Author: Golden Meadows

Safety Tips + Advice

Dog Park Etiquette 101

Headed off to the dog park for the first time with your new pup? Hold on — don’t walk out the door just yet. Though the park is a wonderful place to socialize, it isn’t wise to just walk in with your dog and assume everything will be okay. It’s

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Health + Wellness

Keeping Your Dog Mentally, Physically Fit

We know that human children require support, encouragement, brain-stimulating activities, and exposure to new objects regularly to learn, grow, and develop. From early childhood socialization to learning the ABCs, we put a tremendous amount of time into ensuring that our kids are mentally and physically fit as they age. As

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Health + Wellness

Safe, Effective Remedies for Motion Sickness in Dogs

Moving or traveling with a dog can be stressful right from the get-go. Not every pup handles being in the car, on a boat, or in the air. Some dogs become extremely stressed and anxious, while others experience canine vestibular upset – better known to most pet parents as motion

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Training + Obedience

Resource Guarding: Causes, Prevention, Modification

You’re feeding your dog just like you do every other day when you  walk by to feed your other dog.  The dog that you’ve always considered to be laid back up until this point emits a low growl of warning as he wolfs down his food. Your other dog —

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Health + Wellness

6 Surprisingly Common Food Allergies in Dogs

Is your dog a picky eater? If so, you know how challenging it can be to convince her to eat her dinner. Dogs, just like humans, have tastes and can prefer certain flavors, much to the chagrin of owners who just want them to eat their kibble. Although most dogs

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Health + Wellness

PSA: Canine Influenza H3N2 Outbreak

If you are a dog owner, then you need to understand the ramifications of the H3N2 canine influenza virus. Originally, H3N2 was an influenza virus that affected birds, leading to the name avian influenza. However, this virus has mutated, and it now can affect canines, including domesticated dogs. This disease

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Health + Wellness

6 Tick-Borne Diseases You Should Know About

If you love to take your dog with you on summer vacations, this article is for you. After all, what’s the point of enjoying a few days camping, hiking, or otherwise having fun if your furry friend isn’t by your side? Most pet parents think of everything when going away:

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Activities + Adventures

Summer Fun Suggestions for Pup-Perfect Excursions

Thinking of getting out and enjoying a spot of adventure this summer? You’re not alone. America is home to some of the most amazing dog-friendly road trip destinations for pet parents. Whether it’s lounging on a southern beach while you soak up the rays or exploring one of our amazing

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Golden Retrievers

Keeping Your English Cream Golden Retriever’s Coat Shiny

If you’ve been fortunate enough to find companionship with a particularly white-coated Golden Retriever, you know already how joyful it is to see that beautiful coat flouncing as he runs.  Strong, healthy fur is an earmark of well-bred Goldens; when maintained correctly, your pup’s fur will stay shiny and protective

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Training + Obedience

Potty Training Problems? Perfect Your Process!

Struggling with potty training? Welcome to the weird, wonderful, and wacky world of early puppyhood development. Young puppies certainly don’t come into the world understanding that they need to toilet outside. Much like human babies, dogs go through a series of developmental milestones that allow them to gain control over

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