One thing most people don’t realize about Golden Retriever ownership is that they are responsible for how the dog lives his life. In reality, the puppy’s view of the world is dictated by what his owners teach him he can and can’t do.
Most people either don’t take the time or don’t know how to tell the puppy what he can and can’t do. Therefore whether or not his behavioral pattern is compatible with those of his owners is left to chance.
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