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Are they good with kids?

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Golden Retriever

Are they good with kids?

Most Golden’s are wonderful with kids, especially when they have been regularly exposed to well-behaved children as puppies. However, they are large and excitable and may easily knock children over if they jump up to lick their faces or propel a toddler along with a solid whack of their tails. Never leave very young children […]

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How much do they shed?

Golden’s shed a lot. They have an abundance of coat as well as feathering and they will produce a more or less constant amount of hair in your house. Some of this can be alleviated with regular and thorough brushing, but if you have an aversion to dog hair in your house, a Golden will […]

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Grooming

Because of the Golden’s coat, you _must_ regularly groom your dog. Such grooming will also help reduce the amount of overall shedding and prevent painful mats from occurring. You should be sure to start grooming in puppyhood even when it’s not strictly necessary so that he quickly learns to enjoy the process and not to […]

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Characteristics and Temperament of a Golden Retriever

Dogs in general are pack-oriented animals. They need to interact with their pack on a regular basis to be secure. Golden’s in particular have been bred through the years to make an excellent companion for people – whether it is to sit quietly in a duck blind until it is time to retrieve or as […]

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