Author: Golden Meadows

Health + Wellness

Keeping Your Senior Dog Healthy, Happy & Loving Life Longer

Old dogs are truly some of the most special. They’ve lived through most of their lives, have chased all of the squirrels, and are often most content when spending time with their favorite human. If only they could all live as long as we do, both you and your senior

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Understanding Dogs

Signs Your Dog Is Upset with You

Is Fido fed up with your shenanigans? If he/she was, would you know how to recognize it? If you’re assuming that a dog who isn’t barking or whining is always happy, you may be missing out on your dog’s most vital emotional cues. For as much as our dogs love

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Vizslas

How to Introduce Your Vizsla Pup to House Members

You’ve adopted a Vizsla pup. Congratulations! Your new companion will provide you with years of friendship and loyalty. He or she may be a sporting dog, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be a snuggler, a television-watcher, and a long-walk-taker, too, so enjoy those precious first few months getting to

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Safety Tips + Advice

5 Hidden Springtime Doggie Dangers

We’ve talked a bit about springtime safety, checkups, and keeping your dog healthy throughout cooler weather in the past. We also shared information on the most common springtime problem – fleas, ticks, and worms. Each of these is an important facet in the process of keeping your dog healthy, happy, and enjoying

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Training + Obedience

Creating a Puppy Schedule + Routine

Your puppy thrives on routine. Much like a human child, when his routine gets out of whack, it can cause him to become stressed, cranky, overtired, or even much too hyper for his own good. Over and under-stimulation and sudden changes in your pup’s routine should be considered “the enemy.”

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Canine Companions

Finding Your Fur-apist

Millions of Americans each year work with therapy dogs to alleviate the symptoms of conditions like depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and autism. Sometimes referred to as emotional support animals (ESAs), these animals provide significant comfort and benefit to their owners when engaged with correctly. They are exceptionally common

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Safety Tips + Advice

Puppy-Proofing and Preparation Checklist

Bringing home a new puppy is equally thrilling and terrifying. You have this squiggly, lovable little bundle of joy to laugh at and admire, but raising a dog from puppyhood also comes with a long list of responsibilities. Responsible adopters recognize this in advance (that’s you!), and work to ensure

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Health + Wellness

Canine Diabetes: 5 Preventive Care Tips

Canine diabetes – it’s an expensive, devastating, and challenging disease for dog owners to address, no matter when it occurs. Treating a dog with diabetes often requires insulin injections multiple times a day. It’s a tough nut to crack, with some breeds more predisposed to the disease than others. And

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Canine Companions

For Cheetah Cub, Dog Is a Cat’s Best Friend at the San Diego Zoo

Dogs – they’re man’s best friend. Whether hunting or relaxing by the fire, our dogs give us companionship, loyalty, and enduring friendship from the day we adopt until the day they move on. From the time man first began interacting with wolves right up until present day, we’ve shared a

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Health + Wellness

7 Ways to Keep Fido Fit (and Happy)

Feel like you’re on a wild goose chase trying to keep your dog slim, trim, and in shape? You aren’t alone. Research shows that dogs who stay in shape live longer, healthier, and happier lives, so keeping your furry companion moving is important. This is just one of the many

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