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Why Golden Retrievers Are Good Protective Dogs (And Why They’re Not)

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Do you want to know if golden retrievers can protect you if they need to? Whether you want protection for yourself or your family, or protection from animals or other people, in this article, we’re going to dive into how the golden retriever breed ranks as a protection dog. In this article, you’ll learn: What … Read more Why Golden Retrievers Are Good Protective Dogs (And Why They’re Not)

This Toy Can Stop 90% Of Bad Behaviors

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Do you know why your dog is acting out? Often, it’s just because they’re bored. They’ve got a lot of pent up energy and they’re not getting enough mental stimulation. So how can you use up some of that endless energy and give them a mental challenge at the same time? One option is training, … Read more This Toy Can Stop 90% Of Bad Behaviors

Meet The Oldest Golden Retriever: 20-Year-Old Augie

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At 20 years old, Augie is the oldest golden retriever in history! There are many accounts of 17 or 18-year-old goldens, and even a few stories about 19-year-old goldens, but Augie is the first golden retriever to ever reach the big two-oh. In this article, we’ll dive into Augie’s story a little bit more, cover … Read more Meet The Oldest Golden Retriever: 20-Year-Old Augie

Are Golden Retrievers Good With Cats? (What Every Owner Should Know)

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Although our culture has led us to believe that cats and dogs are sworn enemies, most dogs and cats actually get along quite well. In particular, according to the AKC, golden retrievers are one of the breeds best known for being good with cats. However, if you have a cat and are thinking about getting … Read more Are Golden Retrievers Good With Cats? (What Every Owner Should Know)

Can Golden Retrievers Be Aggressive? Here’s The Truth

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Want to know if golden retrievers can be aggressive? The short answer is yes, they can be. Any dog (or human, for that matter) can be aggressive… But is it normal for golden retrievers to be aggressive? No. In this article, you’ll learn: What aggression in golden retrievers looks like What causes them to be … Read more Can Golden Retrievers Be Aggressive? Here’s The Truth

15 Golden Retriever Pros And Cons (Plus Some Bonus Facts)

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Getting a golden retriever is a big commitment, so to help you make the right choice, we made this list of pros and cons for you. Yes, we do love golden retrievers here (this is a golden retriever blog, after all), but golden retrievers are definitely not for everyone. The worst thing that you could … Read more 15 Golden Retriever Pros And Cons (Plus Some Bonus Facts)

Are Golden Retrievers Easy To Train? (The Answer Might Surprise You)

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Want to know if golden retrievers are easy to train? The short answer is yes. Golden retrievers are easy to train because they’re smart, loyal dogs that love to please people. They were bred to be hunting dogs and work with humans, so it’s in their nature to be obedient. In fact, in the 2018 … Read more Are Golden Retrievers Easy To Train? (The Answer Might Surprise You)

How Much Exercise Golden Retrievers Actually Need (Puppies & Adults)

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Want to know how much exercise your golden retriever needs? This is an incredibly important question because getting your golden retriever enough exercise could be the difference between having a wonderful companion or an unmanageable house-destroyer. In this article, you’ll learn: how much exercise adult golden retrievers need how much exercise golden retriever puppies need … Read more How Much Exercise Golden Retrievers Actually Need (Puppies & Adults)

102 White Golden Retriever Names For Your New Puppy

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Wondering what to name your white or English Cream golden retriever puppy? This is such an exciting time for you! In this article, we’ll share over 100 names to help you get some inspiration. Plus, we’ll give you some tips for how to prepare your home for you new puppy. Let’s dive in! What Goes … Read more 102 White Golden Retriever Names For Your New Puppy

Golden Retrievers & Kids: Everything You Need To Know

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Want to know if golden retrievers are good with kids? The short answer is yes, but there’s a lot more to it. In this article, you’ll learn: if golden retrievers can be aggressive if golden retrievers are protective how golden retrievers are around babies and toddlers the 5 things children should not do to goldens … Read more Golden Retrievers & Kids: Everything You Need To Know