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Does your Golden have a Quirk?

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1. Nygel likes to tear paper up in tiny, tiny, tiny pieces
2. Razz jumps on the screen patio door & I CANNOT cure him
3. May ALWAYS throws her tennis ball into my bath - not once but continually.

What are your golden(s) quirk(s)?

(You can vote more than once for those of us who have more than one golden. Mine all have quirks so I just used one vote!)
 

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Brady will take a toy or stuffed animal in his mouth, stretch out fully frog legged on the ground, and just suck on it, eyes closed. Almost like meditating. He will do this for about 20 minutes straight. Not sure if he is calming his nerves or what, but it seems to relax him.
 

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Hello, my name is Sadie and it's been, oh, about 3 hours since my last eyeball
 

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When Bailey greets you at the door she is extremely vocal and has a lot to say. It's awesome! I love my talking doggie.

Bailey will also eat/tear up paper. I have to make sure I keep the kids homework in a SAFE place! She's already eaten one of my 6 year old's homework sheets. The kitchen table is not a safe place.
 

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Brady will take a toy or stuffed animal in his mouth, stretch out fully frog legged on the ground, and just suck on it, eyes closed. Almost like meditating. He will do this for about 20 minutes straight. Not sure if he is calming his nerves or what, but it seems to relax him.

Jester does this too. He also has "nursed" his bed since he was a pup. He actually massages the bed with his front paws (like cats "makin' biscuits" :p:) and then sucks on his bed until it's wet and gross! He almost goes into a trance and seems to find it very comforting...definitely a quirky guy!
 

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what IS the deal with eyeball removal?? my young man goes directly for 'em, removes 'em
I suspect it's so the victim can't identify the perpetrator?
 

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Jester does this too. He also has "nursed" his bed since he was a pup. He actually massages the bed with his front paws (like cats "makin' biscuits" :p:) and then sucks on his bed until it's wet and gross! He almost goes into a trance and seems to find it very comforting...definitely a quirky guy!

that is so sweet!!! :)
 

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What toys are those eyes coming off of? LOL a lot of them look like the same one!!
It's a pretty big assortment, actually, different brands. There's the slight possibility that I pick the ones with these eyeballs to further her addiction....lol
 

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Noah
- Likes to "stick his tongue" to things and suck you. He will lick and it sticks for a few minutes.

- Sucks on his teddy bear, the ears are really gross and he has moved on to the nose. He licks it for about ten minutes and sucks it. He is sad when the bear hits the washer. This bear is almost dead and I can't find a look alike - it's going to be tramatic.

- When he wants something he leans in slighty and touches you with his nose, very gentle, but will sit next to you until you respond

- Has to carry something in his mouth when he greets anyone and talk

- If something different is in his food bowl, he wants you to feed it to him, or he won't eat it.
 

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Faith does obessive licking on things - like the arm of a chair, or on her pillow (yes, she is spoiled rotten, she has her own, real pillow).
 

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Caleb tries to trade for things. It started because our instructor told us to trade him for things that he steals rather than take them out of his mouth. So now if he really wants something, like my sandwich, he'll bring me a toy and drop it at my feet. Then he gets a very expectant look on his face and he waits for me to give up my sandwich. Silly pup!

He also sleeps with his eyes open, on his back, crammed into his crate sideways.

And when I give him an apple or a tomato, he plays with it before eating it, tossing it and pouncing on it.
 

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That's what I was thinking! And I also think it's creepy that you have a collection of detached eyeballs lying around your house! :D
They're not lying around the house! I keep them in a big Mason jar, lololol!
It's almost full:D

Ooh, you should sew them all together and make one giant eyeball toy! Then what would she do??? She wouldn't know where to start!
Now that's an idea! I like it:)
Actually the eyeball-otomy is her first incision in her de-stuff procedure. After that, we have a toybox full of blind pelts.
 

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When Bailey greets you at the door she is extremely vocal and has a lot to say. It's awesome! I love my talking doggie.

Bailey will also eat/tear up paper. I have to make sure I keep the kids homework in a SAFE place! She's already eaten one of my 6 year old's homework sheets. The kitchen table is not a safe place.

Yes, I had actually write one of those "Yes, my dog did eat my homework" notes. We tried taping it all back together...
 
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