Golden Retriever: The Family Dog

March 15, 2016

Golden RetrieverAh, the American dream, go to school, buy a house, start a family, and get a dog; But what dog? You want a family dog, that’s good with kids, loyal, smart and easily trained. Not only has the Golden Retriever been a long time popular breed here at Petland Naperville; the Golden Retriever has topped charts on most popular family dogs for many many years.

Golden RetrieverThough similar to their flat coat relative the Labrador retriever, Golden Retrievers have long wavy golden fur. Much like their cousin, goldens enjoy water and even have the webbed feet to help them swim around. Don’t worry if the water feels cold to you, these dogs were started in Scotland and love swimming even in the cold water!

Golden retrievers are eager to please and easy to train. They are so eager that they are the most popular dog breed used for service animals.

Make sure to give you golden weekly brushings to help with shedding and to prevent knots in that beautiful fur. This can be a great bonding experience for kids to do with their new friend!

Check out just a few of our available Golden retriever puppies here at Petland Naperville! Worried about getting a dog for the first time? Don’t worry, our trained staff will take the time and teach you everything you need to know to get started with the perfect pup for your family!

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