Author: Golden Meadows

Dog Parents

STUDY: Dog Walks Help Seniors Stay Active

Your dog is a faithful companion; he’s by your side everyday, playing, exploring, and being generally just about the best friend you could possibly ask for. Whether you originally adopted her as a service dog, a hunting companion, or just a treasured family pet, you already experience the incredible benefits

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Training + Obedience

6 Signs Your Dog Needs Obedience Training

Dogs are one of life’s greatest joys. They keep us entertained, make great company and cheer us up when we’re feeling down. Owners and their dogs often share incredible bonds. However, adding other people or animals into the mix can complicate things. As much as many of us would love

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Understanding Dogs

Tips for Beating the Back-to-School Doggy Blues

As a parent, you’re likely looking forward to your kids going back to school, but that doesn’t mean your dog is looking forward to it. Our pups can struggle when their human besties suddenly begin spending hours throughout the day away from home, especially if they’ve grown used to the

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Health + Wellness

Alabama Rot (CRGV) Disease: Everything You Need to Know

Could your dog be at risk for Alabama Rot disease? Recent reported illnesses show that this devastating canine disease may be spreading. Alabama Rot, or more commonly known as Idiopathic Cutaneous and Renal Glomerular Vasculopathy (CRGV), was first discovered in the 1980s, but diagnoses have waxed and waned with periodic outbreaks

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Activities + Adventures

Brain-Stimulating Activities for Dogs Whose Playtime Is Restricted

Surgery. Injuries. Illness. Age. All four of these events can hold your dog back, and sometimes, they aren’t always easy to overcome. Dogs naturally want to remain active, and the lack of activity can make them bored, destructive, restless, or self-injurious (e.g. ripping out stitches or chewing at a wound).

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Safety Tips + Advice

Sun’s Out, Dog’s Out!

Ah, the dog days of summer. A time when humans and dogs alike can rest, relax, and enjoy the sunshine or just wander the great outdoors. Such a succinct way to explain the sheer pleasure of lazing around or adventuring with your pup each summer season. Okay… that’s not exactly

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Health + Wellness

Top 5 Summer Illnesses to Watch for in Dogs

The dog days of summer – it’s supposed to be something to look forward to. Fortunately, that’s the case for most dog owners, who find that summer is a blissful time of relaxation and fun. As thrilled as we are that summer’s almost here, it’s important to talk about how

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Safety Tips + Advice

Beach Season Safety for Dogs

Headed to the beach with your buddy this summer? Whether it’s lakeside or along California’s coast, it’s important to take precautions that keep your furry friend safe. As exciting and fun as the beach is (both for you and your dog), all that sand and water can come with a

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Safety Tips + Advice

Making Your Backyard a Better, Safer Place for Dogs

Your dog’s background is his kingdom. It’s where he adventures, plays, relaxes, and — can’t forget this one — does his business. Even if your pup is a true lap dog or couch potato, he probably can’t resist heading outside into the sunshine each day. Unfortunately, that kingdom can sometimes

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Health + Wellness

Diarrhea Remedies to Soothe Your Dog’s Tummy

There’s nothing quite like waking up first thing in the morning to diarrhea on the kitchen floor. Despite your dog’s best attempts to wake you, a rumbly tummy can lead to indoor accidents even if your dog hasn’t had an accident since puppyhood. Very often, this isn’t a sign of

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