Author: Golden Meadows

Canine Companionship Helps Your Heart – Literally

“And they called it puppy love…” If you’re singing this in your head, we can’t blame you! This 1972 Donny Osmond song totally captures how many of us feel about our canine best buds. The love of a good dog is deep and endless, filling our hearts to the brim

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Vizslas

11 Lesser-Known, PAWsome Facts About Vizslas

Sensitive, playful, loyal, high-energy and (very) active! No, this isn’t explaining one of your friends; they’re all words we use every single day when expressing our love for the beloved Vizsla! Just one look into that adorable, sweet face and you’ll find yourself falling in love with the Vizsla, too.

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Health + Wellness

Does Your Dog Have the Flu? Beware These Early Signs & Symptoms

For the last few years, every spring has brought with it an outbreak in Canine Influenza (H3N8 or H3N2 specifically). This disease is highly contagious, meaning that it often spreads rapidly in multi-dog homes, doggy daycares, and even local dog parks after just a few minutes of exposure. Unfortunately, preventing

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Understanding Dogs

Dogs Are Brainier Than Cats, New Study Finds

  To woof or to meow? That is the question! And that’s also a question humans have been going back and forth on since the beginning of time itself. Depending which era of history you review, either cats or dogs come out on top. Ancient Egyptians treasured their cats, as

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Health + Wellness

Dogs Reduce Risk of Childhood Asthma, New Study Finds

If your child has Asthma, you already know just how terrifying the disease can be when it’s at its worst. Whether your child only suffers the occasional bout of wheezing or full-on life-threatening attacks, it’s an incredibly helpless feeling to see your little one struggle just to breathe. New treatments

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Activities + Adventures

Safety Tips for Winter Adventures with Your Dog

It’s officially winter! Well, at least according to the calendar – some places are still waiting for their first snow. Depending on who you ask, that’s either a good thing or a bad thing! If you do have wintery weather already, and you enjoy taking your canine pal with you

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Safety Tips + Advice

Tips for Pet Wildfire Preparedness

As we look back on 2017, we reflect on what was truly one of the worst years for wildfires in the United States. California suffered the worst, with multiple fires raging for months, each destroying homes, wildlife habitats, and lives along the way. Even today, when most of the fires

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Health + Wellness

Is a Vegetarian Diet Healthy for Dogs?

It’s in the news constantly the last few years: vegan diets for pets like dogs and cats. As more and more people choose to adopt healthier vegan or vegetarian diets, they begin to consider whether or not their pets can benefit from eating plant-based diets, too. Add to that the

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Health + Wellness

Veterinary Wellness Exam Checklist for New Puppy Parents

One of the most important ways you can keep your pet healthy and happy is to see the vet regularly. For new puppy parents, this is especially important as your puppy will receive his first wellness check and vaccinations shortly. Your calm and friendly presence will help your puppy get

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