Golden retrievers are great, but these dogs do tend to jump if they get too excited. It really depends on how old your son is. But if your son is willing to maybe be stepped on occasionally, he will be glad he did.
well goldens are kind of like a hipper dog so i dont think a golden will be a good dog for you guys
If you are a family golden retrievers are perfect but they have to be trained well as puppies I have mine 4 years since he was a puppy and he is the calmest gentlest dog in the world . PS my mom wasn't either but she adores our dog.