We adopted Emma just before our wedding in July 2012, and have been a little family, nearly inseparable, ever since. Emma loves her mommy and daddy very much. She is a total snuggle bug and will not hestitate to jump on the couch and curl up next to you. She loves to play fetch and keep away. They all say that golden retrievers are the best alert dogs, but terrible guard dogs. This is because Emma will be the first to let you know someone is coming up the driveway with a loud, obnoxious bark with a low growl mixed in. But when that same person (stranger or friend) walks in, she will attack them with hugs and kisses. Emma is our not-so-little girl and we just love her to pieces!