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  1. How long can a 4 month puppy be in his crate?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello! I'm so excited to be getting a puppy in 4 weeks. I am a teacher and am getting a Golden Retriever puppy the day after school is out. I'm going to have about 8 weeks with the puppy before I go back to work in the fall. I'm excited to have that time to bond with the puppy, socialize him...
  2. Sleep

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on how to get a puppy to sleep more at night? I expect to wake up at night, especially since Kally isn't even 10 weeks yet. The problem is, she still won't sleep more than an hour at a time at night. I think it may even be getting worse than when I...
  3. Feeding frenzy T_T

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Okay so Zeus has been renamed to Tony due to lack of interest in former name :P He is now 7 weeks 2 days old. He weighs 1.6 kg. He is on cerelac (baby food like cereal) for puppies. He loves it, I'd go as far as to say that he is addicted to it. I am confused about how many times should I feed...
  4. Crate Trainign Schedule/ Play Schedule

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    We will be picking up our first dog on August 10th. Wanted to join the forum as a reasource for all things golden. I am looking for a feeding/crate training/play schedule or recomendations for a new puppy! Does anyone have a spreadsheet or schedule they can share? 1)How many hours in the...
  5. About to bring home our 1st puppy! Need Advice!

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all! This is my 1st post on this forum, as I have just found this site today, and find it to be very helpful! My husband and I are about to bring home our golden retriever puppy on November 13th, and I have been reading up and doing research on everything from preparing the home, to feeding...
  6. Creating a Schedule for New Puppy

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi Everyone, My family just picked up our 8 week old Golden Retriever. He's a very cute little guy....but of course, he's a baby and we are first time dog owners. With two kids (5 and 7) and now a is a bit stressfull in our home. We believe putting together a good schedule for...