Can you raise a Golden Retriever in an apartment?

BIOLOGICAL NEEDS ARE MET

What are the components of making sure biological needs are met?

Check with your vet how much exercise your golden retriever puppy should be getting.

EMOTIONAL/SOCIAL NEEDS

First is consistency — scheduling consistent times you go out with your dog on walks, helps keep your pup mentally healthy. This is because dogs are creatures of habit — they like to have consistency in their routine.

MENTAL STIMULATION

My favorite way to stimulate dogs’ brains is through force-free training. The basis of force-free training is showing your pup what you WANT them to do rather than what they’re doing wrong. I break this down IN DETAIL in my free on-demand webinar — 5 biggest training mistakes (& how to avoid them).

Conclusion

ALL IN ALL, as you can see, NOT HAVING A YARD is a very minor thing. Now if you’re going to adopt a golden retriever puppy, there are more considerations like making sure all of their socialization is done, potty training, crate training…

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Lisa Ullery Gallegos

Lisa Ullery Gallegos

I’m a Certified Professional Dog Trainer with free training videos on my YouTube channel, “Lisa Gallegos Dog Training”