Here’s a Golden Retriever running with the kill he just retrieved. Golden Retriever are high energy dog from the Scottish Highlands. That’s a mountainous place with lots of ponds, lakes and streams. They need the exercise.

Golden retriever running in the bush with the prey he just retrieved

Golden Retriever running in the bush with the prey he just retrieved

Two major problems with these dogs:

  1. They are smart. They need stimulation or they will create their own stimulation by chewing on the chair, the table, digging the plants in the yard…
  2. They are high energy and they need to burn the calories or like us they will start to gain weight…