Meet Roco, a stunning male purebred Golden Retriever. Roco came to us from another state and had a long long, ride here to South Dakota. He is 8 years old, weighs 75 pounds, and is a beautiful golden color. Roco has a gentle loving personality and, like all Golden Retrievers, loves his attention.
His back end is a little odd. We were thinking arthritis; however, the vets feel it is more a neurological issue. He does not seem to be in any pain whatsoever and currently is not on any medications. He rides great in the car and gets in/out just fine. Due to freezing weather, we have only had a couple walks, but he does beautifully. Just lovely to walk!
Roco can be either an only dog or with other dogs. He does fine with our pack. However he and the male Corgi don’t always see eye to eye: typical herding dog claiming his place and yard! Roco is an outstanding, loving beautiful Golden! We just adore him, and he is fitting in beautifully. He has the routine down, loves his treats (has the softest mouth ever), kisses, etc.
Due to Roco's size, a home with younger children is not advised. But he does well with dog-savvy older children. He seems to ignore our three cats. He loves his big dog beds and sleeps fine all night. He enjoys romping in the fenced backyard and is totally house-trained.