Author: Golden Meadows

Keeping Dogs Healthy + Happy During the Holidays

The holiday season is a lot busier than any other time of year. There are more parties and gatherings to enjoy, sparkling gifts to wrap, and twinkling lights to hang. It’s truly a time of year to celebrate the people we love, the reason for the season, and yes –

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Health + Wellness

How Do You Know If Your Dog’s Sick or in Pain?

Animals are resilient; dogs are no exception to this rule. Your loyal companion will work hard to make you happy and will stick by your side at all times. He’ll also do everything he can to make sure you don’t see his pain. Your dog will show signs he’s hurting

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Health + Wellness

Know Which Shots Your Puppy Does, Doesn’t Need

Adopting a puppy is a huge responsibility. Sure, let’s be honest – they’re obviously cute and fun and full of energy, but they need a lot of veterinary attention and care in their first year of life, too. The first few months are especially critical for puppy care because they

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Training + Obedience

How to Keep Your Dog Happy on Crate Rest

Healthy dogs live relatively happy, active lives. They love being around their people, running in the yard, chasing balls, eating leaves, digging up dirt, and playing. Crating for days or weeks is rarely advised, but it’s also occasionally exactly what sick or healing pups need to stay quiet and encourage

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Health + Wellness

How to Keep Your Yard Safe for Pets This Fall

The fall season is a wonderful time for people (and pets) to spend time outdoors. Everyone tends to spend a bit of time cleaning up lawns, backyards, and properties, not to mention sprucing things up before the upcoming holiday season and winter. It’s also cool enough to enjoy some good,

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Health + Wellness

7 Ways to Freshen Up Your Dog’s Dental Health

When was the last time you caught a whiff of your dog’s bad breath? It’s not exactly a pleasant experience, even when your dog’s mouth is healthy. While all dogs have “doggy breath,” some have it far worse than others. Believe it or not, the average dog has some variation

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Health + Wellness

Are E-Cigarettes Harmful to Pets?

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes and vaping devices has given some people a false sense of security. There are a small number of individuals who truly believe e-cigarettes are less dangerous than regular nicotine products, but in reality, the debate over their safety isn’t finished. In the meantime, the relaxed

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Training + Obedience

Correcting Your Puppy’s Early Chewing Habits

Puppies are undoubtedly adorable and fun to have around; they’re great companions and incredibly loyal. Unfortunately, the younger the puppy, the higher your odds of coming home one day to find your loving friend has chewed something to shreds. Puppies actually chew for a reason. In addition to their keen

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Health + Wellness

Candidiasis in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

The organism known as candida albicans exists naturally not only in the human body, but in the bodies of our canine companions as well. Good intestinal health will keep the balance of candida and other organisms in check. Unfortunately, if something throws off that natural balance, the ratio of candida

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