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cjohnsonnewham
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Our little guy is now 8 years old (ADHD) and we got him a Golden Retriever when he was 2 and a half. We now have a second Goldie as well. Getting him a dog(s) was the best thing we ever did! They are inseparable, he even reads them stories 🙂
Any pet is a responsibility, and Goldies do shed a bit (unless you brush them regularly) but it’s all worth it considering their amazing natures and the unconditional love and care that they give to a child. We would have 100 hundred dogs if we could 🙂