Author: Golden Meadows

Vizslas

The Vizsla: A Gentle, Affectionate Family Companion

The Vizsla was created in Hungary to work as a retriever and pointer. With an aristocratic bearing, Vizslas are a more exotic version of the Pointer. Originally, this dog worked close to the hunter, not wandering too far away. That is still true of Vizslas today. They prefer to be

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Golden Retrievers

Golden Retriever Health & Care Information

All breeds of dogs come with their own types of issues. For example, most large canine breeds tend to have problems with arthritis and hip dysplasia as they age. It is important to research these common health concerns before getting a dog of any breed. One of the most popular

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Safety Tips + Advice

4 Important Springtime Safety Tips for Dogs

After a long and cold winter, you and your dog are ready to get outside in the sunshine. However, you need to take additional precautions because there are unique dangers in the spring that can lead to an illness or injury for a dog. 1.) Seasonal Allergies Your dog can

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Health + Wellness

10 Surprising Benefits of Dogs for Kids

Dogs make great companions for children, as they provide enjoyment. Learning how to care for a pet helps kids develop skills that they can transfer to other areas of their life. Taking care of a pet can help kids develop self-esteem, confidence and a greater sense of responsibility. You know

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Dog Parents

5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy

Puppies are so adorable and loving that it can be very tempting to buy one impulsively. However, many new pet owners realize that they are completely unprepared for the chaos of raising and training a puppy. Here are a few things you should consider before deciding to adopt a puppy.

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Health + Wellness

Know What to Do When Your Dog Has a Seizure

  Seeing your beloved dog having a seizure is frightening, but you can prepare by knowing what to do if it happens. Some breeds of dogs have a tendency toward having seizures caused by epilepsy while other dogs might have a seizure because of a: Head trauma Illness Poisoning Brain

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Health + Wellness

Could My Dog Have Separation Anxiety?

  If your dog whines and barks incessantly when you’re not at home, he could be experiencing separation anxiety. Destructive chewing and scratching at doors or windows can also be signs of a panicked animal and not an ill-behaved one. If your pet paces, drools or urinates when left alone,

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Activities + Adventures

5 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas That Your Partner & Pup Will Love

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, every couple could use ideas for new and romantic dates. If you and your partner have a beloved pet, spending time with your dog can make the holiday enjoyable for everyone. Here are five ideas for romantic dates that include your adorable dog.

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Health + Wellness

Winter Dangers for Dogs

Snow happens – and when it does, you and your pet need to be ready for it. Winter can introduce some pretty unique pet risks we don’t consider during the rest of the year. Head outdoors without considering them and you may find your pup suffering or struggling more than

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Understanding Dogs

Dog Body Language Decoded: 3 Ways Your Puppy Communicates

  Dogs and humans may not speak the same language, but your dog conveys powerful messages through their body language. Tail wagging, panting and prancing around may all be cute puppy behaviors. Yet, they all serve to help strengthen your bond. To help you understand your favorite animal companion better,

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