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  1. Possible start of resource guarding between dogs

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    I'm a little concerned that Roxy, our English Springer Spaniel, is starting to show some resource guarding behaviors when Cleo, our 4.5 month old golden, and her are playing. They play a lot, and get along wonderfully. But I've seen some behaviors out of Roxy that I don't like when it comes to...
  2. 8 month old Puppy extreme Resource Guarding

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all, I have a 8 month old golden retriever puppy and ever since his childhood I have always ensured that he is comfortable with us interfering with his food or taking his toys away by giving him high value treats while taking anything away and he has always responded positively to that...
  3. puppy growling when taking chew

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone! I just introduced bones/chews to my 4 month old golden puppy this week and have had some problems with potential resource guarding. I bought a new chew with chicken (his first meat chew) in the center and went to take it out of his mouth when I noticed he had started eating it (I...
  4. New Aggressive Behavior After Neuter... HELP!

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    Hey everyone. On Monday morning (two days ago), our 6 mo. old GR Charlie was taken to the vet to be neutered. It was a pretty fast procedure, and the vet said everything went well and that he did great when we picked him up later that day. We got him home, and he seemed kind of dopey and...
  5. food guarding/aggression

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I have an 11 week old golden retriever puppy. He's very cute, pretty intelligent and social. He's been a lot of work too! It feels like I spend 90% of the time I am with him working on something (his play biting is very rough, but getting better, although I have already have a couple of scars...