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  1. 9 weeks growling and being a bit aggressive

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Me and my partner got our golden Toby around 10 days ago and he's absolutely nailing most things. I would says he's pretty much potty trained, he goes to the back door and whines or barks when he wants out and we haven't had any accidents in days now. Crate training has been a breeze, he barely...
  2. My 6 weekgolden snarls and lunches at me

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hello, I’ve had a 6 weeks puppy for about 5 days now. She is sweet and playful and follows me around the house, but when I try to stop her from biting the Christmas tree or grab the curtains she snarls and lunches to bite me. She seems really mad. It’s my first house dog. I raised a...
  3. New Puppy. Lots of Snarling & Biting. Hoping we're doing it right.

    Golden Retriever Puppy (up to 1 year)
    Hey Everybody, I'm brand new to this forum and have been reading through a ton of threads. My wife and I have had a new retriever puppy for about 3 months now. She is a ton of fun to have around and we love her very much. Over the past 2 weeks she has begun to snarl and bite. If we are...
  4. Defensive Aggression in our 7 mo golden, please HELP!

    Golden Retriever Behavioral Problems & Issues
    I am new to this site, but I have been searching for answers everywhere. My wife and I got Rita, our golden, at 6 weeks old. Now we know that was way too early and wonder what socializing she missed. Be that as it may, she has been the usual puppy with the usual issues. Lots of mouthing...
  5. Help! 9 week puppy snarls and bites me.

    Golden Retrievers - Main Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to the website. We have a new golden puppy and he is our first dog. I read many many books before he arrived and have adopted an approach of positive reinforcement. He is a very confident puppy (the vet commented on this) and is sweet and playful. Often when he plays he growls but as...