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Written on: 14/11/2015 by bkPruitt186 (1 review written)
Golden Retrievers are one of the best dogs for a family. And they don't have bad breath. Over all I think golden retrievers are an awesome dog to love and to own… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/06/2015 by Reddogtrainer (5 reviews written)
Golden Retrievers are supposed to be calm, stable, well mannered dogs. Unfortunately these days we are seeing more and more Golden's with aggression issues, ranging from reactivity to other dogs and people to resource guarding. Unscrupulous breeders that don't health or temperament test their dogs are partly to blame, but so too are many Golden owners. Similar to the Labrador, too many owners see the Golden Retriever as an 'easy option' - a dog that doesn't need socialisation or training, but… Read Full Review
Written on: 12/10/2014 by Rhwaidya (2 reviews written)
Good: Its coat is so huggable unlike in labradors that has no coat. this is a labrador with hair. you can say This dog is a very friendly nature dog. Best companion. Not much a watch dog, A lazy potato you can say. hardly barks. The best feature is hair. love the coat Can be left alone sometimes. Bad: Well the hair sheds. heavily, but you wont mind if you love your dog Since a big dog. its mouth slobs. wet always. Eats a lot of food. like a labrador. God i love this breed despite the bads coz… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/05/2014
I have done extensive reaserch on dogs, and do not know a better purebreed than this. I am getting a Goldendoodle soon, because I just love every Golden I've met. I have heard that they can be mouthy, but that's just because they are gun dogs, so they retrive- hence their name. Lovely, intelligent, beautifull pets… Read Full Review
Written on: 27/08/2013
I got beautiful retriever , she is 2 years old, her name is Lilly Darling, she is the sweetest dog on the planet, she loves company, she listens like no other dog I know and she is always where you are I can not imagine having a better friend than Lilly:)… Read Full Review
Written on: 04/11/2009
My Golden is now twelve and a half years old. I have had her since she was 6 weeks old. She has been the best pet I have ever owned and ever could have hoped for. Goldens make sweet loving pets that just want to please you… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/05/2009
I love my Golden Retriever and hes only 7 months old hes so fun and playful. He likes to take shoes into the garden and hide them, he doesnt chew just hides :)… Read Full Review
Written on: 10/04/2009
We have two golden retrievers and have had them through the birth and growing up of our four children. Such great family pets as they love to be loved. So amazing, athletic, happy and friendly. When our boy goldie, Willie, turned 7 we went out and got another little girl...and plan on continuing this cycle for the rest of our lives… Read Full Review
Written on: 15/11/2008
I had depression this dog has changed my life best thing i have ever done fantastic breed. Freindly loving make you feel great get you out exercicing… Read Full Review
Written on: 30/09/2008
I think the golden retrievers are the most active dogs. They are beautiful, playful, energetic, and so on... Even if you make them feel that you are angry they will still try to pacify you with their clownish performance. I suggest that a person should keep a golden retriever in his life to understand what unconditional love is all about. Kudos to all the Golden retrievers!… Read Full Review
Written on: 29/12/2006 by coolboyandy (1 review written)
In my opinion this is the best breed out there if you are looking for a loving family dog. They are so gentle with children, and they aim to please you in everything they do. Golden Retrievers are great to take out for walks, and when you come back they like to go to sleep! This breed is simply fantastic. There is no better breed out there!… Read Full Review
Written on: 13/07/2006 by cloo (5 reviews written)
Golden Retrievers are an amazing and loyal house pet… Read Full Review
Written on: 27/03/2006 by Phil Mitchell (2 reviews written)
I just love my Golden Retriever, definitely one of my favourite dogs due to it's stamina and lust for life. The Retriever is a special dog that I hold close to my heart and I enjoy taking it on walks and camping trips. Truly a mans best friend… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/03/2006 by ataylor (2 reviews written)
Wonderful dogs. Very tolerate with children. They love everyone, which makes them poor watchdogs. They are also very energetic their first 3-4 years and require a lot of exercise to keep them out of mischief. Mine is 11 yrs old and her health is declining, but I wouldn't hesitate to get another… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/01/2006 by thebrowningbunch (1 review written)
I have a 3 year old Golden Retriever and she has just been the best dog ever. We got her when we had a 9 month old baby and she has just been wonderful with the kids. I've had another baby since then and I had no problem just laying the baby on the floor when the dog was in the house because the she is just so gentle with kids. She just had puppies and they are just as awesome as our sweet little Honey… Read Full Review
Written on: 16/01/2006 by sctllc (1 review written)
I just got a Golden Retriever Pup before Christmas 2005.
He is now 3 months old and a DREAM!!! He needs lots of attention and loves to be loved.
I considered 2 other breeds and with many hours of research decided that a Golden is the best dog for homes with children.
He is a wonderful puppy - already housetrained - and I know will be a wonderful addition to our family. I am already thinking of another Golden next year… Read Full Review
Written on: 31/03/2005 by dmc888 (9 reviews written)
Well I have 5 Goldens all pure breed. I started with a girl then a boy and you can imagine how I got 3 more. They are so wonderful to have. They do take a while to calm down and stop jumping on people because they are so loving. Other than that they are the best dogs I had. People think "Wow you have 5 dogs", but the main thing I point out is, they are Golden Retrievers and once they reach around 1-2 years in age its no hassle at all because they are so smart.
Bad hips are a common problem in… Read Full Review
Written on: 02/06/2004 by Dark Angel (2 reviews written)
Golden Retriever - I have had Beauty (Jessica the Just) for 7 weeks now and she is absolutely fantastic. I have grown up with dogs and have always had a dog, but I have to say Golden Retrievers are the best!!
Beauty is a champagne colour, she has the longest lashes I have ever seen, she loves the kids. But most of all she is very loyal, someone to cuddle and take all the worries away, she certainly keeps your mind busy.. Oh and she loves water whether it is clean or muddy, baths well she… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/04/2004 by smokey (1 review written)
I have had Golden Retrievers since I was age 12 and now have just gotten my fifth golden. Our entire family has two Golden Retrievers so I think I know the breed very well.
They are wonderful, intelligent, and very friendly dogs who can be the best companions you could ever wish for. Goldens are playful but can also be content to just lay at your feet or next to you and although they really enjoy being with people, they are also content just being by themselves. Goldens do want to please and… Read Full Review
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