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  1. Why is my golden boy so small?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hey all! I’m new here and still learning so any feedback at all is appreciated! So we got a little male golden retriever named titan, and he’s always been small. When we brought him home he was only 6.5lbs. He wasn’t underweight at all, just incredibly tiny (the runt, we’re guessing). We always...
  2. Pup size

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Everyone always says, "he's going to be a big boy!" based on the size of his paws.... he's 6 months old and 42lbs. I feel like this is just average. Curious for others to weigh in on their pups and their weights at various ages. He's at least 3-4 feet tall when he stands on his hind legs. Hope...
  3. Golden Retriever Puppy - Smaller than others

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello, We got a 14 weeks old English Cream Golden Retriever puppy who only weighs 15.5 lbs. We notice that he is smaller than many other goldens his age (in height and weight). When we got him home at 10 weeks, he only weighed 8.5 lbs so he definitely caught up a lot in just 4 weeks (almost...
  4. Is my Puppy's size normal?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi everyone! My female 14 week old Golden Retriever is BIG. When we brought her home at 7 weeks (breeder was leaving on vacation so we took her home a week early) she weighed 12 pounds and ever since then she has been growing like a weed. She currently weighs 28 pounds and her body is so long...
  5. Puppy very low on growth chart. Advice/Opinions for a new and concerned dog owner?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi all. First post. Disclaimer that my wife and I are first time dog owners, so apologies for any naivety or unnecessary paranoia! My wife and I got an extremely cute female golden retriever (Zoey) in early November (brought home at 8 weeks). Overall, she has been doing well and completed...
  6. Harness at 5 months that still fits as adult?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi, My girl is 5 months now and just grew out of her last harness, and I'm hoping now I can get her something a little nicer quality (and maybe more stylish!) and it will still fit when she's grown. I'm not sure if this is possible or not, but just a hope! When I measure around her chest she's...
  7. 36" or 42" X-pen?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi Everyone, We're getting our puppy in one week. He'll be 8 weeks old. We are looking into buying an x-pen (Precision Pet brand), we already bought a crate for him. I'm wondering what size x-pen you would recommend. I would prefer the 36", but I don't know if that will be large enough when...
  8. Is weight low?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hi there~ We got our beautiful puppy from a very reputable breeder—great reputation and decades as a Golden breeder, including numerous champions. I do have a concern, only because of what I have read about the weight of other puppies. Our boy is nearly 13 weeks old and 15 pounds. His parents...
  9. how big when grown?

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    my golden is 11 months old and weighs about 55 pounds, and 21 inches at the withers. Any idea about how big she will be when fully grown?
  10. New Members Valeria and Rio

    Member Introductions
    Hello all, I was searching for some information about our golden puppy Rio and came accross this site and it looks very good so we joined up. We have had Rio for nearly 4 months, he will be 6 months old on the 3rd of November. We feed Rio Wellness dog food per the packages instructions and he...
  11. Bed size vs crate size

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    I was wondering if crate size would be a reliable measurement for the bed size. I asked the breeder what sized crate I should get for my puppy, and she said the 36" would be great- 42" would be overkill for her. Does this mean that a 36" bed would be enough? I've been looking for beds...
  12. Are (English) golden retrievers considered Large?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    What constitutes a large breed dog anyways? In the process of researching the whole large breed puppy food formula decision. thanks
  13. How tall is an 8 week old english golden retriever?

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    I'm trying to see if the pup will fit in a bag with airline restrictions of 8.25 inches (I will be flyiing with her on Southwest Air and not sure how strict they are with this policy) Thanks!
  14. Is she were she should be on growth?

    Golden Retriever Health, Anatomy & Breed Standard
    Promise is one year and one month old, the last time i weighed her was when she was 7 months and she weighed 45 lbs. I just measured her and she is about 22 inches, ( she wouldn't hold still) I'm gonna take her to my cousins and weigh her ( i don't have a scale) but i think she is anywhere from...