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Aggressiveness in Golden Retrievers

Aggressiveness in Golden Retrievers

Golden retrievers are know for their sweet and friendly disposition and aren’t usually associated with aggression or aggressive behavior in general. However sometimes they may exhibit such behavior, which may be demonstrated in many ways and forms. The dog may growl, snap at another dog or individual, and sometimes even bite, but most times, anger isn’t the emotion the dog is reacting to at all.

There are many reasons for aggressiveness in golden retrievers, for example, dogs that show aggressiveness routinely may be or have been victims of abuse, disregard, improper training or poor breeding practices, and may have been witness to such events occurring to their progenitors, which may have lead to this behavior.

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Prevent Golden Retriever Health Issues

Prevent Golden Retriever Health Issues

Maybe the worst experience for any dog owner is their fellow companion falling ill, specially in cases where the health problem cannot be easily solved or can’t be solved at all. There are many dog diseases and problems capable of crippling your dog’s life, fortunately most of them can be easily screened at the moment of choosing your puppy, prevented with regular veterinarian check ups, and if your puppy is unfortunate to encounter any of them through his life, know that many can be treated successfully if detected earlier. So keep reading if you wish to prevent golden retriever health issues that may affect your dog.

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Golden Retriever Going to Jump

Stop Golden Retriever Jumping

Because golden retrievers are friendly and a very people focused breed, this makes them very enthusiastic about looking, licking, kissing and jumping onto people. This usually isn’t motivated by aggressive or dominant behavior, but instead it is part of their friendly temperament. First you will need to identify the causes that motivate your golden retriever to jump onto people, only them you can tackle this behavior and effectively stop golden retriever jumping.

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Stop Golden Retriever Puppy Chewing

Before attempting to stop golden retriever puppy chewing, you have to first recognize that chewing is a natural behavior in puppies. They will chew things whenever they are bored or because they are teething, and besides the chewed up shoes and other things he might have chewed on, chewing is good for strengthening the overall health and strength of a puppy’s gums.

Because of the positive aspects of chewing, you might not want your puppy to stop chewing all together, you might be better of by directing this desire to something else besides shoes and socks. There are a number of toys designed for this, they are specially suited for puppy teething, and will provide him with something to play with whenever your puppy is bored and decides to chew up your shoes or slippers.

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Golden Retriever Digging

Stop Golden Retriever Digging

Before stopping your golden retriever from digging holes all through out your garden and yard, you should be knowledgeable of the reasons behind digging, by knowing the reasons you can best address this behavior and control it.

Keep reading and we will list and address a number of reasons that can be motivating your golden retriever digging.

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