old and lately she's been acting different. - Does not want to leave the park (past couple of weeks). Will lay down and I'd have to drag her to leave...
  7. Introducing Rocky, looking for tips

    Member Introductions
    Hello everyone from the Alps (please forgive any error I will make in your language)! Rocky, a golden pup 12 weeks old, joined our family just four days ago. A lot of info coming from the "allevamento" where we bought him, a lot of info coming fron the vet, but I am still worried about the...
  8. Golden Retriever with Baby

    Golden Retriever Videos
    My wife and I adopted a 6mo golden retriever pup about a month before we had our first <human> child. Brilliant, I realize. :) That said, we've made a concerted effort to ensure that the baby and pup bond, and we've made a decent effort to document the bonding process on video. I've uploaded...
  9. Puppy socialization vs. parvo prevention

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    So I was reading up on the seriousness of Parvo and taking really strong measures not to let the pup outside before the age of 4 mos (before all shots)..... my question is how have you folks been able to socialize your pup at that critical age also since they need to be exposed to...