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Golden Retriever Puppies

Golden retriever puppies are adorable and cute and love to play.

The Golden Retriever is a particular breed of dog that was originally developed as a gun dog to retrieve waterfowl that had been shot during gaming and hunting parties. They instinctively love water and are very intelligent and versatile animals. They are very friendly and are always eager to please. The Golden Retriever was first developed in Scotland by Baron Tweedmouth.

A Golden Retriever puppy will vary widely in color.

Their coats can range from light golden colors to dark golden colors. The undercoat and coat maybe straight or somewhat wavy, is dense and waterproof. It generally lies flat against the belly. These kinds of dogs shed all year around, especially in spring and early summer. It is best to brush them quickly daily as this will minimize the shedding.

These dogs should be bathed at least once every week or every two weeks. Golden Retrievers are known for their lovable temperament. They are kind, friendly, confident animals and make for good companions and pets. They do not cling to only one member of the family and are friendly with both people known and unknown to them. This trusting nature of theirs makes them poor guard dogs. They are calm and naturally timid dogs and are not prone to aggressive behavior with other dogs, animals or people. They are full of energy and require a lot of exercise. They are also known for their patience with children. They have a willingness to learn and make good guide, search and rescue dogs and mobility assistance dogs. They are cute, smart animals.

It is important to start Golden Retriever training right from the time you bring the puppy home. Ensure that your puppy knows where the food and water are kept, where he/she will sleep and where he will go to the bathroom. Provide your puppy with enough chewable toys and start obedience training as well. Speak to him in a stern voice if he starts chewing household furniture or books etc. Praise good behavior with pats or treats. Dog leash training can also be started at this time. Making your puppy comfortable with the leash at home will prevent problems when you start taking him outside on a leash. Get him used to both the collar and the leash while indoors. He will be more receptive to going out with them on then, later.

  Submitted on June 8, 2010