This is what happens to a lot of
Golden Retrievers that receive NO training.
Through no fault of
their own they end up at the County "pound" because the owners
couldn't control the dog. The owner had no time to train the dog
of course, so it has to be the dogs fault. Could you imagine a
world where no one had time to "train" their children? Training
a dog to be a good family member is fun and so worthwhile.
Don't let your dog end up where Jenny (above) did because you couldn't
spare 10 minutes a day!
This is a Golden that was turned
into rescue for being "wild and out of control". Does this dog look
uncontrollable to you? Of course not. She was adopted by a
wonderful family that took her to obedience classes and the
ENTIRE family took the 10 minutes a day it takes to turn an
unmanageable dog in to a cherished family member. The key words
here are "entire family" and their commitment to work with the
We at Golden Rescue in Naples would like to encourage everyone who adopts a dog from us to attend at least a basic obedience
class with their new dog, no matter the age. A structured class is
a great opportunity to socialize and bond with your new pet.
Okay...you're convinced so how do
you go about finding a "good" school and what training techniques
should you use? There are many out there!
Ask around! Talk to your friends who have had dogs. Ask us, we'll
be glad to point you in the right direction. Go and WATCH classes
before you ever enroll. Talk to the instructor and other students.
We do recommend that you stay away from instructors who use harsh
At the left you will find links on
training techniques and on how to find what will work best for you
and your dog. Golden Rescue in Naples, Inc. is not affiliated
with nor do we endorse any of the content on these sites. They are
submitted to help you make an informed decision. It's up to YOU to
do the research!
Golden Rescue In Naples, Inc. is a 501c3 Non-profit organization.
information, please call 239.514.2715