Do Golden Retrievers Calm Down?

Yes, they do.

One reason Golden Retrievers are so popular is because of their loyalty and temperament. Generally, the Golden Retriever has a stable demeanor due to it lying on the pack leader side of the spectrum on temperament assessments. This means that they tend not to be aggressive or insecure like dogs that rank more on the Shepard end of this assessment (like German Shephards). This stability leads them to usually grow into calmer adults with age, but will still maintain an animalistic curiosity about new things for most of their life…

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