Sometimes when we mention that we are raising a Great Dane and Golden Retriever, people immediately assume, “Oh, so you’ve got one smart dog and one not-so-smart dog.” But really, it is much more complicated than that. They both know basically the same commands: sit, down, stay, etc. There is not really any “tricks” difference between them so far. But, the pups definitely have personality differences.
For example, take their sense of curiosity. Sometimes Link definitely stays interested in things longer than Eve. New toys/people/dogs typically interest Eve for a few seconds and then she moves on. Link, however, lingers with new things for awhile, soaking them up.
On the other hand, Eve is much bolder than Link. She is the first to race to something, the first to bark at a strange noise, the first to poke her head somewhere new to see what is inside. Eve just follows her instincts immediately…Link slowly catches up, then stays a little longer.