What are the characteristics of Golden Retriever Puppies?

How many people do you know who simply do not love spending time with puppies and simply have the most squishy times when they get hold of one.

One such amicable breed is loved by all and widely domesticated as well as the golden retriever breed.

Not only in India, but you will also find that golden retriever puppies are adopted by people abroad as well and some even choose to keep more than one puppy.

Golden retriever puppies are widely seen not only at your homes, but you will also see that they have been kept on guard as well and there are tons of vigilant services like the police or even the army where golden retriever puppies are kept on guard.

If you are someone who is planning to buy or adopt a golden retriever puppy, then it is best to know a few characteristics about them as it will help you have better knowledge and then plan accordingly.

It is very important to have this basic knowledge otherwise it will be difficult for them as well as for you to cope and this will create a lot of problems for the puppy to adapt and find comfort. After all, none of us wants to keep a small puppy in pain and discomfort right?

History of Golden Retriever Puppies

Broe we talk about the basic characteristics of the golden retriever, it is important that we have an understanding of the breed and from where they belong.

It can be traced that the golden retriever as a breed originated from the Scottish lands and from there it adjusted to different places which eventually lent various characteristics as well.

Generally, you will see that the golden retriever tends to come in a golden coat, as the name would suggest but there are some rare breeds as well which come in various tinges like the dark and light golden variant, cream variant as well as the seemingly whitish colour as well which is extremely rare.

Golden retrievers are generally quite medium-sized dogs and once they grow to full size, the dimensions do not extend more than 61cm for males while for females it is restricted to 56cm.

Having said that, both the variants look extremely eye-catchy and if maintained well, they will certainly look like a treat to watch.

The golden retriever puppies initially do not have as much fur as the adult ones, which is a given however if you compare it to other breeds, they probably have a lot of fur coating.


Characteristics of the Golden Retriever PuppiesĀ 

Before you buy or adopt a puppy, it is very important to keep in mind that you have to be well aware of what their characteristics are and exactly how you can take care of them so that it does not become difficult for you to manage or even for the puppy to adjust with time.

Managing puppies requires a bit of time as well as dedication and knowing the characteristics will help you to manage better. Some of the most important characteristics of a golden retriever puppy are:

  • Personality

The personality of a golden retriever is quite amicable and with time they tend to grow more adaptive to the environment around them.

They are very even-tempered and intelligent as well which ensures that it does not become difficult for you to tame them as well.

The major characteristic of the puppies is that they tend to go well with kids as well as strangers and hence they do not serve well as guard dogs.

If you train them well from the puppy stage then it would not be difficult to make them respond to the obedience training sessions as well.

  • Eating Habits

In most cases, you will see that when it comes to feeding the golden retriever puppies, it is a bit different than others.

It is important to make sure that the puppies are given a nutritionally well-balanced meal so that they can grow maturely and with time they have the right development as well.

The best thing to do is feed them easy meats like chicken as well as items like curd which are easy to digest.

You can also choose to feed them a little bit of rice which is great for keeping them full for a longer time.

Along with that, many pet owners tend to consult with their vet and then prescribe suitable pet food which is good for keeping their stomachs fit.

  • Grooming Habits

When you keep a golden retriever puppy at home, it is very important to know about the grooming Habits as well.

The first thing to keep in mind is that you can bathe your puppies for the first three months and only a mild scrub is allowed for the first five months.

There are some basic dry baths that can be used as well and will keep the puppy fresh and free from any kind of bacteria or even teak or fleas which is a common problem for the puppies of this age.

  • Exercise

Finally, it is important to keep in mind that you have to take your puppy out for a walk, however, they should be vaccinated before that so you do not end up infecting them.

The best thing to do is to keep them under constant veterinary supervision and it will ensure that they are fit and fine as well.

Not only that, but it is also important to keep in mind that the small puppies have the affinity of getting infected more than anyone else and hence keeping them safe is very important.

Golden retriever puppies are the easiest to breed and if you know the basics about them, it would not be very difficult to sustain them for a long period of time. All you need to do is keep in mind that supervision is very important for them and you have to give them a bit more time and supervision so that they are in the perfect developmental process.

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