Gordon, my one-year-old golden retriever, acts like you’d expect a one-year-old golden retriever to act. He’s affectionate and excitable, a combination that can cause problems if you don’t like 60-pound dogs in your lap.
My wife and I got Gordon from a reputable breeder. With Gordon, our biggest problem is that he gets worked up and barks when he wants something. It’s annoying, but I never really noticed how bad he had gotten until I brought him to meet with Susan Ward, owner of PupDogs Training in Minnetonka. Read more about Local Dog Trainers Share Their Expertise