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Think about it this way: when you were training him as a little puppy, he was a sweet little 5 year old who just wanted to please you. Now he is a 15-year-old who wants to borrow your car to go smoke with his hooligan friends.

Both Goldens and Labs in particular (and sporting dogs in general) are known for being hyperactive, mouthy adolescents. They are slow to reach full physical and mental maturity and they are full of energy. For generations they were bred to do a demanding job and now we want them to sit around the house all day.

He needs physical exercise, but more importantly, he needs mental stimulation like brain games, trick training, walks in interesting places where he gets to sniff lots of stuff, etc. He also needs appropriate boundaries - I would suggest starting with gating off part of the house so he can't be stealing the baby's things or accessing the baby freely. Put him on a long line when taking him outside, so he doesn't have the opportunity to run into the street and reinforce that bad habit. Actively teach him to settle by playing games like "sit on the dog."

He will get better with time, training and consistency. Most large dogs start to settle down a lot between 18 months and 2 years.
 
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