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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Golden retrievers is one of the most popular breed of dogs, mostly because of their friendly temperament and eagerness to please. This coupled with their natural tendency towards being quite intelligent, alert, fairly active and well balanced made them a good household pet, and a even better outdoors companion.
They are quite intelligent and prefer human companionship, enjoy learning and pleasing their owners, making their training much more easy and pleasant. Any sort of special golden retrievers training is not required to make sure their attitude remains under control, they only require their owner’s attention and free time to play with them.
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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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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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Golden retrievers are a highly popular breed due to their intelligence, well balanced and friendly temperament, eagerness to please and their likeness for human companionship. For these reasons many choose them as their pets and wish to learn how to train a golden retriever puppy from an early age.
Golden retriever training should start right from the first day, training is essential for your dog’s proper mental and physical growth, socialization and obedience skills, when properly applied, training is an rewarding and funny experience for all those involved. You will soon realise your golden might be a bit undisciplined and excited or scared, you need to address this and slowly build up a relationship of trust with him and with time and training he will turn out to be a trustworthy friend and companion.
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